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Abbeyleix Stages Rally 2016

Abbeyleix Stages Rally 2016

February 22, 2016 - Sport - , , , ,

The Abbeyleix Stages Rally 2016 Finished In The Same Fashion To The Year Previous As Frosses Man Donagh Kelly Stormed To Victory.
At The The End of A Very Wet And Windy Rally Kelly Had A 55 Second Cushion Over The WRC Impreza Driver Niall Maguire. Paddy McVeigh Completed The Podium In A Similar Subaru.
Top RWD Finisher Was Enda O’ Brien And John Butler In the immaculate 2.5 Millington Powered Escort. They finished An Incredible 5th Overall In Such Challenging Conditions For A Mk2 Escort.
The Group N Category Was Won by Monaghan Man Shane Maguire In His Evo 9.
After A Very Consistent Drive All Day Keith Power And Eddie Doherty In The Renault Clio Finished Top FWD Car Home.
In The Junior Category Shane Norris And Brian Brady In A Honda Civic Came Out Tops Ahead of Denis Nagle And Donagh Crowley In The Little Nissan Micra.

Overall Results

1. Donagh Kelly/Conor Foley (Focus WRC) 49m 56s
2. Niall Maguire/Enda Sherry (Impreza WRC) 50m 51s
3. Paddy McVeigh/Gary McElhinney (Impreza WRC) 50m 58s
4. Kevin Kelleher/Andy Mahon (Impreza WRC) 52m 02s
5. Enda O’Brien/John Butler (Escort) 52m 21s
6. Barry Ryan/Emmet Sherry (Escort) 52m 40s
7. George Condell/Gavin Sheehan (Starlet) 52m 48s
8. Trevor Mulligan/Sean Hayde (Escort) 53m 02s
9. David Condell/Eugene McGrath (Escort) 53m 14s
10. Kevin Barrett/Sean Mullally (Impreza WRC) 53m 35s

Group N award
1. Shane Maguire/Mac Kierans (Lancer Evo 9) 54m 18s

Junior Category
1. Shane Norris/Brian Brady (Civic) 58m 07s
2. Denis Nagle/Donagh Crowley (Micra) 71m 49s .

Photo By BarronPix

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