Donagh’s Irish Tarmac Rally Challenge Heads to Killarney!

April 29, 2014 by Andrew Bushe  

Donagh Kelly and Kevin Flanagan Head to Killarney this weekend for round 3 of the Irish Tarmac Rally Championship pic-www.kgrallypics.com

Donagh Kelly and Kevin Flanagan now head for the Killarney Rally of the Lakes, round three of the Clonakilty Black Pudding Irish Tarmac Rally Championship this weekend. After a third place on the opening round in Galway in February, and second on the Circuit of Ireland at Easter their Northgate Vehicle Hire supported Ford Focus WRC has been re-fettled... [Read more...]

Cartell.ie Rally of the Lakes 2014 event preview

April 28, 2014 by Sean Moriarty  

An impressive 170 cars will line up for the 2014 event!

The 35th running of the Cartell.ie Rally of The Lakes has attracted an unprecedented entry of 170 cars across it fours sections – International, modified, historic and junior. Action gets underway with a ceremonial start in Killarney’s town centre on Friday night where organiser, Killarney and District Motor Club have laid on a family entertainment... [Read more...]

A Happy Easter for Donagh on the Circuit of Ireland!

April 22, 2014 by Andrew Bushe  

Donagh Kelly and Kevin Flanagan fly high of the Circuit of Ireland- pic www.kgrallypics.com
Donagh Kelly and Kevin Flanagan fly high of the Circuit of Ireland- pic www.kgrallypics.com

A second place on the Circuit of Ireland Rally was just reward for Donagh Kelly and Kevin Flanagan in their Northgate Vehicle Hire Ford Focus WRC, after a hard fought drive. The West Cork winners started the event in fine form, taking fastest time on the first stage near Newtownards and maintaining second place until stage four, despite the engine also... [Read more...]

What a Corker! Donagh Kelly Wins West Cork Rally on First Attempt!

March 19, 2014 by Andrew Bushe  

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Kelly and Flanagan at speed in the Northgate Focus WRC. Image from Paul McIlroy- TPM Photosport

Donagh Kelly and Kevin Flanagan pulled off a sensational victory this weekend on their first visit to the West Cork Rally in their Northgate Vehicle Hire supported Ford Focus WRC. After setting fastest time on special stage one, the pair took a thirty three second victory on an event which had five former winners pitting their skills against the visiting... [Read more...]

Ulster Rally review- with Art McCarrick

August 29, 2013 by Art McCarrick  

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Garry Jennings took his second Irish Tarmac Championship win of the season on last weekend’s Ulster Rally

In normal circumstances, a win of 1 minute 18.7 seconds on a round of the Irish Tarmac Championship would be considered comfortable but Garry Jennings had to dig deep to claim his first Ulster Rally win and his second championship victory this season. Many struggled on the tough stages in Fermanagh and Tyrone but it was the most innocuous of stages... [Read more...]

Ulster Rally Preview- with Art McCarrick

August 23, 2013 by Art McCarrick  

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The Irish Tarmac Rally Championship gets back into gear this weekend as the Todds Leap Ulster Rally rolls into Enniskillen. Nine weeks have passed since the previous round of the championship in Donegal which provided plenty drama and the Ulster promises to be no different. St. Angelo Airport at Enniskillen hosts the service park for the weekend and... [Read more...]

Donagh Delights in Sperrins Victory

May 13, 2013 by Andrew Bushe  

Donagh Kelly and Kevin Flanagan- 1st Tour of the Sperrins 2013
Donagh Kelly and Kevin Flanagan- 1st Tour of the Sperrins 2013

Round three of the 2013 Carryduff Forklift MSA ANICC Northern Ireland Stage Rally Championship took place on Saturday in the Sperrin mountains for the Magherafelt and District Motor Club’s Tour of the Sperrins Rally. Following the cancellation of the Easter Stages due to the unseasonal snow-storm, 53 registered drivers and 50 registered co-drivers... [Read more...]

Mayo Stages Rally Report

March 12, 2013 by Cathal Doyle  

Winners of the 2013 Hotel Ballina kennedy motors Mayo Stages Rally, Declan & Brian Boyle
Winners of the 2013 Hotel Ballina kennedy motors Mayo Stages Rally, Declan & Brian Boyle

Cousins Declan and Brian Boyle stormed to an emphatic victory on Sunday’s Hotel Ballina and Kennedy Motors Mayo Stages Rally, finishing nearly one and a half minutes ahead of their nearest rivals Donagh Kelly and Kevin Flanagan. There were celebrations for local success at the rally finish also, as young Shrule driver Noel Murphy, competing on his... [Read more...]

Keep The Race In Its Place with the Airticity Rally Team

January 29, 2013 by Paul McClay  

From Left To Right.  Kevin Flanagan, Donagh Kelly, Eamon McGee Junior, Toni Kelly, Eamonn McGee Senior
From Left To Right: Kevin Flanagan, Donagh Kelly, Eamon McGee Junior, RPM Presenter and Motorsport Safety Ambassador Toni Kelly and Eamonn McGee Senior. Photo: Kevin Glendenning, KG Pics

With the 2013 Galway International Rally only a week away the Airticity Rally Team have teamed up the Donegal Motor Club, Motorsport Ireland ambassador Toni Kelly and Donegal GAA star Eamon McGee to help raise road safety awareness and support the “Keep The Race In Its Place” campaign. Speaking at the launch, held at Kelly Motor Group in Letterkenny,... [Read more...]