The business was started by Dom almost 30 years ago. However it was not
until 1970 that his first Ford Escort Mk I arrived to compete in the
Scottish Rally Championship. He competed to a high level in this
competition and it was from his hobby that the rally preparation
business started. Dom has always worked hard to maintain a high standard
for the business, the bonus being travel around the globe which he
Dom Buckley Jnr
Dom joined the business straight from school in
1983. Around this time work in the Far East started and as with his
father, work took him all over the World. Dom drove to an extremely high standard and was a
Junior driver with Volkswagen. However, work came first and his driving
was restricted to an occasional outing in the "Yellow Peril" or being
asked to drive for test purposes.
Neil started in the business in 1988, also straight from school. His
following years closely cloned that of Doms, working abroad for a
considerable part of the year and workshop in between. He is also a
talented driver and in 2000 won the Polo Challenge with a lucrative cash
prize, which is not something rally drivers expect. In 2002 he won the
British Rally Championship Gp.N in a Mitsubishi Lancer with co-driver
First Professional Team
The Golden Wonder backed Metro 6R4 driven by Ken Wood and Peter Brown
won the Scottish Rally Championship in its first year and was our first
professionally backed team. The subsequent sale of this car to an
Indonesian buyer led to the business working in the Far East for over 16
years, in addition to Australia, New Zealand, Africa and the U.S.
First World Rally Championship Car
The first customer we ran with a full WRC car was Brian Bell from
Skegness, who remained a valued customer for 20 years.
Stobarts Motorsport Team was our biggest logistical challenge. It involved running 4 WRC Ford Focuses and 2 Gp.N Subarus in the
BRC over a three year period. Statistics for these cars are shown in the
We provide a top class service which is boosted by having three
directors who have all driven competitively at the highest level. They
know how a car should perform and what a driver expects from it.