Tag Archive: Alister McRae

Oct 10

Proton comes within 1.2 seconds

Of winning first Spécial Stage in IRC

Proton motorsports logoPROTON Andersson ScotlandPROTON’s PG Andersson drove to a strong 12th place overall and 11th amongst the contenders in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC) at the end of a heatedly contested leg 1 in Rally Scotland. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

RACMSA Rally of Scotland preview

Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 10 of 11

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADThe all-action Intercontinental Rally Challenge is back on gravel for the third running of RACMSA Rally of Scotland next week with six drivers still locked in combat for the coveted title.

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Sep 29

Home hero Alister McRae makes IRC return

Alister McRae will make his return to the IRC on RACMSA Rally of Scotland

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADAlister McRae will return to the Intercontinental Rally Challenge on RACMSA Rally of Scotland from 7-9 October, 12 months after he last took part in the all-action series.

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Jul 16

Atkinson powers Satria NEO S2000 into the lead in New-Zealand

In leg 1 of International Rally of Whangarei

Proton motorsports logoProtons 2000_NZ PROTON’s Chris Atkinson powered the Satria Neo S2000 to a remarkable opening day to finish the first eight special stages of the first leg in the lead of the International Rally of Whangarei in New Zealand. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Proton powers privateer Tom Cave

To a strong drive in Rally Scotland           

Welsh driver Tom Cave was within a few corners of clinching fourth place in the Rally of Scotland before pitching his Proton Satria Neo S2000 car into a ditch. Still only 18, Cave fought valiantly in keeping the PROTON flag flying in the rough three-day rally, which inflicted so many casualties that even the top competitors battled repeated punctures. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

IRC’s end of season awards ceremony in Limassol, Cyprus (+photos)

It will take place on November 7, 2010

The 2010 end-of-season awards ceremony will take place at Le Méridien Limassol Spa and Resort in Limassol on the evening of Sunday 7 November. Located on Akrotiri Bay, on the island’s southern coast, Limassol plays host to the 2010 FxPro Cyprus Rally (4-6 November) as well as to the inaugural Love Cyprus Golden Stage Rally (7 November). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 12

Wilks to mark comeback with Czech test

Guy Wilks is due to return to the IRC in Czech Republic later this month

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeGuy Wilks will mark his comeback from injury when he tests a Skoda UK Motorsport-run Fabia S2000 Facelift for the first time on August 23. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Ogier to make IRC return in Sardinia

Sebastien Ogier will make his return to the Intercontinental Rally Challenge when he contests Rally d’Italia-Sardegna next month

Ogier, who was victorious on his IRC debut on Rallye Automobile Monte-Carlo last season, will drive a Peugeot 207 Super 2000 on the demanding gravel event, which is based in Olbia from 4-6 June. It will mark the Frenchman’s second appearance in the IRC in 2010 after he entered Rallye Automobile Monte-Carlo for a second time back in January, only to retire on the final night while he was firmly in contention for a repeat victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Entries roll in for Curitiba rally (+photos)

With 20 days to go until the second round

Intercontinental Rally Challenge gets underway in Brazil, entries are still rolling in for Rally Internacional de Curitiba. So far, more than 30 crews have registered to take part on the gravel event, which takes place from 4-6 March. They include Peugeot UK’s Kris Meeke, the reigning IRC champion and the winner of the rally last year, plus factory Skoda Motorsport drivers Juho Hanninen and Jan Kopecky. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

IRC: Cave secures Proton drive

Tom Cave to run in selected events in the IRC during the 2009 season

Teenage rally driver Tom Cave has concluded a deal which will see him enter a privately-run Proton Sartria Neo S2000 in selected events on the IRC calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Kovalainen to drive Proton in Finnish rally

 Heikki Kovalainen looks set to contest next month’s Arctic Lapland Rally in his native Finland.

It was reported at the end of the 2009 season that the 28-year-old was keen to resume his hobby of rallying, which was forbidden under the terms of his McLaren contract. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

McRae scores historic podium for Proton in Rally of Scotland

The Proton MEM Satria Neo S2000 scored its first ever podium finish

On the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, Scottish rally hero Alister McRae crossed the finish line of the Rally of Scotland in third place in Stirling this afternoon. McRae, one of the sport’s biggest names, is returning to rallying with the Malaysian manufacturer and admitted the result was an emotional moment for all concerned. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 21

McRae and Proton star in Scotland

 To the delight of his home fans

Scottish rally star Alister McRae has ended the opening day of Rally of Scotland in third place, with the Proton Satria Neo S2000 running perfectly throughout. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Strong entry for RACMSA Rally of Scotland

More than 60 crews have entered the RACMSA Rally of Scotland

For the final round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge on November 19-21, with 2009 champion driver Kris Meeke heading the list of runners. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Rally of Scotland welcomes six manufacturers in entry (+photos)

Iain Campbell said he was pleased with the level of interest 

All but one of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge’s seven manufacturers will represented on RACMSA Rally of Scotland next month, the man in charge of running the event has confirmed. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

McRae comes home for Rally of Scotland (+photos)

 Alister McRae is gearing up to return to the Intercontinental Rally Challenge

When the season draws to a close on RACMSA Rally of Scotland on November 19-21, McRae, the younger brother of the late 1995 world rally champion Colin, won the IRC pilot event – Zulu Rally South Africa – in May 2006. Read the rest of this entry »