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Leading Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) contender Garry Pearson has called `time` on his assault on the 2019 series and will sit out the final two rounds, effectively ending his title hopes.

Pearson, 27 years old from Duns has enjoyed a prosperous season behind the wheel of his Asset Alliance Group, RAVENOL and George Anderson Builders backed Ford Fiesta R5, but with his chances of taking the coveted Scottish Championship title diminished, he has now elected to concentrate on his 2020 campaign. Read More »

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Front-running KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) contender Garry Pearson narrowly missed out on victory at last weekend’s Dunoon Presents Argyll Rally, after suffering a puncture which knocked him off the top step of the podium to finish second.

The 27-year-old Duns driver had a dream start to the event in his Asset Alliance Group, RAVENOL and George Anderson Builders backed Ford Fiesta R5, leading the rally at the halfway point, only to lose over 50 seconds with a deflated tyre on the sixth test, demoting him to the runners up spot in the closing stages. Read More »

Duns rally driver Euan Thorburn scratched his name on the winner’s trophy of the Dunoon Presents Argyll Rally for the second time in his career, winning the closely fought event by over a minute from his nearest rival on Saturday (22nd June).

Driving his Ford Focus WRC, Thorburn and co-driver Paul Beaton powered to victory after eight stages in the Argyll and Bute forests, enduring technical forest tracks and high-speed sections to further cement his place as leader of the Scottish Rally Championship. Read More »

The Dunoon Presents Argyll Rally will play host to round four of the KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship this Saturday (22 June) as some of the best rally drivers in the country head to the region to do battle over 40 miles of Argyll and Bute forest roads.

Backed by Dunoon Presents and the local community, the event has attracted a quality field of entries all bidding to add their name to the winner’s trophy which includes an impressive list such as Roger Clark and Jimmy McRae and could see a crucial battle in the SRC title chase played out in the forests around Dunoon. Read More »

Duns rally driver Garry Pearson believes he is “still in the fight” for the 2019 KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) despite his non-finish at last weekend’s Speyside Stages in Elgin (20th April).

Pearson, along with co-driver Dale Bowen, returned an impressive performance over the first six stages of the ten-test event. Pushing his Ravenol Oils, Asset Alliance Group & George Anderson Builders backed Ford Fiesta R5 to its limits in the quest to catch the more powerful World Rally Car of the leader, Pearson was unlucky to put the Buckley RSC run machine on its side in the seventh test and into retirement. Read More »

The 2019 RSAC Scottish Rally will return to the British rallying calendar once again in May and will see a host of changes to ensure a fresh new look to the popular motorsport extravaganza in the Southern Scottish forests (18th May).

The event has been based in Dumfries & Galloway for more than 20 years and sponsored by Dumfries & Galloway Council in what is thought to be the longest partnership between a rally and a British local authority. Read More »

KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship front-runner Garry Pearson will be aiming to start this weekends Speyside Stages where he left off at the Border Counties Rally last month, keeping his title hopes firmly alive in Elgin (20th April).

Pearson, 27 from Duns enjoyed an almost picture postcard return to the championship on the opening round of the season in Jedburgh, leading the rally on the opening two stages of the event before a time zapping spin saw him eventually cross the finish ramp in second overall. Read More »

Duns rally driver Garry Pearson has his sights set firmly on becoming Scottish Rally Champion, after laying down his intentions to mount a full assault on the series in 2019.

After narrowly missing out on taking the prestigious title in 2016, the Scottish Borders resident will be looking to go one better than his runner up spot three years ago and fend off around 100 other competitors in the race for the top step of the podium in the KNC Groundworks Motorsport UK Scottish Rally Championship. Read More »