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  • Vale of Clwyd 2019

    Supported by Just because it was the deciding Championship rally of the season that didn’t mean that the competitors were going to have an easy time of it. A full field including such luminaries as Phil Mills (WRC 2003 winner) and David Richards CBE (Motorsport UK, Prodrive, F1 Benetton/BAR Team Principle, Aston Martin etc Continue reading »

  • Vale of Clwyd Classic preview

    Supported By This year the last round of the 2019 MotorSport News HRCR Road Rally Championship is the Vale of Clwyd and I’m really pleased to have two World Champions in the MSN guest car for the weekend Phil Mills will be driving; Phil won the World Rally Championship in 2003 with Petter Solberg Continue reading »

  • ST Wilfrids Classic 2019

    Supported by I’m not sure what you call a large gathering of Rally Masters but the term would certainly have applied to the 7th round of the HRCR Clubmans Championship, the St Wilfrids Classic Rally in North Yorkshire. 27 of them to be precise with 12 Experts and a very healthy contingent of 24 Continue reading »

  • St Wilfrids 2019 Preview

    Supported by I guess this weekend in some cosy pub “up north” the Wainwrights, Alan Hill and Ripon Motor Club team will have a pint get in the crisps and scratchings open up the seeding list ………….and choke on their crisps! Rather them than me, I can see at least a dozen previous winning Continue reading »

  • Round 6 The White Rose Classic

    Supported By The quintessential Yorkshire market square of Malton was MTC 1 for the third running of the White Rose Classic, the 6th round of the MSN Historic Road Rally Championship. 46 cars got started under grey but dry skies to compete in a packed day both on and off road that would include Continue reading »

  • EAC 2019 Isherwood Success at Last

    Supported by Round 5 of the HRCR Clubmans Championship took place in East Anglia and was hosted by Chelmsford Motor Club. The weather on the day did not disappoint with dry and hot conditions that would test both the cars and the crews in equal measure. However, with few of the Championship contenders taking Continue reading »

  • White Rose 2019 Preview

    Supported by White Rose Rally preview I’m trying to get my head round the “finals” for this weekend’s East Anglian Classic sorting out maps and most importantly checking what types of navigation have the organisers used in the past …………..and then I think it’s also the White Rose Rally 7 days later, it’s a Continue reading »

  • EAC 2019 Preview

    Supported by Chelmsford Motor Club’s EAC Rally will start and finish at the Grange Hotel, Bury St. Edmunds with scrutineering, as last year, at Owen Turner’s workshops. Owen himself will be sat on a boat between Helsinki and Tallinn at this time, hopefully closing in on a good result on the Peking Paris. As Continue reading »

  • Round 4 The Hughes Classic

    Supported by A glorious early summers day greeted Thomas and Roger Bricknell in a VW Golf GTI as they departed MTC1 as first car away to start the Hughes Classic Rally 2019. 36 HRCR cars had entered for the 4th round of the championship in Kent alongside 17 club cars that included Simon Mellings Continue reading »

  • Hughes Rally 2019 Preview

      Supported by   The Hughes Rally preview The Hughes Rally organised by Blackpalfrey Motor Club is our next HRCR / MSN Championship round, starting and finishing at The Moat, Wrotham, Kent The entry of 55 cars is bolstered by the inclusion of 17 modern day cars running in the Clubman Class, it’s Continue reading »

  • Round 3 Ilkley Jubilee Classic

    132 drivers and navigators awoke to find a couple of degrees of frost greet them prior to the start of the 2019 Ilkley Jubilee Classic. A cold start but a warm welcome was provided by the Ilkley and District Motor Club team headed by Clerk of the Course Henry Carr as the first of Continue reading »

  • Ilkley Jubilee Classic 2019 Preview

    The Ilkley Jubilee Historic Rally preview This coming weekend sees the Championship contenders head once more to the Millstones, east of Harrogate for the traditional Start / Finish venue. In the regulations there is talk of using “another well known northern army venue” so I think we should all brush up on our previous Continue reading »