MSA seeks tenders for Home Countries Rally Championships 

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) has launched individual tender processes for the organisation and promotion of the MSA English, Northern Ireland, Scottish and Welsh Rally Championships from 2015.

In separate Invitation to Tender (ITT) documents the governing body is seeking interested parties to run and promote the championships for a minimum period of five years from 1 January 2015.

The ITT documents are available on the MSA website or via the following links:

SAAC Rally Time Trail Championship 

 

MSA appoints Rob Jones as Chief Executive 

The Motor Sports Association, governing body of UK motor sport, has today confirmed that General Secretary Rob Jones, who has held the position of Acting Chief Executive since October, will become MSA Chief Executive with immediate effect.

MSA publishes provisional Stage Rally Tyre List 

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) has published the provisional Tyre List for special stage rallies held on unsealed surfaces from 1 January 2015.

The move is intended to help reduce the environmental impact of stage rallies on forest roads. The list includes options from the major manufacturers of first generation tyres. Remoulded tyres acceptable from 2015 will be added to the list later this year, which will complete the final list.

To all rally Drivers / Co Drivers!! 

To all rally Drivers / Co Drivers !! I am doing a research paper on rallying which I am doing part of my college course to find out if Psychological Preparation is valued at a clubman/Amateur level.

I have a questionnaire of 5 questions which will only take up 5 minutes of your time all I need is an email address from you the more the better so leave your email address or PM me an email address and I will send you an questionnaire

Thanks as I said the more the better am looking for round about 30 questionnaires to give out minimum.

GMSC Members at the Snowman 

Well Saturday saw a few well known faces at the Rally who were out spectating for the day. 

Frustrating but promising season opener for BBR rally team.  

The opening round of the 2014 ARR Craib Scottish Rally Championships set off in Inverness at the Arnold Clark Thistle Snowman rally last Saturday.  The Snowman rally would also be the first event of the year for Kinross 18 year old Blair Brown, driver of the Peugeot 205 1.6 GTI, backed by QTS Group. Preparations for the rally began early and a test day was complete the week before, allowing Blair and Co-driver Richard Simmonds from Duns, to settle into the car ahead of their season opener.

2014 Scottish Navigational Rally Championship Aquarius Rally  

Glenrothes Motor Sport Club played host to the opening round of the 2014 Scottish Navigational Rally Championship on Saturday 1st Feb, with 100 miles of Perth & Kinross lanes on Map 58 to kick off the season. Unfortunately it would be a quieter start to the year than expected, with a disappointing entry of just 5 crews lining up for scrutineering at Kinross Services.