Hamilton nominated for Billy Coleman Award
Michael Hamilton has earned a nomination for Young Rally Driver of the Year for the months of September to October.
The 23-year-old Honda Civic driver has earned a place in the final of the Billy Coleman Award which hands €50,000 to the winner, decided by a special panel.
Hamilton impressed with class wins on the Sligo Rally and the Clare Stages, finishing 12th and 15th on those events respectively.
Hamilton joins Opel Adam driver Jordan Hone, National junior champion Jason Black and Vauxhall Nova driver Derek Mackarel in being nominated for the award. A wildcard entry can also be selected to compete alongside the finalists.
The Billy Coleman Award has helped to launch the careers of the likes of Craig Breen, Keith Cronin and Rob Duggan.