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Sun October 24, 2010

Thumbs up for Scotland IRC Thumbs up for Scotland The Rally of Scotland, which was run last week as the penultimate round of the IRC, met with a universal thumbs up from all the drivers and teams. Skoda's Juho Hanninen, who won the rally, said: "This was an absolutely fantastic event. These Scottish stages are well-known for...

Honda Civic wins class in Scotland IRC Honda Civic wins class in Scotland Honda driver Siim Plangi from Estonia, aged only 18, has equalled the Honda Civic Type R R3's best-ever finish on an Intercontinental Rally Challenge event by claiming fifth overall on the Rally of Scotland: the penultimate round of the Eurosport-backed series....

Thu October 21, 2010

Wilson considered Scottish start IRC Wilson considered Scottish start World championship regular Matthew Wilson has revealed that he came close to entering RACMSA Rally of Scotland, which gets underway this weekend....

Campbell: let's rally in the dark IRC Campbell: let's rally in the dark The IRC RAC MSA Rally of Scotland had a very slim entry (and inexplicably many retirements). Now the event's Clerk of the Course comes out with some interesting thoughts on the issue. The interview and text below is courtesy of our friends at iRally and IRC Rally Radio. Many ...

Excellent result for Peugeot Turkey Peugeot Excellent result for Peugeot Turkey Peugeot Sport Turkey, with the first one and unique feminine team of the Intercontinental Championship of the Rallies (IRC) composed from Burcu Çetinkaya and Çiçek Güney that has disputes his sixth race in this championship has raised the Turkish flag this time in Scotland. Peuge...

Tue October 19, 2010

Top3 for Meeke, points for Cetinkaya Peugeot Top3 for Meeke, points for Cetinkaya The second RAC Rally of Scotland, which was also the penultimate round of the 2010 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, proved (too) rich in drama for many of the Peugeot 207 S2000 runners. Kris Meeke nonetheless finished in the top three, while the young Burçu Cetinkaya notched up ...

Peugeot UK ends 2010 on podium Peugeot Peugeot UK ends 2010 on podium After two fantastic years with Peugeot UK, Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle ended their final IRC Rally with a podium position at last weekend's RACMSA Rally of Scotland....

Sun October 17, 2010

Hänninen conquers Scotland IRC Hänninen conquers Scotland DAY THREE REPORT: RACMSA Rally of Scotland, 15-17 October, 2010 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 11 of 12     Third win of the year for Finnish ace First IRC podium for Mikkelsen...

Proton's Scotland review IRC Proton's Scotland review The PROTON R3 Rally Team struggled to match the pace which carried them to second overall on the Rally of Scotland last season, with both factory cars hitting trouble on the Perth-based penultimate round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge. The third, semi-works car of 18-yea...

NEWS JUST IN

IRC GB end - Multiple drama on last SS too @ 02:23 PM - Unbelievable rally. Cave & Greer both crashed out from points, Meeke lost 2min with a puncture. Boland overtakes Cetinkaya. For the first time ever we are showing the full results in such just in, because only 9 IRC teams finished! Final results (after SS12)(subject to last road section and scrutineering):
1st= Hänninen/Markkula, Skoda, 2h01m07s4;
2nd= Mikkelsen/Floene, Ford, +25s5;
3rd= Meeke/Nagle, Peugeot, +2m24s2;
4th= Bogie/Rae, Mitsubishi, +12m01s3;
5th= Plangi/Sarapuu, Honda, +14m39s;
6th= Boland/Morrissey, Mitsubishi, +16m38s8;
7th= Cetinkaya/Güney, Peugeot, +16m56s1;
8th= Hunt/Marshall, Ford R2, +21m39s5;
9th= Barry/Brady, Mitsubishi, +23m46s5;
10th= nobody left!

IRC GB SS11 - Hänninen stage win and lead @ 01:01 PM - Hänninen wins stage and still leads by 20s with one stage to go. Boland is even slower than Cetinkaya, who moves up to 7th. Results after SS11:
1st= Hänninen/Markkula, Skoda, 1h42m11s8;
2nd= Mikkelsen/Floene, Ford, +19s8;
3rd= Meeke/Nagle, Peugeot, +1m42s7;
4th= Greer/Roberts, Mitsubishi, +7m43s5;
5th= Bogie/Rae, Mitsubishi, +10m09s8;
6th= Plangi/Sarapuu, Honda, +12m37s7;
7th= Cetinkaya/Güney, Peugeot, +14m05s4;
8th= Boland/Morrissey, Mitsubishi, +14m11s;
9th= Cave/Parry, Proton, +16m38s3;
10th= Hunt/Marshall, Ford, +18m35s3

