Scottish motoring news, rally reports and information

Feature: The Virtual Marshal

Rallying is going to look pretty different when it finally gets the green light. In those motor sports events which have been run recently under Covid19 restrictions, we have been given some indication of the changes. All paperwork is completed on-line while an ‘Honesty Box’ seems to have replaced Scrutineering … [Feature]

Obituary: Gordon Hastie

Another dark day for Scottish motor sport. Very dark. Gordon Hastie passed away at home on Tuesday 17th November. Never one to seek glory or fame, his contribution behind the scenes of Scottish motor sport was incalculable. He was not just a champion navigator, he was a champion bloke, and very good friend to many … [Obituary]

New: Toyota GR Yaris

Toyota’s world rally team has a real chance of both the driver’s, with Elfyn Evans, and manufacturer’s title this year, and already it is making good use of its association. Toyota Gazoo’s success on stage is now being transferred to its road cars with Toyota doing a bit of ‘reverse engineering’ turning a motorsports car into a production vehicle … [Review]

Driven: Suzuki Ignis SZ5

Car manufacturers shouldn’t underestimate the appeal of a flat top dash. For those who work, rest and play in their cars, the provision of such a ‘shelf’ can be essential at times. However, there’s more to the Suzuki Ignis than a flat-top dash. It has a four wheel drive system that makes it think it can go to Dakar – and back! … [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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