British Rallycross

McGarry Makes a Return to the 2021 5 Nations BRX

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Peter McGarry from Dublin in Ireland is now set to make his re-appearance in the Motorsport UK British Rallycross Championship 5 Nations Trophy Presented by Cooper Tires this season in the Supernational class.

McGarry has a lot of experience in the series from previously but he has never won a title there and this time he has the championship in sight. H will be bringing over his Volvo C30 that he has won with in the Irish Rallycross Championship many times.

The former Supernational class champion in the IRX has also been doing a wildcard entry in the now defunct Touringcar class in the FIA European Rallycross Championship, where he entered the last ever race of the support series in Höljes 2018 in a Ford Fiesta rented by his fellow Irish compariot Derek Tohill – who will also be entering the Supercar class this season!

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“The 5 Nations BRX Championship has been unlucky in its debut season due to the Covid pandemic but it has the makings of building into a brilliant championship once up and running properly. Having a double header in Mondello Park is fantastic for both the British and Irish championships and also the introduction of Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium will make it an unbelievable finale to the year,” McGarry said.

“2020 was a non-runner really for everyone involved in Motorsport so we spent the time giving the Volvo a refresh. We knew the engine had done a good few events when we bought the car so it was a great opportunity to send it back to MotorDesign in Sweden and let them tinker away with it.

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“There is always a very welcoming atmosphere in the British Rallycross Championship paddock, and we have certainly missed the craic over the last 12 months. Lydden Hill is a fast track and I really enjoy driving it. We have been a bit unlucky there in previous seasons with mechanical issues in both the VX220 and when we brought Derek Tohill’s TouringCar in 2019 but hopefully this year everything will stay in one piece!

“We can only hope that there is a safe return for rallycross on both shores in 2021 and I for one am chomping at the bit to get back racing.”

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