IRC GB SS10 - 4 top10 drivers in problems @ 10:53 AM - So few drivers so many problems. Neuville crashed out 100metres before finish, even though he looked slow. Thorburn crashed out 1km from the start. Punctures for Oliveira and the sole Proton of Cronin. Results after SS10:
1st= Hänninen/Markkula, Skoda, 1h32m03s5;
2nd= Mikkelsen/Floene, Ford, +13s1;
3rd= Meeke/Nagle, Peugeot, +1m41s7;
4th= Greer/Roberts, Mitsubishi, +7m07s9;
5th= Bogie/Rae, Mitsubishi, +9m30s8;
6th= Plangi/Sarapuu, Honda, +11m26s2;
7th= Boland/Morrissey, Mitsubishi, +12m40s3;
8th= Cetinkaya/Güney, Peugeot, +12m43s7;
9th= Cave/Parry, Proton, +16m01s;
10th= Hunt/Marshall, Ford, +16m30s1

IRC GB SS9 - Meeke passes Neuville @ 10:01 AM - Neuville had a puncture, though. Wilks fastest, but as ITC does not officially have superally Wilks does not countz for overall results. Results after SS9:
1st= Hänninen/Markkula, Skoda, 1h13m09s4;
2nd= Mikkelsen/Floene, Ford, +12s6;
3rd= Meeke/Nagle, Peugeot, +1m44s8;
4th= Neuville/Klinger, Peugeot, +2m22s4;
5th= Cave/Parry, Proton, +4m47s5;
6th= Thorburn/Beaton, Mitsubishi, +5m52s6;
7th= Greer/Roberts, Mitsubishi, +6m23s;
8th= Oliveira/Magalhaes, Peugeot, +8m03s3;
9th= Bogie/Rae, Mitsubishi, +8m33s3;
10th= Plangi/Sarapuu, Honda, +9m28s4

Sat October 16, 2010

NEWS JUST IN

IRC GB leg2 - Mikkelsen wins stage @ 06:16 PM - Meeke struggled on with only 50% brakes after road repairs. Only 14 cars left. Bogie went off from 5th. Mikkelsen wins stage narrowly and is the only driver to stay out fo trouble all day along young Proton driver Tom Cave. Results after leg2 (SS8):
1st= Hänninen/Markkula, Skoda, 1h03m01s2;
2nd= Mikkelsen/Floene, Ford, +11s1;
3rd= Neuville/Klinger, Peugeot, +1m30s4;
4th= Meeke/Nagle, Peugeot, +1m46s2;
5th= Cave/Parry, Proton, +4m20s3;
6th= Thorburn/Beaton, Mitsubishi, +5m08s5;
7th= Greer/Roberts, Mitsubishi, +5m51s8;
8th= Oliveira/Magalhaes, Peugeot, +6m59s2;
9th= Bogie/Rae, Mitsubishi, +8m00s9;
10th= Plangi/Sarapuu, Honda, +8m22s5

IRC GB SS7 - Meeke without brakes @ 03:48 PM - More problems, everything change in top10, as Wilks and Cronin now don't show up any more and Meeke drops a minute with no brakes at all. Results after SS7:
1st= Hänninen/Markkula, Skoda, 53m04s8;
2nd= Mikkelsen/Floene, Ford, +12s;
3rd= Neuville/Klinger, Peugeot, +1m20s7;
4th= Meeke/Nagle, Peugeot, +1m30s4;
5th= Bogie/Rae, Mitsubishi, +2m40s6;
6th= Cave/Parry, Proton, +3m44s3;
7th= Thorburn/Beaton, Mitsubishi, +4m40s5;
8th= Greer/Roberts, Mitsubishi, +5m10s2;
9th= Oliveira/Magalhaes, Peugeot, +5m11s1;
10th= Plangi/Sarapuu, Honda, +7m21s1

IRC GB SS6 - Wilks and Cronin out @ 03:17 PM - Following leader Meeke's puncture, next stage new leader Wilks retires with a broken drivetrain. Cronin suffered a steering problem as well as having the bonnet flown up and smashing the windscreen, he completed the stage but is unlikely to continue. Wilks still listed 4th but retired after the stage. Results after SS6:
1st= Hänninen/Markkula, Skoda, 44m24s8;
2nd= Mikkelsen/Floene, Ford, +8s9;
3rd= Meeke/Nagle, Peugeot, +33s2;
4th= Wilks/Pugh, Skoda, +40s1;
5th= Neuville/Klinger, Peugeot, +1m06s8;
6th= Bogie/Rae, Mitsubishi, +2m06s;
7th= Greer/Roberts, Mitsubishi, +2m47s2;
8th= Cave/Parry, Proton, +3m03s7;
9th= Thorburn/Beaton, Mitsubishi, +4m00s4;
10th= Oliveira/Magalhaes, Peugeot, +4m10s3

