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Lots to do this week as rally draws closer

Thursday, 24th January, 2013 5:41pm
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Lots to do this week as rally draws closer
Lots to do this week as rally draws closer
The Southern Star, Saturday, January 26th 2013

THE Quality Hotel West Cork Rally (March 16/17) is some seven weeks away and currently many competitors are busy preparing their cars for the two-day event that will be based in Clonakilty.

The Southern Star has decided to follow the progress and pre-event preparation of one of the best known local competitors, Barryroe’s Damien McCarthy, who finished third overall in last year’s rally.

Damien has decided to re-shell his Class 11 Honda Civic and began the project last July.

‘The car I was using throughout the last few years had a bolt-in cage, from a safety perspective, I wanted a proper welded-in cage and I suppose I also wanted to freshen up the car,’ commented Damien.

The fabrication work was completed in Ennis and last weekend, Damien took delivery of the painted shell.

Work for the current week includes setting up the seat, steering column position, floor mounted pedal box and work on the body panels. Each week, through Damien’s Diary, The Southern Star will follow his progress and look at the targets he will set for the week ahead.

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