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Just two weeks after conquering the fast roads of the Otterburn military ranges, Cumbrian rally driver Frank Bird was back in rally action this weekend where he rocketed to another comprehensive victory on the Neil Howard Memorial Stages Rally, sponsored by Graham Coffey & Co. Solicitors, at Oulton Park in Cheshire. Read More »

Oulton Park hosts its final competitive action of 2021 at the traditional, end of season Neil Howard Stage Rally and Fireworks on Saturday 6 November. Adult tickets are £19 in advance with FREE entry for under-13s – for more information, please call 0843 453 9000. Read More »

The event was Osian’s first rally for eight months, his first at the Oulton Park motor racing circuit and his second outing in the Melvyn Evans Motorsport-prepared Polo – yet he finished just eight seconds behind the event winner. Read More »

A rushed end to the opening round of the BRC saw Sam Moffett & Keith Moriarty (Fiesta Rally2) take victory by 1s from Rhys Yates & James Morgan (Fiesta Rally2). Completing the podium were Osian Pryce & Noel O’Sullivan (Polo R5) a further 7s back. A 10s penalty for Matt Edwards & Darren Garrod (Polo R5) only cost them 1 place as they finished 7s ahead of MSN Circuit Rally Championship front runners, Mark Kelly & Neil Colman (Fiesta R5). Read More »

London rally driver Ruairí Bell has confirmed his 2021 campaign in the Junior British Rally Championship, driving an M-Sport Ford Fiesta Rally4.

Bell, 21 from Blackheath is a previous winner of the M-Sport and Pirelli Trophy which ran as part of the Junior BRC in 2019 and victory enabled him to mount a campaign on the FIA Junior World Rally Championship in 2020. Read More »

Osian Pryce will return to the British Rally Championship (BRC) this year driving a Rocked-!T-backed Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 – with his title challenge beginning at the opening round of the 2021 series, the Neil Howard Stages at the Oulton Park Circuit in Cheshire on Monday 31 May. Read More »

The forthcoming May Bank Holiday weekend is going to be a very busy one for Cumbrian driver Frank Bird who will be in action in both France and the UK in two different disciplines for the 21 year old from Penrith.

Starting on Friday with the Circuit Paul Ricard 1000km, Bird will be part of an ultra-competitive 47-car field who will contest round three of the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS in the Team WRT Audi R8 LMS GT3 which he will share with teammates Ryuichiro Tomita and Valdemar Eriksen. Read More »

* Neil Howard Stages in association with Graham Coffey & Co. Solicitors to host opening round of 2021 British Rally Championship
* Additional event added to British Championship calendar, taking series to three asphalt and four gravel events
* BRC season now commences in May at Cheshire circuit

The iconic Oulton Park Circuit will provide the Motorsport UK British Rally Championship with a history-making opening round of the 2021 season as the series commences with the Neil Howard Stages in association with Graham Coffey & Co. Solicitors on 31st May. Read More »

A capacity entry once again gathered at Oulton Park for the opening round of the circuit rally championship. Steve Simpson & Pat Walsh (Fiesta R5) took victory by 37s but after going 2nd fastest on the 1st stage they dropped out of the top 3 and did not return into the podium positions until stage 4. Frank Bird & Jack Morton (Focus WRC) were the early leaders and going in to stage 5 they held a 10s lead over Matt Edwards & Rhys Stoneman (Fiesta R5). A turbo fault saw the Focus limp out of stage 5 and in to retirement, leaving Edwards clear in 1st overall. He would retire on the following stage though, with a broken manifold and Simpson eased home to victory. Read More »

James Yates showed that the family rally driving skills are not limited to brother Rhys, by taking a stunning second overall at the Neil Howard Memorial Stages Rally at Oulton Park last weekend (3rd November 2018). Read More »