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The 2017 Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship continues with round two on Sunday (23 April), Rallye Salamandre in Belgium.

In an event with a superb capacity entry, around a dozen championship contenders will tackle this hugely popular event on closed public roads around the town of Beaumont in the south of Belgium. In the typical style of Belgian rallies, the crews will tackle each stage several times and two of the four stages feature a lapped format. Read More »

Asphalt rally driver Steve Brown had a shorter than usual event last weekend, after his Honda Civic was side-lined by transmission gremlins at the SMC Stages in Anglesey.

The Rochdale driver had swapped his usual Nissan Micra Kit Car for a loaned Honda and would contest the North Wales based event to acquire seat time in the new machine before crossing the channel to begin his assault on the Belgium based Flanders International Rally Challenge (FIRC).

But drama struck on the opening test of the day when the Honda developed a transmission issue and despite attempts to cure the problem during the morning, Brown was forced out of the race circuit based event. Read More »

After a podium finish on last year’s Flanders International Rally Challenge (FIRC), Rochdale rally driver Steve Brown will return to the series once again in 2017 thanks to backing from sponsors. Read More »

205-rac-announce17The Peugeot 205GTi will be celebrated in the Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship 2017, with a dedicated 205 Cup for both 1.6 and 1.9-litre models.

The 205 Cup will be open to pre-1990 cars running to period homologation, both in Group A and Group N specification. The 205 Cup will allow owners the chance to compete in these iconic cars on quality asphalt events. Read More »

rac-17-announceThe calendar for the Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship has been announced and will comprise seven rounds at six events in 2017, including two new events to the championship.

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 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship. Read More »

RAC16 Salamandre BTV coverage from round two of the Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship, Rally Salamandre, will be broadcast on Wednesday 27 April, just three days after the Belgian rally.

The coverage of the event will run within the Special Stage Extra programme on Motors TV, starting at 8.30pm. The programme will be repeated several times in the following days. Read More »

RAC16 Salamandre AChristophe Jacob and Isabelle Regnier were the first championship finishers on round two of the Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Championship, Rallye Salamandre in Belgium on Sunday (24 April).

The championship’s first away event was deemed a great success despite challenging conditions as snow and rain left the closed public roads very slippery. Read More »

salamandre16 (137)A new rally for us and our first in Wallonie, as the RAC crews visited Belgium for the first time. A warm welcome made up for the changeable weather which made the stages treacherous. Florian Gonon & Michel Horgnies (Escort MkI) headed a tight battle between the top 3, edging out Stefaan Stouf & Wouter Knockaert (911 RSR) by just a single second. A further 4 seconds back and top RAC registered crew were Christophe Jacob & Isabelle Regnier (Escort MkII). Paul Griffiths & Iwan Jones (Escort MkII) were the first British crew home almost a minute and a half back. Read More »

RAC16 pre-SalamandreLeading crews from British historic rallying will head to Belgium this weekend for the second round of the new Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship, Rallye Salamandre (Sunday 24 April).

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 calendar for the Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship has been announced and will comprise six rounds at five events in 2016. RAC16 Announce A Read More »