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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 »


Talented young Irish rally ace Josh McErlean will join British Rally Championship team MH Motorsport to contest this year’s Junior Prestone MSA British Rally Championship at the wheel of a Ford Fiesta 1.0litre EcoBoost R2T.

After a one-off outing in the M-Sport machine for the Nicky Grist Stages during last year’s championship, McErlean will re-join the MH Motorsport squad for a full assault on the championship, starting at the NCS Border Counties Rally in March. Read More »

– Prestone commits to second year in the BRC
– Henry Catchpole and Luke Barry become new Prestone ambassadors ahead of new season
– Registrations now open ahead of blockbuster season

The Prestone MSA British Rally Championship is ready to ‘excel in extremes’ once again as Prestone launches its exciting plans for the year ahead. Read More »

Prestone, makers of the number one coolant in the US has opened the 2018 British Rally Championship season by showcasing the brand’s exciting plans for 2018 at Birmingham’s Autosport International and Performance Car Show.

Following a successful 2017 season, Prestone, maker of the No.1 coolant in the US, will return as headline sponsor for The MSA British Rally Championship throughout 2018. Read More »

After wrapping up the BRC4 class title at the Ulster Rally, Prestone MSA British Rally Championship contender David White was aiming to end his season on a high at the final round of the season, Rally Isle of Man (14-17 September). Read More »

In only his second season in the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship, Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates put in an impressive performance during both points scoring opportunities at Rally Isle of Man (14-16 September) to end the year in fourth overall in the championship.

Yates took his Brettex backed Ford Fiesta R5 to fourth spot in both legs of the arduous three-day event, to become first Englishman home in the prestigious series. Guided by Andrew Roughead, Yates would end the season on a high after a tough season in the seven-event championship. Read More »

Irishman Keith Cronin and co-driver Mikie Galvin were crowned Prestone MSA British Rally Champions after a gruelling three days of action on the Rally Isle of Man (14-16 September). Cronin and Galvin in their DMACK-shod Ford Fiesta R5, clinched the championship for M-Sport outside the famous TT Grandstand after taking both round 7 and round 8 victories on the island classic. Cronin won four rounds in 2017 on his way to the title and has now clinched Britain’s premier rallying series for a fourth time – more incredibly in four different cars.

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A trying weekend on the Isle of Man for competitors and especially the organisers saw a thrilling finale to the BRC season. The rally was split into two legs and Keith Cronin, co-driven by Mikie Galvin in his Fiesta R5, won the opening leg by 18.5 seconds. Matt Edwards & Darren Garrod (Fiesta R5) took 2nd place and were now out of the title battle but a 3rd place saw Fredrik Ahlin & Torstein Eriksen (Fabia R5) keep the championship lead. Cronin needed a carbon copy result in the 2nd leg to be champion. It was a little closer than planned but Cronin got a repeat result to take the title, his 4th in the BRC, by 1 point. The gap to Edwards was just 0.1s with Ahlin almost 25 seconds back in 3rd, having lost that time and more after a costly off on the Friday night. Read More »

Barnsley rally driver David White will contest his first Prestone MSA British Rally Championship round as champion this weekend as the series reaches its climax at Rally Isle of Man (14-17 September).

Despite enduring a tough start to his inaugural BRC campaign, White and co-driver son Matthew both wrapped up the BRC4 class title at last month’s Ulster Rally with one round to spare. The duo took their Mirage Vape Store backed Ford Fiesta R2 to a third class win of the season, which was enough to crown them champions. Read More »

Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates will head to the final round of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) this weekend in the hope of ending the season inside the top three places of the series at the Rally Isle of Man.

After a tough penultimate round which saw a non-finish for Yates, the Brettex backed Ford Fiesta R5 driver will be aiming to put all that behind him as he fights to leap into the final podium places on the gruelling three-day event. Yates will be joined by new co-driver Andrew Roughead and for the first time, score team points for the CA1 Sport outfit on the event. Read More »