McHugh’s Service Station, Ballindine Mayo Stages Rally, 6 March 2022
Mayo & District Motorsport Club, organisers of the McHugh’s Service Station, BallindineMayo Stages Rally has announced details of this year’s rejuvenated event which will take place on Sunday 6th of March.
The 2022 event will be counting rounds of the:
- Motorsport Ireland National Irish Rally Championship
- Sligo Pallets Border Rally Championship
- Top Part West Coast Rally Championship
- Motorsport Ireland Junior Rally Series
Killian Duffy in the role of Event Director, has put together a strong organising committee lead by Padraic Roche as Rally CoC. Operations are well under way according to Killian: “We are going to put on a show, the best show in town, not just for the competitor but for the fans, COVID-19 restrictions have had major implications for everyone and we are going to put together an event that on the run up to, and over the course of Rally weekend will have something for everyone to enjoy. All activities including Scrutiny, Service, Rally H.Q will all be in close proximity to the stages, the Rally itself will offer 100km of technical and challenging stages that will test each competitor to their full ability over a compact loop of 8 stages, as we offer a cost effective and competitor friendly event. A big aim is to make the Rally easily accessible to the fans both young and old with many events including a ceremonial start in the in Claremorris, plans are at an advanced stage to create a festival atmosphere on the weekend of the Rally.”
Mayo & District Motorsport Club welcomes Rally Sponsor, McHugh’s Service Station, Ballindine, headed up by local businessman Danny McHugh, operating the McHughs – Spar – Texaco – Insomnia – Supermacs service station in Ballindine. S
Danny is also looking forward to the event: “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to once again work with the Mayo Stages Rally, we know the appeal of Mayo as one of Ireland’s premier Rally events. It gives a major boost to the businesses of the area and the local economy. The coverage alone is broadcast worldwide and the exposure is fantastic for the visibility of our brands. We are established here in our Ballindine site since 2006 and we and are widely known as the perfect motor stop where customers are always greeted by friendly and efficient staff”.
Features of this year’s event:
- Central Rally location easily accessible from all over Ireland
- Rally Headquarters at Claremorris Town Hall
- Ceremonial start a Claremorris Town Centre
- Scrutiny at McHugh’s Spar Texaco Insomnia Supermacs, Ballindine
- 100km of Stage competition -Total of 8 special stages
- Centralised service in Claremorris.
Regs and online entry will be available in the coming days; full details will be on the club website www.mayomotorsportclub.com
‘McHugh’s Service Station, Mayo Stages Rally’ Competitor accommodation is available at reduced rate from event secretary Deirdre Burke on 087 2380376.
Photo attached Donagh Kelly and Conor Foley winners of the 2020 Mayo Stages Rally Pic Kevin Glendinning – kgrallypics