Festive race dates across two fronts

Jonny Vaughan is set for a weekend appearance at Nutts Corner Motorsports Centre.
Jonny Vaughan is set for a weekend appearance at Nutts Corner Motorsports Centre.

Drivers from the area will be aiming to dominate the leaderboard during the special festive round of the Rallysport Association Winter Championship on Sunday.

Over 120 competitors have signed up for the Christmas Cracker rallysprint at Nutts Corner Motorsports Centre - with local interest centred on drivers such as Gary McCann, Garth Neill, Aaron Beattie, Jim Hutchinson and Jonny Vaughan.

The programme will include racing across the Superbike-engined Rage, Semog and Speedcar buggies and cars, Escorts, Toyota Corollas, Subarus, Mitsubishis, 106 Peugeots, Saxos, Honda Civics, Vauxhall Novas, Vauxhall Corsas.

The Winter Series has been organised under the guidance of Portadown-based The Rallysport Association.

The entry fee is £10 (adults) and £5 (teenagers) but free to youth and senior fans.

STOCKS

Tullyroan Oval will host a special meeting on Saturday, January 2 - with Big Van Bangers to hold centre-stage.

Portadown’s Nigel Jackson, the Lightning Rods’ European champion, will compete alongside Irish Open winner Winston Weir from Loughgall plus Portadown’s Jordan Rochford and Mark Corry.

The ProStocks and Ninja Karts will complete the Cirrus Plastics of Portadown-sponsored programme.

The racing will start at 2 o’clock.