17 Jan: Elfyn gets WRC seat

… Elfyn Evans returns to rallying’s premier league … Elfyn Evans is returning to the FIA World Rally Championship in 2017 – a globe-trotting title race which blasts off high in the Alps behind Monte Carlo later this week. The 28-year-old Welshman from Dolgellau missed out on top class WRC […] Read more »

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 »

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 »

02 Nov: Obituary – Bill Henderson

… Bill Henderson, 1924 – 2016 … Another sad day for Scottish motor sport. Bill Henderson has passed away at the age of 92. Many of you won’t know the name or the man, but he was an influential figure on an impressionable young motor sport writer’s early ‘career’. In […] Read more »

07 Oct: A Co-driver’s View

… A Co-driver’s View of Mull … Amongst all the excited talk of cars and drivers ahead of this year’s Beatson’s Mull Rally, there is one vitally important element often overlooked by fans and followers. The Co-driver. Arguably his or hers is the most difficult job. After all, the driver […] Read more »

05 Oct: Kris Meeke on Rally Wales

… Kris Meeke previews Rally Wales GB … Kris Meeke is bidding to conclude the career of one of the most successful cars in FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) history, on this month’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (27-30 October), and he’d like to bow out in style with a first […] Read more »