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Second only to Formula One, the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) is the most accessible, action packed, and closely contested form of motorsport on the globe. Such is its gruelling and unforgiving nature; few are able to reach the level of performance and lifetime dedication required to reach the pinnacle of the sport. Read More »

FIA Junior World Rally Championship co-driver Phil Hall guided fellow Briton Jon Armstrong to a dominant Renties Ypres Rally Belgium victory last weekend (13 – 15 August), meaning he heads into the final round of the series within sight of clinching the iconic title.

The Motorsport UK Team UK rally co-driver steered Armstrong to seven stage wins in their M-Sport Fiesta Rally4, winning the demanding closed-road event by over a minute from their nearest rival. Hall’s result in Belgium puts him just three points shy of the lead of the Junior WRC heading into the final round in Spain in October. Read More »

British rally co-driver Phil Hall remains on-track to fight for the coveted FIA Junior World Rally Championship title after a scintillating performance at Rally Estonia last weekend (15-18 July), taking second place at the gruelling event.

The third round of the five-event series saw a blistering pace from the front-running crews as Hall guided fellow Brit Jon Armstrong to five stage victories before securing the impressive runner-up spot in what is considered a highly specialist, super-fast gravel event. Read More »

British rally co-driver Phil Hall guided Jon Armstrong to an historic category victory at the opening round of the FIA European Rally Championship last weekend, debuting the M-Sport Poland built Ford Fiesta Rally3 in the series at ORLEN 77th Rally Poland (18-20 June).

The 32-year-old RAF Motorsport High Performing Athlete from Nottinghamshire would dovetail his assault on the FIA Junior World Rally Championship with an outing in a new generation of four-wheel-drive rally car from the M-Sport factory in Krakow, contesting the ERC3 category at the grueling high-speed gravel event. Read More »

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 »