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brc-prestone17a– Leading automotive brand Prestone joins forces with Britain’s premier rallying series
– Major antifreeze and coolant maker backs one of motor sport’s most extreme and challenging disciplines
– Seven-round series gets underway in Scotland on 17/18 March

The MSA British Rally Championship is delighted to announce a new title partnership with Prestone, the number one antifreeze and coolant brand in the US. As a result, Britain’s premier rallying series will be known as the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship. Read More »

brc-junior-prize17e– Cash prize can be taken to any series
– Junior BRC moves to open tyre format
– Tyre supply open to all BRC-registered tyre manufacturers
– Fierce competition expected once again in 2017 series

The 2017 Junior British Rally Champion will take home a massive cash prize of £30,000 after a closed-season shake-up in the series’ tyre regulations. Read More »

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

brc-channel-4-17The MSA British Rally Championship is delighted to announce its continued partnership with mainstream terrestrial broadcaster Channel 4 for the 2017 season.

Building upon the successful relaunch of Britain’s premier rallying series in 2016, Channel 4 will show a 30-minute highlights programme on the Saturday morning after each round next season, with a repeat broadcast the following week. The action will also be available to view on Channel 4’s online catch-up service, All 4, shortly afterwards. Read More »

Next year’s Nicky Grist Stages (8-9 July) will host round five of the 2017 MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) – and whilst that will be a two-day mixed surface event, there will also be one-day rounds of other major championships, including the Ravenol BTRDA Rally Series, run on both the Saturday and Sunday next summer.

Organised by Quinton Motor Club, the date of the 2017 Nicky Grist Stages had been published as 15-16 July, but owing to MOD activities on the Epynt military range, the event will take place one week earlier on 8-9 July – the corresponding weekend to 2016, which saw 162 cars start from the Royal Welsh Showground.

Next year’s event will follow a similar format to 2016, with a mixed-surface two-day rally for the BRC crews. Saturday’s forestry gravel stages, run in the spectacular Carmarthenshire and Powys border region, will also host a round of the BTRDA Rally Series and include the MSA Welsh Rally Championship and the FMP Rally Challenge. Sunday’s stages will be held over the challenging asphalts road of Epynt for the BRC crews, plus at least one other National B event. Read More »

yates-iom16bChesterfield rally star Rhys Yates showed an impressive turn of pace at last weekend’s Rally Isle of Man to record a series of top three stage times on the final round of the MSA British Rally Championship.  The Brettex Site Services backed ace was on track for his best performance of the year, before retirement during the closing stages of the three day event. Read More »

– Elfyn Evans and co-driver Craig Parry win the final round of the MSA British Rally Championship on the Isle of Man
– Triple BRC Champion Mark Higgins makes return
– BRC Podium spoils for Tom Cave and Desi Henry
– Robert Duggan and Gerard Conway claim the DMACK Junior BRC class win and fastest front-wheel-drive car on classic Manx test

Elfyn Evans and co-driver Craig Parry won the Rally Isle of Man this weekend (15/17 September) after a gruelling three-day encounter over the classic Manx Tarmac roads. Read More »

rallyisleofman16-7The 2016 Rally Isle of Man saw the return of the BRC to the Island and whilst the championship had been decided there was the prospect of Elfyn Evans & Craig Parry (Fiesta R5) coming up against their stiffest competition of the season. Craig Breen & Scott Martin (DS3 R5) were the number one seeds but there rally was over on stage 3 so it was Mark Higgins & Darren Garrod (Fiesta R5) who would take the battle to Evans. Evans took the lead from stage 2 and held it until Friday night when Higgins made a fight back. With 6 stages ahead Higgins held the lead but Evans caught Higgins with two stages to go. The pair swapped fastest times on the final two stages but Evans held on to take victory by 5.9 seconds. Read More »

yates-07Brettex Site Services backed rally ace Rhys Yates will make the trip across the Irish Sea this week to tackle the final round of the MSA British Rally Championship, Rally Isle of Man.  After six hard fought rounds across the British Isles the Chesterfield driver has impressed onlookers in his inaugural year in the series and will look to beat his season best result of sixth on the closed public Manx roads during the three day event. Read More »

brc-pre-iom16aThe final round of the 2016 MSA British Rally Championship season is set to take place on the picturesque Isle of Man. A three-day showdown on 15-17 September will see the BRC crews tackle 167 competitive stage miles on the iconic Tarmac lanes. Elfyn Evans and Craig Parry wrapped up the BRC title on the Ulster Rally last time out and with the pressure off, the DMACK British Rally crew will be gunning for their fifth BRC win before the season is out. The Welsh duo will be pushed all the way by Manx wildcards – Citroen factory driver Craig Breen, local-hero Mark Higgins – and a whole host of other BRC drivers who will all be fighting for the runner-up spot in Britain’s premier rallying series. Read More »