Category: Motorsport Musings

“Sorry George.”

By David Love Health and Safety policies now affect all aspects of our lives and are very contentious. What makes perfect sense to one person can seem senseless to another. Rallying is receiving a lot of Health and Safety attention at the moment; some…

“The Death of Forest Rallying!”

By David Love Maybe I’m being a little melodramatic or alarmist as it hasn’t happened yet but the death of forest rallying might be closer than we think. We have to accept that rallying, as we have known it, is now dead. Due to…

Ramblings….

By David Love Well, I’m back to ramble on a bit more and it’s all Helen’s fault! When I told her at the club night that I was hoping to write some rubbish for the newsletter she actually looked pleased, that’s when I realised…

My First 25 Years Of Rallying

By David Coleman I thought I would put finger to keyboard and share some memories with you on my motorsport life so far….. I started my love of Rallying in 1985 standing on my old school bridge that crossed Wigton rd in Carlisle and…

Test On The Rest

By Eric Ritchie Sometimes, life is just so difficult that it is hard to come to terms with the trauma and stress of it all………………….. !!! Such was the weekend I spent on Scotland’s iconic hill climb the ‘Rest and be Thankful’. This fantastic…

Pirelli Richard Burns Foundation Rally 2013 Update

By David Love So what do I know!  In my last scribblings about this years rally I said we were keeping International in the name, which at that time we were, but things constantly change in the run up to the event.  We along…

The Countdown Rally – My Report

By David Love What can I tell you about my involvement in this year’s Countdown? Absolutely nothing! For some strange reason I thought the Countdown was on the 1st of September so I arranged to be on holiday after that. So for the first…

2013 and the Pirelli International Rally

By David Love As everyone now knows there have been substantial changes to the MSA British Rally Championship and I’d like to bore you with my own personal views of the main changes and how it may affect our own round of the championship. …