A FATHER and son team from Drumquin had a weekend to remember at Round Six of the Valvoline Irish Forestry Rally Championship.
Ashley and Stephen Dickson both enhanced their growing reputations by recording impressive results at the four-stage Mayo Mini Forestry Rally in Ballina.
Navigated by Tommy Hayes, Tipperary and driving the ex-Craig Breen Ford Fiesta ST, Stephen, not only won his class but finished a very creditable 14th overall and fifth two wheel drive car.
That was quite an achievement in an under 2000c Group N car and the result means Dickson junior has won Class 3 in Motorsport’s Ireland premier national forestry championship.
Ashley, driving his Group N Mitsubishi Evo 9 and navigated by Fabian McAleer, Irvinestown, won Group N and Class 4 outright to finish seventh overall.
This result leaves Ashley placed second in the overall Class 4 rankings with just one round remaining, quite an achievement given that he only competed in four of the six rounds to date.
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