OVERNIGHT LEADER CALUM DUFFYmaintained his stranglehold on the 43rd running of the Tunnock’s Mull Rally, but the Dervaig driver saw his lead reduced to ‘just’ 1min 44secs after he was “too cautious” with his tyre choice for SS13 at Calgary Bay, writes Jim McGill. CLICK HERE to read full report
Monthly Archives: October 2012
Tunnock’s Mull Rally: Leg 1 Report
THE TUNNOCK’S MULL RALLY got underway in some of the wettest, soggiest, slippery conditions in its 43-year history, writes Jim McGill. How bad were conditions? Well when Dervaig’s Calum Duffy opted to start the rally on four wet tyres for the first time ever, you realise conditions must have been pretty treacherous…
Tunnock’s Mull Rally Preview
FELIX MENDELSSOHN MAY have found peace and inspiration when he visited the island of Mull to compose his famous Hebrides Overture, Fingal’s Cave, in the 1820s, but this weekend the composer would be excused for running to the hills when the 43rd running of the Tunnock’s Mull Rally roars into action, writes…
Reverse direction Hot Hatch – Sunday October 21st
The next track day is a REVERSE DIRECTION HOT HATCH on the 21st of October, with drag and drifting fun at lunchtime too. We are now alternating the direction of our Hot Hatch days and the next one, a week on Sunday, will be on the new circuit. Feedback has been fantastic…
From Knockhill to Silverstone in 24 hours…on a bicycle!
Its just been pointed out that the leading solo cyclists last week in the 24 hour Enable Scotland event, Doug Wood, covered 340 miles in the 24 hour period, HIMSELF, the equivilent of riding from Knockhill to Silverstone non stop! RESPECT! Adam Cochrane wasnt far behind having coved 325 miles! Next years…
SMRC showdown delivers some thrilling entertainment
Heading into a weekend when five Championship titles would go to the wire, everyone here at Knockhill expected fireworks, and that’s exactly what we got, when the Scottish Championship car racers took to the track for the final time this year.
Nightmare BTCC quali for Shedden
BRITISH TOURING CAR Championship leader, Fifer Gordon Shedden, endured a nightmare qualifying session for the penultimate triple-header at Silverstone, writes Jim McGill. CLICK HERE to read full report
Scots F1 ace Di Resta starts 11th
BATHGATE’S PAUL DI RESTA will start tomorrow’s Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka from 11th on the grid, despite having sat out Friday afternoon’s Free Practice session, writes Jim McGill. CLICK HERE to read full report
Thrilling climax to the SMRC season awaits this weekend
D-Day has finally arrived for the Scottish Championship car racing competitors as the final round of the 2012 season takes place at Knockhill this Sunday (7th October). With the majority of titles yet to be decided, this weekend’s event should offer a thrilling climax to the season.
Dario Franchitti to appear at Knockhill this Sunday 7th October
Dario Franchitti, arguably one of world’s best racing drivers will be at Knockhill on Sunday 7th October to support the Scottish Motor Racing Club’s final event of the 2012 season. Dario’s racing highlights include 4 IndyCar Championship titles and 3 Indianapolis 500 wins as well as numerous titles in Europe before embarking…
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