Jennings wins in the Mournes

Garry Jennings and Rory Kennedy have taken victory in today’s Modern Tyres Mourne Rally – an excellent start to finish Victory. 

The winning margin over second place Derek McGarrity and James O’Reilly was 2 minutes 44.1 seconds.

In third was the Talbot Sunbeam of Damien Toner who had Paddy McCrudden on the Notes.

Top 5 finishers in the Modern Tyres Mourne Rally

Jennings was using today’s Mourne Rally as a shakedown event for next weekends Donegal International Rally. 

Double winner Jennings spoke of the need to go into Donegal with a positive attitude.

He spoke of 7 or 8 crews that have a serious chance at winning the Joule Donegal International Rally next weekend.

“It’s a marathon event paul – as you well know – take things easy – Rory will be pushing me from the 1st stage start”

When asked will he be straight out of the blocks on Friday………he replied:

“You Can’t win it on a Friday Paul –  but you can certainly lose it”

Garry Jennings and Rory Kennedy on podium of Joule Donegal International Rally 2015.

I asked him would it be an added pressure going in as number one seeds he replied:

“We’re going to Donegal with a positive attitude – and it won’t affect our preparations going in as  top seeds – we’ll do the recce and take it from there”