22 Dec: Citroen Racing – Pedigree

… Citroën Racing – The Pedigree … One month before the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship gets underway at Rallye Monte Carlo, Citroën Racing officially unveiled its C3 WRC in Abu Dhabi. Complying with the new FIA regulations, which sees the introduction of a new generation of World Rally Cars, […] Read more »

22 Dec: Interview with Yves Matton

… Interview with Yves Matton … How did Citroën’s return to the WRC come about? “The decision stemmed from several factors. We were coming to the end of a three-year cycle in the WTCC, just as the brand was preparing to launch a strategically important new product, New C3. At […] Read more »

22 Dec: Citroen Racing – The Crews

… FOUR CREWS READY TO TAKE ON THE CHALLENGE … Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle After completing a degree in mechanical engineering, Kris Meeke participated in his first rally in 2000. His bold style caught the attention of Colin McRae, who supported his progress. By his second full season Kris became British […] Read more »

22 Dec: C3 WRC – Tech Spec

… The best engine ever designed by Citroën Racing … Citroën Racing has been developing and building its own engines since 2010, in line with the FIA Global Racing Engine (GRE) regulations. The architecture, based on a four-cylinder 1.6 litre direct injection turbo engine, allows manufacturers to use their technology […] Read more »

18 Dec: 2017 BRC on TV

… BRC on Channel 4 in 2017 … The MSA British Rally Championship is delighted to announce its continued partnership with mainstream terrestrial broadcaster Channel 4 for the 2017 season. Building upon the successful relaunch of Britain’s premier rallying series in 2016, Channel 4 will show a 30-minute highlights programme […] Read more »

14 Dec: Toyota back in the WRC

… TOYOTA RETURNS TO THE WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP … Toyota Gazoo Racing today (13th December) launches the Toyota Yaris WRC car and reveals its driver line-up as it re-enters the World Rally Championship in 2017. “Toyota is back!” said Team Chairman Akio Toyoda, as Toyota Gazoo Racing unveiled the package […] Read more »

28 Nov: Obituary – Frazer Madder

… Obituary – Frazer Madder, 1945 – 2016 … Sad to report that Frazer Madder passed away in hospital on the 16th of November. A name which will be familiar to many of you, but few of you will know the man. He was one of the founders of the […] Read more »

25 Nov: Obituary – Bob Morland

… Bob Morland, 1937 – 2016 … More sadness for Scottish rallying. Bob Morland passed away on the night of 23rd November, peacefully and with his family around him. He had been fighting cancer since June 2015, although many would be hard pushed to believe it. He was relentlessly cheery […] Read more »

19 Nov: Obituary – Peter Foubister

… Obituary – Peter Foubister, 1953-2016 … ‘Footblister & Jaggy’. Sounds like a terrible double act, doesn’t it? And it was. Way back in 1979, at the end of season Presentation Awards night for ‘The Scotsman Scottish Rally Championship’ in Edinburgh, a young Peter Foubister sat down at my table […] Read more »

10 Nov: Murmurs around Mull

… Murmurs on Mull … Ahead of the rally, there was discontent amongst the island populace when two Parkies were imported from the mainland and set about traffic clearing duty in Tobermory with gusto. Even locals who had stopped to let passengers out on the Main Street before moving on […] Read more »