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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 »