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Despite not running in 2017, Newtown and District Automobile Club will organise the Grooms Garage Mid Wales Stages on 4th March 2018.

After being a round of the MSA British Rally Championship in 2016 which saw World Rally Championship ace Elfyn Evans take victory in his Ford Fiesta R5, organisers of the event were unable to ensure the financial stability of the rally in 2017 due to changes in the way roads were repaired after use. Read More »


Financial uncertainty forces cancellation of popular Newtown based rally, originally planned for 4th/5th March.national-b-osian-pryce Read More »

hrcr-stage-masters-logoThe HRCR have once again teamed up with West Wales Rally Spares for the second year in a row to present the 2017 Stage Masters Challenge.

The very best clubman in the UK will compete on a 9 round calendar including two overseas trips to the Isle of Man and Killarney Stages for the double and one and a half point scoring rounds, respectively.

This year also sees the introduction of the Escort Cup open to Ford Escorts with 8 valve engines. Read More »

– Seven rounds in seven months for premier rally series
– Three gravel; three asphalt; one mixed surface event
– Visit to legendary Ypres Rally in Belgium
– Revised points format for 2017

The MSA British Rally Championship today (10 August) confirmed its proposed calendar for the 2017 season. Building on the extraordinary success of its first season back, next year’s BRC will further underline its standing as the premier domestic rally championship in the world. Read More »

Blair Brown MW16Perthshire based rally team, BBR Rallying kicked off their 2016 campaign with driver Blair Brown (20) and co-driver Richard Simmonds (45) achieving a steady drive under tricky artic weather conditions in Newtown, Wales last weekend (5th & 6th March). The duo successfully finished the first round of the DMACK British Junior Rally Championship in their Ford Fiesta R2T in a respectable 6th position following a 68-mile battle through the snowy Welsh mountains. Read More »

MW16 Yates (2)Brettex Site Services backed Rhys Yates stamped his authority firmly on the leader board of the Mid Wales Stages last weekend before crashing out of the opening round of the MSA British Rally Championship. The Chesterfield rally star managed to set some blistering times in the snow laden conditions in Wales, before sliding off the road on the fourth stage of the event. Read More »

– Elfyn Evans and Craig Parry win the opening round of MSA British Rally Championship
– The Welsh pair play their ‘Joker’ to earn double the points
– BRC re-launched in Wales after a year long sabbatical
– Gus Greensmith wins the DMACK Junior category
– BBC Top Gear presenter Chris Harris overcomes drama-filed first day to finish the event and win his class

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World Rally Championship ace Elfyn Evans overcame “arctic like” conditions on last weekends (5/6 March) Mid Wales Stages to take victory on home soil and first blood in the opening round of the MSA British Rally Championship. Along with co-driver Craig Parry, the Welshman battled with Swede Fredrik Ahlin in his similar machine during the tough Newtown based event, but came out victorious after battling through six snow and ice covered stages to take the win in his Ford Fiesta R5. Local hero Tom Cave took third in a similar Fiesta R5.

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cambrian16 (22)Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates will take on the biggest challenge of his career this weekend as he kicks off his MSA British Rally Championship assault at the Mid Wales Stages. The opening round of the series has attracted a 50 strong entry from around the world and the Brettex Site Services backed Fiesta R5 ace will go head to head with some of the best drivers in the business in a bid for British championship glory. Read More »

Mid WalesJonnyGreerThe opening round of the MSA British Rally Championship kicks’ off this weekend with the Newtown based Mid Wales Stages

The 2016 Mid Wales Stages is set to welcome over 120 entries from around the world to Newtown this weekend as it hosts the opening round of the MSA British Rally Championship on 5th/6th March. The historic Powys town will provide the backdrop for the exciting new-look series which has generated competitors from as far afield as Australia, India and America. Read More »