RALLY WRC 

WRC | RD12 – RALLY RACC CATALUNYA 2018

The 54th RACC Rally de Espania was the penultimate round for one of the most thrilling FIA World Rally Championships seasons in modern times. The Catalonian event-based about an hour away from Barcelona in Salou is THE ONLY mix surface event on the WRC calendar. It was not only our return to this event but none other than “Le Maestro” aka “THE GOAT” (Greatest Of All Times) Sebastien Loeb’s. Another favourite WRC driver of the past also returning was Petter Solberg, who had just finished another epic season in the…

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RALLY WRC 

WRC | RD11 – WALES RALLY GB 2018

When one thinks of Rally GB and what makes this event so iconic to the FIA World Rally Championships the main thing that comes to mind is the conditions, the wet slippery and muddy surfaces that can be found in the stages of North and Mid Wales offers the perfect challenge for the World’s best drivers. Rally GB has always hovered around the end of the Rally season and some argue that the later on it in the year it is, the better, providing more chances in seeing these classic…

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BTRDA RALLY 

UKRALLY | BTRDA | WNRC| WOODPECKER STAGES 2018

The Event Signs Woodpecker Stages was round 7, the penultimate of the 2018 BTRDA Forest Rally Championships and Round 8 of Pirelli Welsh National Rally Championships and featured a number of stages on the English-Welsh border. The morning kicked off in the forests close to rally HQ in Ludlow with a short 6miler in High Vinnalls where 135 competitors entered the firsts stage of the day before moving onto SS2 Wigmore. After the first two stages the number 1 seed Matt Edwards in the Swift sponsored Ford Fiesta was the…

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ARX NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

ARX | AMERICAS RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP

There is a new series in the World of Rallycross which is bringing a positive vibe back to this ever-growing sport over the pond in the good old US of A. After a lot of controversy surrounding the Global Rallycross and its demise, back in March at Silverstone, UK, MD of IMG’s Motorsport division Paul Bellamy talked of how they simply “could not sit back and do nothing”. Calling upon a wealth of experience gained from IMG’s efforts in getting the European and World Rallycross to where it is today…

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HILL CLIMB & SPRINT 

CHATEAU IMPNEY HILL CLIMB 2018

A scorching hot weekend added to the spectacle of the 4th running (since it restarted) of the Chateau Impney Hill Climb. On Saturday it was practice day which unfortunately had to be cut short due to a incident towards the end of the day. However Sunday was a full day of action with everyone having two competitive runs with the addition of a rally car shoot out featuring cars from Ralli 22. This shootout was eventually won by the ex Carlos Sainz’s Focus WRC car driven by Dave Wright with…

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HILL CLIMB & SPRINT 

BRITISH RACING GREEN HILL CLIMB MEET | SHELSLEY WALSH 2018

The second meeting of the Shelsley Walsh season saw the British Hill Climb Championship hit the hill for rounds 9 and 10 and the Midlands Climb Championships for Round 7 & 8 at the British Racing Green Meet. It was another two day event which saw practice runs on the Saturday and then two timed runs on the Sunday to qualify for the two top 12 run offs. As ever they didn’t disappoint and with the hot sun warming the track the times got quicker and quicker as the weekend…

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RALLYCROSS World RX 

WRX | RD4 GBR | SPEED MACHINE FESTIVAL 2018

“The Home of British Racing”, Silverstone hosted its first-ever FIA World Rallycross round in front of thousands of motorsport fans but was the action on the new RX circuit as hot as the weather? Without a doubt it most certainly was. Reigning champ PSRX Volkswagen driver Johan Kristoffersson proudly wearing the No1 on the side of his VW Polo R continues to dominate the World of Rallycross; but how was he to fare up on this new track? Well, he wasn’t flying high all weekend, he did have a slight…

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NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS World RX 

WRX | KING OF KARTING

Ahead of Britain’s round of the FIA World Rallycross Championships which was to be held at Silverstone, some of the drivers lined up for what can only be described as their toughest race to date as they competed in the WRX King Of Karting race. WRX stars such as Sebastien Loeb, Timmy & Kevin Hansen from team Peugeot battled it out against stars from across the pond with the likes of Scott Speed and Tanner Foust from the all-new American Rallycross Championships (ARX). Taking the glory and the title of…

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HILL CLIMB & SPRINT 

MIDLANDS HILLCLIMB CHAMPIONSHIP | RD 5&6 – LOTON PARK 2018

The sun was beating down on Loton Park on Sunday 18th May for the latest rounds (RD’s 5 & 6) of the Midland Hill Climb Championship. The familiar format of practice runs the day before with the timed runs on the Sunday consisting of two top 10 run offs, one just before lunch and then one at the end of the day was the line up for the weekend. There were however some other Championships rounds featuring this weekend including the Paul Matty Championship, which has its own handicap system…

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BTRDA RALLY 

UKRALLY | PLAINS RALLY 2018

It certainly was not “Plain Sailing” for the Knutsford & District Motor Club on this year’s event. With Larch Tree Disease and Forestry work in the Dyfi Forest Complex to contend with in the run-up to the event, then when the day of the rally finally came around the lovely sunshine was not enough to brighten everyone’s spirits as the day progressed. With the Southern part of Dyfi Forest out of bounds for the event the Dyfnant Forest came into play, what would typically be one large stage was split…

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