Donegal Motor Membership members didn’t take a lot break day after the busy Donegal Worldwide Rally.
First cease final weekend was Spherical 3 of the The Rallysport Summer time Collection in Pallas Karting, Tynagh, Co Galway on Sunday.
Once more there was a large Donegal curiosity within the Mini Cup with a Donegal lock out on the high in each the Juniors & Mainfield.
Within the Juniors Donegal Jayden McBreatry got here 1st with Donegal’s Daniel Mc Shane in 2nd place.
Within the Major area of the Mini Cup Barry O Hara, got here third in his new Mini’s first outing adopted by Declan McBrearty in 2nd with Patrick Mc Shane in a really shut 1st place. Declan McBreatry now leads the championship on 55 factors.
Different Donegal crews had been in Class 1 the Micra Class. James McShea son of Fabian McShea was forward of Illistrins, Oisin McShea with SRM Motors Jack Reynolds making his debut drive.
General Dunfanaghy man Liam Mc Mullan was total Rally Automotive winner in his newly acquired Ford Fiesta R5 after steering rack issues spoiled his Donegal Worldwide Rally.
The Moonraker Rally
The 2023 Sligo Pallets Forest Rally Championship was again with a bang final weekend as nicely, as we had Spherical 3 and and to what has been a long-time competitor favorite on the Irish Forestry calendar, the Moonraker Forest Rally.
Based mostly out of Ballvourney, the Munster Automotive Membership occasion returned final Sunday following a last-minute postponement in April as a result of tragic passing of Craig Breen.
A bumper entry, a lot of whom have been added to what was already set to be a cracker of days rallying is testomony to the regard through which the occasion is held however crews proper via the sphere.
Extra Donegal crews ventured to the forest with the J1000 championship creating a brand new buzz to draw new drivers into the woods. Within the J1000 class which was an actual gem to comply with we had Convoys Jack Harris sitting 2nd total till catastrophe struck on stage 6 when the water splash induced the engine to be decreased to 2 cylinders in his VW up.
McConnell Motorsport in service received the automobile sorted however catastrophe struck once more on SS8 when once more the water splash didn’t agree with Jack’s automobile once more leaving him a decent 4th place however disillusioned when having such an ideal battle with the highest runners. Ballybofey’s, Charlie Browne in his Powertune sponsored Inexperienced Micra additionally made the journey with Justin McCauley on the notes ending fortieth total.
Kilmacrenan’s Sam Stewart made the journey after doing the Donegal Worldwide Rally final weekend. He had every kind of issues within the first 4 levels however received settled in for the afternoon loop setting third 2wd total occasions which made the lengthy journey value it.
The Donegal Winners on the Moonrakers had been Creeslough males Donal Connolly & Danny Mc Laughlin Class 12 winners & ending seventeenth total.
Consideration now turns to the Loughgall Levels on Saturday 1st July who nonetheless want marshals contact Caroline Mc Guiness & the Sligo Rally is again in a couple of weeks.
Donegal Motor Membership members head south to the solar was final modified: June twenty eighth, 2023 by