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RAC Thanks

Thank you to everyone who turned out to help marshal on the Roger Albert Clark rally.  Another top class effort by all, making a great job of running the Florida stage aswell as the End of leg service halt on Saturday Night and the…

The 4th European Austin Healey Tour – Part 2

By Linda & Eric Ritchie Because of our mechanical problems we had long since abandoned the official route and travelled to Inverary Castle for afternoon tea. A visit to my old friend Peter Semple who owns the Renault garage in the village brought back…

Greystoke Thanks

By Phil Raffel Many thanks to the Sprite team’s invite to marshal on the Greystoke stages. The weather was hot and sunny, and the dust was taking about two minutes to settle after the cars had passed.  There were a few close calls at…

The 4th European Austin Healey Tour – Part 1

By Eric Ritchie Things did not look promising when 97 MVK passed out when climbing out of Greenhead Bank on Saturday afternoon. However, I managed to get the Froggie back to the Sands Garage at Brampton on a trailer, and David and Robert removed…

Autosport International Show 2013

By Richard Thomson So, where can you see live motorsport in the UK in January? The Jack Frost Stages, I hear you cry? Well yes, but I was thinking of somewhere where you didn’t have to contend with the wind/rain/sleet/snow/sun, (Not very likely this…

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…

RAC Rally 2012 – Thanks

Thank you to all the members who marshalled on the Roger Albert Clark. Spadeadam successfully marshalled the Rosehill Service / Main Time Control. Sunday Restart MTC, Florida 1 &2 and the event finish MTC & spectators at Brampton. Well done to all involved Barry

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. …

Castrol Edge Search for a Rally Star

By Barry Lindsay Castrol Edge & Motorsport News ran a competition to find a rally star. The competition was advertised in Motorsport News and they were looking for someone who had achieved outstanding results beyond what would be expected of them. They must also…

Who’s That? #7

Spadeadam’s Champion Driver  2010 & Winner of the North Of England Tarmac Rally Championship 2011 Barry Lindsay. What do you rally? What’s its history? Peugeot 106 1.6 Gti. I’d Spotted a (damaged) 106 Gti, I remember pricing bits with Allan Bateman at Graham Bowness,…

Who’s That? #6

This months “Who’s That?” is SMC #2 driver …. David Hope What car do you rally ? Subaru. How long have you been rallying and what was your  first event ? Been rallying on and off since 1991, first event was Hallburn – came…