Final weekend noticed Donegal Motor Membership member Denis Ferry mix each his addictions of Rallying & Landrovers when he made the journey over to Wales to the World Well-known Nicky Grist Phases rally organised by the Quinton Motor Membership which makes use of a majority of levels from the outdated Rally GB WRC Phases.
Denis flew throughout on Friday to Bowler Motorsport for an arrive & drive bundle in considered one of their specifically race ready new mannequin Landrover Defenders which has its personal class in The British Championship Class B15.
Accompanied by John Tomley on the notes the primary loop of levels didn’t go to plan as mechanical gremlins gripped the brakes on the primary loop however this was sorted in service the place every crew had their very own devoted mechanic & hospitality Group readily available to maintain all of the Bowler Crews handled like VIPS all weekend.
The second & remaining loop of levels went superb with loads of pleasant seat staff & good instances leaving Denis searching for one other outing in these superb machines quickly.
Younger Weapons out in drive for RSA Spherical 5 Summer time Collection
Final Saturday noticed the RSA Summer time Collection return to Aghadowey with loads of Donegal Motor membership members on the entry record.
Jessica Halpenny from Newtown made her first aggressive outing within the new Halpenny Motorsport constructed Micra in a really pleasant day it was laborious to resolve who was smiling extra Jessica or her Navi Father Paul. Additionally in that class was Burt’s PJ Mc Dermott Jr who took 2nd place within the class in his Toyota. Glasha Motorsport Jamie Mc Laughlin & Charlie Browne each in Micras completed additional down the category.
Within the Mini Junior class 12, Letterkenny driver Kade Gilchrist was having an excellent drive in his Mini till he bust a sump in direction of the tip of the day. One other younger driver Robert Brockett in his Mini with new race graphics had an awesome day taking 2nd within the juniors with younger Inver man Joshua Henry profitable the Junior Mini Class total.
Mountcahrles driver Marie Furey got here 2nd within the girls Mini Class.
Manor’s Taylor Mc Elhinney got here third in school 13 in his Yacar Buggy. Within the larger class 14 Buggy class Fanad brothers Gareth & Philip Boreland had a giant battle with Gareth simply beating his older brother. Behind the Fanad brothers completed Letterkenny’s Jessica Orr who ultimately had a hassle free day to get a superb end. additional down the category Dungloe Driver Conor Comack completed the day forward of Jack Harris who had a puncture to spoil his consequence for the day.
Within the rally automotive class 5 Burts John Callaghan completed 2nd in his escort.
Sligo Rally this weekend
Consideration now turns to the Sligo Rally this weekend that are rounds of the Sligo Pallets Border Championship & the Prime Half West Coast Championship. There’s a huge Donegal entry so I will probably be busy subsequent week reporting on all of the motion. Be happy to ship photos, tales or experiences to [email protected]
Rallying: Ferry heads to world well-known Nicky Grist Phases was final modified: July twelfth, 2023 by