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Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) front-runner Garry Pearson ensured his title aspirations remain firmly on track with an impressive third place at last weekend’s RSAC Scottish Rally (18th May) in Moffat, round three of the closely fought series.

Pearson and co-driver Dale Bowen secured a stage win and a string of top times on their way to a podium position in their Ford Fiesta R5 to head into the turning point of the championship with one eye on securing Pearson’s maiden SRC title. Read More »

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Dumfries rally driver David Bogie made his mark on the history books of the RSAC Scottish Rally, by claiming his third event victory in a row on Saturday (18th May), taking his tally to six on the Moffat based event.

Bogie, co-driven by Irishman John Rowan, steered his Skoda Fabia R5 to an almost picture-postcard victory, winning four out of the events six stages, to equal the record held by legendary British driver Roger Clark. The Borders town of Duns was able to claim the remaining two places on the podium, with Euan Thorburn and Garry Pearson rounding out the top three. Read More »

Some of the best drivers in the UK will head to Moffat this Saturday to tackle the 74th running of the RSAC Scottish Rally (18th May) as over 80 crews are set to line up for the now traditional motorsport event.

The rally will form round three of the KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship as well as being a qualifying round of the Border Challenge Rally Championship, the Northern Historic Rally Championship and the ever-impressive Armed Forces Land Rover Championship. It has attracted a quality entry of over 80 cars which will head into the Dumfries & Galloway forests for over 40 miles of flat out action during the weekend. Read More »

Garry Pearson has his eyes firmly set on a podium at this weekend’s RSAC Scottish Rally (18th May) and believes that a top result is the key to maintaining his 2019 KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship aspirations.

The Duns driver is aiming to bounce back from a devastating non-finish at last month’s Speyside Stages and get his title hopes back on track as the third round of the season heads to the town of Moffat near Dumfries. Pearson, along with Welshman Dale Bowen in the co-driver’s seat, knows that a strong points haul this Saturday will be essential in retaining his chances to take his maiden Scottish Championship title. Read More »

The 2019 RSAC Scottish Rally will return to the British rallying calendar once again in May and will see a host of changes to ensure a fresh new look to the popular motorsport extravaganza in the Southern Scottish forests (18th May).

The event has been based in Dumfries & Galloway for more than 20 years and sponsored by Dumfries & Galloway Council in what is thought to be the longest partnership between a rally and a British local authority. Read More »

Dumfries rally ace David Bogie secured his sixth RSAC Scottish Rally win today (19th May) as he powered his Skoda Fabia R5 to the four-wheel-drive event victory by over a minute from his nearest rival after six tough stages in the Eskdalemuir and Beattock forests.

Unseasonably warm conditions in the region had made the stages much drier than expected with low hanging dust causing issues for the 80 or so competitors who lined up to tackle over 43 competitive stage miles in classic forest stages such as Twiglees and Castle O’er. Read More »

Five-time Scottish Rally Champion David Bogie will go head to head with Castle Douglas hero Jock Armstrong in a bid for victory at this weekend’s RSAC Scottish Rally in Lockerbie (19th May).

After taking the spoils at the second round of the 2018 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship in his Skoda Fabia R5, Bogie from Dumfries has enlisted the services of Kevin Rae in the co-driver’s seat as he bids to defend his 2017 Scottish Rally win. However, Subaru Impreza pilot Jock Armstrong and co-driver Cameron Fair will be looking to get their SRC season back on track in the Dumfries and Galloway forests. Read More »

The eagerly anticipated regulations for this year’s RSAC Scottish Rally are now available and organisers are delighted to confirm a brand new format for the 19th of May event which sees two separate rallies packed into one day in the Dumfries and Galloway forests.

In a change to the regular schedule, competitors in two-wheel-drive (2WD) vehicles will be heading into the classic forest tests in Eskdalemuir and Beattock on Saturday morning, with the four-wheel-drive (4WD) crews set to compete across the same stages later in the day. Both events will offer 43 stage miles. Read More »

Organisers are delighted to announce that this year’s RSAC Scottish Rally will see a change in format for the 19th of May event to incorporate the new Rally2WD initiative on the Dumfries and Galloway based event.

After confirming the proposed route programme this week, crews will return to the classic forest tests in Eskdalemuir and Beattock which will consist of two separate events, with the two-wheel drive vehicles competing in the morning and four-wheel drive vehicles taking on the same route in the afternoon. Read More »

Organisers of the ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) are delighted to announce the official calendar for the 2018 season, the 50th season in the championship’s illustrious history.

The SRC comprises seven exhilarating events across Scotland. Around 100 drivers, navigators and their support crews – watched by thousands of spectators – will tackle gravel forestry tracks during the course of the season in a bid to take the overall championship crown or one of the many other awards on offer at the end of the season. Read More »