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The third round of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship went right down to the wire on the final stage of the final day, with homegrown hero David Bogie and co-driver Kevin Rae winning the RSAC Scottish Rally (19-20 May).

Bogie and Rae enjoyed a ding-dong battle throughout with the fellow Skoda Fabia R5 crew of Fredrik Ahlin and Torstein Eriksen, until the Scandinavian pairing were forced out of the event with a damaged radiator. Read More »

Dumfries rally ace David Bogie took a dramatic home win at this weekend’s RSAC Scottish Rally, as closest rival Fredrick Ahlin retired on the final test of the gruelling event within sight of victory. Read More »

Having finished a fine third overall on the previous weekend’s British Rally Championship Pirelli Rally in Carlisle, the pairing of Marty McCormack and David Moynihan were hopeful of a strong result on last weekend’s (May 13) Donegal Forestry Rally. And their wish was well and truly granted, with a memorable outright victory by the sizeable margin of over 1 minute 10 seconds for their TigerRisk Kumho-shod Skoda Fabia R5.

The victory leaves the duo joint fourth in the Irish Forest Rally Championship with three rounds to go, and just a handful of points away from the podium places of the British Rally Championship. Read More »

– Fredrik Ahlin wins Pirelli International Rally
– Welshman Osian Pryce takes second place after epic duel
– Hyundai i20 R5 shows impressive pace on BRC debut
– Split second between top Prestone Motorsport News Junior BRC finishers
– Prestone British Rally Championship now heads back to Scotland

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The MSA British Rally Championship has travelled the length and breadth of the UK, taking in rounds in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and so far this season, three different event winners as well as eight different crews have stood on the podium in the opening five rounds.BRC pre-Ulster16a Read More »

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You may or may not be aware of the below, i’ll be upfront we really need support from the North Wales Rally Community to make this event a success…already a stellar line up, with more names being added….please do let me know if you are joining us so we can reserve your tickets….

Welcome to the inaugural running of the ‘North Wales Rally Forum’ at St David’s Park Hotel Ewloe on 13th November. Brought to you by the team at Broughton and Bretton Motor Club we promise an evening of laughter and stories from names of the past and present! Read More »

WWRS TV latest Sep13The television coverage of round five of the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C Rally Championship, the Red Kite Stages, is now available on YouTube and the iRally app.

The 90-minute programme covers all the action as Marty McCormack and Phil Clarke sealed the overall title with a mighty performance on fabulous gravel stages round the rally HQ in Llandovery. Read More »

Kumho McCormack RACMarty McCormack and Phil Clarke slid their Kumho-shod MKII Escort to a fourth consecutive victory on September 8’s Red Kite Historic Stages event, thereby clinching the inaugural West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship with one round still to run.

Commenting on their dominant performance McCormack said: “We were straight on it this morning: there are no lie-ins with this championship.” And how right he was, having blasted his Escort into a full five second lead over the similar Ford of Jason Pritchard and Dale Furniss during the opening stage in Crychan. After a dry, dusty morning’s rallying, heavy rain showers completely changed the conditions in time for the second round of tests. Read More »

WWRS FriendThe special award winners for the fifth round of the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship have been announced following the Red Kite Stages (Sunday 8 September).

Matt Edwards posted the first retirement of the rally when his Ford Escort Mk2 suffered clutch problems early in the opening Crychan stage. Read More »

WWRS McCormackMarty McCormack has paid tribute to his rival competitors after winning the inaugural West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship on the Red Kite Historic Stages (Sunday 8 September).

McCormack and co-driver Phil Clarke were confirmed as 2013 champions after taking their fourth win from five rallies and cannot be caught on the final round, the Trackrod Historic Cup (27/28 September). Read More »