June 22, 2024

After final weekend’s improbable Knockalla Hillclimb, Donegal Motorclub has launched its personal You Tube Channel.

The primary video being a breath taking Drone footage of Donegal’s iconic Knockalla in all its glory drowned in sunshine throughout this yr Hillclimb occasion.

Talking on the discharge Donegal Motor Membership PRO, Bernard Gallagher, defined the considering behind the youtube channel.

“Donegal Motor Membership’s first occasion was the Knockalla Hillclimb the place on the day there was a reported 10,000 spectators.

“We discovered it becoming that 51 years on that the occasion nonetheless attracts a large curiosity & crowd. Whereas we didnt have 10,000 speactors estimates from this yr recommend that we had slightly below 5,000 individuals over the two days and now with the introduction of our new Youtube Channel we hope to carry the Knockalla Hillclimb to a worldwide viewers.

“With Camper vans arriving as far-off as Co. Clare on the Thursday and staying within the space to Monday. The Knockalla Hillclimb is admittedly spectator pleasant with an unlimited array of vehicles from Crimson Bull Single Seaters, Ford Escorts, BMW M3s to some classics there’s something for everybody to see.

“With the wonderful sunshine throughout this years occasion we noticed crowds of individuals flock to the Knockalla seashore however the buzz of the crowds & noise of the racing vehicles attracted a a lot wider viewers than we normally see at Motor Membership occasions with a bus operating up & down the hill all weekend. We had a household on Holidays from Asia that arrived not understanding the Hillclimb was on & had been that pleased with the occasion they got here again once more on Sunday.

“There’s a actual social component to the Hillclimb occasion with everybody in place on the one location for the weekend. Again within the early years there was a bar from Logues of Cranford, reside commentary & marquees which will need to have been an incredible weekend. That is one thing that the organisers really feel that would occur once more.

“This yr because of Chris Honest we introduced again reside commentary to the Paddock Space which received nice reward all weeknd. As Knockalla is positioned alongside the Wild Atlantic Approach and adjoining to the Mulroy Drive there’s nice potential right here to create a pageant weekend based mostly across the Hillclimb one thing that was mentioned a couple of occasions among the many 50+ camper vans that arrived over the weekend.

“This video showcases the Knockalla Hillclimb & Donegal worldwide.”

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