Gallagher Racing British Cup Belfast summary

Shaun Gallagher, 23, made history today (Saturday 6th Sept.) by winning the fiercely competitive Peugeot 206 Super Cup with one rally still in hand. Gallagher, from Letterkenny secured the title by finishing first Peugeot on the AnswerCall ...

Shaun Gallagher, 23, made history today (Saturday 6th Sept.) by winning the fiercely competitive Peugeot 206 Super Cup with one rally still in hand.

Gallagher, from Letterkenny secured the title by finishing first Peugeot on the AnswerCall Direct Ulster Rally that finished in Armagh today.

The Ulster Rally was Shaun's third victory in the seven round championship. "I'm still committed to seeing the championship through and the plan is to go all out for victory on final round now that the pressure is off" commented Shaun.

Shaun's prize for winning the championship is a works drive in a Peugeot 206 with the Conventry-based Peugeot Team on Britains round of the World Rally Championship, Wales Rally GB.

Run in ever changing weather and road conditions Gallagher controlled his drive to take victory by 3.3 seconds from Gareth McHale.

The Motorsport Ireland Billy Coleman Award Winner will continue his assault on the French Peugeot 206 Cup in South of France in two weeks time.

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Series Other rally
Drivers Gareth McHale