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 »

13 Aug: Saving Scottish Rallying

… Saving Scottish Rallying … As if it didn’t need it, here’s a couple more teaspoonfuls of petrol for the fire. Already the organisers of Sunday’s (18th) ‘Save Scottish Rallying’ meeting at Stirling University (from 1.30pm) have been swamped with responses and ideas both sensible and fanciful. Well. Here’s some […] Read more »

31 Jul: M-Sport, 40 yrs in Business

… CELEBRATING 40 YEARS IN BUSINESS … M-Sport’s Managing Director, Malcolm Wilson OBE, is celebrating 40 Years in Business this summer. Since forming Malcolm Wilson Motorsport in 1979, his company has gone from strength to strength and M-Sport now operates a thriving motorsport business on the stages and circuits of […] Read more »

07 Jun: Obituary – Jimmy Horne

… Obituary: Jimmy Horne, 1943 – 2019 … Husband, father, grandfather, garage proprietor, rally driver, and proud possessor of bad taste in shirts, Jimmy Horne passed away earlier this week after a long illness, borne with fortitude and good humour. Although a quiet and private man, Jimmy was well known […] Read more »

04 Jun: Ian Callum leaves Jaguar

… Ian Callum Leaves Jaguar … Jaguar today announced that Ian Callum, Director of Design, is to leave his position at the company after two decades heading up Jaguar Design. Julian Thomson, currently Creative Design Director, has been appointed to the role of Director of Design, effective 01 July. Since […] Read more »

06 May: The future is electric?

… Opinion, based on a Column written for the weekly ‘Motorsport News’ … There was a feeling at the end of the recent McDonald & Munro Speyside Stages Rally that this year’s KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship was now properly underway, at last. The disappointment of the cancellation of the […] Read more »

22 Jan: Obituary – Kenny Allen

Kenny Allen, 1937 – 2019 Sad news this week, Kenny Allan passed away yesterday morning after a long illness. He took ill three years ago just after his final motorsport outing at the Bo-Ness Hillclimb. Over that period he was in and out of hospital, but in between times at […] 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 »