Scottish motoring news, rally reports and information

News: FIA Rally Star

Motorsport UK is supporting the newly launched FIA Rally Star programme, an initiative to find the next generation of World Rally Champions. The programme is looking for the best undiscovered talent from around the globe and to take them all the way from rallying at home to the FIA World Rally Championship – with the ultimate prize of a seat in the FIA Junior World Rally Championship … [News]

News: BRC 2021 Revised

The British Rally Championship has revised its 2021 calendar due to Covid restrictions. The Circuit of Ireland was the first casualty followed by the Corbeau Seats Tendring and Clacton Rally and Beatson’s Building Supplies Jim Clark Rally. In comes two new events, the forest based Grampian Stages Rally in August and – wait for it – the Beatsons Building Supplies Mull Rally in October … [News]

Driven: Mazda MX-30

It must be the weather, or the Summer time clock change, or maybe it’s lockdown fever. Worse still, it could be an age thing. The trouble is, I’m starting to like electrically powered cars. The brand new Mazda MX-30 is just the latest rivet in the reinforcement of that growing belief. There’s worse, I’m even beginning to appreciate the sound of silence … [Review]

Driven: BMW 420D M Sport

I’m still not sure about the new-look grille, but everything else about the new BMW 420D Coupe is seductively designed to seriously tempt a driver to make a sneaky bid for freedom and escape the Government lockdown in search of sun, sea and sand. This is not just a driving machine, it is a driver’s machine – there’s a subtle difference … [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]

Covid19 Guidance Reminder

With some forms of motorsport getting underway, albeit in a limited fashion, Motorsport UK has issued a timely reminder with advice to all involved. Whether they are competing, officiating, or in some cases, spectating, there is a responsibility to observe the Scottish Government rules at all times. Failure to do so could result in more restrictions being imposed – and no-one wants that having come this far!  … [Read More]

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