Junior spoils for Boyle
Michael Boyle – the son of former Tarmac champion Declan – took the Junior Rally spoils from Paul Creamer by 2.9 seconds at the wheel of a Honda Civic. His success was some consolation for the Boyle’s after Declan retired his Ford Fiesta from the lead of the international rally with gear issues. “I am just delighted because it was a weekend of ups and downs,” said Boyle. “Coming off the last stage and knowing that we had it [the victory] was the best feeling in the world – I simply cannot describe it.”
on but they fell back to 10th place at the Finish. John Ruddock/ Roger Burkill were the fastest crew through the tests, but problems on the final regularity meant that they finished in 13th place.