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The special award winners from the seventh and eighth rounds of the 2017 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship, Rally Isle of Man (14-16 September) have been announced.

Championship newcomers Ken Graham and Rory McCann collected the award for the ‘Best Improvement on Seeding’, which is a set of axle brake pads from Mintex. They pushed their 1600cc Hillman Avenger up to 15th place in the historic field and won Category 2 in the process. Read More »

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Rob Smith and Alun Cook were the top scorers during rounds five and six of the Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Championship on Rally Isle of Man (14-16 September).

The Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship is organised by the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club and is a dedicated asphalt championship for all categories of historic stage rally cars. Read More »

Jason Pritchard and Phil Clarke were the stars of the historic section of Rally Isle of Man during rounds 7 and 8 of the 2017 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship (September 14-16). 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 138.com 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 »

MSA Academy rally co-driver Phil Hall secured an impressive result in the ultra-competitive Opel Adam Cup last weekend, taking ninth in the category alongside upcoming driver Fred Field at ADAC Rallye Niedersachsen in Germany (8th/9th September).

Just weeks after securing his second FIA World Rally Championship finish of the year at ADAC Rally Deutschland alongside British Rally Championship contender Tom Williams, Hall returned to mainland Europe to join Field for the second time in the Adam Cup. Read More »

For the second time this season, the Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship and the Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Championship come together on the same event; this week’s Rally Isle of Man (14-16 September).

The Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship is organised by the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club and is a dedicated asphalt championship for all categories of historic stage rally cars. Read More »

The 2017 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship continues on asphalt for rounds seven and eight, the annual mighty challenge presented by the fantastic closed-road event on the Isle of Man (14-16 September). 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 »