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The 21st North West Stages, sponsored by Legend Fires, was set to be a memorable rally being only the 2nd closed rally in England and the first in the North. Simon Bowen & Richard Robinson (Impreza WRC) set the early pace going fastest on the first 3 stages before dropping over a minute on the final stage of the opening loop. Peter Taylor & Andrew Roughead (Fiesta WRC) were fastest through that stage to take the lead by 9 seconds in to first service. Alex Laffey & Stuart Loudon (Fiesta R5) were just 9 seconds behind, with Steve Simpson & Pat Walsh (Fiesta R5) tied with them in 2nd overall. Read More »

Simpson Pirelli16– Neil Simpson finishes 8th on Pirelli Carlisle Rally
– MSA British Rally Championship points-scoring finish kick-starts his series campaign

Neil Simpson achieved exactly what he set out to do on the Pirelli Carlisle Rally (April 30-1 May) by taking his Simpsons ŠKODA Fabia R5 to a MSA British Rally Championship points-scoring finish and ending an 18 month run of rally bad luck! Read More »

Simpson CoI16a– Neil Simpson aims for points-scoring MSA British Rally Championship finish
– Simpsons’ ŠKODA dealer principal to drive Fabia R5 on Tarmac classic in Northern Ireland

Neil Simpson has set his sights on a top 10 finish on the Circuit of Ireland Rally (7-9 April), which he’ll contest in his Simpsons ŠKODA Fabia R5.

Despite a long and distinguished international rally career, during which time Neil became a works Volkswagen Motorsport driver, the 44-year old ŠKODA UK dealer principal from Clitheroe in Lancashire has only contested the Circuit of Ireland Rally once before – and that was in 2014, after he’d returned to the sport from a 12 year sabbatical. Read More »

– Ari Vatanen, Elfyn Evans and Max Vatanen launch DMACK British Rally Team
– Vauxhall Motorsport Junior Rally Team announce prize-winners
– Toyota brand to return to the BRC stages
– European Rally Championship driver Neil Simpson to campaign Skoda Fabia R5

As it revs up for its eagerly-anticipated return following a year’s hiatus, the MSA British Rally Championship was the talk of the town at the Autosport International show yesterday (14 January), with a number of exciting announcements. Read More »

– Neil Simpson set to return to the Jim Clark Rally in his ŠKODA Fabia S2000
– Duns rally home event for co-driver Claire Mole
– British rally test outing ahead of Ypres Rally attack in BelgiumSimpson pre-JCMR14 Read More »

74539sko-Neil Simpson_SKODA_Fabia_S2000_Marcus_Andrews_Rallyaround_Photography_2– Neil Simpson finishes 2nd overall (and 1st in class) on the North West Stages
– Simpson Škoda dealer principle makes sensational debut in his Fabia S2000

Neil Simpson made a sensational return to rallying after a 12 year absence, when he finished 2nd overall (and 1st in class) on the North West Stages Rally in his Simpsons ŠKODA Fabia S2000. Read More »

Neil and Fabia S2000 30percentsmaller> Simpsons ŠKODA’s MD, Neil Simpson to return to the sport after 12 year absence
> ERC winning Fabia S2000 acquired directly from ŠKODA Motorsport
> Programme of 8 events planned for 2014
> UK, Ireland, Isle of Man, France and Belgium based events included in the programme
> ŠKODA Fabia S2000 to be prepared and run by Simpsons ŠKODA internal team
> External Support for the team has come from MIS, Pirelli and Medicell
> Car to make first appearance at Autosport International Show at the NEC in January Read More »