Category: BTRDA

10/07/2024 Off

BTRDA | RD4 | KIELDER FOREST RALLY

By Andrew Scott

Based out of the auction mart in Hexham, the former Pirelli (international) Rally, previously a classic staple of the Probite British Rally Championship calendar during the glory years of British rallying. The event can count a plethora of famous winners as diverse as Ari Vattinen or Russell Brookes to Richard Burns, Dai Llewellyn and Mark Higgins… As well as the full complement of McRaes (Alistair, Jimmy and Colin).

All set for a great days rallying across the 3 main Protyre BTRDA Gravel Championships the KFR would utilise 42 miles of prime gravel stages in the 155,000-acre Kielder forest complex, one of Europe’s largest man-made forests.

08/06/2024 Off

BTRDA / RD3 / BORDER COUNTIES RALLY

By Andrew Scott

Saturday, the eleventh of May saw sixty-nine competitors head to Jedburgh in southern Scotland for the third round of the Protyre BTRDA Rally Series, the Border Counties Rally. Forming the first of two consecutive northern-based rounds for the BTRDA gravel series, followed by the Kielder forest Rally in the middle of June.

03/05/2024 Off

BTRDA / RD2 / SEVERN VALLEY STAGES 2024

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Around a month had passed since the Malcolm Wilson Rally in the Lake District had raised the curtains on the 2024 Protyres BTRDA Rally series in March. This time around the series would travel to Mid-Wales for the second round of the Championship, the Rallynuts Severn Valley Stages Rally, where world-class gravel stages would await the crews. 

14/03/2024 Off

BTRDA / RD1 / MALCOLM WILSON RALLY 2024

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The BTRDA Rally Series would return in to action at its opening round The Malcolm Wilson Rally (9th/10th March) with a new title sponsor on the sun strip for its 2024 season. The UK’s premier gravel rally championship joins its sister Asphalt Championship with welcomed backing from ProTyres this year.

04/03/2024 Off

BTRDA / 2024 Season Preview

By Andrew Scott

Entering its 71st year, the 2024 Protyre BTRDA Gravel Rally series springs into life this coming weekend (8th/9th March) at its traditional season-opening round amongst the stunning “lakes and mountains” scenery of Keswick and Coniston in Cumbria.
A new championship season also brings a new sponsor, with Protyre extending their BTRDA Tarmac championship sponsorship of over 5 years to cover the Gravel series. With a 2-year agreement and the potential to add a further year the future of the series is secure.
The wider championship consists of 8 rounds, a choice of 6 of which are scoring in each of the main 3 categories, Gold, Silver, and Bronze Star along with Historic and Rally First awards.

04/03/2024 Off

NEWS / BTRDA IS BACK

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This weekend, the BTRDA Rally Series is set to make its return to the national rallying calendar at the Malcolm Wilson stages in the picturesque Lake District. This will also signify the return of the BTRDA Rally Series to the pages of Xlerate.net.

18/11/2023 Off

BTRDA / RD8 / VISIT CONWY CAMBRIAN RALLY

By Andrew Scott

The MRF Tyres BTRDA Rally Series would conclude its 2023 season on the stages of North Wales at the Visit Conwy Cambrian Rally. With a planned 5 stages on offer covering 40 competitive miles, the North Wales Car Club organised event would also see the return of the main part of the Clocaenog Forest Complex.

13/10/2023 Off

BTRDA / RD7 / TRACKROD FOREST STAGES

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The MRF Tyres BTRDA Rally Series arrived in North Yorkshire for the penultimate round of its 2023 season. From the seaside town of Filey, 5 Gravel tests in and around the Pickering area would feature on the route, with stages such as Dalby, Cropton, Gale Rigg, Langdale and Staindale all on the menu for this 45-stage mile event.

21/09/2023 Off

BTRDA / RD6 / WOODPECKER STAGES

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The MRF Tyres BTRDA Rally Series arrived in Ludlow for the sixth round of the 2023 season. As the Championship heats up so did the temperature out on the stages at the Phill Price Memorial Woodpecker Stages Rally where the series began it’s descent into the final three events of the year.

17/07/2023 Off

BTRDA / RD5 / NICKY GIRST STAGES

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The MRF Tyres BTRDA Rally Series arrived in Builth Wells, Wales for the second time this season at the Nicky Grist Stages Rally, Round 5 of the 2023 Season. This award-winning Quinton Motor Club organised event never fails to deliver a cracking one-day forest rally, on what we think are some mega gravel stages for this part of God’s own back garden (aka Wales). Eight stages (four of repeated) covered approximately 44 competitive stage miles and would once again feature classic and renowned tests on both MOD and Natural Resources Wales owned land.