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This year’s Rally Isle of Man (13-15 September) is gearing up to be a truly spectacular event, with an 18 stage, 140 stage mile route over some of the island’s classic asphalt stages.

The full three day International Rally Isle of Man will host the fifth and penultimate round of the 2018 Prestone MSA British Rally Championship, as well as the FIA Celtic Rally Trophy. Read More »

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The calendar for the 2018 Fuchs Lubricants RACRMC Historic Asphalt Rally Championship has been announced and will again comprise seven rounds at six events.

The championship is for two-wheel drive historic cars from up to the end of 1990, and is organised by the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club alongside the MSA British Historic Rally Championship.

The 2018 calendar replicates the successful 2017 schedule and highlights include a double-header round on Rally Isle of Man in September, the Jersey Rally in October and the Salamandre Rally in Belgium in April. Read More »

The provisional calendar for the 2018 MSA British Historic Rally Championship has been announced as the series organisers move to ensure that the historic crews get the best possible road conditions on the five gravel rallies. 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 »

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 »

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 »