Fresh from his eight-place finish on the Donegal International Rally and his earlier win on the Tour of the Sperrins, Gary Jennings is due back in action next weekend on the PRM+RPM Motorsport Loughgall Stages Rally in his GO backed Fiesta Rally 2, on Saturday 1st July.

Gary Jennings who has world champion navigator Brian Hoy co-driving is seeded at number 3, in the top line-up, will be mixing it with previous winners, Aaron McLaughlin Fiesta R5 and Loughgall champion Damian Toner in his powerful Escort MK 2.

Speaking to William Fullerton, Clerk of the Course, Gary says “I am looking forward to coming back to Loughgall, especially with the closed road stages, it will be a far cry from my early foray there about 20 years ago in a Peugeot 205”.

Taking place on Saturday 1 July, the North Armagh Motor Club Ltd organised event now in its 25th year, will break the usual tradition of all stages held within the beautiful confines of County Armagh’s Loughgall Country Park and will this year incorporate a six-mile closed road stage, which is located close to Loughgall village and this will be run three times.

Competitors will tackle a total of seven stages, four based within the park and three on the closed roads.

The Loughgall Stages Rally is sure to be a great day out for both the family and the ardent rally fans with something for everyone and should provide an exciting and competitive spectacle for spectators.

Scrutiny begins at Loughgall Country Park for all Competitors from 3.30pm on Friday 30th June where cars and service vehicles may be left overnight in the service area, which will have security present throughout.

Competitors will have the opportunity to recce the stages (walk or cycle the park and drive the road stage) from 2.00-8.30pm on Friday 30th July.

There will be an historic, classic and rally car display in the central arena during the event; anyone wishing to bring a suitable display vehicle, the entry is £10 per car, (including driver and passenger) and club contacts are Brian Stinson, 07761 358907 or Alan Dalzell, 07913 675902. Refreshments are available in the park which is closed to other public activities.

Marshals are still required and anyone interested should contact the Chief Marshal, Caroline McGuiness on 07792 027441 and/or sign-on at   

The action starts at 10.00am with all stages held on tarmac roads and will conclude at 5.00pm. Admission to the event is £10 for adults (which includes a programme) while accompanied children under the age of 16 are admitted free; free limited public car parking available. For more information, visit .


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