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FIA Junior World Rally Championship co-driver Phil Hall was eager to “take away the positives” from last weekend’s second round of the series, as engine failure denied him another top result at Vodafone Rally de Portugal (21-23 May).

The RAF Reserves High Performing Athlete and Motorsport UK Team UK squad member would resume his Junior WRC title charge alongside fellow Briton Jon Armstrong, after taking his maiden world-level victory at the first round of the series in Croatia just a few weeks ago. Read More »

Motorsport UK Team UK squad member and RAF Reservist Phil Hall has become the first British co-driver to win a round of the FIA Junior World Rally Championship since 2014, storming to a convincing victory at Croatia Rally alongside fellow Briton Jon Armstrong.

Despite the newly formed partnership contesting an event for the very first time together, Hall guided the pairing to a ground-breaking win across the perilous Croatian closed road event, securing his maiden Junior WRC win in the process. Hall now leads the Junior World Rally Championship standings. Read More »

After months of no motorsport, in the flesh, it was great to be out again albeit for a test session. Ahead of their 2021 JWRC assault, Jon Armstrong & Phil Hall, were doing their familiarisation and set up work ahead of Rally Croatia. Jon was reunited with his old Fiesta R2 he used back in the 2013 season. The narrow and bumpy asphalt of Bont provides a great test venue, added to which the gradient changes give the 2.2 mile circuit everything you could need. There was another crew also at the test as Richard Wells & Calvin Houldsworth were out in their Fiesta R5, looking forward to a season of tarmac rallying. Read More »

RAF Reservist Phil Hall is one of the first co-drivers to be selected for the Team UK squad as part of a brand new evolution of the Motorsport UK Academy.

The Motorsport UK Academy is a talent development pathway that equips the UK’s most promising young drivers and co-drivers with the knowledge, skills and attitude needed to maximise their performance. Hall, from Nottinghamshire, joined the Academy programme in 2015, and has benefitted from the support throughout his career. Read More »

World Rally Championship co-driver and Royal Air Force Reservist Phil Hall proved his talents lay on both sides of the cockpit by winning the inaugural RAF Virtual Rally Championship title.

Hall, a regular competitor in the FIA World Rally Championship turned his hand to online gaming during an enforced sabbatical due to COVID-19, lifting the first series trophy to beat a number of eager RAF gamers all battling it out on the DiRT Rally 2.0 game. Read More »

World Rally Championship co-driver Phil Hall will continue to build on his sporting relationship with the Royal Air Force in 2020 as he becomes an ambassador for their independent charity, the RAF Central Fund.

Hall, a Royal Air Force Reservist himself, has been competing at a World Rally Championship level since 2015, gaining recognition from the RAF for his activities in top-level sport. Read More »

World Rally Championship co-driver Phil Hall ensured he ended his 2019 competitive season on a high, by winning the Royal Air Rally Championship thanks to a last-minute seat alongside Ross Leach at the Hall Trophy Rally.

Hall, 30 from Mansfield near Nottingham secured the hard-fought domestic title after a buoyant season in the Junior World Rally Championship, made even more poignant thanks to this season’s unique collaboration with the Royal Air Force during his World Championship campaign. Read More »

FIA Junior World Rally Championship (JWRC) co-driver Phil Hall rounded out this year’s series at a gruelling Wales Rally GB (3-6 October) and now has his sights firmly set on 2020.

The 30-year-old guided fellow Brit Tom Williams to eighth in the JWRC category in North Wales, despite a drama filled event for the pairing. Running as high as fourth in the relentless conditions, their event was hampered by a time-zapping puncture and second day roll, which left them with significant work to do on the final day. Read More »

Rally Finland has held its place on the FIA World Rally Championship calendar since 1973 and as such, has had plenty of time to test the world’s best sportsmen over the decades.

Last weekend, Neste Rally Finland returned for its 68th edition and Junior World Rally Championship (JWRC) co-driver Phil Hall endured almost every inch of its wrath during the four-day event alongside Briton Tom Williams. Read More »

FIA Junior World Rally Championship (JWRC) co-driver Phil Hall was on-track to secure a solid finish at Rally Italia Sardegna (13-16 June), before a cruel twist of fate meant he would be forced out of the event, almost within sight of the finish ramp.

Hall had guided Tom Williams through three days of gruelling, rough and rocky stages, powering their M-Sport Ford Fiesta MK8 R2T through 300km of arduous terrain across the Sardinian mountains, battling ten other JWRC crews for top honours. Read More »