Scottish motoring news, rally reports and other stuff

News: Mull Rally Reports

2016_mull_maccroneJohn MacCrone and Stuart Loudon had to battle hard for victory on the Beatson’s Mull Rally with the Duffy brothers a mere 10 seconds behind after 150 miles of stages. There is a report on each Leg starting here: … [Report]

News: VW out of WRC

Wales Rally Great Britain 2016In a shock move, but not entirley unexpected, Volkswagen has announced that it will pull out of the FIA World Rally Championship after 4 hugely successful years at the top level of rallying. Their attention will now focus on an R5 Polo for customer teams … [Full story]

Driven: Ford Mustang

2016_Mustang05Ford’s Mustang is bigger than the sum of its parts. It is as American as the Stars & Stripes, but it’s a bit more civilised in the handling department than it was when Steve McQueen chased the baddies through the streets of San Francisco nearly 50 years ago … [Full Review]

Driven: Ford Focus RS

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAFor less than 30 grand you can stick two fingers up at drivers of cars costing 3 times as much as you pass them by on a twisty stretch of road. This is faster and furiouser than a red-hot poker up a badger’s bum, and much more humane … [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!