Scottish motoring news, rally reports and other stuff

News: Bogie wins Border

David Bogie and Kevin Rae won the Border Counties Rally from Stephen Petch and Jack Morton. Third place was decided on the final stage with Peter Taylor/Andrew Roughead pipping Andrew Gallacher/Jane Nicol, but these weren’t the only headlines on the day. Only 5 of the 6 stages were run … [Report]

News: SACC AGM

The Scottish Association of Car Clubs held its AGM and latest general meeting in Bridge of Allan, the first gathering since that emergency meeting just 3 weeks ago. The evening started well enough with all the usual expected state of the nation reports to get through – then the new President lit the blue touchpaper … [More]

Driven: Fiat Panda Cross

Fiat_Panda_Cross_2015_02What is small, round and makes you chuckle? No, it’s not Ronnie Corbett. It’s the Fiat Panda Cross. A four wheel drive vehicle that has ambitions and capability far beyond its size. If you want to put a bit of fun into your life, without tyre shredding performance, then the Panda can provide as much entertainment, at a much slower pace … [Full Test]

Driven: Mazda MX-5

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIf you want to put a smile on your face without frightening yourself too much, the Mazda MX-5 is a dose of fun. It’s light, agile and fun to drive. This is not a testosterone packed trackday special, this is a sensible sports car – for all ages … [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!