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1/11/18The website has been neglected for a while as most of the Metro 6R4 news has been based on my facebook group Metro 6R4 Online News Chat. My aim is to bring the site back up to date with news, sales, wants and pics etc, so stay tuned.26/11/17Exclusive news to Metro 6R4 Online News. Another 6R4 off to the fabricators tomorrow to have work done ready for action next year. I've been asked not to reveal the owners name yet, It will be an awesome bit of kit when finished.2/11/17Will a bit of a lul with 6R4's competing lately there has been an upsurge in news that about another 3-4 cars will be out next season. Some with V64V motors and some that will be apprearing with other engines. These will include forest and tarmac racers. More news and pics soon. ;-)Peter Smith will return to Croft with his 6R4 for the Xmas Stages Rally. With Graham Wild alongside again the pairing are hoping for a good finish. Knowing Peter though he could change his mind having more cars than AVIS to choose from 9/4/17Great result of 4th overall for Roger Thomas / James Williams on the drivers first event in the ex Chris Wise 6R4 at Talbenny today.John Saunders / Tony Hart have entered the John Overend Memorial Stages at Melbourne Airfield in their Metro 6R4 for the May 14th event.25/2/17John Saunders/Tony Hart. 23rd overall on the Legend Fires Stages Rally in their 6R4. Well done guys on ya finish from Metro 6R4 Online News on what is a car breaker of an event.The other John Saunders suffered cambelt failure at Race Retro when he was getting into the swing of it. Hope its not too much damage.19/2/17Well done to Peter Smith / John Millington on a fine 8th overall in the Swift Group Metro 6R4 on today's Riponian Stages Rally in the North Yorkshire forests. They where going great on our marshal junction on Gale Rigg. If anyone has any video or photos from today it would be great to see them. Pic thanks to Graham Clark.12/2/17Congratulations to Tommy Morris / Colin Harkness on winning the Jack Neal Stages at Blyton in their 6R4. The pair lead after a good days battle with Peter Smith in his Fiesta R5.27/12/16Very well done to Peter Smith / Graham Wild in the Swift Group 6R4 on a fine 6th overall and 5th in class on the Christmas Stages at Croft today.26/11/16Morris wins at Blyton. Congratulations to Tommy Morris / Ian Emmerson on the win on the Hall Trophy Rally. The last stage was cancelled due to bad weather. John Saunders / Tony Hart finished in 13th place.22/11/16Tom Morris out this weekend for the Hall Trophy Rally at Blyton. Seeded at Car 1 its hoping they get a good result and its car 14 for John Saunders / Tony Hart on the same event. Good luck lads.10/11/16Peter Smith / Graham Wilde have entered the Xmas Stages in their Swift Group 6R4 for the Decemember 27th event.6/11/16Very well done to Peter Smith / John Millington on a fine 8th overall in "wet" conditions on the Malton Forest Stages today in their Swift Leisure 6R4 ran as always by Slights Rallysport. Great result lads for a 6R4 in the forests against newer cars.We are advertising a load of spares for John Indri on the Parts page. Take a look at it and mention the website when enquiring.31/10/16The very best of luck to Peter Smith / John Millington in the Swift Group 6R4 on next weekends Malton Forest Stages.10/10/16John Marwood has let the site know that his ex John McKerrell Metro 6R4 has now been sold and is off to start its new life in Italy. A very sad day for John. I would just like to thank John for running the website stickers in the past on the car for me.Congratulations to Ian and Lyn Rowlance on a fine 2nd overall in their Metro on the Adgspeed Stages on Sunday the 9th of October. Well done.John Saunders is beleived to have pulled his entry for the Jersey Rally this year. Reason unknown.3/9/16Congratulations to Mark Holmes and Craig Simkiss on a very fine third place overall on today's Promenade Stages at New Brighton in their Mark Holmes Auto Engineering 6R4. Many thanks to Brian Deegan for the photo.27/8/16Mark Holmes / Craig Simkiss will be car 4 for the Promenade Stages in their Mark Holmes Auto Engineering 6R4. Best of luck to you guys.20/8/16ANDY GETS