Martin Holmes' "World Rallying" annuals, for the 20th time with the support of Pirelli, are recognised as the leading books on international rallying in the world. Previous editions have established this annual as the leading reference book of the sport, used by the industry, journalists and rally fans all over the world. Although centred on the 2007 World Rally Championships, there is also coverage of the IRC, European, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and African regional championships, and many national championships around the world.All the features are illustrated comprehensively, primarily by Maurice Selden's photography. The book also gives a unique appendix of results of all the major national rally championships round the world.The lead feature in "Pirelli World Rallying 30" will explain in detail the way in which Pirelli will be involved in the FIA World Rally Championship and other aspects of motor sport in the period 2008-2010, when they will be the official tyre supplier to the World series. The special features will relate to the people and subjects which become topical as the season progresses.
Other contents include the regular features concerning car developments and specifications, top drivers' records, the World Championships roll of honour and a diary of the most significant features of the year.Pre-publication advertising is currently planned to appear in "Motorsport News" in the weeks leading up to the final round of the series in December. Since the inception of the series, the "World Rallying" annuals have always received favourable reviews in the motoring press in every country, in every continent, where major championship rallying is held. Magazines specialising in rally sport are supplied with review copies for promotional purposes.
Martin Holmes has been writing books, preparing reports and supplying rallying information and photographs to magazines and the industry in all six continents since the World series started in 1973. In 2006 he celebrated, in Cyprus, attendance at his 400th World Rally.