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brc-second-coming17aWith just five weeks until the Brick & Steel Border Counties Rally (17-18 March) blasts off in the famous forests around Jedburgh in south-east Scotland, the countdown to the 2017 Prestone MSA British Rally Championship has begun.

Building on the many notable successes of last season’s relaunched series, the 2017 title race will be decided over seven challenging rounds in Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Belgium, before culminating on the season’s final encounter on the Isle of Man in September. Read More »

The dates for the 2017 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship have been confirmed, with an eight-event, nine-round, schedule covering five gravel and three asphalt rallies.bhrc-2017-calendar Read More »

hrcr-stage-masters-logoThe HRCR have once again teamed up with West Wales Rally Spares for the second year in a row to present the 2017 Stage Masters Challenge.

The very best clubman in the UK will compete on a 9 round calendar including two overseas trips to the Isle of Man and Killarney Stages for the double and one and a half point scoring rounds, respectively.

This year also sees the introduction of the Escort Cup open to Ford Escorts with 8 valve engines. Read More »

TV coverage from rounds four and five of the Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship, the Isle of Man Classicagh, will be broadcast on Friday 30 September.rac-iom16c Read More »

bhrc-iom16dThree category champions in the 2016 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship have been confirmed following the seventh and eighth rounds of the season on the Isle of Man Historic Rally (15-17 September).

With only one round remaining, the Trackrod Historic Cup (30 September/1 October), the winners of Category 1, Category 2 and Category 3 have been announced. However, the destiny of the overall title will only be decided in the famous Yorkshire forests. Read More »

Roger Matthews and Tom Marrott have been confirmed as overall champions in the inaugural Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship.rac-iom16b Read More »

Perthshire born junior rally driver Blair Brown (21) left last weekend’s 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 »

brown-iom16aNissan Micra Kit Car ace Steve Brown recorded an overwhelming class N1 victory at last weekend’s Rally Isle of Man, leading the three day event from start to finish.

Overcoming several potentially rally-ending dramas, Brown and co-driver Paul Stringer dominated the event and crossed the TT Grandstand finish line with over three minutes in hand to their nearest rivals, finishing an impressive 59th overall from a start position of 116. Read More »

yates-iom16bChesterfield rally star Rhys Yates showed an impressive turn of pace at last weekend’s Rally Isle of Man to record a series of top three stage times on the final round of the MSA British Rally Championship.  The Brettex Site Services backed ace was on track for his best performance of the year, before retirement during the closing stages of the three day event. Read More »

bhrc-iom16cThe special award winners from the seventh and eighth rounds of the 2016 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Isle of Man Classicagh (15-17 September) have been announced.

Father and son crew Bob and Dale Gibbons collected the award for the ‘Best Improvement on Seeding’, which is a set of axle brake pads from Mintex. They started as car 111 and finished 57th overall as they secured the BHRC Category 1 championship title with a tremendous performance in their Ford Cortina Mk2 GT. Read More »