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RAC Rally – the ultimate UK rally?

When I was a kid, I’d chase the Yorkshire leg of the RAC Rally with my Mum and Dad, and my little brother. Rallying was our life. Turns out it still is, and yesterday I finished my first RAC Rally…as

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It’s Group B Jim, but not as we know it…

In 1984, a rather unusual Group B rally car won the African Rally Championship. But this was no ‘ordinary’ Group B car; not along the usual lines of the monstrous rally supercars we’d seen tearing up the world’s special stages

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Closed Road Rallying comes to Wales – official TV coverage

The latest closed road rally to take advantage of new legislation for rallying on closed public roads, was the Rali Bae Ceredigion, and I teamed up with one of the biggest teams in rally media to present the coverage. With

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Why Hyundai’s WRC Title Win is Inspiring

“Hi – I’d like to enter my Hyundai into your ‘Rally-inspired road car display’ please.” A few years ago, you’d have read that email subject twice – maybe even three times, before chuckling and telling the whole office about it.

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Rally Exclusive: Interview with Mike Broad

Mike Broad has competed as a rally co-driver alongside some of the biggest names the sport has ever seen, and in some of the most revered eras, including Group B. A current Motorsport UK Council member, and President of the

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NEW FILM: A very British Motoring Story

What is it with classic British sports cars; they all seem to end in disaster, don’t they? The AC 3000 ME is one of my favourite cars, it’s so chunky and makes all the right noises. However, a combination of

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Be a Racing Driver, they said…

When I took the job of Circuit Manager at Cadwell Park, I remember wishing I’d had a pound for every time someone told me it wouldn’t be long before I was out on track doing my race licence. Now, thanks

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