24 Aug: Greystoke Tales

Tales from Greystoke … Originally intended as a Test Day, the ‘M-Sport Return to Rally Stages’ was Malcolm Wilson’s idea: “It was supposed to be a practice day for customers,” said Malcolm, “and it just grew from that. Motorsport UK were very helpful and encouraging, and with the help of […] Read more »

23 Aug: M-Sport Stages – Report

M-Sport Return to Rally Stages, 22 Aug.2020 … Forget the puddles and the mud, ignore the grey skies and lashing rain, just turning into the Service Area for the M-Sport Return to Rally event yesterday was like a six year old visiting Legoland for the first time. Never has the […] Read more »

25 Mar: Mull Hire Classic Rally

Mull Hire Classic Rally, Saturday 14th March 2020. Andy Beaumont and Andrew Fish won what was probably the last rally to be run on British soil for some time when they won the recent Mull Hire Classic Rally on the Isle of Mull. Using their 48 year old Sunbeam Rapier […] Read more »

22 Mar: Snowman Classes 2 – 8

… Coogie Urquhart Snowman Rally, 07 Mar, 2020 … Classes 2 – 8 Class 2 – 2WD Cars – 1451cc to 1650cc 8v Just two finishers in Class 2 with Donald John and Ross MacLeay taking a pretty convincing win in their Ford Escort Mk1 Mexico from the Peugeot 106 […] Read more »

22 Mar: Snowman Classes 9 – 11

… Coogie Urquhart Snowman Rally, 07 Mar, 2020 … Classe 9 – 11 Class 9 – 4WD Cars not in Class 10 or 11 Rally winners Michael Binnie and Claire Mole were obviously Class 9 winners in their Mitsubishi Lancer Evo9 but it was good to see Andy Horne back […] Read more »

10 Mar: Knockhill Notes

… Grant Construction Knockhill Stages Rally, Feb 23 … Knockhill Notes First off. A stern word. A lot of people went to a lot of effort spending much time and resources preparing the Knockhill stages for the rally. The least some folk could do is stay for the prizegiving, especially […] Read more »

08 Mar: Binnie Wins Snowman

… Coogie Urquhart Snowman Rally, 07 Mar, 2020 … On his 32nd rally start, Michael Binnie scored a long overdue first outright rally victory on the weekend’s Coogie Urquhart Snowman Rally. Emotional? He could have driven the car past faither Binnie’s eyes and it would have been pressure washed cleaner […] Read more »

01 Mar: Knockhill Rally Report

… Grant Construction Knockhill Stages Rally, Feb 23 … From the southern approach to Knockhill, the distant Ochil Hills looked like a Baker’s tray of Christmas puds with an icing sugar dusting. Fortunately the threatening snow didn’t come to much although it was cold. Bitter cold. Still, the 2020 Scottish […] Read more »

12 Dec: JCR – The Blethers

On a lighter note … Winner in 2011, David Bogie was the only previous JCR winner who contested this year’s event. At 2pm on Friday, Donnie MacDonald landed at Edinburgh Airport – and the rally in Duns started at 3pm. “I had been in Rome for the Celtic/Lazio game,” he […] Read more »

11 Dec: JCR – Class Roundup

Jim Clark Rally, 8/9 Nov. 2019 Class Roundup … With Mum Louise in London for the weekend, there was no ‘parental constraint’ on Gina Walker’s pace as she sped to victory in the 1400cc Class 1 in a borrowed Vauxhall Astra. “I’m loving it,” she said, “we were off into […] Read more »