View all posts in HRCR

  • Gardner Tops the Timesheets

    Jason Gardner and Mike Trode topped the podium on their home event in very demanding and tricky conditions on the Winner Garage Skoda Wyedean Rally. It didn’t all go his way as he admitted to struggling with the wrong tyres on the first three stages and he also had a stall when a car Continue reading »

  • 2020 annual Historic Rally Car Register Open Day gathers pace

    The 2020 annual Historic Rally Car Register Open Day gathers pace Arrangements for the HRCR Open Day on Saturday 11th January at the British Motor Museum, Gaydon, are gathering pace. Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the RAC rally’s first use of forest stages, the HRCR will showcase how that diversification has led to a Continue reading »

  • HRCR Mini Sport Cup: Cheviot Stages 7th Round Review

    HRCR Mini Sport Cup: Cheviot Stages 7th Round Review Sunday 22nd September saw 9 of our Mini crews gear up to compete in the Ford Parts Cheviot Stages Rally for the Final Round of the 2019 HRCR Mini Sport Cup! Competing over the course 13 stages on the notoriously difficult Otterburn Ranges, our Mini crews had honours Continue reading »

  • Tour of Flanders Legs 2 & 3

    The second day dawned bright and early with a loop of 5 stages to be run three times and at least it would mostly be dry with a few heavy showers before once again the heavens opened for the night time stages. The longest stage of the rally Passendale at 20 kilometres would be Continue reading »

  • Tour of Flanders Leg 1

    Rikki Proffitt and Graham Wild dominated the 60th running of the Tour of Flanders by winning the majority of stages in their 1965 Porsche 911 and finishing 38th overall out of a mixed field of 100 modern and historic crews. Organisers had laid on a tough route for competitors with more than 100 miles Continue reading »

  • 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 »

  • Brawdy delight for Smekss & Neale

    It was smiles all around for Adrian Smekss and Chris Neale after the pair took the West Wales Rally Spares HRCR Stage Masters honours at the recent Brawdy Stages. The military venue is classed as single venue but in the 8 to 9 mile stages there is a mixture of everything for fast perimeter Continue reading »