24 Apr: No Marshals = No Rallies!

… A Rallying Call to Arms … There is currently much whispering amongst the trees about the imminent demise of special stage rallying as we know it. If it happens, it won’t simply be down to a matter of cost, or lack of competitors, or even the lack of knowledgeable […] Read more »

17 Apr: Speyside Preview/Entry List

… McDonald & Munro Speyside Stages Rally, Sat 21st April … After an enforced lay-off, forest rallying resumes this weekend in the far north on Saturday’s McDonald & Munro Speyside Stages Rally. What should have been Round 3 of the ARR Craib Scottish Championship now becomes Round 2 with drivers […] Read more »

03 Apr: Ingliston Bletherings

… Blethering around Ingliston … Six years ago, a bunch of automotive engineering students from Harper Adams University based in Newport in Shropshire appeared at the DCC Stages Rally at Ingliston and volunteered to Marshal. Since then, they have been regular visitors although some of the faces in the present […] Read more »

02 Apr: Haining’s First Win

… DCC Junior Stages, Sun 25th March, Ingliston … There was a dead-heat in Sunday’s DCC Junior Stages Rally when Lewis Haining and George Myatt finished the day’s 8 Stages on an identical total with Johnnie MacKay and Gordon Reid. First time out in his newly acquired Skoda Citigo, Haining […] Read more »

01 Apr: Morrison’s Maiden Win

… DCC Stages Rally, Sat 24th March, Rd2 of Cobble Shop Scottish Tarmack Championship … Gordon Morrison scored his first ‘proper’ outright rally victory at the weekend when he and Cameron Fair won a close fought DCC Stages Rally at Ingliston. With two stages to go they were dead-heating with […] Read more »

30 Mar: Inside Citroen’s new C3 R5

… The Inside Story on Citroen’s New R5 Challenger … FRANÇOIS WALES, Development Director, Customer Racing Vehicles … Q. What were the specifications for the C3 R5? A. The idea was to start from scratch. Obviously, the aim was for it to be reliable and fast, especially given that the […] Read more »

21 Mar: SAMSC AGM report

… SACC / SAMSC AGM, Bridge of Allan, 20th March … The Scottish Association of Car Clubs has been accused by many of being a ‘talking shop’, and rightly so. It is indeed a talking shop and all the better for it. If we don’t talk to each other then […] Read more »

20 Mar: DCC Stages Entry List

… DCC Stages Rally, Sat 24th March … The second round of the Cobble Shop Scottish Tarmack Championship gets underway this Saturday 24th March at Ingliston with the first car away at 09.00 Hrs. There will be 8 special stages totalling approx 45 miles. Just 3 points separate the top […] Read more »

14 Mar: Obituary – Iain Urquhart

… Obituary … Iain Urquhart, 1960 – 2018 … Scottish rallying has lost yet another loyal supporter and genuine enthusiast. Iain Urquhart passed away suddenly and unexpectedly last Saturday. A stalwart of Highland Car Club, and long time behind-the-scenes grafter at the Snowman Rally, ‘Coogie’ became more widely known at […] Read more »

11 Mar: Knockhill Blethers

… Knockhill Blethers … There wasn’t a rally car in sight at the recent Strathpuffer 24 hour Mountain Bike Race but there were four weel kent faces underneath those weird cycling helmets. Donnie MacDonald, Andrew Falconer, Scott MacBeth and Jordan Black comprised the 4 rider team ‘Peaky Bikers’ which took […] Read more »