The Wilton Donegal Worldwide Rally hosted their first official rally launch yesterday with new title sponsor Wilton Waste.
Because the night solar shone on Hegarty’s Ford Storage in Letterkenny, the crowds flocked into the showroom to her particulars of this 12 months’s thrilling Wilton Waste Donegal Worldwide Rally.
Surrounded by some most interesting vehicles Eire, if not Europe we had historic M3s, WRC fiestas & every kind of Msport Fords, Citroens, Subarus and the followers’ favourites the legendary modified Mk2s.
Charlie Collins as normal took to the stage first to introduce the celebrities of the rally. First to talk and greeted by a standing ovation was new title sponsor Rodney Wilton, who himself is competing in model new construct Class 14 Ford Escort on this 12 months’s rally and is a person who isn’t any stranger to quick Mk2s down by the years.
Chairman Brian Brogan welcomed everybody to this 12 months’s rally adopted by this 12 months’s COC Eamon Mc Gee & each welcomed Wilton Waste as the brand new title sponsor of the Donegal Worldwide Rally for its 51st 12 months. Garda Fergus Mc Gory spoke of the nice relationship they’ve with Donegal Motor Membership and look ahead to one other busy however secure rally weekend reminding everybody to maintain the race as a substitute.
A military of future, earlier and hopeful rally crews had been interviewed over the night offering nice leisure to a packed Hegarty’s Ford with the crowds spilling onto into the forecourt to admire the incredible show of vehicles on show organized by Denis Ferry and membership members, with crews delighted to let folks get in and see them up shut with even some check runs organized for some followers and marshals.
Becoming a member of a really historic milestone was Kilmacrenan’s Ivan Stewart and Milford’s Daniel Conaghan who this 12 months joined a really unique membership with Robbie Peoples of beginning 30 Donegal Worldwide Rallies.
Within the hotly contested ITRC entrance runners Callum Devine and Garry Jennings had been interviewed together with earlier winners Dungloe’s Vincent Bonner and Letterkenny’s James Cullen.
The opposite huge information from the highest crews was from Dave Moynihan saying that him and a number of BRC Champion winner Matt Edwards will compete on this 12 months’s Donegal Worldwide Rally in a Melvyn Evans Motorsport ready Polo.
Organisers have issued “A really huge because of Hegarty’s Ford who had been as soon as once more good hosts and for everybody for coming & supporting this 12 months’s rally.”
Gallery: Large information from high crews at launch of Wilton Donegal Worldwide Rally was final modified: June third, 2023 by