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 Goes to Monte

M-Sport reveals its plans ahead of next weekend’s Monte Carlo Rally, the opening round of this year’s FIA World Rally Championship. This could be the toughest year yet with Toyota on a charge, Ogier revitalising Citroen and Hyundai fighting to win a title which has promised so much and yet remained tantalisingly out of reach … [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]

Loudon’s Monte preview

Prior to each round of the World Rally Championship, semi-professional co-driver, Stuart Loudon publishes his own preview of each event. His previews are published in a wide number of publications around the world and his pre-Wales Rally GB preview in October last year was published in this here modest epistle too. It went down rather well, so here’s his Monte Carlo preview … [News]

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!