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2020 Event Postponement – We will be back in 2021

Kielder Forest Rally

It is with regret that Cumberland Sporting Car Club Ltd have decided to postpone this year’s inaugural Kielder Forest Rally to 2021. Having taken on board both Government and Motorsport UK Guidance along with discussions with our partners at Forestry England we feel this is the right decision given the current uncertainty with the Coronavirus […]

Kielder Calling for Retro Rally Stars

Bob Bean on the Pirelli International Rally

The regulations have been published and entries are now coming in for the Kielder Forest Rally, the new event which replaces the much-admired Pirelli International Rally and a round of the Fuchs Lubricants British Historic Rally Championship in addition to several other series including the Motoscope HRCR Northern Stage and the local SG Petch / […]

New Format for Old Favourite

Kielder Forest Rally

An “All-New, Short Sharp” format will greet competitors to the Kielder Forest Rally, the new event from Cumberland Sporting Car Club, which replaces the club’s long-established Pirelli International Rally, for many years a mainstay of the British Rally Championship. This new event, a round of the FUCHS Lubricants Motorsport UK British Historic Rally Championship, the […]

Kielder Challenge will be Clubmans Choice

Kielder Forest Rally

Outline plans have been revealed for the Cumberland Sporting Car Club’s Kielder Forest Rally, the new clubmans style event which will replace the club’s long-running Pirelli International Rally which has been the mainstay of their activities for almost 40 years but is now to be refreshed and overhauled to make the event more attractive to […]

Preparations Kicking Off for the 2020 Event

Paul Barrett

The Cumberland Sporting Car Club, organisers of the Pirelli International Rally, have had a major shake-up to their organising team with the long-standing Chairman, Brian Kinghorn, standing down, along with the club’s Treasurer Chris Walker and committee members David Love and Brian Davidson while Jonathon Lord also departs after 20 years exemplary service. Together, they […]