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Daily Archives: October 20th, 2018

Connor McCloskey and Noel O’Sullivan secured victory at today’s MJE Wheel Repair sponsored Tyrone Stages Rally, the final round of the McGrady Insurance MSA Northern Ireland Stage Rally Championship!

The Kilrea driver controlled the Cookstown Motor Club organised rally from start to finish, eventually crossing the finish ramp 11 seconds clear of William Creighton and Liam Regan who impressed on their debut in a Citroen DS3 R5. Read More »

Connor McCloskey and Noel O’Sullivan have extended their lead at the MJE Wheel Repair Tyrone Stages Rally. The Fiesta crew top the standings by 17 seconds from Derek McGarrity and Paddy Robinson, with William Creighton and Liam Regan third.

“It’s a lot better now that all my brakes are working again,” McCloskey said when he arrived back into service.

Second-placed Derek McGarrity commented that he’s “going as quick as I can with the rear differential issue” and William Creighton had another clean run and is growing in confidence with the car as each stage progresses.

In fact, Creighton managed to take four seconds out of McGarrity on stage eight and was just two seconds slower than the pace set by the rally leaders. Seven seconds separate him and McGarrity. Read More »

The leading competitors have just left the start ramp at Benone Tourist Park to start the MJE Wheel Repair Tyrone Stages Rally, the seventh and final round of the McGrady Insurance MSA Northern Ireland Stage Rally Championship.

Newly crowned champions, Derek McGarrity and Paddy Robinson, led the field away from the start ramp in their Citroen DS3 R5. The same car was used by Keith Cronin to win the Irish Tarmac Championship and McGarrity is hoping it will bring him just as much fortune at today’s event. Read More »