Scottish motoring news, rally reports and information

News: Binnie’s Snowman

Michael Binnie and Claire Mole scored a shock result at the Coogie Urquhart Snowman Rally, the opening round of this year’s KNC Groundworks Scottish Championship. They beat former champion Jock Armstrong and Cammy Fair by 20 seconds with Freddie Milne snatching 3rd from Donnie MacDonald on the final stage … [Report

News: Mull Hire Classic

Andy Beaumont and Andrew Fish won the recent Mull Hire Classic Rally on the Isle of Mull. The furrin visitors repeated their 2017 Mull Classic Rally victory.  On an event which included 14 Timed Tests and 3 ‘Regularity’ sections their winning margin over Fraser Hughes and Peter MacInnes in their Mazda MX5 was just 23 seconds … [Report]

Driven: Ford S-Max

It would be unfair to call the Ford S-Max a ‘bit of a barge’ because this is a ‘barge’ that think’s it’s a speedboat. It’s stability and poise belies it’s size and it actually tickled the old memory ‘box into conjuring up memories of a mid 1970s Ford Granada – but in a  good way, a very good way … [Review]

Driven: Jaguar F-Type

Jaguar have replaced their 3 litre V6 in the F-Type line-up with a 2 litre straight 4, but don’t worry, it still goes like fury. This is a sublime cruiser, and hard edged sports car when the mood takes you, with a cabin in which to luxuriate while watching the world pass by outside. Loved it … [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]

Rallying – The Future?

The future of rallying as we know it is facing tough times, but what can be done in the face of apathy, rising costs, increased regulation and the imminent demise of petrol and diesel engines? In fact, the whole sport of motorised compettion is under threat. The sport needs to take a god hard look at itself and move with the times, or the times will move on without it … [Read More]

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!