This week’s RIAC - Motorsport Ireland classic video from the RPM Motorsport collection is action from the three-day 1990 Circuit of Ireland with reporting from Alan Tyndall, Gary Gillespie, and George Hamilton.
David Llewellin was on the crest of a wave in the late 80s and early 90’s but the reigning British Rally Champion faced a tough challenge on the 1990 Circuit of Ireland with Malcolm Wilson and a young Colin McRae looking to topple the Welsh man. There was as ever, a strong local contingent with Austin McHale, Bertie Fisher, James Cullen, Kenny McKinstry and Richard Smyth looking to cause an upset against the professionals. Changeable conditions played into Llewellin’s hands however as his four-wheel drive Toyota Celica began to pull away from the opposition and he claimed his second Circuit win in five years with some spectacular driving along the way.
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Next week’s final upload of 2020 will feature highlights of the Belfast City Millennium Motorsport Festival where a spectacular array of machinery tackled the hill at Stormont.
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