Scottish motoring news, rally reports and information

News: Meeke signs for Toyota

British rally fans got their first chance to see Kris Meeke and Seb Marshall sporting their new colours at the Autosport International Show last week when Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT revealed their driver line-up for the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship. And what a line-up, with Kris joining Ott Tänak and Jari-Matti Latvala … [News]

News: M-Sport’s new livery

M-Sport Ford World Rally Team has revealed its striking new livery ahead of the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship. Elfyn Evans and Teemu Suninen’s EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRC will be used to promote the launch of M-Sport’s Evaluation Centre later this year and the test track silhouette is incorporated in the design … [News]

Driven: Mazda MX5 GT

For the sheer joy of motoring, a convertible Mazda MX5 is bluidy hard to beat – in any weather! This latest 4th generation of Britain’s favourite small sports car is quicker and more comfortable, plus it’s blend of sporty handling and power delivers endless smiles per mile … [Review]

Driven: Kia Ceed

Earlier this month Kia sold its 1 millionth vehicle in the UK market, oddly enough to a chap in Dunfermline. That’s a remarkable achievement in less than 30 years since it introduced the Kia Pride. But with cars as good as the latest Kia Ceed, it’s really no surprise … [Review]

The Grand Plan

jbtype03The 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]

New Man at the Helm

Hugh Chambers is the new Chief Executive of Motorsport UK and we had a chat with him shortly after his appointment taking up one of the most difficult roles in British sport, any sport, not just motor sport! He’s had a hugely successful career so far, but this new position represents his toughest challenge yet, so what made him accept the offer, and what lies ahead for us and the sport? … [Feature]

Special Features

Forestry Fees … Is rallying pricing itself out of the forests?

Rally Timing … Most rallies use ‘Target Timing’, but what is it?

Co-driver’s Guide … Drivers have the easy job, but what do Co-drivers do?

Tyre Talk … Which is better? More power, or more Grip?

Press Matters … Is the Press a necessary evil, or a force for good?

Safety in the forests … marshals need to be identifiable!