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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 »


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 »

Matt Edwards and co-driver Darren Garrod won their first ever Prestone MSA British Rally Championship round at the recent Pirelli International Rally (Saturday 28 April). Driving the latest Ford Fiesta R5 for Cumbrian firm M-Sport, the pair from Wales netted their dream result by just 20.5 seconds to launch their championship campaign. Read More »

– Channel 4 retains terrestrial BRC rights for 2018
– BT Sport to broadcast extended programmes
– Greenlight Television to distribute productions through Motorsport Mundial network
– International distribution in 82 countries
– Kevin Harris to front new-look programme

The Prestone MSA British Rally Championship is delighted to announce its continued partnership with mainstream terrestrial broadcaster Channel 4 for the forthcoming season. Britain’s premier rallying series will also be available on sports channel BT Sport throughout 2018. Read More »

– The series gets underway in famous Kielder Forest in Cumbria
– Britain’s premier rally series celebrates Diamond Jubilee
– Four-time BRC Champion Keith Cronin returns to drive for five
– 21 crews line-up to fight for Junior BRC and Cadet Cup honours

The 2018 Prestone MSA British Rally Championship is one of the most eagerly anticipated in the series’ 60-year history. Britain’s premier rallying series will burst into life for yet another thrilling campaign, getting underway in Carlisle, Cumbria with the Pirelli International Rally, 28 April staging the opening round. Read More »

Rhys Yates made the best possible start to his Prestone MSA British Rally Championship preparations last weekend, taking third overall at the Speyside Stages (21st April) in Elgin, Scotland round two of the ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship. Read More »

One of Ireland best rallying talents, four times British Rally Champion, Keith Cronin (31) will campaign a Hyundai i20 R5 in this year’s British Rally Championship that includes a round of the World Rally Championship – the Dayinsure Rally GB and the Ypres Rally, a counting event in the European Rally Championship (ERC).

In addition, Keith, from Ballylickey, County Cork and his Killarney co-driver Mikie Galvin will also contest the WRC event, RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de Espana. Read More »

– Britain’s premier rallying series celebrates its Diamond Anniversary
– Past champions reflect on championship’s 60-year history
– 2018 set to be another thrilling contest

The Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) will celebrate its Diamond Jubilee with Britain’s premier rallying series turning 60, ahead of what is expected to be another action-packed year. Read More »

Michelin Motorsport and Peugeot Sport UK/Ireland have joined forces to create the Michelin Peugeot Sport Cup which will run in the 2018 Junior Prestone MSA British Rally Championship for the 208 R2 and will offer a substantial total prize fund of £24,000 in 2018.

The Cup, which is open to any crew in the JBRC who competes on Michelin tyres and uses Total fluids supplied by Peugeot Sport UK/Ireland distributor Race & Rally, will be eligible to potentially pick up a cash incentive for their performance in the series. Read More »