Scottish motoring news, rally reports and other stuff

News: Armstrong’s Border

2017_SRC_Rd02_Border_JockJock Armstrong and Paula Swinscoe repeated last year’s winning performance on this year’s Brick & Steel Border Counties with Mike Faulkner and Rory Young second and third, but Lady Luck gave young Greg McKnight a bit of an unfair and ill-deserved kicking …. [Report]

News: Bogie wins Snowman

2017_SRC_Rd01_Snowman_DBogieDavid Bogie and Kevin Rae scored their third Snowman Rally victory in imperious fashion on the opening round of this year’s ARR Craib Scottish series, but a mature and sensible (surely not?) Shaun Sinclair and Jamie Edwards provided the big surprise of the day … [Report]

Driven: Future of vans?

1701_Sprinter_2The sight of service crews legging it into forests to rescue broken down rally cars could be a thing of the past if this new technology ‘takes-off’! Tools and spare parts could be flown remotely to the stranded crew to fix the bluidy thing themselves… [Full Article]

Driven: Skoda Superb

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe Skoda Superb SE L Executive Hatchback is not just a big, roomy and comfortable saloon, it’s also a bit of a ‘sleeper’. Tucked away under that long bonnet is a 2 litre four pot with 276bhp worth of heavy breathing. And it’s a hoot to drive … [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]

Scottish Motor Sports

The great and the good, the not so great and not so good, plus a few downright useless and hingers-oan gathered in the MacRobert Pavilion at the old Ingliston Race Circuit recently to announce a new dawn for Scottish motorised sports … [More]

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!