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Marshal registration for the 2017 Roger Albert Clark Rally is now well underway and the event organisers are seeking volunteers for a wide range of duties as the route covers 300 competitive stage miles in four days from Friday 10 November to Monday 13 November.

The confirmed route will make the Roger Albert Clark the longest special stage rally in Britain for 22 years. Not since the 1995 Network Q RAC Rally, which featured 317 stage miles, has a UK special stage rally taken in 300 stage miles. Read More »

The 2017 Roger Albert Clark Rally will feature a transport section for the first time when the rally re-locates from Leominster in Herefordshire to Carlisle on the evening of Friday 10 November.

In what is believed to be the first time a transport section will have been used in British stage rallying, the competing cars can be loaded onto trailers for the journey following the end of the event’s inaugural Welsh leg on Friday.

The rally will re-start from Carlisle at 9am on Saturday morning, thus ensuring that all competitors and service crews can make the journey north and have an overnight break before starting day two of the rally. Read More »

The 2017 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship moves back to Wales for for round four, the Severn Valley Stages (Saturday 3 June) with Nick Elliott and Dave Price aiming to make it four wins from four rallies in 2017. Read More »

The organisers of the Roger Albert Clark Rally have announced more details about the 300-stage mile route for the 10-13 November event.

The outline times for the first car in each special stage have been revealed but these times will remain entirely provisional and subject to change until nearer the event. Read More »

* Entries now open for Roger Albert Clark Rally
* Entries still available
* A total of 130 places available
* Prize draw for £1625 entry refund Read More »

Every marshal on this year’s DMACK Carlisle Stages (Saturday 10 June) will be given a Smidge midge-proof headnet to help cope with the possibility of midges in the forests.

The Roger Albert Clark Motor Club has become a distributor for the highly-effective Smidge, which keeps the midges away from the wearer’s head and face. Every signed-on marshal on the Carlisle Stages will be given a Smidge. Read More »

DMACK has been confirmed as title sponsor for the 2017 Carlisle Stages (Saturday 10 June), which will take in 43 stage miles in the Kershope and Newcastleton complexes for contenders in the BTRDA Rally Series and several regional championships.

The rally will be a round of the Ravenol BTRDA Rally Series, the MSA English Rally Championship, the S G Petch Association of North East and Cumbria Car Clubs Stage Rally Championship and the Association of Northern Car Clubs Forest Challenge.

Building on the success of the first four editions of the DMACK Carlisle Stages, the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club will run a compact event based close to junction 43 of the M6 at Carlisle and running over superb stages. 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 »

Important changes have been made to MSA regulations for underbody protection on historic rally cars following representation from the organisers of the Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship.

With effect from 1 January 2017, the limitation on material permitted to be used to protect the underside of historic cars on special stage rallies has been eased. The revised regulation allows for the use of any material of period specification, which removes the previous limitation of fibreglass and opens up the option to use composite material.

The proposal came from discussions within the BHRC management team from the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club and is seen as a move to help keep historic cars competing on gravel rallies. Read More »

bhrc-winners16The award winners for the 2016 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship and the Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship were celebrated at the Casa Hotel in Chesterfield on Saturday (22 October).

Around 140 competitors and their guests were on hand to cheer the major winners at the end of a fine season of historic rallying. It was the second year that the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club has promoted the MSA BHRC under a five-year contract. Read More »