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Ollie Mellors and Theo Bengry will each pilot a Proton Iriz R5 at this weekend’s Eventsigns Woodpecker Stages Rally, round six of the Jordan Road Surfacing BTRDA Rally Series (31st August).

Mellors and co-driver Ian Windress will start the Ludlow based event as number two seed and will be aiming to repeat the 2018 Cambrian Rally and Goodwood Forest Stage win for the Jaipur Iriz R5 in July. Bengry, with Les Forsbrook alongside, will be aiming for more experience of the potent four-wheel-drive machine after making the switch from historic rallying to the Leominster Car Auctions backed Proton earlier this season. Read More »

British motorsport preparation firm Mellors Elliot Motorsport will debut the Proton Iriz R5 at next week’s Goodwood Festival of Speed (4-7 July), in its first official public appearance since being homologated by the sport’s governing body, the FIA.

The four-wheel drive, 1.6-litre turbocharged machine is the latest R5 specification example to be ratified by the FIA, allowing it to be used at all levels in the sport, including the prestigious FIA World Rally Championship. Read More »

Proton, which has a franchise portfolio of 75 dealerships throughout the UK, has enjoyed its first ever victory in the 2012 FIA Super World Rally Championship (S-WRC).

With Per Gunnar Andersson claiming a dominant drive in the Satria Neo S2000, he finished more than three minutes clear of his nearest rival in Rally Sweden. Read More »

Proton, which has a franchise portfolio of 75 dealerships throughout the UK, has become the first car manufacturer to win all eight major titles in the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), having emerged victorious at the recent China Rally where Proton’s rally team was awarded both the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) driver’s and manufacturer titles for the 2011 season.    Read More »