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• Timo Salonen reunited with title-winning Peugeot 205 T16
• Stig Blomqvist back behind the wheel of Ford RS200
• Two winningest drivers from rallying’s Golden Age
• Catch five of rallying’s greatest names renewing old rivalries

The five legendary ‘Rally Gods’ starring at next month’s IGNITION, Festival of Motoring in Glasgow (4-6 August) not only will be reunited with their iconic rally cars from yesteryear but also will reigniting old rivalries in a spectacular shoot-out in some of today’s greatest sports cars. Read More »

• Timo Salonen reunited with title-winning Peugeot 205 T16
• Stig Blomqvist back behind the wheel of Ford RS200
• Two winningest drivers from rallying’s Golden Age
• Catch five of rallying’s greatest names renewing old rivalries

The full and final line-up of iconic cars to be driven by the five legendary ‘Rally Gods’ at next month’s IGNITION, Festival of Motoring in Glasgow (4-6 August) is now confirmed. Read More »

– Five former World Champions to wow crowds at IGNITION festival
– Chance to see some of motor sport’s most intrepid heroes
– Iconic rally cars from the sport’s glory days in action
– Racing against-the-clock gymkhana-style in modern sportscars

Five of the greatest names from the sport of rallying will be starring at IGNITION, Festival of Motoring – a celebration of all things car and bike themed – staged on the streets of Glasgow in and around the SEC from 4-6 August. Read More »

Former World Rally Champions Hannu Mikkola and Stig Blomqvist reacquainted themselves with the awesome Audi quattro rallycar thrilling crowds at Knockhill in Scotland last weekend (16-17 May).

“Flying Finn” Mikkola, and his long standing co-driver Arne Hertz, plus “Super Swede” Blomqvist, drove a rare 30-year-old Audi Sport quattro S1 E2 at the McRae Rally Challenge, a special two-day rally event celebrating the 20th anniversary of Colin McRae’s World Rally Championship win and attended by 8,000 spectators. Read More »

StigBlomqvist_Pic_By_Skoda_MotorsportFrom Flying Finns to Speeding Swedes, the McRae Rally Challenge in two weeks’ time (May 16/17th)  will have something for everyone with the latest rally star to sign-up for the challenge confirmed as Swedish former World Rally Champion Stig Blomqvist.

The entry list is now pretty much finalised, and will be issued shortly for the two-day inaugural McRae Rally Challenge which is being supported by Beatson’s Building Supplies and EventScotland, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Colin McRae and Derek Ringer becoming the first Brits to win the FIA World Rally Championship. Read More »