Ford Ireland Focus Rally season finale preview

Focus Championship title race goes down to the wire. CORK, 1st November 2002: The fifth and final round of Irelands premier one make rally championship -- the Ford Ireland Focus Rally Championship, will take place on the 9th of November at the...

Focus Championship title race goes down to the wire.

CORK, 1st November 2002: The fifth and final round of Irelands premier one make rally championship -- the Ford Ireland Focus Rally Championship, will take place on the 9th of November at the West 2002 International Rally.

This highly competitive series sees no fewer than the top five crews in with  with a chance to claim the inaugural title, on the final round of this action packed series. The format of the West 2002 International Rally should provide a real "sting in the tail" for all competing crews. The event has broken with tradition and will be held over only one day with the crews tackling in excess of 100 stage miles over 12 special stages, with the last four stages taking place in total darkness. It is guaranteed to provide and action packed finale to the season.

"All the rounds of the 2002 Ford Ireland Focus Rally Championship were chosen with great care to test the ability of all competitors to the limit, I think that the West 2002 International will be icing on the cake," said Tom Collins, Championship Director.

"The inaugural Ford Ireland Focus Rally Championship has been a huge success, we have witnessed great battles all year between all the various crews and we look forward to another exciting event in Galway" said Declan Foley, Ford Focus Brand Manager.

The final round of the 2002 Ford Ireland Focus Rally Championship gets under way at 7.30 a.m. on Saturday the 9th of November, with the crews tackling eight special stages in daylight around Glenamaddy region before tackling the final four stages in darkness before returning to the finish at approximately 9.30 p.m. in Clarinbridge.

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