15 May: RSAC Scottish preview

… RSAC Scottish Rally Rally, Sat 18 May … Rd3 (of 6) – KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship … In the two rounds of this year’s KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship so far we’ve seen Scotland (and bits of England!) at its worst and at its best, so goodness knows […] Read more »

10 May: Speyside Blethers

… McDonald & Munro Speyside Stages Rally, Sat 20 April … With repairs to the Ford Fiesta R5 not quite finished after its Border Rally bump, Mark McCulloch contested the Speyside Stages in a BMW E30. “I actually have a half share in the car with Iain Haining,” said McCulloch, […] Read more »

01 May: Granite at Leuchars Preview

… AW Autotech Granite Stages at Leuchars, Sat 4th May … This weekend’s AW Autotech Granite Stages at Leuchars is a counter in both the Cobble Shop Scottish Tarmack Rally Championship and the AS Performance North East England Tarmac Rally Championship, hence a number of ‘furrin’ competitors making the trip […] Read more »

26 Apr: Memorial Garden News

… Condor Chatter … Steven Hay’s run of bad luck continued at RM Condor when his gear selector broke, but I found out the reason for his poor finish at Ingliston on the DCC Stages last month. He got a stage Maximum on the 5th test when he went the […] Read more »

16 Apr: Speyside Stages preview

… McDonald & Munro Speyside Stages, Sat 20th April … Scotland’s dark green forests are calm and peaceful places, ideal for contemplation and relaxation – most of the time. This weekend the forests around Keith and Huntly will come alive to the sounds of rally cars and the spirit of […] Read more »

15 Apr: Lookback at DCC Stages

… Rally Roundup & Blethers … Looking as happy as a two-tailed dug (that had lost both its tails) was Tom Blackwood. The resplendently yellow Escort proved to be as stubborn as its owner on the Saturday morning of the rally when it refused to fire up. Even when they […] Read more »

11 Apr: Obituary – Len Freshwater

… Len Freshwater, 1956 – 2019 … The sport of rallying in Scotland has lost “one of the good guys”. Len Freshwater passed away on Monday evening (8th April) in hospital after a short illness. He had just turned 63 last month. One of the founder members of Border Ecosse […] Read more »

10 Apr: Memorial Garden Rally prevu

… Memorial Garden Stages Rally, Sat 13th April … The 3rd round of the 2019 Cobble Shop Scottish Tarmack Championship gets under way this weekend at the home of RM Condor near Arbroath. This is the first time the event has been included in the championship so there are likely […] Read more »

04 Apr: Flying Scotsman Rally

… Flying Scotsman Rally, Fri/Sat/Sun, 5/6/7 April … Starting from Lake Windermere on Friday morning (5th April), this year’s Flying Scotsman Rally will already have been underway for a day by the time it reaches the Slaley Hall overnight halt on Friday evening just to the south of Hexham. From […] Read more »

26 Mar: DCC Stages preview

… DCC Stages/DCC Junior Stages Rally, Sat/Sun 30/31 March … The tarmac tearaways take to the stages this weekend at Ingliston for the 2nd round of the 2019 Cobble Shop Scottish Tarmack Rally Championship. As ever positions at the top of the points table are closer than two coats of […] Read more »