Scottish motoring news, rally reports and other stuff

News: Thorburn Wins Merrick

Euan Thorburn and Paul Beaton won the GWF Energy Merrick Stages from Mike Faulkner and Peter Foy. David Bogie and Kevin Rae could only manage third place, and even that was lucky. They’re now neck and neck with Thorburn/Beaton for the 2014 title, with 3 wins apeice … [Full Report]

News: Mystery Guest

The Bears are at it again. Coltness Car Club has lined up a star guest to appear at the Colin McRae Stages Rally next month. He’s not a rally driver, but he does have ‘form’, and will appear on the pre-rally Forum for a chat …. [Read More]

Driven: M-B GLA 4Matic

MercedesBenz_GLA4Matic_2014_04Makers of all things automotive for all men (and women), Mercedes-Benz have produced their own cross-over SUV based on the A series – with intelligent all-wheel drive … [Read More]

Driven: Porsche 911

911TrackOne of  life’s little pleasures. Someone hands over the keys to 93 grandsworth of Porsche 911 and says – go enjoy yourself … [Read More]

The Grand Plan

The Jaggy Bunnet website should be used in conjunction with the Blog (see Navigation Bar above). The Blog 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]

PM Backs Closed Roads

Motor sport got an injection of confidence from the top man when the Prime Minister announced recently that legislation to permit the closure of public roads for motor sport will get the green light, possibly for next year! … [More]

Special Features

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!