Scottish motoring news, rally reports and information

News: Max McRae – On Tour

Seventeen year old Max McRae has plans for a four event visit to the UK at the end of June. The ‘Tour’ will kick off with an entry on the 50th Donegal International, followed by a visit to the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Then on the first weekend of July he will be at the McRae Rally Challenge at Knockhill before contesting the Nicky Grist Stages the following weekend … [News]

News: Bogie Wins Speyside

Another close fought encounter on the second round of this year’s KNC Groundworks Scottish Ch’ship resulted in a win for David Bogie and Barney Mitchell. Jock Armstrong and Cammy Fair set an electrifying pace early on, but Bogie stormed past in the afternoon. Once again, Michael Binnie and Claire Mole proved that there is life in the Lancers yet with a fighting 3rd … [Report]

Driven: SsangYong Musso

The ‘Rhino’ version of the SsangYong Musso is a bit of a poser – that’s ‘poser’ as in puzzling as opposed to showing off. This is the most serious workhorse of the Musso pickup range yet it is kitted out like a luxury car inside the four door cabin. It will tow 3.5 tonnes and carry over one tonne, and has a leaf sprung rear end as opposed to independent to cope, and yet it is carpeted and leather seated, but it’s no ‘soft roader’ for the leisure or lifestyle market … [Review]

Driven: L/R Defender

It’s hard to categorise the Land Rover Defender. Sports car, limousine, continental tourer, workhorse or explorer’s best friend? In fact it’s all of those. This is a machine which will cosset and comfort the everyday motorist, but take it off road and it will open up new horizons. Use it to go in search of Bigfoot or the Yeti, or even the more elusive Haggis, or just the weekly shopping trip. Yup, I’ll admit it, I’m smitten … [Review] 

The Grand Plan

jbtype03 The Jaggy Bunnet website is complemented by a Blog (see Navigation Bar above) which will report ‘Live News’ from events, while the Website will publish detailed post-event reports after each rally. Now on Twitter too!   @johnfife1  …. [Read More]

Forest Rallying Deal till 2030

Motorsport UK and Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) have finalised a landmark agreement that lays the foundation for rallies and other motorsport events to continue on forestry land in Scotland through to 2030. Under the agreement, Motorsport UK member clubs can continue to request permission to organise rally and motorsport events and practice sessions on FLS roads and tracks. In addition, Motorsport UK will be permitted to carry out training sessions for officials … [Full Text]

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