Scottish motoring news, rally reports and other stuff

News: Newby wins Knockhill

2017_STRC_Rd01_ANewbyArron Newby and Andrew Leach scored a very narrow victory on a bitterly cold Grant Construction Knockhill Stages Rally. Battling hard for every second, their Subaru Impreza just managed to hold off the Ford Escort Mk2 of Alan Kirkaldy and Cameron Fair … [Report]

News: Snowman beckons

2016_STRC_DonnieDonnie MacDonald and Andrew Falconer head the entry list for ths weekend’s Arnold Clark Jurys Inn Snowman Rally which will officially get the 2017 ARR Craib Scottish Championship season underway. Donnie has a new car but hopes are modest – “Look at the quality of the entry”, he says … [Preview]

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: Kia Sportage

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWhen looking for a compact SUV, it’s only the ‘badge-snobs’ who won’t consider the Kia Sportage. This is an entirely capable and practical vehicle in it’s own right. It also comes well equipped and with a 7 year Warranty. What’s not to like? … [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!