With a new base for 2009 – Antrim as opposed to Armagh – the
2009 ToddsLeap.com Ulster International Rally has gained fresh
impetus, and this has been reflected by the fact that all the
available sponsorship slots have been taken up.

The rally, regarded as the most spectacular in Northern Ireland, is
headquartered at the Holiday Inn Express at Junction One – a key
commercial centre in Northern Ireland. Despite the economic
restraints of the current recession, Ulster Rally Commercial
Manager Ian Duff is pleased with the support the event is

“These are tough times for anyone in business,” says Duff, “and I’d
like to say a special thank you to every sponsor who is
contributing to this year’s ‘new look’ Ulster. We have a fabulous
base in Junction One, and an absolutely outstanding sporting
spectacle in prospect. The 2009 Ulster will deliver the goods to
sponsors, fans and crews alike!”

Along with title sponsor ToddsLeap.com, this year’s rally
supporters & special stage sponsors include:

  • Department of Culture Arts & Leisure
  • Junction One – International Outlet Shopping
  • Holiday Inn Express
  • Stena Line
  • KDM Hire
  • Kerrs Tyres
  • John Mullholland Motors
  • Solo Petroleum
  • Stewart Commercials
  • McCreath Taylor
  • Renault UK
  • Autofashion
  • PB Shotblasting
  • Ordnance Survey Northern Ireland
  • Autotrader NI
  • Fleet Financial

A real treat awaits rallysport fans on the weekend of August
21st/22nd 2009 as CoC Michael Johnston explains: “The change of
county for 2009 brings new challenges to the crews on this year’s
Ulster. Some of the stage mileage is brand new to the crews, and
this will really sort out the men from the boys. This, allied to
August’s changeable weather pattern, means that tyre choices will
be even more critical than usual. We should be in for an absolute

The rally’s new location should provide a welcome boost for
businesses in the Antrim area, as thousands of rally fans flock in
for a weekend of high octane thrills!