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 »

09 Feb: Race Circuit Safety Lights

… Motorsport UK forms a major circuit safety programme with the UK circuit owners and the BMSTT … Motorsport UK, the British Motor Sports Training Trust (BMSTT) and the UK’s largest race circuit owners are proud to announce that there will be a rollout of FIA High-Tech Light Panels across […] Read more »

15 Jan: Obituary – Gavin Heseltine

Gavin Heseltine, 1956-2021 I’ve only just heard, but sad to report but another good man gone. Gavin Heseltine passed away last month on the 23rd December. A stalwart of North Humberside Motor Club he was better known to us up here as Allan McDowall’s regular co-driver, first in the Opel […] Read more »

30 Dec: Max – the Horse Power

Going metric was supposed to simplify life. And for sure it made counting your money easier even if everyone rounded up rather than down, but in all other respects it made life more difficult. For instance, we now have speedometers with two scales showing speed, one for ‘mph’ and the […] Read more »

16 Dec: Abu Dhabi GP – Outcome

 … Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, The Aftermath, 16th Dec 2021 … Statement of the FIA World Motor Sport Council On Sunday, another FIA F1 World Championship season of competitive excellence has concluded, and the credit goes to the participating drivers and teams. The FIA congratulates all of them for their performances […] Read more »

28 Nov: Skoda Wins SCoTY 2021

 … SKODA ENYAQ WINS SCOTTISH CAR OF THE YEAR … Skoda’s Enyaq has got off to an electrifying start by being crowned Scottish Car of the Year. The all-electric SUV lifted the top title in a fantastic night for Skoda that saw the company win no fewer than four category […] Read more »

23 Nov: Obituary – Tom Coffield

Tom Coffield, 1926 – 2021 Even if you didn’t know him or ever met him, rally fans will have seen his work. Tom Coffield was an integral part of the Scottish rallying scene for over 40 years, firstly as a competitor and latterly as a motor sports photographer. Sadly, he […] Read more »

15 Nov: Scottish Hill Rally preview

… Scottish Borders Hill Rally, Sat/Sun 20/21 November … The Scottish Borders Hill Rally takes place this weekend at Forrest Estate near St John’s Town of Dalry, but given the current and ongoing Covid restrictions it is not a spectator event and the Service Area is out of bounds to […] Read more »