April 21, 2014 by Andrew Bushe
Derek McGarrity topped the McGrady Insurance Points in his Mini WRC
Round two of the 2014 McGrady Insurance MSA ANICC Northern Ireland Stage Rally Championship took place on the Discover NI Circuit of Ireland Rally, over two days on Good Friday and Easter Saturday. The entry was superb with the top Irish Tarmac Rally Championship crews also mixed into the Circuit National Rally action. This was an important factor as... [Read more...]
August 29, 2013 by Art McCarrick
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...]
August 23, 2013 by Art McCarrick
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...]
June 28, 2013 by Art McCarrick
Sam Moffett and James O'Reilly en route to a popular victory in Donegal. Image from Patrick Regan.
For over 30 years the Moffett name has been appearing on entry lists of rallies up and down the island of Ireland and for over 30 years an international win had always eluded them. Eluded them that is, until last weekend, when Sam Moffett took a dramatic win on 2013 Donegal International Rally. At the finish ramp Sam said, “There’s a lot of Moffetts... [Read more...]
June 20, 2013 by Art McCarrick
It’s the rally everyone wants to win but who will take the spoils in Donegal come Sunday?
June. Donegal. Rallying. 3 words that have been inexorably linked together for the best part of half a century and it has to be said, there’s something a little bit special about the Donegal International Rally. The only 3 day event left in Ireland, crews face changeable weather over classic stages set against superb scenery. It’s a challenge that... [Read more...]
June 6, 2013 by John McCay
Jennings is Favourite for this years event!
Garry Jennings won this Donegal International Rally 12 months ago. He was considered then to be somewhat of the underdog in that his hired Subaru S14 was an unknown quantity. Well, Fermanagh man Garry certainly socked it to the doubters last year in no uncertain manner. It was a fairy tale come true for Garry, a poignant episode as well in that his... [Read more...]
May 8, 2013 by Art McCarrick
As Art predicted, Jennings was victorious! Image from Aidan O'Connor
Garry Jennings is usually an upbeat, chirpy and energetic character but even he seemed almost subdued when he crossed the finish line of the Cartell Killarney Rally of the Lakes. The enormity of the win seemed too much for him to grasp and there were tears in Jennings’ eyes when he spoke at the end of the final stage. “It’s hard to take in, it’s... [Read more...]
May 1, 2013 by Art McCarrick
There is lots of speculation about this weekends rally!
When the first cars pull up to the start line of Molls Gap on Saturday morning, it will have been 3 months since the first round of the Irish Tarmac Championship got underway in Galway. The unusually long wait was due to the unfortunate and neccessary cancellation of the Easter Stages due to heavy snowfall but it makes Killarney all the more important... [Read more...]
February 2, 2013 by Art McCarrick
Art McCarrick goes through the runners & riders for tomorrow's Galway International Rally
The traditional season opener in the West always throws up a few surprises and the 2013 Galway International Rally is shaping up to be one of the most intriguing in a long time. It is conceivable that any one of eight drivers could realistically win this rally and it’s a long time since that has been said about any international event. So let’s... [Read more...]
January 22, 2013 by Paul McClay
Garry Jennings / Neil Doherty Celebrate their Victory in the 2012 Topaz Donegal International Rally
Garry Jennings Motorsport will be launching his NEW 2013 Championship Car on Friday the 1st of February at The Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, Galway at 7:30pm, Prior to the start of the 2013 Irish Tarmac Championship Opening Round, The Safety Direct Galway International Rally. They will be introducing the NEW car, The Driver and Navigator, and support team... [Read more...]