Tourism Northern Ireland back the superb Easter Stages entry!
Organisers of the Wastewater Solutions UAC Easter Stages Rally were overjoyed when they received the phone call from Tourism Northern Ireland informing them of their backing for the event.
Graeme Stewart, Event Director commented on the news:
“This is the icing on the cake; we have been working hard to ensure an outstanding quality entry for the two day rally and a fabulous line up on the one day Saturday Rally, spectators will have a ball. This support along with that from Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough and Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council we are determined to provide a rally to remember.”Graeme Stewart, Event Director, UAC Easter Stages
The organisers would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone to have fun, enjoy the craic over the weekend, but please make sure you do so safely. Please obey the instructions given by the marshals; they are there to make sure you get to see all the action from safe places thus ensuring competitors can entertain you on the stages.
Eighty one competitors will take on the challenge of 15 special stages over the two days in the counties of Antrim and Down. Many seasoned campaigners have joined the ranks to battle for the Ulster Challenge Trophy, won last year by Josh Moffett and Andy Hayes. Josh has a different co-driver this year – Keith Moriarty.
Will brother Sam also with a different co-driver be able to repeat their one – two? Perhaps think Craig Breen and Paul Nagle, Alistair Fisher and Gordon Noble, entering the event for the first time, will repeat their fantastic performances in the first two rounds of the Irish Tarmac Rally Championship, or will Derek Mc Garrity and Paddy Robinson set the pace like they did last year in their WRC Ford Fiesta? Eight of the top ten cars are R5’s which is setting the scene for some classic action over some of the best tarmac stages available.
The complete entry list is attached for your information.