08 Aug: Tyneside win for Preston

… Glendinnings of Prudhoe Tyneside Stages Rally, Sunday 4th August … It was a day of sun hats and sou-westers at this year’s Glendinnings of Prudhoe Tyneside Stages Rally. Warm and clammy for most of the day there was one brief heavy shower mid afternoon, but the roads dried remarkably […] Read more »

21 Jul: Mach1 News & Blethers

… MachOne MacNews and MacBlethers … Allan McDowall gave his ‘new’ car a shakedown at the weekend’s Mach 1 Stages Rally. His Opel Kadett now has a 2.5 Millington power unit. This is the same car he used to win the 2011 BTRDA Silver Star series but three years ago […] Read more »

20 Jul: Inglis takes Mach1 win

… Mach1 Stages Rally, 13/14 July … Machrihanish was in benevolent mood as crews arrived for the sixth Mach1 Stages Rally to be held on the Mull of Kintyre. It was sun-less, cold and windy, but it was dry, as the threatened rain did little more than tease us with […] Read more »

03 Jul: Argyll News & Blethers

… Dunoon presents Argyll Rally, Sat 22 June 2019 … News & Blethers Turns out that the accident which befell Stuart and Marc Irvine in Argyll was rather more serious than first reported. Even as this was being written Marc is still in hospital although due to be released soon. […] Read more »

02 Jul: Argyll Classes – 1 to 6

… Dunoon presents Argyll Rally, Sat 22 June 2019 … Class 1 – 2WD Up To 1450cc A violent eruption separated the ‘twins’ in Class 1 when the engine in the Niall Cowan Jnr/Thomas Bruce MG ZR self destructed when a con rod made a bid for freedom through the […] Read more »

02 Jul: Argyll Classes – 7 to 11

… Dunoon presents Argyll Rally, Sat 22 June 2019 … Class 7 – RWD Up To 2050cc 16v First time out in his recently acquired ex-Mike Stuart Mk2, Mark McCulloch and Michael Hendry scored a narrow 3 second victory over Paul Mcerlean and Niall McKenna in a pretty hard fought […] Read more »

28 Jun: Argyll Victory for Thorburn

Dunoon presents Argyll Rally, Saturday 22 June 2019 Round 5 (of 7) – KNC Groundworks Motorsport UK Scottish Rally Championship And so to Cowal. Famous for oysters, rhododendrons, sprites and fairies, and of course midges, not to mention rallying. It was here that Euan Thorburn and Paul Beaton returned to […] Read more »

28 Jun: Argyll Fastest Stage Times

… Dunoon presents Argyll Rally, Sat 22 June 2019 … Top Six Fastest Stage Times SS1, Glenbranter 1 (4.73 miles) 1= Euan Thorburn/Paul Beaton (Ford Focus WRC) 4:52 1= Garry Pearson/Dale Bowen (Ford Fiesta R5) 4:52 3, John Wink/Neil Shanks (Hyundai i20 R5) 5:05 4, Michael Binnie/Claire Mole (Mitsubishi Lancer […] Read more »

21 Jun: Crail Tales & Gossip

… Crail Tales … Breaking and entering, without the breaking part! When Murray and the boys turned up at Crail on the morning of the rally to get Brian Watson’s car out of the trailer and get the van ready for servicing, there was no sign of Kenny who locked […] Read more »

20 Jun: Rintoul wins at Crail

… UK Rally Scene Summer Stages Rally/Junior Rally, Sat 15 June … Crail was almost invisible on the approach in the early hours as a thick North Sea haar cloaked the airfield, and it was still misty when the first cars hit the track for the UK Rally Scene Summer […] Read more »