September 30, 2023

The organisers of this 12 months’s Knockalla Hill Climb have confirmed one other bumper entry for the occasion which can happen over two days subsequent Saturday and Sunday.

The Donegal Motor Membership welcomes everybody to Fanad over the weekend and reminds motorists that the Knockalla Street can be closed from 8:30am – 6:00pm every day.

Talking this week, Sunday’s Clerk of the Course (COC) Larry Harper mentioned issues have been fairly hectic. 

“Entries closed on Friday and we’re delighted to announce that we had over a close to full entry for each days,” he defined.

“We had all types of vehicles from Minis, Ford Escorts, M Sport Fiestas, M3 rally vehicles and the superb single seaters that include The ALEKTO Irish Hillclimb Championship. There actually is one thing for everybody to see like yearly at Knockalla.”

Take a look at this beautiful promo video which reveals the fantastic thing about Knockalla, combining all sorts of motorsport magic that can occur over the weekend:

Kelly’s Toyota are this 12 months’s Title Sponsor and the organisers are joyful to substantiate there are additionally now three affiliate sponsors on board. They’re CBM together with Donegal cities DMG Motors and Fanad haulage firm Callaghan Transport. TMet has additionally come on board taking care of our marshals with goodie baggage for this 12 months.

Saturday’s COC, Micheal Kelly, additionally had some extra particulars for what to anticipate over the weekend. 

“In addition to the Danny Gormley and John Lenister Memorial Trophies because the High Prizes, we’re additionally introducing a brand new two-day Rally Problem,” he mentioned.

“It is a prize designed particularly for the clubman rally courses and has acquired a fantastic response as we are able to see from the entries. It’s a easy idea – all concerning the driving talent of consistency over the 2 days. Your most constant two occasions every day can be scored and whichever driver is probably the most constant up the hill will win the brand new Rally Problem. This prize is for the clubman and is all about talent as any driver from a Micra to a category 14 Escort automobile has the opportunity of successful. Energy and funds alone can’t win this new prize.”

As all the time, chief marshal Francie Devine is presently organising marshals and is all the time looking out for brand spanking new assist from each youthful and skilled rally folks. To search out out extra, Francie could be contacted on 087 6205328 or 0044 7851 084821.


Watch: Full throttle forward for this weekend’s Knockalla Hill Climb! was final modified: August twenty ninth, 2023 by Workers Author