R5 chal­lenge?

Motor Sport News - - Rally News -

For 2016, the R5-spec­i­fi­ca­tion cars are the quick­est el­i­gi­ble to score points in the Ir­ish Tar­mac Cham­pi­onship, with the WRC cars still al­lowed to take over­all event wins.

There­fore, lead­ing the cham­pi­onship is Alas­tair Fisher, who has im­pressed in his first full year in his Dom Buck­ley-pre­pared Ford Fi­esta R5. He was sec­ond best to Keith Cronin on the Gal­way opener, the crashed in West Cork. But two con­sec­u­tive class wins since – in­clud­ing a podium over­all on the Bri­tish and Euro­pean

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