The Proton brand will once again be a sight on the Motorsport UK British Rally Championship tour as the Malaysian car manufacturer returns to the series with Ollie Mellors and Mellors Elliot Motorsport [MEM]. Driving the firms Iriz R5, Mellors and co-driver Max Freeman will make a bid for the prestigious British title just 12
Here at Mellors Elliot Motorsport we know that many of you will be at home and looking for ways to entertain the kids…and big kids in the family home. So, the in-thing this week seems to be colouring or livery competitions and we couldn’t miss out on that now could we?! As a way of
The Proton Iriz R5 took its first Irish podium result at the weekend as Ollie Mellors secured a confidence-boosting third overall at the Birr Stages Rally (23 February) against top Irish Tarmac Rally Championship regulars.
Making its return to the British Rally Championship for the first time since 2016, Ollie Mellors and Ian Windress gave the Proton Iriz R5 a successful series debut, narrowly missing out on a podium to take fourth overall at the season-opening Cambrian Rally (8th February). Mellors secured a solid points haul for the Thornbridge Brewery, Reliable
The Proton Iriz R5 will aim for its first ever British Rally Championship podium this weekend as Ollie Mellors embarks on a season-long campaign which starts with the Cambrian Rally (8th February). After a successful 2019 season which saw four gravel rally wins for the Iriz, Mellors is aiming to secure his first ever BRC podium
Proton will return to the British Rally Championship this season for the first time since 2016 as Mellors Elliot Motorsport and Ollie Mellors mount a full assault on the series behind the wheel of the newly homologated Iriz R5.
Two time World Rally Champion Marcus Grönholm was delighted with the Proton Iriz R5 at a recent two-day, back-to-back test in Northern Ireland, claiming it “ready for the WRC”. Grönholm, responsible for much of the early development work on the Iriz, returned to the drivers seat for a gravel and asphalt test and was delighted
Ollie Mellors gave the Proton Iriz R5 its fourth UK gravel rally win in a row last weekend, snatching victory on the final stage of the Grizedale Forest Rally (7th December) after a gutsy drive, despite suffering significant time loss in the early stages of the event. Mellors and co-driver Ian Windress went an impressive 46
The Derbyshire based outfit are the only manufacturer to have both a right- and left-hand version of the car available on the market and it can be used from club to World Rally Championship level. The Malton Forest Rally is a now traditional end of season blast for crews without the pressure of a championship