Car: Land Rover Defender Bigfoot

Seasonal Road Test – Land Rover Defender Bigfoot Santa’’s BIG Helper The Christmas rush is over, the January sales are already well underway, Internet sales have never been busier and the whole thing nearly came crashing down around our ears – because it snowed. And if you think the parcels […] Read more »

Report: Armstrong’s Strong Showing

Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally, Sunday 6th December Armstrong’’s Strong Showing Jock Armstrong and Kirsty Riddick finished the 2009 season on a high when they won the Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally. This victory should have provided the icing on the SRC cake, but that cake was snatched from their grasp on […] Read more »

Rally News: 30 November, 2009

No Room at the Inn What a night, Jaggy was on the beer all the way -– no wine and no spirits, just beer. That meant he was able to follow proceedings exceedingly well and only suffered ever so slightly on the Sunday morning. He was so mellow he went […] Read more »

Car: Land Rover Discovery 4

Land Rover Discovery 4 Capable, Cosseting, Comfortable And Commanding There is something completely surreal about a vehicle that on the one hand is a luxuriously comfortable and competent motorway cruiser, and yet off-road can be as happy as a pig in a puddle of muck. Neither is there a magical […] Read more »

Car: Honda S2000

Honda S2000 Pit Bull or Poodle? I know it’’s entirely unfair, but since I drove the Honda S2000 sports car, I can’’t get the images of a bull terrier out of my head. It’’s not the prettiest of sports cars, although it’’s a big improvement on the original 1999 introductory […] Read more »

Rally News: 04 December 2009

Rallying in Court In a case which could have serious repercussions for our sport, former Scottish Rally Champion Raymond Munro is suing Scotmaps in the Court of Session in Edinburgh for £2 million – yup, that’s right, 2 million quid. The action was raised by Mr Munro following his accident […] Read more »

Report: Meeke Makes History

Rally of Scotland Perth & Stirling, Thursday/Friday/saturday, 19/20/21 November Meeke makes History in Scotland Day 1/2 SS 1 – Scone Palace 1 , 1.53 kms SS 2 – Scone Palace 2 , 1.53 kms As far as rallying is concerned, the opening tests on Thursday evening at Scone Palace proved […] Read more »

Rally News: 28 November, 2009

Afterthoughts on Rally of Scotland Meeke Mugged in Scotland Kris Meeke, Paul Nagle and Peugeot were robbed of victory on last weekend’’s Rally of Scotland. The ‘mugging’ took place at post-event Scrutineering where the front subframe of the Kronos Racing Peugeot 207 S2000 was found to be underweight. Under FIA […] Read more »

Report: RoS Results

Rally Results – Tuesday 24th November 2009 Rally of Scotland Perth & Stirling, Thursday/Friday/saturday, 19/20/21 November International Results: 1 Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle (Peugeot 207 S2000) 2hrs 16m 46.8s 2 Guy Wilks/Philip Pugh (Skoda Fabia S2000) 2hrs 17m 07.5s 3 Alister McRae/Bill Hayes (Proton Satria Ned S2000) 2h 19m 54.8s 4 […] Read more »

Rally News: 18 November, 2009

Scotland on Stage The first RACMSA Rally of Scotland hits the stages of central Scotland later this week on Thursday evening the 19th of November, finishing on Saturday 21st. Hoping for a ‘best of three’ will be Kris Meeke. On last month’s McRae Rally the Peugeot engine let go on […] Read more »