Donegal Motor Membership had a busy week on the Loughgall Levels Rally, Raven Rock Rally and the Ramelton Cleaning soap Field Race and the Donegal Worldwide Rally might be again on TV screens quickly.
Loughgall Levels Rally
Final weekend noticed some Donegal crews journey to North Armagh for the Loughgall Levels Rally. After final 12 months’s win, the Inishowen and Glasha Motorsport crew of Aaron Mc Laughlin and Darren Curran began with no 1 on the door which noticed nice curiosity within the rally from Donegal Motor Membership members.
With tight competitors coming behind them within the type of Donegal Motor Membership’s Garry Jennings with Brian Hoey on the notes to let Rory Kennedy away on holidays, in addition they had Aidan Wray in high kind in his polo after a gentle Donegal Worldwide Drive to deal with.
On the finish of the day, Aaron Mc Laughlin and Darren Curran took the general win once more this 12 months after Garry Jennings had engine hassle and Aidan Wray had turbo points.
Additional down the sector, Convoy Brothers Daniel and Evan Mac Bride have been out in there Honda civic and completed forty ninth general after ranging from 63rd on the street. Letterkenny man Brian Kelly completed a couple of vehicles behind in his blue Ford Fiesta and Justin McCauley calling the notes, ending 56th general after beginning 66th on the street.
Craig Breen’s Raven Rock
Sunday’s consideration turned to Waterford’s Raven Rock Rally which this 12 months held a really particular which means to each Craig Breen fan all over the world as this was Craig’s native rally, which he made well-known with one among finest associates Patrick Croke with their well-known Youtube in automobile footage. Craig’s associates Mike Chen and Seán Hassett entered this 12 months’s rally for a becoming tribute to their buddy Craig Breen in a Skoda with a really particular Craig Breen livery.
There was a giant entry of Donegal Crews once more made the journey to Waterford. The Mc Cafferty Bars sponsored Boyle household had Mathew Boyle with Gary Byrne on notes beginning at quantity 53 and ending twenty sixth general of their Fiesta. Older brother Micheal with Donegal Cities Dermot Mc Caffery was placing Dad Declan beneath strain at occasions all through the day and the crew seem to rising in confidence of their VW Polo. Declan had an excellent run in his C3 and completed 2nd general behind the on kind Josh Moffet in brother Sam’s Hyundai Automotive.
Different Donegal members have been veteran Navi John Mc Caffery who began with Semaus Leonard. Convoy’s Dean O Sullivan was within the sizzling seat for Miaheal Carbin in his Evo.
Darren Curran the one man not completely satisfied, with only one rally outcome within the weekend, left the Loughgall celebrations on Saturday after his win to navi for Cavan’s Chris Armstrong on Sunday once more the place he had extra champagne.
Dungloe’s Patrick Mc Hugh was additionally out with a change of Navi Enda Kennedy.
Essentially the most notable outcome particularly for The Triton Nationwide Rally Championship was for Frosses crew Ryan Mac Hugh and Glenties Declan Boyle to return away with 1st in Class and twenty fourth O/A on the Ravens Rock Rally after a full day of nip and tuck racing for the lead within the very aggressive class.
Ramelton Cleaning soap Field Race
The largest race of the weekend was truly in Donegal once more the place huge crowds gathered for The Lennon Pageant’s now well-known Cleaning soap Field Race in Ramelton. The general winner was Donegal Membership Member Calvin Scott who took the narrowest of wins by 0.3 of a second over one other membership member Ivan Simms which was as all the time a really gratifying day. It was nice to see Clubman Breandan Friel again on his ft once more after his accident final 12 months.
Donegal Worldwide Rally again on TV screens
This weekend many wait with pleasure as we see the return of TV Protection of this years 2023 Donegal Worldwide Rally going reside on:
- TG4 08/07/23 @ 11:00am
- BT Sports activities 4 06/07/23 @ 01:00
- BT Sports activities 2 06/07/23 @ 16:00
- BT Sports activities 4 07/07/23 @ 14:00
- BT Sports activities 1 08/07/23 @ 04:15
- BT Sports activities 2 08/07/23 @ 15:00
Extra occasions to observe for different stations quickly by following the Motor Membership social pages.
With the Donegal Worldwide Rally being a 3-day Rally, On The Restrict Sports activities couldn’t match all the thrill, motion and particular person lessons into the 1 hour tv slot.
With this in thoughts, On the Restrict Sports activities might be releasing a 1.5 hour present on their YouTube channel after the occasion broadcast to indicate extra of the nice motion that was captured at this 12 months’s occasion.
The TV protection was organised and sponsored this 12 months by membership members and supporters.
Donegal Motor Membership wish to give a particular thanks goes to the individuals from all of the membership for making this occur this 12 months with an estimated viewership of The Donegal Worldwide Rally being 400,000 viewers internationally with no value to the membership, solely constructive suggestions.
Rallying: It’s all go at Donegal Motor Membership! was final modified: July fifth, 2023 by