17 Jan: Meeke’s new team colours

… The Car in Front is a Toyota – hopes Kris Meeke! … British rally fans got their first chance to see Kris Meeke and Seb Marshall sporting their new colours at the Autosport International Show last week when Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT revealed their driver line-up for the 2019 […] Read more »

13 Jan: Hugh Chambers – Part 3

… Continued from Part 2 … In this third part of the interview we moved on from future plans and strategies to a variety of more general topics … Q: It’s not just new competitors we need, we need more Scrutineers and Marshals, and organisers are getting fewer in number […] Read more »

13 Jan: Hugh Chambers – Part 2

… Continued from Part 1 … Q: It’s not only the licence holders we’re losing, but the new ones we are getting are older generation competitors interested in Historic sport, and we are not attracting enough newcomers, new blood, youngsters. Correct, you’re absolutely right, it’s in the demographics, and karting […] Read more »

13 Jan: Hugh Chambers – Part 1

… Hugh Chambers, Chief Executive, Motorsport UK … Q: What made you jump ship from World Sailing (and no, he didn’t think the joke was that funny either, but he had the grace to smile!) to join the Motor Sports Association? I had ten years working with David (Richards) at […] Read more »

11 Dec: West Wins Knockhill

… Knockhill Stages Rally, Sun 9 Dec … If you thought the idea of ‘circuit stage rallying’ was an abomination then a trip to Knockhill last Sunday for the Knockhill Stages Rally might just have sorted out your opinions. Although last year’s winner of this inaugural event, Chris West did […] Read more »

06 Dec: LeJog – Route/Timetable

… LeJog, 8-11 Dec … Route outline for the 2018 HERO Land’s End to John O’Groats Reliablity Trial listed below: (If you can’t work out the Grid references, the nearest Post Codes are shown in brackets!) Leg 1. Saturday 8th – Day 07:30, Start venue & Test 1 Land’s End […] Read more »

06 Dec: LeJog – Entry List

… LeJog, 8-11 Dec … Full entry list below showing crew and car with the car’s date of registration followed by the make and model. Also shown is the Class in which the vehicle is entered and the cubic capacity of the engine. What you won’t get, is the noise! […] Read more »

05 Dec: Knockhill Stages – preview

… Knockhill Stages Rally, Sun 9th Dec … Knockhill Circuit in Fife plays host to the third round of the Motor Sports News Circuit Rally Championship this coming Sunday. After two rounds down south, this weekend’s The Cobble Shop Knockhill Stages Rally has attracted a topper of an entry. Looking […] Read more »

05 Dec: Grizedale Stages – preview

… Grizedale Stages Rally, Sat 8th December … The final thrash of the year in the woods take place this weekend in the Lake District. It’s in Englandshire, but it’s a lovely part of the country and they don’t speak furrin, so it’s OK to visit. There are full details […] Read more »

27 Nov: SAMSC meeting report

… An unofficial report! … Last week the recently re-named Scottish Association of Motor Sport Clubs (formerly known as the Scottish Association of Car Clubs) met for its usual regular quarterly meeting. Makes you wonder where the MSA (as was!) got the idea from, eh? Speaking of which, it was […] Read more »