Report: Really Wet Dreams

Colin McRae Forest Stages Rally, Saturday 1st October 2011 Round 8 (of 8) MSA Scottish Rally Championship Really Wet Dreams When it comes to rain, the Scots had a monopoly on it last weekend. It drenched the stages, the forests, the roads, the service park and everyone who was out […] Read more »

Rally News: 27 September, 2011

Scots Abroad The reason that Alister McRae won’t be at this weekend’s Colin McRae Stages Rally is that he will be competing on the Rally Hokkaido in Japan, the latest round of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship. Along with Aussie team-mate, he will be driving a Proton Satria Neo S2000 […] Read more »

Rally News: 12 September, 2011

Scots Abroad Here’’s a turn-up for the book, Allan McDowall now leads the MSA English Rally Championship (albeit by 1 point) from Darren Pinchin following round five, the Woodpecker Stages Rally. Allan won Class E5 by 21 seconds from David Young and Warren Philliskirk. Pinchin lost out when he broke […] Read more »

Report: Merrick Class Roundup

Protune Remapping Merrick Stages, Saturday 3rd September Round 7 (of 8) – Scottish Rally Championship The Classes: Class 2 With a new bottom end in his Nova after its blow-up on the Speyside, Alex Pirie took the honours in Class 2 from the Nova of Craig Smith, despite the gearstick […] Read more »

Report: Faulkner’s Fighting Finish

Protune Remapping Merrick Stages, Saturday 3rd September Round 7 (of 8) – Scottish Rally Championship Faulkner’’s Fighting Finishing Mike Faulkner and Peter Foy had to fight hard for their Protune Remapping Merrick Stages victory last Saturday. There was no David Bogie or Jock Armstrong, but Faulkner had to fend off […] Read more »

News: 28 August, 2011

ProTune Remapping Merrick Stages, Saturday 3rd September ( Spectator Info and Full Entry List below) – Scroll down all the way! Mike Faulkner and Euan Thorburn top the entry list for this Saturday’s ProTune Remapping Merrick Stages at Wigtown. With two rounds of the Scottish Championship to go, the two […] Read more »

Car: Volvo V60 R-Design

Volvo V60 R-Design DRIVe Green at Peace Road Warrior When you think of Volvo, you think of box vans with windows, but it’’s been a while since the 740 series. In fact it’’s over 25 years since it was launched on an expectant public who wanted to carry lots of […] Read more »

Car: Volkswagen Polo GTI

Volkswagen Polo GTI Hoots Mon! And Plenty of Them There’’s something honest about the Volkswagen Polo GTI. I mean, you buy a car with 178 bhp’’s worth of performance and you can pretty much use it anywhere. On the other hand, if you buy a Golf R with the power […] Read more »

News: 21 August, 2011

Scots Abroad Although Gary Jennings won the Ulster Rally, Martin McCormack was second and took maximum BRC points, but David Bogie and Kevin Rae did their Dulux British Rally Championship hopes no end of good with a fighting fourth place in their Mitsubishi Lancer on the two day event at […] Read more »

Rally News: 17 August, 2011

Hebridean Motor Storm The third running of Rally Hebrides takes place this Saturday 20th August at various venues on the Isle of Lewis. There are six stages, but it’’s not a ‘timed rally’ in the official sense of the term. That doesn’’t mean to say it’’s not competitive though. Show […] Read more »