THE METRO "HORNE" AGAINAfter selling his Ford Focus WRC to Reay Mackay Andy Horne has took the Mackay car in part ex and will be using a Metro again. Hopefully if not by the end of the year the car will be seen on Next years Snowman Rally.9/8/16John Saunders / Tony Hart now have their entry confirmed for this years Paperclix Jersey Rally. The car was last on Jersey when Simon Chapman used it there. It will be good to see a 6R4 in the lanes again.17/7/16Jimmy McRae Ian Grindrod reunited together at Shelsley Walsh with their Rothmans Metro 6R4 they used in 1986. Many thanks to and David Price for allowing the use of the pictures. Click on the pic to enlarge.9/7/16COMPETITION TIME EXCLUSIVELY HERE ON METRO 6R4 ONLINE NEWS.We want you to design a 6R4 colour scheme but it has to be based on Yellow and then whatever you think would look good on it. The winner will have a sticker on the car with thanks and their name on it. Email us at or post up on our Facebook group Metro 6R4 Online News Chat. I will put up a website mug and stickers too.Geoff Cottrill / Nathan Crewe finished in 73rd overall on the Nicky Grist Stages today in their Cottrill Transport Jag engined Metro. Well done on another finish guys.3/7/165th overall after two days of rallying for Tom Morris / Colin Harkness on the Mach 1 Stages in their 6R4. Well done lads from Metro 6R4 Online News.After retiring on the Saturday Stages of the Mach 1 Stages Kevin Ronaldson / Christopher Ronaldson came back out for the Sunday run and took 77th overall.2/7/16The very best of luck to Tommy Morris / Colin Harkness this weekend on the Mach 1 Stages in their 6R4.23/5/16John Saunders / Tony Hart finished in 15th place on the TSH Stages. Well done lads.21/5/16Thanks to John Saunders who is competing on the TSH Stages for the quote through to me "Car going well in Cornwall... Gone from 37 to 14 after first day.. Small altercation with a chicane otherwise all good and looking forward to tomorrow." Best of luck fella.19/5/16Great news as Group B cars to the Lydden WRX again on May 28/29 .Ian Rowlance of will be bringing his ex Bengt Wiklund Bi Turbo car and Adam Keeler his ex Will Gollop Bi Turbo 6R4. Retro Rallycross organiser Rob Gibson will have his iconic 6R4 and Mark Flaherty will be bringing his newly acquired ex Lawrence Gibson car which Dom Buckley Motorsport are rebuilding for the Which will run again in his old Hallmark livery.18/5/16I have genuine buyers wanting 6R4 Club cars. If anyone wanting to sell then let me know and I can pass on details. ThanksPeter Smith on the reserve entry for the Greystoke Stages in his Swift Group 6R4. Hope he gets a run.15/5/16Very well done to John Saunders / Tony Hart on an excellent 5th overall today on the John Overend Memorial Rally @ Melbourne Airfield. They where driving great with the car and it sounded well on form.24/4/16Tommy Morris / Colin Harkness finished in second overall on the Horiba 'D' Isis Stages on Saturday 23rd April. The pair were leading but suffered a driveshaft and diff problem, but they still done well to finish the event. Well done lads.Ram Racing's Dave Ross retired from the Speyside rally with a gear selection issue on Saturday in their DAM Metro GTi 4100.13/3/16Congratulations to Simon Mauger / Jon Hawkins on an excellent second overall on the Tour of Epynt today in their Marshall Motorsport Metro 4M4.6/3/16Congratulations to Peter Smith / Steve McNulty in the Swift Group Motorhomes and Caravans backed 6R4. 7th overall and 2nd in class for the first time pairing on the Imperial Commercials Volkswagen Donington Rally today.Simon Mauger / Jon Hawkins are top seeds for next weekend on the Tour Of Epynt in Dennis Marshall's Metro 4M4. Winners on this event last year can the pairing win again. Lets hope so.5/3/16Its nice to be appreciated and Steve McNulty has done just that as he is all ready for tomorrow's Rally at Donnington with Peter Smith.25/2/16Can announce that Steve Mcnulty has got his wish and will co-drive for Peter Smith in the Swift Leisure Metro 6R4 at Donnington. Best of luck lads.Nice to see Williams will be involved in a 6R4 again and it will be in their museum and used for certain shows. More developments soon!/groups/metro6r4onlinenews/