After SS3 Caragh Lake
British Historic Rally Champion Steve Perez took the lead from Dessie Nutt on SS2 Beallaghbeama. Nutt has been experiencing gear selection problems and has now fallen to 3rd place. Richard Gower also in a Porsche is in 2nd place. Drexel Gillespie's Ford Lotus Cortina is reported to have stopped in ss2 with mechanical problems.
John Farrell is holding his lead in the Post Historic section by 9 secs. with Nick Whale in 2nd place.
Millstreet's John Moynihan with Killarneyman Paul Nagle are leading the Classic category, with the legendary Jimmy McCrea in 2nd place and 3rd placed Martin Freestone a further second behind. <pre> Crew Car Total Time After SS3 Historic 1: Steve Perez/Peter Scott Porsche 911 29.45 2: Richard Gower/Carl Williamson Porsche 29.50 3: Dessie Nutt/Liz Jordan Porsche 911 29.57
Post-Historic 1: John Farrell/Christy Farrell Ford Escort 28.42 2: Nick Whale/Kieron Patterson Porsche 911 28.56 3: Martin Freestone/Crhis Heyes Ford Escort 29.02
Classic: 1: John Moynihan/Paul Nagle Ford Escort 26.31 2: Jimmy McCrea/Campbell Roy Porsche 911 27.22 3: Pat Donegan/Lisa Row Escort 27.23