Moffets Dominate Lakelands

Posted: September 8, 2015 in Uncategorized

The Moffett brothers Sam and Josh Moffett recorded another 1-2 finish on last weekend’s Lakelands Forestry Rally. The Enniskillen-based event was the fifth round of the Irish Forestry Rally Championship. Sam Moffett, who had James Fulton on the notes, took overall victory with Josh Moffett and Jason McKenna 21 seconds in arrears. Moffett/McKenna had taken the lead on stage two but Moffett/Fulton powered their WRC Fiesta into the lead on stage three and never looked back. In terms of the championship, Josh Moffett & Jason McKenna are firmly in the running once again for the title as championship leader Mick O’Brien finished 17th after a puncture.

Michael Conlon & Ciaran McPhillips secured the 2wd championship with 15th overall and 2nd in class six. Michaela McGinn guided Damien McGauren to 26th overall with Mac Kierans and usual driver, Alan Smyth, 29th overall and 2nd in class. David Moffett/Andrew Spears headed into the wood and came home with 31st overall. Emmet Sherry brought Fergus Barlow to 41st overall. JP McAree navigated Derek Jobb to 48th overall. Matthew McKenna was sitting with Ashley Dickson and they finished 63rd overall. Michael Carbin/Darragh Kelly were as high as 5th overall in their Lancer but went off the road and got stuck on the final stage. David McNulty/Conor Foley also failed to make the finish.

Navigation Classes

 

Monaghan Motor Club’s annual Navigation Classes continue on Friday 11th September at 8pm in Sean McDermott’s GAA complex at Threemilehouse. These classes are open to all members of the public interested in acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary to compete in this popular discipline of motorsport. A training package will be provided to each participant for a nominal fee. It is planned to run these classes every Friday night until October.

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