Best result yet for BBR rally team.  

Local Kinross teenager and Edinburgh College student Blair Brown scored a best result yet of 3rd place in class at the Brick and Steel Border Counties rally last weekend in Jedburgh. The young rally driver who has been awarded the RSAC Motorsport New Talent Scholarship for the second year in a row tackled the five tough stages along with Co-driver Richard Simmonds from Duns. The BBR Rally team who are backed by QTS Group fought through Snow, Gravel and Ice to bring back their maiden top three finish.

Extreme Karting CHAS Charity Event  

Well done to Glenrothes Motor Sport Club who took 1st overall on the podium at the Xtreme Karting CHAS Charity Event. 

The TEAM of Richard Stewart, Lewis McDougall, Martin Brown, Carol Van Beusekom,Brodie Balfour and Ian Park would like to thank everyone who sponsored them for the Chas fundraiser.

Starting from 4th on the grid Martin slipped through to 3rd on the first corner and had gained 1st by the time he had done half a lap. The positition was never in doubt as Ian had plotted a team strategy and Carol kept up the honours during her stint. 

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.