29 Mar: 1980 Snowman Rally report

… The Ladbroke Mercury Motor Inn Snowman Rally, 16th Feb, 1980 … The No-Snow Snowman … It was cold outside, the clouds were gathering and the sun had a touch of redness about it as it set. He fell asleep with one eye open aimed at the window and the […] Read more »

25 Mar: Mull Hire Classic Rally

Mull Hire Classic Rally, Saturday 14th March 2020. Andy Beaumont and Andrew Fish won what was probably the last rally to be run on British soil for some time when they won the recent Mull Hire Classic Rally on the Isle of Mull. Using their 48 year old Sunbeam Rapier […] Read more »

24 Mar: Snow-balls from Inverness

… Snow balls … from Inverness … Perhaps one of the most encouraging things to come out of the recent Coogie Urquhart Snowman Rally was not just the decision to host a Regroup in Dingwall Main Street, but the reaction and response by the local townsfolk. They turned out in […] Read more »

22 Mar: Snowman Classes 2 – 8

… Coogie Urquhart Snowman Rally, 07 Mar, 2020 … Classes 2 – 8 Class 2 – 2WD Cars – 1451cc to 1650cc 8v Just two finishers in Class 2 with Donald John and Ross MacLeay taking a pretty convincing win in their Ford Escort Mk1 Mexico from the Peugeot 106 […] Read more »

22 Mar: Snowman Classes 9 – 11

… Coogie Urquhart Snowman Rally, 07 Mar, 2020 … Classe 9 – 11 Class 9 – 4WD Cars not in Class 10 or 11 Rally winners Michael Binnie and Claire Mole were obviously Class 9 winners in their Mitsubishi Lancer Evo9 but it was good to see Andy Horne back […] Read more »

10 Mar: Mull Classic Rally Preview

… Mull Hire Classic Rally, Sat 14th March … The Mull Hire Classic Rally takes place this Saturday on the Isle of Mull with over 40 entries having been received by the enthusiastic organising team. These ‘targa style’ events provide great fun for those taking part consisting of a series […] Read more »

10 Mar: Knockhill Notes

… Grant Construction Knockhill Stages Rally, Feb 23 … Knockhill Notes First off. A stern word. A lot of people went to a lot of effort spending much time and resources preparing the Knockhill stages for the rally. The least some folk could do is stay for the prizegiving, especially […] Read more »

08 Mar: Binnie Wins Snowman

… Coogie Urquhart Snowman Rally, 07 Mar, 2020 … On his 32nd rally start, Michael Binnie scored a long overdue first outright rally victory on the weekend’s Coogie Urquhart Snowman Rally. Emotional? He could have driven the car past faither Binnie’s eyes and it would have been pressure washed cleaner […] Read more »

08 Mar: Snowman Stage Times

... Coogie Urquhart Snowman Rally, 07 Mar, 2020 ...   Fastest Stage Times   SS1, Lochletter 1 (11.35 miles) 1, Bruce McCombie/Michael Coutts (Ford Focus WRC) 12m 44s 2, Scott Beattie/Paula Swinscoe (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo7) 12m 45s 3, Michael Binnie/Claire Mole (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo9) 12m 47s 4, Jock Armstrong/Cameron Fair […] Read more »

01 Mar: Knockhill Rally Report

… Grant Construction Knockhill Stages Rally, Feb 23 … From the southern approach to Knockhill, the distant Ochil Hills looked like a Baker’s tray of Christmas puds with an icing sugar dusting. Fortunately the threatening snow didn’t come to much although it was cold. Bitter cold. Still, the 2020 Scottish […] Read more »