IRC GB SS5 - Puncture for Meeke @ 11:31 AM - Kris Meeke dropped down to 4th! Alister McRae retired with alternator problems, but strong 6th stage time for Keith Cronin without intercom! Results after SS5:
1st= Wilks/Pugh, Skoda, 33m53s2;
2nd= Hänninen/Markkula, Skoda, +5s4;
3rd= Mikkelsen/Floene, Ford, +12s6;
4th= Meeke/Nagle, Peugeot, +38s4;
5th= Neuville/Klinger, Peugeot, +57s7;
6th= Bogie/Rae, Mitsubishi, +1m36s8;
7th= Greer/Roberts, Mitsubishi, +2m05s3;
8th= Cronin/McNulty, Proton, +2m19s9;
9th= Cave/Parry, Proton, +2m29s6;
10th= Oliveira/Magalhaes, Peugeot, +3m14s6

IRC GB SS4 - Mild off for Wilks @ 11:23 AM - Wilkls dropped around 15s with a mild impact. Hänninen wins stage and moves just past Mikkelsen, but Meeke leads now by 19 rather than 4s. Results after SS4:
1st= Meeke/Nagle, Peugeot, 23m34s7;
2nd= Wilks/Pugh, Skoda, +19s8;
3rd= Hänninen/Markkula, Skoda, +26s1;
4th= Mikkelsen/Floene, Ford, +27s9;
5th= Neuville/Klinger, Peugeot, +59s7;
6th= Greer/Roberts, Mitsubishi, +1m29s6;
7th= Bogie/Rae, Mitsubishi, +1m31s6;
8th= Thorburn/Beaton, Mitsubishi, +1m35s8;
9th= Cave/Parry, Proton, +2m11s4;
10th= Cronin/McNulty, Proton, +2m11s5

IRC GB SS3 - Bad stage for Proton @ 11:13 AM - Kris Meeke takes lead in first forest stage. Slightly disappointing time for Hänninen. For the 3 Protons, McRae lost over 10 minutes with technical problems, Cronin and Cave both suffer punctures. Results after SS3:
1st= Meeke/Nagle, Peugeot, 14m50s2;
2nd= Wilks/Pugh, Skoda, +4s;
3rd= Mikkelsen/Floene, Ford, +23s;
4th= Hänninen/Markkula, Skoda, +28s1;
5th= Neuville/Klinger, Peugeot, +36s;
6th= Bogie/Rae, Mitsubishi, +52s7;
7th= Thorburn/Beaton, Mitsubishi, +56s1;
8th= Greer/Roberts, Mitsubishi, +56s2;
9th= Weston/Thomas, Subaru, +1m18s6;
10th= Cave/Parry, Proton, +1m24s2

Fri October 15, 2010

NEWS JUST IN

IRC GB SS2 - Wilks & Meeke tie @ 09:35 PM - Wilks and Meeke tie on this stage, so Wilks keeps lead by same margin. Neuville gains places, Bogie drops places. Very slippery asphalt on this park style stage, it is surprising how big the gaps are after only 6.7km of competition. Results after leg1 (SS2):
1st= Wilks/Pugh, Skoda, 4m16s;
2nd= Meeke/Nagle, Peugeot, +1s7;
3rd= Mikkelsen/Floene, Ford, +9s;
4th= Neuville/Klinger, Peugeot, +11s2;
5th= McRae/Hayes, Proton, +11s3;
6th= Hänninen/Markkula, Skoda, +11s5;
7th= Cave/Parry, Proton, +18s;
8th= Greer/Roberts, Mitsubishi, +19s6;
9th= Cronin/McNulty, Proton, +20s2;
10th= Bogie/Rae, Mitsubishi, +21s9

