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* Saturday: Peregrine Print Rally (49 stage miles for £350)
* Sunday: R.A.C. Clubmans Rally (42 stage miles for £325)
* Monday: R.A.C. Kielder Rally (47 stage miles for £325)

The support rallies for the 2017 Roger Albert Clark Rally (10-13 November) have been announced and the three one-day rallies will offer some of the best value gravel rallying in the UK with entry fees from as little as £7 per mile. Read More »

SONY DSCThe 10th installment of the Roger Albert Clark saw Steve Bannister & Kevin Rae take a resounding 2nd overall victory, in their Escort MkII. After losing out in a tight battle on the penultimate stage in 2012 this year couldn’t have been more different as they started the final day with best part of 4 minutes lead. After the opening loop on Friday night Matthew Robinson & Sam Collis (Escort MkII) along with Jason Pritchard & John Millington (Escort MkII) kept Bannister within sight and through Saturday were closing before Pundershaw 1 saw Pritchard roll out in the 2nd half of the stage. On the 2nd pass through the same stage Robinson crashed at almost exactly the same point, so Bannister just had to bring it home on Sunday, (easier said than done with 70 stage miles to go). Read More »

rac12 (8)Wow, is all we can really say about the 2012 Roger Albert Clark Rally. Martin McCormack & Phil Clarke (Escort MkII) started out as car 1 and took their first victory on this endurance event, but the story was not as simple as that as they spent most of the event behind Steve Bannister & Kevin Rae (Escort MkII). Bannister made his mark on the opening night opening up a 28 second lead on the Dalby stages he knows so well, but Saturday saw him gain no more time as McCormack set two stunning times through Pundershaw to leave the gap unchanged. With half the rally left on Sunday McCormack attacked and the battle was on. Craik proved critical setting up McCormack who went into the penultimate stage 5 seconds back and came out 2 seconds up. The last stage was the sting in the tail, Kershope at just over 17 miles and the longest of the event. Bannister was first on the road and pushed hard but a spin near the end cost him dear as McCormack set fastest time by 15 seconds to take an emotional victory. Read More »