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Damian Cole scored a sensational record-equalling sixth Old Forge Garage Mewla Rally victory in his Get Connected/Energizer-backed Ford Fiesta WRC (Sunday 25 August) – setting the scene for a winner takes all title decider on the final round of the Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship next month. Read More »

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Warm and dry conditions met the crews on the Mewla and Damian Cole & Paul Spooner (Fiesta WRC) set the early pace, setting fastest times across the 3 stages of the first loop, taking a lead of 13s over Bob Fowden & Den Golding (Impreza WRC). Jason Pritchard & Phil Clarke were struggling with their Focus WRC picking up, trailing back in 3rd place, some 23s off the lead. Cole extended his lead to 25s over loop 2 as Fowden drifted back and Pritchard stemmed the time loss. The long stage 7 saw Pritchard climb up in to 2nd place with Alan Kirkaldy & Cameron Fair (Fiesta R5) up to 3rd overall on only their 2nd visit to Epynt. Read More »

The intense battle for the Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship title continues on the sixth and penultimate round, the Old Forge Garage Mewla Rally on Sunday 25 August, when the eight time King of Epynt and series leader Damian Cole goes head-to-head with last year’s event winner and defending champion Jason Pritchard. Read More »

* Popular calendar of events now includes the Manx National Rally as a double-header, expanding the Asphalt Rally Championship to seven rounds – with the five best scores to count.
* Protyre Motorsport offers lucrative event-by-event tyre rewards to more classes, for drivers using Pirelli, Michelin and Hoosier tyres.
* Live-streaming from all rounds to expand to two stage-side cameras and its own YouTube channel. Read More »

Jason Pritchard powered to a magnificent victory on the penultimate round of the 2018 Protyre MSA Asphalt Rally Championship, the Old Forge Garage Mewla Rally, in his first rally on Epynt in his North Road Garage Ford Focus RS WRC05. Read More »

Truly grim weather conditions blighted the Epynt military ranges for the Mewla rally, for the penultimate round of the Protyre MSA Asphalt Championship. Jason Pritchard & Phil Clarke (Focus WRC) set the fastest stage times on the first loop of 3 stages and it proved to be a lead they never relinquished. Damian Cole & Jamie Edwards (Fiesta WRC) did keep Pritchard honest with two fastest stage times on the next loop of 3 but with only a handful of seconds separating their stage times for the rest of the event, the initial 17s lead became a 26s victory. Completing the podium, almost two minutes further back, were Daniel Harper & Chris Campbell (Mini WRC). Read More »

Wayne Sisson takes a slender 16 point advantage into the penultimate round of the 2018 Protyre MSA Asphalt Rally Championship, the Old Forge Garage Mewla Rally (Sunday 26 August), as he prepares to defend his lead from a chasing pack of rivals who are snapping at his heels. Read More »

Entries have opened today for the 2018 Protyre MSA Asphalt Rally Championship – with Championship Regulations published on-line at asphaltrallying.com

Organised by the BTRDA, the Championship will consist of six rounds, with the best five scores to count.

The 2018 Protyre MSA Asphalt Rally Championship is open to all fully paid-up members of the BTRDA (entry into the Championship includes full membership of the BTRDA) and who are registered in the Championship, having a National A or higher grade competition licence issued by the MSA, or by Motorsport Ireland. Read More »

– A national championship with an international flavour, with the Down Rally in Northern Ireland and Rally van Wervik in Belgium added to the list of asphalt favourites
– Big class structure makes the Championship attractive to a wide range of cars and competitors
– Protyre Motorsport to supply all brands of tyre to registered competitors and offer generous event-by-event prizes to drivers using Pirelli, Michelin and Hoosier tyres
– Every event to have TV coverage, live on-line streaming and live radio reports Read More »

Just under 60 crews took the start of the Mewla Rally and it proved to be a dominant win for Damian Cole & Paul Morris (Fiesta WRC). Their winning margin was almost 3 minutes from Paul Kirtley & David Jones (Impreza WRC) with Philip Turner & Simon Anthony (Evo IX) a minute further back, completing the podium. 4th overall and first 2WD crew home were Len Jones & Don James (Escort MkII) who took 22 seconds out of Terry Brown & Den Golding (Escort MkII) on the final stage, to move ahead and secure the place by 18 seconds. Read More »