Monthly Archives: April 2018

Barrett Best on a Day of Dramas and Disasters

Paul Barrett

On a fast and furious event which saw fortunes swing dramatically, top seeds Paul Barrett/ Dai Roberts justified their seeding by taking the honours, overhauling midway leaders Matt Robinson/ Dave Robson to take a narrow 8  second victory, these two crews almost 2 minutes ahead of third placed Iuean Rowlands/ Emyer Hall with Phil Burton/ […]

Pirelli Poised to Launch Prestone Championship Clash


This weekend’s Carlisle based Pirelli International Rally gets the MSA Prestone British Rally Championship off to a flying start and what a thrilling “Border Battle” it promises to be with a host of top contenders amongst the huge 140 car field. There is loads of quality amongst the entry and, given the multitude of hazards […]

Record Entry for Cumbria’s Top Rally

Ford Escort R5

Almost 140 crews, a record entry for recent years, will be descending on Carlisle next Saturday for the Pirelli International Rally, the long established event which is the opening round of the 2018 MSA Prestone British Rally Championship attracting it’s usual strong field including three former winners of the event so the competition is sure […]

Alex Crosses Atlantic to Star on the Stages

Alex Kihurani

During its 44 year history the Pirelli International Rally has attracted star drivers from many different countries and this year the event will add another to its CV when American star, Alex Kihurani realises a long-held dream to compete in the Prestone British Rally Championship, the former Subaru Rally Team USA member sitting in with […]