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Perthshire born junior rally driver Blair Brown (21) left last weekend’s 138.com Rally Isle of Man (15 – 17th September) with another notch in his motorsport CV having competed in all seven rounds of the DMACK Junior British Rally Championship 2016.

After a disappointing DNF at the Ulster Rally last month and knowing a podium position was out of his reach, the young Scot was aiming, above all else, to record a finish this time around. With this in mind, he and co-driver Steven Clark (Gretna), got off to a flying start at the exciting spectator special-stage on the Douglas Promenade on Thursday evening. Read More »

Blair Brown pre-IOM16Scottish junior rally driver Blair Brown (21) has teamed up with the experienced driver, co-driver and mentor Steven Clark (42) ahead of the final round of the 2016 MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) at the Rally Isle of Man, which takes place on the 15th – 17th September. The duo hopes to focus on a set of objectives and finish the championship on a high. Read More »

Blair Brown Fiesta R2T (2)  UlsterKinross driver, Brown and co-driver Richard Simmonds from Duns went into the weekend looking to boost their championship position aiming for a top five finish and double points by playing their Joker nomination on the penultimate round of the DMACK Junior British Rally Championship. The legendary two-day Irish event provided 134 miles of gruelling and technically challenging Tarmac stages and with the interchangeable weather conditions it was never going to be easy for the young Scottish team. Read More »

Blair Brown pre-Ulster16Kinross junior rally driver Blair Brown who celebrates his 21st Birthday on Monday (15th) has had to put celebrations on hold as he heads to Derry / Londonderry for the penultimate round of the DMACK Junior British Rally Championship, the John Mulholland Motors Ulster Rally to be held on the 19th and 20th August. Read More »

Spirit of Rally Award July 2016The Nicky Grist Stages, round five of the new British Rally Championship was held at Builth Wells, Mid Wales last weekend and left the Blair Brown Rally team with some challenging experiences to overcome, but also the chance for the young scottish team to show they can still be a strong runner in the championship. Read More »

BBR pirelliFormer Kinross High School student, Blair Brown (20) and co-driver, Richard Simmonds (40) of Duns achieved what they set out to do with a solid finish at the Pirelli Carlisle Rally (April 30-1 May).

Arriving at the pre-event reconnaissance to a mixed bag of weather reminded the young rally driver just how fast and slippery the gravel stages of the legendary Kielder Forest could be. Read More »

Blair Brown Mid Wales Stages 2Kinross junior rally driver, Blair Brown and co-driver, Richard Simmonds of Duns will be hoping to secure a finish in round three of this year’s DMACK Junior British Rally Championship to be held next weekend (30 April – 1 May) in the Northumberland Keilder Forest. Blair last attempted the Pirelli Carlisle Rally two years ago in his Peugeot 205 but after securing a class win on the first day bad luck of a broken gearstick meant a “did not finish” for the young rally driver. Next weekend the duo will once again undergo 75 miles of fast challenging gravel stages in an attempt to complete the unfinished business of this legendary rally and secure further points in their BRC campaign. Read More »

This weekend will be remembered as the most challenging rally yet for the young Scottish driver Blair Brown (Kinross) and co-driver Richard Simmonds (Duns) who were competing in the DMACK Junior British Rally Championship at the Circuit of Ireland in the Burn Construction and QTS backed Ford Fiesta R2T. Blair Brown CoI16 Read More »

100_Mull'15_081020-year-old Blair Brown from Kinross is eagerly looking forward to making his Irish rallying debut with Duns co-driver Richard Simmonds when the Scotsmen contests the DMACK Junior British Rally Championship this weekend at the Circuit of Ireland in his Ford Fiesta R2T.

Brown who has been rallying since 16 has faced a steep learning curve this year but so far he has acquitted himself well.  Commenting on the challenge ahead Blair Said “This is a massive event for us. The entry list contains some of the best competitors in Europe so this event will give us a real indication of our potential for a podium finish in the championship. Read More »

Blair Brown pre-BRC16A young rally driver from Kinross, Perthshire is all set to compete in the opening round of the MSA British Junior Rally Championship (BRC) this weekend at the Mid Wales Stages.

Blair Brown (20) and his co-driver Richard Simmonds from Duns are the only Scottish competitors in the DMACK Junior BRC that promises to showcase the talents of the best young drivers in 2-wheel drive R2 specification cars. The duo will be out in their Ford Fiesta R2T and are hoping the Scottish rally community will be supporting them all the way. Read More »