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The organisers of the Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship have taken the unavoidable decision to cancel the 2020 series, owing to the on-going coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read More »

John Price, who sadly passed away earlier this week, contested a remarkable total of 859 rallies.

The 12 time Asphalt Rally Champion also drove some of the world’s most exotic, and difficult to tame, rally cars during that incredible 50 year career – including Porsche 911s, Renault 5 Maxi Turbos, BMW M3s and Metro 6R4s, each immaculately prepared by his John Price Rallying business. Read More »

We’re all missing real rallying at the moment, so the Protyre Motorsports UK Asphalt Rally Championship is launching an open and FREE to enter eSports championship on the fantastic DiRT Rally 2.0 game!

The best WRC asphalt stages, which represent the very best British sealed-surface speed tests, have been selected for a five round series – like the Col de Turini, Panzerplatte and the twisty closed roads above Barcelona. Read More »

It is with great sadness that the Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship has learned of the passing of its 12 time champion, John Price.

John started competing in 1965, but it was his domination of Britain’s premier asphalt rally series in the 1980s, ‘90s and early 2000s that marks him as a true champion of champions. Read More »

The Hills Ford Three Shires Stages will return on Sunday 5 September 2021, after the organisers announced that it had taken the unavoidable decision to cancel this year’s event.

The rally was originally scheduled to host the penultimate round of the 2020 Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship on closed road stages in Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire on 6 September. Read More »

The Tyrone Stages Rally, which was scheduled to host Round 6 of the 2020 Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship on Saturday 18 July, has been cancelled. But the good news is that it has already secured the provisional date of 24 July to run the event next year. Read More »

While the brakes are on all motorsport activities in the UK, we thought we’d remind you of one of the great event-by-event Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship incentives – supplied by our friends at Mintex.

The Mintex Award goes to the driver who has achieved the best improvement on seeding, and is presented to the registered competitor who finished the most places up from their start order position. Up for grabs at each event is an axle set of Mintex brake pads to suit the calliper used on the winning car. Read More »

The organisers of the Legend Fires North West Stages have decided not to reschedule the rally for later in 2020, but instead concentrate on running the event in March 2021. Read More »

The most important thing is that competitors, fans, marshals, officials and personnel keep safe and healthy during this unprecedented coronavirus outbreak – and whilst it’s a rapidly changing situation, we’d like to update you on how it is affecting the 2020 Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship.

As you know, Motorsport UK has suspended all motorsport activities until at least 30 April, and we fully support this move. Read More »

Manx Auto Sport regrets to announce the 2020 Manx Rally scheduled for the 15th/16th May will be postponed, following the announcements made by the Isle of Man Government yesterday (16th March).

The organising committee has been closely monitoring the Covid-19 situation over recent weeks and was well advanced in the planning of the popular closed road stage rally which had already attracted a capacity entry. Read More »