Ju­nior spoils for Boyle

Motor Sport News - - Donegal International Rally - SS1 Trentagh (8.10 miles) SS3 Cor­radooey (4.71 miles) SS4 Trentagh (8.10 miles)

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.

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