Barrable to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a high-speed run on the West Cork Rally

March 10, 2014 by Paul Evans  

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Barrable in his Tunnocks World Rally Team Fiesta R5

Robert Barrable will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year by contesting the Quality Hotel Clonakilty West Cork Rally (March 15-16) in his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5 – in a homeland high-speed Tarmac test run ahead of the Circuit of Ireland Rally (April 17-19). The 26-year old Dublin driver won the West Cork Rally at his first attempt... [Read more...]

WRC-2 podium for Barrable on Rallye Monte Carlo debut

January 18, 2014 by Paul Evans  

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Rob and Stuart on their way to an impressive WRC-2 podium in their Tunnock's Fiesta!

Robert Barrable scored a podium finish on his Rallye Monte Carlo debut, finishing 3rd in WRC-2 (and 13th overall) in his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5. Co-driven by Stuart Loudon, Robert survived hazardous winter driving conditions throughout the 15 stage / 238.53 mile (383.88km) route to successfully complete the opening round of the... [Read more...]

Barrable’s late entry confirmed for Rallye Monte Carlo

January 6, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Rob and Stuart at speed in the distinctive Tunnock's liveried Fiesta.

Robert Barrable has made a late entry and will contest the opening round of the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship, Rallye Monte-Carlo (14-19 January), in his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5. The car will be prepared and run by Carlisle-based rally experts CA1 Sport and challenge for WRC-2 honours on D-MACK tyres. This will be the first time... [Read more...]

Ireland test boosts Barrable’s belief ahead of France

September 27, 2013 by Paul Evans  

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Pre-Rallye de France-Alsace test of the Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5, held on the Glendun stage, near the village of Cushendall in County Antrim

Robert Barrable is all set for his Rallye de France-Alsace (3-6 October) debut after enjoying a successful test in his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5 in Northern Ireland. The car’s 1.6-litre turbocharged engine has undergone a complete rebuild at M-Sport since its last FIA World Rally Championship outing on the ADAC Rally Deutschland.... [Read more...]

Barrable ‘ticks all the boxes’ on Rally Finland debut!

August 6, 2013 by Paul Evans  

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Barrable's Top Ten finish impressed many.

Robert Barrable ‘ticked all the boxes’ after successfully making his FIA World Rally Championship debut in his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5 – finishing Rally Finland in a WRC-2 points-scoring 8th position. Co-driven by Scotland’s Stuart Loudon, the 25-year old from Swords in Ireland finished 19th overall in the immaculate CA1... [Read more...]

Tunnock’s World Rally Team Announced-Robert Barrable will contest five of the remaining six rounds of the 2013 FIA World Rally Championship in a new Ford Fiesta R5.

July 24, 2013 by Paul Evans  

Tunnock's World Rally Team! L-R Stuart Loudon and Rob Barrable outside the Tunnock's bakery in Uddingston.

The Tunnock’s World Rally Team has been officially launched at the famous teacake company’s bakery in Uddingston, Scotland, where it was announced that Robert Barrable will contest five of the remaining six rounds of the 2013 FIA World Rally Championship in a new Ford Fiesta R5. Stuart Loudon, the great, great grandson of the company’s founder,... [Read more...]