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Josh Moffett and Stephen Thornton have won the McKelvey Asbestos Bushwhacker Rally but Derek McGarrity and Paddy Robinson have been provisionally crowned as the 2018 McGrady Insurance MSA Northern Ireland Stage Rally Champions – and for McGarrity it’s a record eighth title!

Despite retiring from today’s Omagh Motor Club organised event with an oil leak, McGarrity’s two main rivals – Desi Henry and Alan Carmichael – still had to win the rally to stay in the title hunt. Read More »

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The demanding forestry stages are starting to take their toll on competitors at the McKelvey Asbestos Bushwhacker Rally, round six of the McGrady Insurance N.I. Rally Championship. Following Derek McGarrity’s retirement after stage three with an oil leak, Barry McKenna is the latest of the top seeds to join the retirement list. His Fiesta has slid into a ditch and although it reportedly has little damage, he is struggling to get back on the road.

Meanwhile, at the top of the order, Josh Moffett and Stephen Thornton continue to lead the event but a spin has caused them some worries for the Fiesta crew.

“We spun and hit the front wheel quite hard,” Moffett said as he entered service. “Something is bent.” Read More »

There was drama after the final stage of the Trailer Parts & Spares Lakeland Stages Rally as the long-time leader, Josh Moffett, struggled to complete the final road section when his Fiesta ground to a halt…

“It could have been temperature related but we don’t really know yet,” Moffett said. “We got through the final stage without any trouble but about halfway through the road section to the finish, the car just stopped. Then it went, and then it stopped again.” Read More »

The MSA British Rally Championship has travelled the length and breadth of the UK, taking in rounds in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and so far this season, three different event winners as well as eight different crews have stood on the podium in the opening five rounds.BRC pre-Ulster16a Read More »

Irishman Josh Moffett and co-driver John Rowan won the second round of the MSA British Rally Championship on April 8, after a weekend of attrition on the famous Circuit of Ireland. No fewer than four drivers held the lead during the two-day event, but the 23-year-old mastered the Belfast-based event in his Ford Fiesta R5 to claim a 27 second margin over Jonathan Greer and Kirsty Riddick in their Citroen DS3 R5. David Bogie and Kevin Rae made it three marques in the top three as they rounded out a Pirelli podium clean sweep in their Skoda Fabia R5.

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