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British rally co-driver Tom Woodburn got his Prestone MSA British Rally Championship campaign off to the best possible start last weekend, by taking the opening round Junior win alongside Norwegian ace Steve Rokland at the Pirelli International Rally (28th April).

Woodburn, 23 from Morecambe, guided Rokland to fastest stage time on seven of the eight special stages in the Kielder Forest, to win by an impressive 1 minute and 10 seconds over their nearest rival in their Peugeot 208 R2. The result nets Woodburn maximum points in the Junior series, opening up a seven point lead heading into round two. Read More »

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Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates kicked off his Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) campaign in emphatic style by taking second overall and his best ever result in the series at the Pirelli International Rally on Saturday (28th April).

Driving his Brettex backed Skoda Fabia R5, Yates enjoyed a “dream start to the season” to set fastest time on the final two stages of the event in Carlisle, snatching second place and beating a multiple British champion in the process. Read More »

Eighteen-year-old rally driver Finlay Retson starred in the opening round of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship last weekend, setting fastest time of the Cadet Cup contenders on each of the three stages he contested at the Carlisle based Pirelli International Rally (28th April). Read More »

Blairgowrie rally driver Finlay Retson will take on the biggest challenge of his career this weekend as he kick-starts his inaugural season in the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship Cadet Cup at the Pirelli International Rally (28th April). Read More »

All BRC roads lead to the World Rally Championship

– Six rounds in six territories for Britain’s premier rally series
– British WRC round to host season finale
– Return to legendary Ypres Rally in Belgium
– Prestone confirms sponsorship renewal

As the exciting 2017 title race heads to Ulster this weekend, the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) has today (16 August) confirmed its 2018 calendar. Read More »

The special award winners from the third round of the 2017 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Pirelli Historic Rally (Saturday 29 April) have been announced.

Phil Harris and Richard Suter collected the award for the ‘Best Improvement on Seeding’, which is a set of axle brake pads from Mintex. Another fine performance in their Mini Cooper S claimed Category 1 spoils and an impressive 19th overall in the historic field. Read More »

Prestone MSA British Rally Championship contender David White suffered a catalogue of misfortune at last weekend’s Pirelli International Rally, failing to finish the Carlisle based event.

After picking up a solid haul of points at the opening round in March, White with co-driving son Mathew alongside were aiming to complete the notorious event in the Kielder forest to take the lead of the BRC4 class. Read More »

Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) hopeful Rhys Yates notched an impressive sixth overall and first Englishman home at last weekend’s Pirelli International Rally in Carlisle.

After recording his best ever BRC result of fifth on the opening round in Jedburgh, the Chesterfield ace now moves into a fine fourth position in the championship and just four points shy of a podium position after round two of the series. Read More »

After taking victory on the opening round of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) Junior category, Hampshire based preparation firm MH Motorsport narrowly missed out on making it two it a row at last weekend’s Pirelli International Rally.

In a nail-biting final stage, Northern Ireland’s Callum Devine succumbed to severely worn out tyres in his MH Motorsport Ford Fiesta R2T to be pipped by just 0.4second on the final stage to take second spot in the hotly contested series. Read More »

With high hopes of taking their second Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) Cadet victory this season, MH Motorsport were rewarded with win number two at the Pirelli International Rally last weekend thanks to Fiesta R2 pilot Josh Cornwell.

Once again taking a five-car team to the British Championship, MH Motorsport would be looking to its three Cadet challengers in their 1600cc Ford Fiesta R2’s to provide victory in the category dubbed as the “youngsters” series for those lucky enough to be under 25 years old. Read More »