Monthly Archives: August 2013

Helmet design winner Jayme receives the VIP treatment…

Photo by Belmore Court Motel...   11 year old JAYME LOUGHLIN, winner of the Todds Leap Ulster Rally ‘Helmet Design Competition’ was finally presented with his winning creation during the Todds Leap Ulster Rally last weekend.   The P7 pupil had impressed the judges with his design to come out on top in the keenly [...]

2013-08-29T00:00:00+00:00August 29th, 2013|

Check out the 2013 Ulster Rally on YouTube…

We have trawled through YouTube to bring you some of the best highlights from the 2013 Ulster Rally...   Highlights from FlyinFinn Motorsport... WaylanderRallyClips... KnightSport... IrishRallying07HD... Mintex BHRC Historic Ulster Rally teaser... Ultra Home Rally Team... John McCrone - Day 1 Rally NI... John McCrone - Day 2 Rally NI... GriffSportRallying... BRC Media on YouTube... [...]

2013-08-28T00:00:00+00:00August 28th, 2013|

Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship, round six: Barrett’s high-speed home win tames Ulster asphalt

Report by Ian Harden...Photo by Mark McCullagh... A policy of full-commitment driving over constantly changing road conditions gave Ryan Barrett and co-driver Barry Ferris a thoroughly deserved second win of the 2013 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship at the Ulster Historic Rally on August 23rd / 24th. Using their local knowledge of the lanes [...]

2013-08-27T00:00:00+00:00August 27th, 2013|

Hunter resolves Ulster Challenge Rally 1 unknown…Raftery rises to Challenge on day 2…

Ross Hunter and Josh Davison cracked the conundrum on day 1...Dean Raftery and co driver Aileen Kelly took a maiden NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge victory on Saturday’s second Ulster Challenge Rally... Ulster Rally Challenge Rally - Day 1 Ross Hunter and Josh Davison cracked the conundrum of the first of this weekend’s Ulster Challenge [...]

2013-08-26T00:00:00+00:00August 26th, 2013|

Donnelly & Leonard win places on Wales Rally GB…

Omagh's Mark Donnelly and Enniskillen's Jonny Leonard have won free entries to this year's Wales Rally GB after topping the times sheets on the Ulster Youth Challenge over the Ulster Rally weekend. The Northern Ireland Motor Club announced the new and unique competition last Thursday which aimed at providing opportunities for young drivers under the age [...]

2013-08-25T00:00:00+00:00August 25th, 2013|

McGeehan’s Mini Magic on Ulster National Rally…

Report by Andrew Bushe...Photo by Roy Dempster... The 2013 Carryduff Forklift MSA ANICC Northern Ireland Stage Rally Championship resumed after it’s summer break with the toughest rally of the season, the two day Ulster National Rally, which included ten stages, with eighty-eight special stage miles for the fifty-six starters. At the Enniskillen town centre finish, [...]

2013-08-24T00:00:00+00:00August 24th, 2013|

Pryce takes maiden BRC win in Ulster…

Photo by Mark McCullagh... 20 year-old Welshman Osian Pryce won the fourth round of the 2013 MSA British Rally Championship, Todds Leap Rally NI this weekend, becoming the youngest driver to win a BRC event since current WRC front-runner Jari Matti-Latvala in 2003. The victory with co-driver Dale Furniss came after a nail biting first [...]

2013-08-24T00:00:00+00:00August 24th, 2013|

Jennings wins at home…

  Photo by Mark McCullagh... THE 2013 Todds Leap Ulster Rally made a spectacular debut in Fermanagh and South Tyrone on Friday and Saturday, when intermittent rain added an extra edge to the already demanding stages. One man mastered those conditions better than anyone, however, and it was local favourites, current Irish Tarmac Rally Championship [...]

2013-08-24T00:00:00+00:00August 24th, 2013|

Ulster Rally Youth Challenge….

  The Northern Ireland Motor Club is delighted to announce a new and unique competition aimed at providing opportunities for young drivers under the age of 30 on this year’s Todds Leap Ulster Rally. The 2013 Ulster Rally is fortunate to have received support from Sport Northern Ireland, through their International Sport Events Programme, which [...]

2013-08-22T00:00:00+00:00August 22nd, 2013|

Fisher Foundation at the forefront of rally safety…

  Issued by The Fermanagh Trust... The Fisher Foundation has taken a leadership role in supporting rally safety initiatives at this weekend’s Ulster Rally. The Foundation was set up as a permanent memorial to the lives of Mark, Emma and Bertie Fisher who died following an air accident in 2001. Safety in rallying was always [...]

2013-08-22T00:00:00+00:00August 22nd, 2013|
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