Scottish motoring news, rally reports and other stuff

News: Adam wins

Gary and Gordon Adam won the first rally of the 2016 Scottish season at Knockhill but had to fend off Stuart Walker and Alan Kirkaldy on their way to a 41 second victory. Fourth placed Ian Paterson beat Iain Wilson by ONE second … [Report]

News: GoRally

The Scottish Association of Car Clubs is hosting an introduction to rallying night at Newbridge near Edinburgh on 4th Feb. If you have any relatives, friends, neighbours or colleagues who wonder what it’s all about – send them here … [More]

Driven: Kia Sorento

OThe long, low sloping roofline disguises the fact that the Kia Sorento is bigger than it looks. It’s a handsome big barge with all the cuddly and practical appeal of your best mate Chewbacca – seating seven in comfort and able to tow up to 2.5 tonnes, and it also has four wheel drive. If you value comfort and cost above inciting neighbour-envy, then it could tick all your boxes … [Full Review]

Driven: The Last Defender

2015_LR_Defender_01The last of the current model Land Rover Defenders have now rolled off the production line in preparation for its radical replacement in 2017. To celebrate 67 years of mud-plugging and expeditions, Jaggy got to drive a rather special Heritage model. Hankies at the ready he’s jist aboot greetin’ at the thought … [Full Review]

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]

Hill Rallying

Hill Rallying may not be as quick as its forest based sibling, stage rallying, but the slower speeds give you time to savour the action and taste the scenery – and the accidents are cheaper … [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!