Paddy Hopkirk Gala cash to support SKIDZ’ work with youngsters

May 31, 2014 by Beatty Crawford  

Beatty Crawford, Chair of the voluntary committee right which organised the recent Paddy Hopkirk Monte Carlo anniversary gala in Belfast, meets Baroness May Blood, Campaign Chair of the Integrated Education Fund and veteran rally driver Paddy Hopkirk, patron of SKIDZ, left, to present £55000 raised at the gala to be shared between the two charities. Photo M T Hurson/Harrisons

Buckinghamshire-based young people’s charity SKIDZ is to benefit from funds raised at a 50th anniversary celebration of Patron Paddy Hopkirk’s 1964 Monte Carlo Rally victory. The event in February this year brought together some of motorsport’s greatest personalities and 200 Minis in Paddy’s hometown, Belfast, to commemorate his famous win... [Read more...]

Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle to drive Citroen Rally car in the Paddy Hopkirk Gala Cavalacade this weekend!

February 17, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Meeke, who will drive a Citroen DCS R3, is proud to be associated with the Paddy Hopkirk event.

World Rally Championship stars Kris Meeke and his co-driver Paul Nagle will drive a Citroen DCS R3 rally car in the Paddy Hopkirk Gala Cavalcade, which starts from Stormont at 10.30am on Saturday February 22nd. Kris is proud to be joining the cavalcade. “I’m delighted to be part of the celebrations to mark Paddy’s victory on the Monte... [Read more...]