Scottish Border Hill Rally – Forrest Estate, St Johns Town of Dalry – 17 & 18 November 2018
Next weekend we will be running the service area at the Scottish Border Hill Rally. We have 3 controls to man and these will be visited by competitors 4 times on Saturday and twice on Sunday.
On both days signing on is from 07:30 with a marshals briefing at 08:00. The first car starts at 10:00. Saturday will run into darkness and is due to finish about 18:30 whilst Sunday is due to finish at 15:00. I need assistance on both days. If you can help on one or both days, please let me know. Your help will be much appreciated.
Winter AutoSolo/AutoTest/PCA 2 – Ardeer – 24 November 2018
This is our last autotest of the year and again I need a few marshals to assist me. Signing on is from 10:00 with the first run at 11:00. We aim to be finished by 15:30. As usual lunch will be provided.
If you can help, please get in touch with me.
And finally a message from Dunfermline Car Club:
Motorsport News Circuit Rally – Knockhill – 9 December 2018
Following the success of the inaugural Motorsport News Circuit Rally Championship at Knockhill in 2017, Knockhill Racing Circuit will again be hosting round 3 of this very popular Championship on Sunday 9th December. The event will be using the off-circuit sections around the car parks, and on the hill opposite the service area, as well as the circuit. The first car is due to start at 09:00, with competitors starting at 30 second intervals. There will be 10 stages, giving some 39 miles of action with the last two stages in the dark.
The maximum entry is 60, the minimum – already attained – is 45, but there are still spaces available for this event. The Supplementary Regulations are attached and the link for the online entry system is available on www.dunfermlinecarclub.co.uk . Information on the venue and event can also be found on https://www.knockhill.com/
This event is open to non-Championship registered contenders, but we also look forward to giving a great Scottish welcome to Championship contenders. Information on the Championship can be found on http://msnrallychamp.co.uk/
For those not able to compete, but still wanting to be involved, marshaling and assisting with set-up is a great way to be part of the event. The online registration link is now available on the ‘Registration Forms’ tab on keithcowan1511, Diana, Communications Officer bainesdt65 and Gus, Set-Up Officer gusthebus or myself.
The final round of the Cobble Shop Scottish Tarmack Rally Championship, is fast approaching this weekend, and is always an exciting climax to this great Scottish Championship. The Kingdom Stages, being organised by Glenrothes Motor Sport Club is being held this year at Leuchars on Saturday, 10th November. Information can be found marshal and Radio Controller, Graham Douglas GKDouglas who will be delighted to hear from you.
To close the Championship Season the Cobble Shop Scottish Tarmack Rally Championship Awards evening will take place at the Grange Manor, Falkirk on 26th January 2019. Information will soon be available but to pre-book please contact the Championship co-ordinator Gerry McCafferty strc
Not forgetting our friends in the hills and forests, another event on the calendar this year is the BRITPART Scottish ‘Borders’ Hill Rally on the 17th & 18th November at Forrest Estate, DG3 7XS information can be found dean.pugh
Look forward to seeing many of you at the above and thank you all for all your support and interest in this great sport. Information on motorsport events throughout Scotland can also be found on Scottish Association of Motor Sports Cubs www.scottishmotorsportsclubs.co.uk
Alistair J Reid
Scottish Sporting Car Club
Tel 07555 510306