Cambrian Rally


Category 30.10.23

Cambrian Rally 2023 Winners

IT WAS an impressive return to top class British rallying for Aberdyfi’s Tom Cave, when he and co-driver Dale Furniss took an emphatic victory at Saturday’s Visit Conwy Cambrian Rally. They stamped their mark on the event right from the start and pulled away from 2023 British Rally Championship runner-up Scotsman Garry Pearson to emerge the victor at the ceremonial finish on Llandudno promenade....
Category 23.10.23

Cambrian set to be highly competitive

TWO stars of Welsh rallying are making a welcome return to the sport at the Visit Conwy Cambrian Rally...
Category 10.10.23

Spectator Information 2023

We are pleased to announce that Spectator Information for 2023 is now available to download. You can buy tickets online.
Category 06.09.23

Regulations 2023 out now

The regulations are now available for the 2023 Visit Conwy Cambrian Rally. The organisers of the 68th edition of the Llandudno based event have a refreshed route to challenge competitors, whilst showcasing the idyllic countryside North Wales has to offer.
Category 20.06.23

Cambrian 2023 Winning Formula

AN all gravel event with challenging classic stages, some of which haven’t been used in recent years, adds up to a winning formula for the 2023 Visit Conwy Cambrian Rally. Each year the organising team from North Wales Car Club try to give the event a new twist, and this year is no exception...
Category 20.06.23

Frenchman Adrien Fourmaux secured his third Motorsport UK British Rally Championship win of the season

Frenchman Adrien Fourmaux secured his third Motorsport UK British Rally Championship win of the season, after a scintillating performance at the Ardeca Ypres Rally [22-24 June] in Belgium.
Category 18.06.23

Defender Rally Series - Summer Scottish Hill Rally

Over the weekend of the 17th and 18th June, the UK Tata Elxsi Defender Rally Series competed at the inaugural Summer Scottish Hill Rally based at the beautiful backdrop of Thirlestane Castle, with stunning competitive stages across the eastern border region of Scotland.
Category 16.06.23

BTRDA Gravel Round 4 - preview

Preview of Round 4 : Kielder Forest Rally (17th June) Hexham Auction Mart once again plays host to the Kielder Forest Rally, the fourth round of the MRF Tyres BTRDA Rally Series on 17th June and, as the season moves towards its halfway stage, last year’s winner Elliot Payne (Fiesta Rally2) holds the upper hand as he seeks to successfully defend his 2022 BTRDA Gold Star Championship crown. Elliot and Tom Woodburn have already claimed two maximums and one second-place, leaving them just two points shy of a full-house as they head for north-east England.
Category 06.06.23

Pirelli Welsh Rally Championship - Hirst aims to extend Championship lead on the Nicky Grist Stages

Welsh Championship - Matthew Hirst takes a healthy 22-point Motorsport UK Pirelli Welsh Rally Championship lead into the Nicky Grist Stages (Saturday 8 July) - and the defending champion will be favourite to score his fourth win of the 2023 season in his Pirelli-shod Delta Salvage/Witham Group Ford Fiesta R5.
Category 28.05.23

Hirst scores maximum Championship points after final Plains Rally stage decider.

Defending Motorsport UK Pirelli Welsh Rally champion Matthew Hirst celebrated a third straight maximum points score of the 2023 season on the Plains Rally in his Pirelli-shod Delta Salvage/Witham Group Ford Fiesta R5 - although it was far from straightforward, as both he and arch-rival Perry Gardener hit problems in the afternoon, which saw them swap positions on the eighth and final stage.
Category 10.05.23

Bowler Championship - 2023 Defender Series

Tata Elxsi, one of the world’s leading design and technology service providers, is today confirmed as Bowler’s title partner for the 2023 Defender Rally Series. Tata Elxsi is a global specialist in design thinking and digital technology and views the rally series as a perfect demonstration of Extreme Engineering – where technology, engineering, and design come together to deliver class world-class pace and performance.
Category 06.05.23

