Scottish motoring news, rally reports and information

News: 2017 J1000 Awards

2018_J1000_winnersBringing the 2017 Junior 1000 Championship for 14-17 year old rally drivers to a conclusion was the annual presentation of awards held at the Scottish Transport Museum in Glasgow where the 2017 series winners were presented with their hardware including champion driver Ewen Tindall and his (non Junior!) co-driver Paul Hudson … [Full Release]

News: Gallacher’s Snowman

Snow13Andrew Gallacher scored his first outright rally vctory when he and Jane Nicol won the opening round of this year’s ARR Craib Scottish Championship, the Arnold Clark Snowman Rally. Quintin Milne and Sean Donnelly were second ahead of 2016 Snowman winners Donnie MacDonald and Andrew Falconer … [Report]

Driven: Isuzu D-Max

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIf you want refinement and automotive luxury, look elswehere. If you want to go places while carrying big loads and pulling trailers, the Isuzu D-Max has few peers. It’s noisy, slow and uncomfortable to ride at times, but that’s all part of it’s honest to goodness charm and practical functionality … [Review]

Driven: Lexus IS300h

011214lex1Lexus call their latest IS300h a ‘Sports Saloon’. Yes it’s quick, but sporty? Not so sure. If on the other hand, it’s comfort and relaxation you’re after then it’s well worth consideration. It looks different, goes well and handles nicely while offering the benefits of hybrid technology … [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 Sprinter – 1st look

2018_02_MB_Sprinter_1The third generation of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter will be launched later this year but customers in Germany have already had their first look. On this evidence, van drivers are in for a treat with in-cab comfort levels showing a significant improvement… [News]

Special Features

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

Jaggy’s Weekend Off … Eating, drinking, learning – and being sensible.

45 Years of Ford and Forest … 1968 was a special year for forest stage rallying.

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!