This week’s Motorsport Ireland – RIAC classic video from the RPM Motorsport collection is highlights from the 1997 Stonethrowers Rally.
With local hero and eventual nine time winner of the event Frank Meagher relegated to safety car duties, the 1997 Stonethrowers Rally provided a very open contest between the contenders for that year’s Irish National Rally Championship. Michael Barrable, John Gillece and Frank O’Mahoney, all in different marques of Group A four wheel drive cars, were the undoubted favourites but in dry conditions, drivers in ageing machinery such as Charlie Donnelly, Ray Breen and Derek Smith were also to feature.
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