BTRDA Gravel Series - Round 3 Preview

The Brick & Steel Border Counties Rally is the third round of the MRF Tyres BTRDA Rally Series and Arron Newby / Jamie Edwards (Fabia R5) and Elliot Payne / Tom Woodburn (Fiesta Rally2) arrive in Jedburgh as joint leaders of the MRF Tyres BTRDA Gold Star® Championship, each with a 1st and a 2nd place to their credit so far. However, as both crews can’t be credited with identical scores on any particular event, one way or another, the tie will be broken on 6th May.
Category 15.04.23

Bowler Defender Rally Series - Rallynuts

The weekend of the 15/16th April saw the Tata Elxsi Defender Rally Series compete at the 49th annual Rallynuts stages rally – widely recognised as a key stage rally in the British calendar. Rallynuts brought up to 120 teams together from multiple classes for some closely fought competition.
Category 14.04.23

BTRDA Gravel Series Round 2 - Preview

The Royal Welsh Agricultural Showground in Builth Wells plays host to the second round of the MRF Tyres BTRDA Rally Series, the Rallynuts Stages, on 15th April and it was there twelve months ago that Matthew Hirst / Declan Dear (Fiesta R5) recorded the first of their three victories during the season. They arrived back at the finish half-a-minute ahead of Elliot Payne (Fiesta Rally2) who, having retired from the Malcolm Wilson Rally a few weeks earlier, was opening his account in what turned out to be the teenager’s BTRDA Gold Star® Rally Championship-winning campaign.
Category 11.04.23

Round 2 UK Tata Elxsi Defender Rally Series by Bowler – Rallynuts

The Rallynuts Stages Rally (formerly known as the Severn Valley Stages) is one of the most popular stage rallies in the UK and has been a favourite with rally competitors since the early 1970’s. Over the years the Severn Valley has been a round of the Welsh National Stage Rally Championship, Clubman’s Championship and Historic Championship.
Category 25.03.23


Mick Smith and Jacob Neal emerged from four treacherously slippery stages to win their respective classes as the Mini Rally Challenge 2023 got under way at the Rally North Wales. Mick and co-driver Paul Stringer used all their years’ experience to go overall fastest by 43 seconds; their CS Developments-prepared R53 machine ran faultlessly as they set four consecutive fastest times to beat Gordon Davies / Jack Morris’s similar machine, with Tim Green / Jordan Joines only nine seconds behind , also in an R53.
Category 15.03.23

"Some of the finest stages in the World"

WITH a challenging route taking in some iconic forest stages previously used on Wales Rally GB, and a brand new closed road test for National competitors, the 2022 Visit Conwy Cambrian Rally has been hailed as one of the best in the event’s long history.
Category 13.03.23

The 2023 Defender Rally Series by Bowler kicks off at Walters Arena with first championship rounds

This past weekend, the 2023 Defender Rally Series by Bowler and the 2023 Bowler Defender Baja Championship kicked off at Walters Arena. New and returning Bowler Defender Rally teams were introduced to a new competitive safari course layout at Walters Arena near Neath, Wales, during the combined first round.
Category 10.03.23

BTRDA Gravel Series - Round 1

M-Sport’s premises in Dovenby provide an appropriate setting for the commencement of the 2023 MRF Tyres BTRDA Rally Series and Motorsport UK English Rally Championship, in association with Seacon UK, as the battle (and make no mistake – it will be!) for the prestigious BTRDA Gold, Silver and Bronze Stars begins on the Malcolm Wilson Rally.
Category 10.03.23

2023 British Rally Championship is GO!

The Motorsport UK British Rally Championship is back! And it's a little earlier than usual thanks to the opening round of the 2023 season taking us to the Malcolm Wilson Rally this weekend coming [11 March]. The series start its 65th anniversary season in classic Cumbrian forest stages such as Grizedale which have been etched on the memories of many rally fans over the years.
Category 04.01.23

BTRDA - 70th years

2023 marks the 70th [Platinum edition] of both the BTRDA Gold & Silver Star® Rally Championships and, following ratification by the Rally Championship Control Panel, the BTRDA Rallies Committee is delighted to announce next year’s calendar (N.B. Dates correct at time of publication). Eight of the UK’s finest one-day forest events are included and, as ever, in order to give competitors an element of choice and to fit in with busy work / life schedules, everyone’s best six scores will count towards their final tally. So, diaries at the ready! The 2023 MRF Tyres BTRDA Rally Series calendar is as follows : –