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Three-time British Rally champion Matt Edwards stormed to a second Fuchs Lubricants British Historic Rally Championship win in a row on Saturday [21 May], taking his FIAT 131 Abarth to a convincing Plains Rally victory. Read More »

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After recent clashes with the Manx National it was good to get back out on the Plains again and it gave us the opportunity to visit the Llangower stage for the first time too. Matthew Hirst & Declan Dear (Fiesta R5) were in a tight battle with David Henderson & Chris Lees (Fiesta R5). The battle switched almost every stage with Hirst leading by 3s into service. The gap was down to 1s after 7 stages but stage 8 saw Henderson retire and Hirst took a comfortable victory by almost a minute and a half. James Giddings & Aled Davies (Evo IX) were 2nd with Bob Morgan & Adie Williams (Fabia R5) completing the podium. Read More »

The Fuchs Lubricants British Historic Rally Championship will make its second foray into Wales on Saturday as the Plains Rally [21 May] plays host to the third round of series.

Based in Bala in the Snowdonia National Park, the event offers up a mouth-watering list of world-class stages which have hosted World Rally Championship protagonists over the years including Aberhirnant, Alwen and Clocaenog with ten stages and 42 miles of competitive driving set to test the BHRC crews. Read More »

The Fuchs Lubricants British Historic Rally Championship has today [8 December] unveiled its 2022 calendar with a new-look for the upcoming season. Read More »

The organisers of the Plains Rally, Knutsford & District Motor Club Limited, regret to announce the cancellation of this year’s event. Read More »

Following the enforced curtailment of the MRF Tyres BTRDA Rally Series and Motorsport UK 2020 English Rally Championship in association with Seacon, we now look forward to the 2021 season with renewed vigour and are pleased to announce a well-spaced calendar of events that runs from mid-February until the end of September. The BTRDA Rally Series maintains its position as the UK’s most popular Rally Championship, catering for any vehicle complying with current Motorsport UK Technical Regulations.

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BTRDA Rally Series contender Sam Bilham was on track for the best of result of his career last weekend, before a puncture caused his retirement from round four of the championship, The Plains Rally (12th May).

The Greenlight Sports and Entertainment backed driver had taken his front-running Fiesta R5 into a career best fourth place after the second of five stages, only to suffer a puncture on the third, sending him tumbling down to sixth. Sadly, the puncture had subsequently caused more issues than first thought and Bilham would be forced to retire on his way to the penultimate stage of the day. Read More »

Greenlight Sports and Entertainment backed rally driver Sam Bilham is aiming to go at least “one better” than his previous results so far this season and break into the top five of this Saturday’s (12th May) Plains Rally, round four of the BTRDA Rally Series.

Despite being new to four-wheel drive machinery this season, Bilham has scored two impressive results behind the wheel of his Greenlight Sport and Entertainment and Swift Group supported Fiesta R5. Read More »

Cumbrian rally driver Paul Bird increased his lead in the Jordan Road Surfacing BTRDA Rally Series following this weekend’s third round which comprised the Plains Rally based in Welshpool.

Along with Hexham co-driver Jack Morton in the Dom Buckley Motorsport/IRS-prepared Ford Focus WRC08, with backing from Frank Bird Poultry, Be Wiser Insurance, Hager, Fuchs Titan Race and Loco Energy Drink, Bird, from Langwathby village near Penrith, claimed a third successive podium finish to continue his great start to the season. Read More »

Jerseyman Ed Fossey continued his fine form in the BTRDA Rally Championship on the Plains Rally last weekend – the third round of gravel rally series. The Yokohama-backed star finished a fine 60th out of 120 competitors, but more importantly the Toyota Yaris driver continues to lead the Thomas Panels 1400S championship after securing his second podium in a row – notching-up third in class on the Welsh gravel. Read More »