10 Nov: Obituary – Dom Buckley

Dom Buckley, 1938 – 2022 His was one of the best known faces in UK rallying and an instantly recognised figure in service parks right across the country from club rallies to internationals, sadly now no more. Dom Buckley passed away after a short illness on Wednesday 9th November. For […] Read more »

16 Sep: Obituary – Dougie Paterson

Douglas Paterson, 1951 – 2022 Douglas (Dougie) Paterson lost his long and at times arduous struggle with cancer last week when he passed away peacefully at home on Saturday aged just 71 years. Back in the late 1980s and early 90s he was one of the country’s top co-drivers although […] Read more »

05 Sep: Obituary – Mark Wilford

 … Mark Wilford … Motor sport has lost another good friend, and I have lost a pal. The name Mark Wilford is not one that made the headlines, it was one which wrote them. He was a successful journalist who went into PR with Ford Motorsport and moved on to […] Read more »

23 Aug: Toyota & Hydrogen

… On stage with the Toyota GR Yaris H2 … Almost overlooked by the WRC ‘heavyweights’ doing battle in Belgium last week was the debut of a rather unique rally car, although not in competition – yet! Toyota President Akio Toyoda drove the GR Yaris H2  in a demonstration run […] Read more »

31 Jul: Obituary – Jim Fleming

Jim Fleming, 1949 – 2022 A force of nature that blossomed briefly in Scottish rallying in the early 1980s  is sadly now gone. Jim Fleming from Melrose lost his long and painful battle with Lyme disease last Friday. A farmer and agricultural contractor, he was a hard worker and hard […] Read more »

20 Jul: New & Used car waiting lists

… Manufacturer strategies mean used car supply may never return to previous levels, says VRA, 20 July 2022 … Changing manufacturer strategies mean used car supply may never return to anywhere near its pre-pandemic levels, says the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA). Philip Nothard, chair, said that the last few years […] Read more »

20 May: Nissan JUKE Rally Tribute

 … Nissan JUKE Rally Tribute … Last year Nissan issued some images of a rather special Nissan Juke to celebrate the company’s participation in the East African Rally 50 years earlier. W-e-l-l, they’ve only gone and built one! The Nissan JUKE Hybrid Rally Tribute. Apparently the idea was so well […] Read more »

23 Feb: Motor Racing News

 … Laser Tools Racing announce all-female GB4 team … Chloe Grant is Laser Tools Racing’s latest signing, chosen to partner East Kilbrides’s Logan Hannah in a two-car team to contest the forthcoming 2022 GB4 Championship. Accomplished karter and winner of the 2021 Junior Saloon Car Championship scholarship, Chloe commented: “My […] Read more »

22 Feb: Obituary – Alistair Smith

Alistair Smith, 1951 – 2022 Another shock for Scottish rallying. Alistair Smith passed away last week after a short illness. He had been on a family holiday last November and fell ill shortly after returning home. Diagnosed with a brain tumour, nothing could be done. Alistair was a long time […] Read more »

16 Feb: Obituary – Bob Milloy

… Bob Milloy, 1949 – 2022 … The real and original ‘voice of rallying’ has been silenced. Bob Milloy passed away last week. Another tear in the fabric of rallying. Best known perhaps as a commentator at Rally Starts, Finishes and  Prizegivings, or MC at Awards ceremonies, Bob was a […] Read more »