Tag Archive: RACMSA Rally of Scotland

Nov 03

Kopecky gets new co-driver for IRC finale

PROTON’s IRC ace PG Andersson has been making headlines in Sweden

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADJan Kopecky will start the Intercontinental Rally Challenge title decider in Cyprus this evening (Thursday) without his usual co-driver by his side.

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Oct 09

Flying Mikkelsen holds Scotland IRC lead

 Andreas Mikkelsen leads Rally of Scotland for SKODA UK Motorsport

Andreas Mikkelsen Rally Scotland Bryan Bouffier auto 20101128Andreas Mikkelsen has taken a huge step towards claiming his first victory in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge after completing Saturday’s all-action stages of RACMSA Rally of Scotland with a commanding lead in his SKODA UK Motorsport Fabia Super 2000. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

SKODA team back at full strength for Scotland (+photos)

The factory SKODA Motorsport squad will be at full strength

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeJan Kopecky 2011-05-14 At the Intercontinental Rally Challenge resumes on RACMSA Rally of Scotland from 7-9 October, in addition to team regular and IRC title leader Jan Kopecky, Juho Hanninen will also compete in one of the Czech firm’s Fabia Super 2000s on the gravel event, having skipped the last two IRC rounds in Hungary and Italy due to other commitments. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

SKODA team back at full strength for Scotland

SKODA’s star drivers Hanninen and Kopecky will both compete in Scotland

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADThe factory SKODA Motorsport squad will be at full strength when the Intercontinental Rally Challenge resumes on RACMSA Rally of Scotland from 7-9 October.

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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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Sep 24

IRC Rallye Sanremo day two report

Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 9 of 11

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADThierry Neuville has won Rallye Sanremo following a thrilling finish to the Intercontinental Rally Challenge round on the Italian Riviera this afternoon. Driving a Team Peugeot Belgium-Luxembourg 207 Super 2000, Neuville surged ahead on the demanding asphalt event with one stage remaining, having cancelled out an overnight deficit of 16.6s.

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Sep 23

IRC Rallye Sanremo day one report

Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 9 of 11

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADA thrilling battle for victory is in store on the final day of Rallye Sanremo with a little more than two seconds covering the top two drivers on the Intercontinental Rally Challenge event.

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Sep 23

Live television coverage for RACMSA Rally of Scotland

Rallye Sanremo, 22-24 September 2011

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADIRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeThe all-action Intercontinental Rally Challenge will thrill millions of fans watching on television around the world next month when coverage of RACMSA Rally of Scotland, the penultimate round of the 2011 IRC season, is broadcast live on Eurosport.

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May 19

Impressive TV audience for IRC Tour de Corse live coverage

Pierre Campana’s star rises after Tour de Corse fourth place 

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPierre Campana Tour de CorseEurosport Events, promoter of the IRC, is delighted to announce that a global reach of more than 5.2 million different viewers across Europe watched Eurosport’s coverage of Tour de Corse-E.Leclerc from 12-14 May, round three of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge (1). Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

Skoda Deutschland commits to four Intercontinental Rally Challenge rounds

Skoda Auto Deutschland will enter a brace of Fabia Super 2000s on selected rounds of this year’s IRC

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADSeven-time German champion Matthias Kahle, 42, and rising star Mark Wallenwein, 24, will contest Barum Czech Rally Zlin in late August followed by the Mecsek Rallye in Hungary in mid-September. Kahle will also take part on RACMSA Rally of Scotland in October and the season-closing Cyprus Rally, where Wallenwein could return to the line-up in a second entry. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 28

Subaru announces Impreza R4 IRC bid

Danish ace Martin Knudsen is targeting an IRC bid with PROTON

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADSubaru will enter a brace of Impreza WRX STIs, conforming to the new R4 technical regulations, on selected rounds of this year’s Intercontinental Rally Challenge for respected Japanese drivers Toshi Arai and Fumio Nutahara. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

New horizons for Eurosport Events in 2011

Eurosport Events launched its 2011 motorsport programme in Munich earlier this week

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADEurosport Events, the promoter of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, formally launched its 2011 motorsport programme during an event in the German city of Munich on Tuesday (April 12). Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

RACMSA Rally of Scotland to run from 7-9 October

Pierre Campana hopes success in Italy will lead to Tour de Corse outing

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADRACMSA Rally of Scotland, the penultimate round of the 2011 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, will take place from 7-9 October, one week earlier than scheduled.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

Hanninen conquers treacherous Stottish stages

Third win of the year for Finnish ace and first IRC podium for Mikkelsen

Juho Hänninen claimed his third victory of the year in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge after beating Andreas Mikkelsen in arduous conditions on the RACMSA Rally of Scotland. The win earned him enough points to put him out of reach of any of his rivals for this year’s drivers’ title. He will be crowned officially after the next round, the FxPro Rally Cyprus. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

RACMSA Rally of Scotland set for live coverage on Eurosport

Extensive live television coverage of the penultimate round of the 2010 IRC season

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Local hero Neuville aims to play safe in Ypres

 Neuville will be chasing a finish on his home IRC event

Thierry Neuville insists he won’t be feeling any added pressure when he starts the Geko Ypres Rally on Friday, despite his billing as one of his country’s brightest hopes for the future. Neuville, 21, hails from Hunningen in the far east of Belgium near to the border with Germany, approximately 300 kilometres from Ypres, where round sixth of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge will be taking place. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Kris Meeke crowned king of Scotland (+result)

The 2009 IRC season reached a rousing finale

This weekend on the inaugural RACMSA Rally of Scotland, producing a fitting victory for series champion Kris Meeke in his home event. Starting out from Perth’s historic Scone Palace on Thursday under the most severe rainstorm to have hit Britain in 1000 years and passing through the rugged Scottish landscape to end with a fanfare at Stirling Castle on Saturday, the 1000km event lived up to its billing as the ‘battle of Britain’. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 21

Meeke and Wilks go head-to-head in Scotland

Meeke has lead from the start

Kris Meeke and Guy Wilks, driving the two cars draped in their British flag, are turning the RACMSA Rally of Scotland into a private battle for victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Scotland promises a fine finale to the 2009 IRC

An all-action in the forests around Perth and Stirling

Final preparations for the inaugural RACMSA Rally of Scotland this weekend (November 19-21) have reached fever pitch, with the teams, crews and organisers readying themselves for a true winter festival. 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 »