Moffett & Wilson master the Forests
Josh Moffett rounded off a fine year in the Valvoline Motorsport Ireland National Forest Rally Championship by taking victory in the McKelvey Asbestos Bushwhacker Rally on Saturday while James Wilson & Gavin Doherty became the new Junior Champions, in their Peugeot 208.
There were surprise winners on both days of the Limerick Sprint Weekend at Limerick Racecourse, with weather conditions and a slippery, twisting course making the going very difficult. Dara Fay’s
Suzuki Swift came out on top on the opening day, ahead of the single seater Reynard of Russell Stanworth, while Peter McKinley’s famous Escort took top place yesterday, with Stanworth the runner up again.
Hewison Autotest champion Ian White scored a weekend double in the Carlow club’s Autotests in Arklow, with Guy Foster his nearest rival on Saturday. Foster’s car had problems on the second day, forcing him to retire, with multiple champion Peter Grimes taking second place.
Escort driver Joseph Smith took a narrow win in the Cavan MC Autocross at Latton, just half a second ahead of Mervyn Wedlock in another Escort.