04 Jun: M-Sport Power for BTCC

M-SPORT TO SUPPLY NEW BTCC ENGINE M-Sport has been awarded a five-year contract by TOCA – Series Organiser of the British Touring Car Championship – to supply the next ‘TOCA BTCC engine’ from 2022 onwards. Seeing off stiff competition from a number of interested parties, the Cumbrian firm were amongst […] Read more »

27 May: The Perfect ‘Spy’ Car

The Ultimate ‘Company’ Car … Something is stirring deep in the heart of Newport Bagnall. It has a 4 litre, triple SU fed straight-six, generating some 290 bhp. It might be a bit pricey, but it’s the only way that a very select few will get to feel like James […] Read more »

21 May: 40 years of quattro – 1

Forty years of quattro The game-changing Audi quattro made its UK debut in London in 1980. Here, five former members of the Audi UK Rally Team recall how it changed the world, and we take a look back at the numerous iterations of the quattro rally car. Harald Demuth – […] Read more »

21 May: 40 years of quattro – 2

40 years of quattro – Part 2 Graham Rood – Route Co-ordinatorEvery rally team needs a co-ordinator to make sure cars, mechanics and service vehicles are in the right place at the right time. In the Audi UK team during the successful 1980s, that person was Graham Rood. ‘My job […] Read more »

16 Apr: Beatson’s Mull 2020 Plans

Beatson’s Building Supplies Mull Rally update …  The organisers of the Beatson’s Building Supplies Mull Rally will continue with the planning for this year’s Tobermory-based event. While the current COVID-19 pandemic has put everyday life on hold, Mull Rally clerk of the course Andy Jardine remains focused on installing the foundations […] Read more »

06 Apr: Vauxhall and the Tanks

VAUXHALL’S A22 INFANTRY ‘CHURCHILL’ TANK (Friday 3rd April 2020) “What did you do in the war Grandad?” is a question often asked by school children of their elders and just as many firms in the automotive industry are turning their attention to the current Corona Crisis so too the industry […] Read more »

15 Jan: 2020 SRC Regs Avail.

The regulations for the 2020 KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) season have been published, with registrations also now open ahead of the upcoming season.   For over 50 years, the SRC has been Scotland’s premier rally championship and in 2020 offers over 300 competitive stage miles across seven rallies […] Read more »

03 Nov: Car of the Year 2019

 … MAZDA SPARKS SCOTS SUCCESS … The all-new Mazda3 has clinched the top title at the 2019 Scottish Car of the Year awards. The head-turning newcomer, which debuts the company’s highly efficient and innovative Skyactiv-X petrol powertrain, was a clear winner in its Family car class and then triumphed over […] Read more »

08 Oct: Wink Wins in Wales

SCOTS WIN GRAND NATIONAL! John Wink and Neil Shanks were the happiest men in Llandudno last Saturday as they sprayed the champagne in front of their Hyundai i20 R5 as winners of the coveted WRGB National Rally (4-5 October), which runs alongside Wales Rally GB, the UK’s round of the […] Read more »

15 Aug: M-Sport – Testing Times

Gathering to celebrate 40 Years in Business for M-Sport Managing Director Malcolm Wilson OBE, staff at the Cockermouth-based motorsport company are also looking to the future with work on a state-of-the-art Evaluation Centre at the Dovenby Hall Estate now entering its final phase. The multi-million-pound development includes a 2.5 kilometre […] Read more »