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Michael Binnie hauled his Mitsubishi Evo IX to a blistering RSAC Scottish Rally win on Saturday [23 July], beating a plethora of modern machinery to ensure his hopes of a KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship title remain firmly alive.

Co-driven by the experienced Claire Mole, Binnie stormed to fastest time on half of the event’s eight special stages in the Dumfries and Galloway forests, to seal a stellar 45 second win over the chasing Hugh Brunton in his Ford Fiesta R5, whilst David Henderson snatched a last-gasp podium with third in his Fiesta Rally2. Read More »

The RSAC Scottish Rally makes a welcome return to the British motorsport calendar this weekend [23 July], as a blistering array of top-flight drivers will battle for honours throughout a challenging day in the Dumfries and Galloway forests.

The 76th running of the rally will take an impressive list of competitors through classic stages in the Castle O’er, Ae and Twiglees forest complexes during an action-packed day of flat-out competition. Read More »

The RSAC Scottish Rally will blast back into action this month [23 July] as the Lockerbie based gravel rally returns to full strength after being forced to run behind closed doors in 2021 due to the pandemic.

The highly regarded event marks the 76th running of the rally, thought to be one of the longest-running motorsport events in the country and will take in classic stages in the Castle O’er, Ae and Twiglees forest complexes during an action-packed day of flat-out competition. Read More »

Dumfries driver David Bogie secured an historic RSAC Scottish Rally victory last Saturday (24 July), taking his seventh win on the event and etching his name firmly into the record books on the 75th anniversary of the popular event. Read More »

The RSAC Scottish Rally will make a welcome return to the British rallying calendar on Saturday (24 July) as the popular motorsport event marks its 75th anniversary.

As one of the longest running motorsport events in the country, the Dumfries and Galloway based gravel rally will take place for the first time since 2019, having been forced to cancel due to COVID-19 restrictions last year. Its return will see a bumper list of entries from some of the most highly-regarded rally championships in the UK, head for the event to enjoy its biggest entry since 1977. Read More »

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 »

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 »