Feature: Colin McRae, 1968-2007

Full Throttle – Nothing Less …. The Early Years …. a very personal tribute …. first published in ‘Motorsport News’, September 2007 …. Over recent weeks we’ve heard from the great and the good, now it’s my turn. I’m no jet-setting foreign correspondent flitting from one World Rally to the […] Read more »

Rally News: 24 December 2012

Grant Construction Knockhill Stages Rally Saturday, 29th December 2012 The first of the day’s 8 Special Stages starts at 8:30 am and with daylight officially coming to a close at 4.00 pm, the last stage should be under way by then! Fingers crossed Entry List: 1, John Rintoul/Bobby Rintoul (Mitsubishi […] Read more »

Christmas Road Test ….

I’ve been ‘Mogged’ ….  by a mechanical Shrek …. It was big and it was green. It growled like a bear in need of a hot toddy and crawled through the woods on all fours. The low winter sunlight glinted on something shiny. Was it teeth or tusks, horns or […] Read more »

Rally News: ARR Craib backs SRC

Good news on the home rallying front this morning. The Scottish Rally Championship has a new title sponsor going into a new season. Aberdeen based ARR Craib Transport Ltd has confirmed its commitment to the national series following an initial positive experience sponsoring a stage on the Granite City Rally […] Read more »

Report: Inglis wins Kingdom

Kingdom Stages Rally, 3rd November 2012 …. Having won the Summer Stages at Crail in June, Alistair and Greg Inglis returned to Crail at the weekend and did it again on the Kingdom Stages. They were lucky though, the Lancer surviving a head butt with a lorry tyre marker and […] Read more »

Report: Indri wins Cheviot

UTS Cheviot Keith Knox Stages Rally, 04 November 2012 …. At the end of the first stage of Sunday’s UTS Cheviot Keith Knox Stages Rally at Otterburn, the eventual winners were lying in 33rd place. What followed next provided a veritable feast of spins, rolls, breakages and blow-ups, tinged with […] Read more »

Report: Armstrong wins in Galloway

Jock Armstrong scored his fourth victory on the Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally when he and Kirsty Riddick brought the 2012 Scottish forest rallying season to a close. And had it not been for a costly half minute ‘off’ in the third test, Dave Weston Jnr and Kevin Rae might just […] Read more »

Rally News: 21 October, 2012

Tall Tales from Mull …. It’s 26 years since Assistant Clerk of the Course, Andrew Kellitt was last on the island, when he competed as a co-driver, but when he walked into the MacDonald Arms on Thursday night, he looked around the room, saw who was leaning on the bar, […] Read more »

Feature: Mull Reflections

Damp dykes and cold bums …. Well, there I was sitting on the cemetery wall above Dervaig village. Dangling my legs and sooking a soor ploom, just waiting for the lights to appear over the skyline. It’s at times like this, with dead punters behind, odd noises oozing from the […] Read more »

Report: Duffy’s 7th Mull Win

There were no shock results at the end of the Tunnock’s Mull Rally, but there were a few surprises. Calum and Iain Duffy were widely tipped to do the business, but Duffy wasn’t so convinced: “It’s got a new axle and diff in it since Ireland, we hope that’s cured […] Read more »