It would be impossible for us to organise the Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally without the financial backing of our Headline Sponsors, the support of our Marshals and Volunteers, and the generous support of our Event Partners and Friends of the Galloway Hills.
|EVENT HEADLINE SPONSORS|
|With five separate outlets including construction, surfacing, properties, forestry and renewables, The Armstrong Group is one of Scotland and north west England’s leading contractors. The Dumfries-based family-run company first teamed up with the Galloway Hills Rally in 2000, and will mark the 24-year Anniversary by once again becoming our title sponsor in 2023.
|Molplant Construction (MCL) cover many aspects of construction and plant operations. Working with clients across Scotland, from local projects in Dumfries and Galloway to Central belt and North of England, MCL has the experience to deliver tailored solutions to each of our customers.
Molplant Construction (MCL)
|Offering development and letting opportunities across Dumfries and Galloway for Commercial Development and Letting and Residential new-builds, Armstrong Properties (Scotland) Ltd can offer clients a complete turnkey package from site acquisition through to supplying a completed property for either purchase or rent.
Armstrong Properties Ltd
|R Earsman Ltd has built its reputation on innovation and quality of service, and are committed to providing customers with best value construction solutions. With a dedicated team of experienced tradesmen, skilled in all aspects of general building trades, R Earsman Ltd pride themselves in the work they do within our local and rural areas and within the community.
R Earsman Ltd
|Armstrong Renewables (Scotland) Ltd can supply woodchip fuels to meet a wide range of customer requirements, either on contract or single delivery. Loads can be delivered or collected across Dumfries and Galloway and transported to our biomass-processing site in Dalbeattie.
Armstrong Renewables Ltd
|The Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally is grateful to be a recipient of a grant from Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Major Festivals and Events Strategy, a local authority fund set up to assist the development of events within the region.
|Since its formation in 1974, the Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally has been organised as a collaboration between local Car Clubs from south west Scotland: started by Solway and East Ayrshire Car Clubs, who were joined by Machars in 1983.|
|The Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally is extremely grateful to the team from the British Rally Marshals Club who have been supporting our event for many years now. Should you ever fancy Marshalling on an event out with Dumfries and Galloway, the BRMC would be happy to have you assist.
|With depots in Dumfries, St Boswells, Johnstonebridge, Stranraer, Edinburgh and Stirling, Euroroute Recovery Ltd offer high-quality and professional Breakdown, Recovery and Garage Services throughout Scotland; Ayrshire, the Borders, Dumfries & Galloway, Stirling, Edinburgh, Fife & Cumbria.
|AUTOSHOP.co.uk: Parts delivered fast and direct from maker/importer to your door. UK mainland delivery is available on all goods, including Vehicle Parts, Maintenance & Accessories, Tools & Equipment, Safety & PPE, and Travel, Leisure & Gardening equipment.
|Richardson & Starling are one of the oldest property preservation and repair contractors in the UK. With a network of 14 branches across Scotland and the North of England, they offer a comprehensive range of property preservation and repair services to property owners, building professionals, local businesses and local authorities.
|Marchbank Bakers are a family-run bakers with stores in 11 different locations across Dumfries & Galloway, including Dalbeattie, Castle Douglas, Moffat, Lockerbie, Annan, Thornhill and 5 locations in and around Dumfries. Using locally sourced ingredients, they specialise in baked goods, hot pastries, cold lunches and breakfasts and so much more. Marchbanks will once again be providing our delicious Marshals lunches.
|Developed over the last 5+ years by an international team of ex-drivers and co-drivers whose involvement has been up to and including WRC level as both competitors and officials, the GEOTRAQ system from RBI Sport is the first FIA-certified tracking system in the world.
|Scottish Christmas Trees is a family run business in south west Scotland, growing the finest Fraser Firs, Nordman Firs and Norway Spruce. Visit their two locations in Kirkgunzeon (near Dumfries) or Aberdeen to choose your real, fresh cut Christmas tree in person, or order online for nationwide delivery.
|Rally Car Hire & Event Preparation Specialists Dom Buckley RSC are one of the busiest preparation companies in UK rallying, fielding multiple cars almost every weekend. The boss was also the winner of this event 30 years ago in 1993.
|Based in Dumfries, TripleM specialises in Motorsport preparation Race and Rally product sales, Rally Hire and vehicle sourcing/sales. Whether it’s a new set of seats, or a Ford Escort Mk II, if you want it – TripleM can help make it happen.
|Glen Urr produce delicious, homemade, 100% natural ice cream and sorbets, lovingly made from the milk and cream produced by the Davidson Family’s herd of award-winning Halmyre Urr Ayrshires. Available in over 25 different flavours, you can get your hands on some by entering the Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally, or visiting The Toffee Shop in Castle Douglas.
|Peacock Tarmac & Plant Hire are another important Friend of the Galloway Hills, who we could not do without, providing us various vehicles for the event.|
|Signright Dumfries designs, manufactures & installs all types of signs, shop fronts, vehicle graphics & wrapping, banners, window graphics, and much more. Expert sign makers, with over 25 years of experience, providing high quality affordable signage from their base in Irongray Road, Dumfries, Signright Dumfries has been providing the event with high-quality decals and signage for more than a decade.
|Explore the rolling Galloway glens and hills to discover picturesque forest trails, three friendly visitor centres, wonderful wildlife and a long and colourful history in the Galloway Forest Park. Here you can enjoy great walking, easy family cycling, exhilarating mountain biking or just sit back and soak up breathtaking loch and mountain views and starry night skies.
|Scotmaps offers its customers a comprehensive support package, including Route Notes in a wide selection of formats, Safety DVD and Digital Downloads, Map Books, and more. Bill will also complete a Friday route survey, and issue up-to-date information on the conditions, allowing crews the peace of mind that their Route Notes are up-to-date when they tackle the stages on Saturday.
|For 2023, we have chosen Carsphairn Community Woodland as our Environmental Partner.
We look forward to working with them on projects which make an impact on a local level, and will share what we get up to with you on this page.