Skip navigation

Tag Archives: Ulster Rally

All BRC roads lead to the World Rally Championship

– Six rounds in six territories for Britain’s premier rally series
– British WRC round to host season finale
– Return to legendary Ypres Rally in Belgium
– Prestone confirms sponsorship renewal

As the exciting 2017 title race heads to Ulster this weekend, the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) has today (16 August) confirmed its 2018 calendar. Read More »

brc-second-coming17aWith just five weeks until the Brick & Steel Border Counties Rally (17-18 March) blasts off in the famous forests around Jedburgh in south-east Scotland, the countdown to the 2017 Prestone MSA British Rally Championship has begun.

Building on the many notable successes of last season’s relaunched series, the 2017 title race will be decided over seven challenging rounds in Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Belgium, before culminating on the season’s final encounter on the Isle of Man in September. Read More »

Yates UlsterRallyChesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates overcame “one of the toughest” rallies he has ever done to take an impressive eight overall at last weekend’s Ulster Rally. As if his result on the MSA British Rally Championship qualifier was not enough, Yates and co-driver Tom Woodburn were awarded the Philip White Young Achievers Award by rally organisers for their performance on the Londonderry based event. Read More »

Blair Brown Fiesta R2T (2)  UlsterKinross driver, Brown and co-driver Richard Simmonds from Duns went into the weekend looking to boost their championship position aiming for a top five finish and double points by playing their Joker nomination on the penultimate round of the DMACK Junior British Rally Championship. The legendary two-day Irish event provided 134 miles of gruelling and technically challenging Tarmac stages and with the interchangeable weather conditions it was never going to be easy for the young Scottish team. Read More »

BRC Ulster16a– Elfyn Evans and co-driver Craig Parry win sixth round of the MSA British Rally Championship
– Evans and co-driver Parry are 2016 BRC Champions
– Elfyn takes championship 20 years after father Gwyndaf clinched title
– Podium spoils for Jonathan Greer and David Bogie
– Robert Duggan and Gerard Conway claim the DMACK Junior BRC class and wrap-up Junior title in Northern Ireland

Elfyn Evans and co-driver Craig Parry won the John Mulholland Motors Ulster Rally this weekend (19/20 August) and with it claimed the 2016 MSA British Rally Championship title. Read More »

Yates-003Brettex Site Services backed rally driver Rhys Yates will return to the MSA British Rally Championship this weekend and is looking to build on his ever improving pace and gain confidence on the closed asphalt roads which form the Ulster Rally. Yates will resume his BRC campaign behind the wheel of his familiar Fiesta R5 Evo and has sighted his recent sealed surface performance on the Nicky Grist Stages as an indication of what is to come from the 24 year old. Read More »

The MSA British Rally Championship has travelled the length and breadth of the UK, taking in rounds in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and so far this season, three different event winners as well as eight different crews have stood on the podium in the opening five rounds.BRC pre-Ulster16a Read More »

– Seven rounds in seven months for premier rally series
– Three gravel; three asphalt; one mixed surface event
– Visit to legendary Ypres Rally in Belgium
– Revised points format for 2017

The MSA British Rally Championship today (10 August) confirmed its proposed calendar for the 2017 season. Building on the extraordinary success of its first season back, next year’s BRC will further underline its standing as the premier domestic rally championship in the world. Read More »

Blair Brown pre-Ulster16Kinross junior rally driver Blair Brown who celebrates his 21st Birthday on Monday (15th) has had to put celebrations on hold as he heads to Derry / Londonderry for the penultimate round of the DMACK Junior British Rally Championship, the John Mulholland Motors Ulster Rally to be held on the 19th and 20th August. Read More »

A statement from the Northern Ireland Motor Club reads:

“It is with deep regret that the Northern Ireland Motor Club can confirm that twenty-year-old Timothy Cathcart from Enniskillen, was sadly killed when his car left the road on the Fardross stage of the Ulster Rally. His co-driver, Dai Roberts from Carmarthen in Wales, was also injured in the incident and he is currently receiving hospital treatment.

The local driver was competing as part of the British Rally Championship, on board a Citroen DS3 R3. Read More »