Monthly Club meeting this Wednesday June 1st at 9.30p.m. in the McWilliam Park Hotel Claremorris.
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Round 3 is being hosted by the Midland Motor Club in Ballyfeeney, Co Roscommon on Sunday 26th June.
Monaghan’s Sam Moffett and his Cavan co-driver James Fulton in their Ford Fiesta R5 won the Hotel Kilmore Cavan Rally, Round 4 of the Triton Showers National Rally Championship. Sam beat the more powerful WRC Fiesta of Roy White by 29 seconds with Josh Moffett taking third place in another R5 Fiesta.
White, whose second place extends his lead at the top of the national standings, led initially before being overtaken by Declan Boyle, But the two-times champion retired his WRC Fiesta soon afterwards with alternator problems.
Best Mayo result was Paul McLaughlin who was navigating for Seamus Leonard in a S14 Subaru WRC, despite dropping time with spins and stalls getting familiar with the new car they finished the event 6th overall and 3rd in Class 7.
Aaron Machale and Paul McGee brought their Skoda Fabia home in 11th place and won Class 5.
Jared Gill again navigating for Ray Cunningham was 42nd and 2nd in Class 9.
Achill’s Brian Lavelle finished 49th and 2nd in Class 1. Foxford’s James McGreal and Chris Mitchell brought their Evo home 50th and 2nd in Class 15.
Stephen Doherty who had borrowed Alan Moran’s Peugeot 206 finished (without a mark) in 69th. Derek Bolton and Lorcan Moore finished 74th and 3rd in Class 15.
Unlucky not to finish were father and son team Brian & Ronan Moore who after some great times in the Honda civic succumbed to 2 punctures on the final stage, also failing to finish were Barry Cuffe and Stephen McGing who suffered electrical problems in their Escort MK2
It was hard luck for Aidan Gannon on Sunday last at the ORC Canal Rally in Belgium. Aidan was on the notes for Anthony O’Brien but gearbox failure on Stage 1 put them on an early boat home
Killian Duffy & Abdulaziz Al Kuwari finished the Vodafone Rally de Portugal 8th place in WRC2. A good result on a tough event that seen the pair gather important championship points.
Jason Murphy made the trip to the GSMC Autograss on May 15th at ‘the Naul’ in Dublin.. It was a counting round of the 2016 National Autocross Championship (Grass)
The Seven Oaks Hotel Carlow Rally, the third round of the Triton Showers National Rally Championship provided Donegal’s Manus Kelly and co-driver Donal Barrett with a Subaru WRC debut win.
They finished the nine stages ahead of the Ford Fiesta WRC of Clonmel’s Roy White and his Cork co-driver James O’Brien, who have extended their lead in the Triton series.
Best Mayo result was Jared Gill navigating for Galway’s Ray Cunnningham 56th and 2nd in Class 9.
Achill’s Brian Lavelle was 58th and 2nd in Class 1.
Andrew Grennan navigating for Vivian Hamill retired during the second loop.