IRC GB SS1 - Last year winner = first leader @ 09:17 PM - Very good time for Wilks. Hänninen slid off onto the grass on the very first corner. There are a lot of Finnish drivers that had exactly those 1st corner slips on historic RAC Rally park stages. 4 makes in top4 places! Results after SS1:
1st= Wilks/Pugh, Skoda, 2m08s5;
2nd= Meeke/Nagle, Peugeot, +1s7;
3rd= Mikkelsen/Floene, Ford, +5s2;
4th= McRae/Hayes, Proton, +6s3;
=5th= Hänninen/Markkula, Skoda, +6s9;
=5th= Neuville/Klinger, Peugeot, +6s9;
7th= Cave/Parry, Proton, +10s2;
8th= Bogie/Rae, Mitsubishi, +11s3;
9th= Greer/Roberts, Mitsubishi, +11s4;
10th= Cronin/McNulty, Proton, +11s8

Wed October 13, 2010

Kris win his final rally for Peugeot UK? Peugeot Kris win his final rally for Peugeot UK? Peugeot UK's Kris Meeke and co-driver Paul Nagle have just one aim in this year's Rally Scotland, to finish their 2010 IRC campaign on the top step of the podium....

A home win at least for Kris? Peugeot A home win at least for Kris? The 2009 champion Kris Meeke knows he will not win the IRC title for a second time this year, yet he remains one of the fastest drivers around, if not the fastest of the current S2000 runners. This weekend, at the wheel of his Peugeot 207 S2000 Evolution, he will be out to avenge...

Honda aims to fly again in Scotland IRC Honda aims to fly again in Scotland The Honda Civic Type R will return to the scene of one of its greatest triumphs, with two front-running cars entering the Rally of Scotland: the 11th and penultimate round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge....

Sun October 10, 2010

Proton chasing another top result in GB IRC Proton chasing another top result in GB The PROTON R3 Rally Team will return to the scene of its strongest outing to date: the penultimate round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, the Rally of Scotland, next week. ...

Scotland supports Colin McRae Vision IRC Scotland supports Colin McRae Vision RACMSA Rally of Scotland organisers have joined forces with Colin McRae Vision to raise funds for the charity, which was established in memory of the Scottish hero and rallying legend....

Wilks excited by IRC live TV coverage IRC Wilks excited by IRC live TV coverage Skoda UK Motorsport driver Guy Wilks says viewers of Eurosport will be in for a treat when RACMSA Rally of Scotland takes place next week (15-17 October)....

Sat October 9, 2010

RAC MSA Scottish preview IRC RAC MSA Scottish preview Here the full, comprehensive preview to the RAC MSA Scottish Rally....

Thu September 30, 2010

Skoda confirm Hanninen for Rally Scotland Skoda Skoda confirm Hanninen for Rally Scotland The new champions of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC), Juho Hänninen  Mikko Markkula of Škoda Motorsport factory team, are going to appear at the Rally of Scotland. Taking place in Perthshire and Stirling over October 15-17, the last-but-one event of this yea...

Fri September 17, 2010

Rally Scotland in call for volunteers IRC Rally Scotland in call for volunteers RACMSA Rally of Scotland organisers are calling on volunteers to help with the smooth running of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge event, which takes place from 15-17 October....

Thu September 16, 2010

EuroSport live TV for RAC Scottish Rally IRC EuroSport live TV for RAC Scottish Rally Eurosport Events, the promoter of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, is pleased to confirm extensive live television coverage of RACMSA Rally of Scotland, the penultimate round of the 2010 IRC season from 15-17 October....

Sat June 19, 2010

Skoda official vehicle for Rally Scotland Skoda Skoda official vehicle for Rally Scotland After a highly successful RACMSA Rally of Scotland campaign last year, during which it won the event and supplied all the support vehicles, Škoda is delighted to announce that it will continue to be Official Vehicle Supplier to the event (October 15-17) – and attempt to defend it...

Fri June 18, 2010

Tickets go on sale for Rally of Scotland IRC Tickets go on sale for Rally of Scotland Tickets for the 2010 RACMSA Rally of Scotland, 15-17 October, will go on sale at midday on Friday 18 June. Offering fans even better value for money than last year, ticket prices have been reduced and accompanied children aged 15 and under will be admitted free in 2010....

Tue June 1, 2010

New base for Rally Scotland IRC New base for Rally Scotland RACMSA Rally of Scotland will be based in the city of Perth when it runs for a second time from 15-17 October. The penultimate round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge operated from Stirling last season but will now be housed at Perth Airport, where the event headquar...

Thu February 18, 2010

Rally Scotland alters schedule IRC Rally Scotland alters schedule The penultimate round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, the RAC MSA Rally of Scotland, will start a day later than first scheduled. Originally due to run from 14-16 October, the gravel event will now get underway on Friday 15 October with the finish timetabled for S...

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