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fossey-2017-announce-bJersey-born rally star Ed Fossey will contest a full year of rallying in 2017 as he commits to the national British Trials and Rally Drivers Association (BTRDA) Championship aboard his Yokohama-backed Toyota Yaris.

The 18-year-old stepped up from the Junior 1000 series at the beginning of 2016 winning ‘The Next Big Step’ scholarship and undertook a development plan last year, selecting several unique events to develop his rallying skills with tarmac running and more importantly several events on a variety of gravel surfaces. Read More »

The dates for the 2017 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship have been confirmed, with an eight-event, nine-round, schedule covering five gravel and three asphalt rallies.bhrc-2017-calendar Read More »

bhrc-trackrod16cThe TV coverage of the ninth and final round of the Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Trackrod Historic Cup, will first be screened on Friday 14 October at 9.35pm on Motors TV.

Filming and TV production for the 2016 BHRC is being handled by the team at Special Stage and the championship is enjoying dedicated 60-minute programmes on Motors TV. Read More »

bhrc-trackrod16bThe special award winners from the ninth and final round of the 2016 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Trackrod Historic Cup (30 September/1 October) have been announced.

Shawn Rayner and Declan Dear collected the award for the ‘Best Improvement on Seeding’, which is a set of axle brake pads from Mintex. They started 16th historic on the road and finished sixth on their way to clinching class D3 in the championship. Read More »

Jason Pritchard and Phil Clarke won the 2016 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship with a steady run through the Yorkshire forests on the Trackrod Historic Cup (30 September/1 October).bhrc-trackrod16a Read More »

trackrod16-216Jerseyman Ed Fossey notched up his second podium of the season, this time on the demanding Trackrod Rally in Yorkshire (1 October). The 18-year-old finished 42nd out of the 173 starters and more importantly finished third in the 1400S class – putting his new Toyota Yaris through its paces on gravel for the first time. Read More »

trackrod16-201BTRDA Rally Challenge contender George Morrison had the perfect end to his season by taking third in the 1400C class on the final round of the series, Trackrod Rally Yorkshire.  Morrison had a trouble free run in his MG ZR to score his best result of the season and provisionally take the final podium spot in the championship. Read More »

trackrod16-114Bingley rally ace Sam Bilham secured second place in the Fiesta ST Trophy last weekend as he took his Reis Motorsport Insurance backed Ford to its inaugural class win at Trackrod Rally Yorkshire.  Maintaining his 100 per cent finishing record this season, Bilham snatched victory on the very last stage of the event to take his first victory in the series at his home round. Read More »

trackrod16-3Once again the Trackrod provided us with fair weather and a good days rallying. The Historic rally opened up on Friday night with Steve Bannister & Callum Atkinson (Escort MkII) dominating the first stage and easing to victory by over two minutes from Steve Bennett & Paul Spooner (Escort MkII). Mark & Ed Bentley (Escort MkII) took 3rd place by just 0.3 seconds from Adam Milner & Roy Jarvis (Escort MkI). Jason Pritchard & Phil Clarke guided their Escort MkII safely home to 5th place securing the BHRC title for the 2nd year running. In the BTRDA section of the rally 2016 Gold Star champions Charlie Payne & Carl Williamson (Fiesta) finished the season in fine style, with victory by almost 23 seconds. Read More »

George_Morrison_inactionCottesmore rally ace George Morrison heads to the final round of the BTRDA Rally Challenge this weekend as he returns to the forests for the season finale’ Rally Yorkshire.

After contesting the mixed surface championship throughout the season, Morrison has already taken the Class 2 spoils in his 1400cc MG and will look to end the season with another solid points haul to lift him from fifth in the overall standings. Read More »