This week’s RIAC - Motorsport Ireland classic video from the RPM Motorsport collection is highlights from the 1997 West Cork Rally.
Since 1977 Saint Patrick’s Weekend and Clonakilty have been synonymous with the West Cork Rally. The event always proves popular with UK entrants and its 20th anniversary running in 1997 proved no exception, with over 50 crews making the journey across the Irish Sea. Former winners of the event John Price and Bob Fowden were the top seeds with local driver Frank O’Mahony out to try and claim a home win. As Price and O’Mahony faltered, Fowden pulled clear to second West Cork Rally win.
This programme will be available to stream below from 7pm on March 17th.
Next week’s upload will see highlights from the 1997 Inistiogue Hillclimb.
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