Mach rally team roars into Kintyre

Watery action from the 2016 Mach 1 Rally

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Dunfermline Car Club’s Mach 1 rally organising  team have motored into Kintyre.

Preparations are in full swing setting up this weekend’s event.

Current Scottish Tarmac Rally Championship leader Ross McCallum, in the MG Maestro, is going for maximum class points at Mach 1 to keep his title bid strong.

Last year’s winner, Shaun Sinclair, will start as car one with a rally vehicle he’s yet to reveal, and despite not being in a competitive car all year he has his mind focused on two in a row.

DCC organiser, David Hattrick said: ‘With the seeding completed and one of the healthiest top 30 cars we have seen in a long time anybody going to predict the winners is a better man that I.

‘As well as overall predictions there is still going to be some mighty strong competition in the classes this year.

‘Hopefully two days of hot tarmac to rally on its surely going to be an exciting weekend.

‘Spectators should follow the green arrows around the town’s roads to head for Machrihanish and take the well signposted arrows up the West Park Fergus road.

‘Entry is £5 per person on Saturday, Sunday £2 per person, with under 16s FREE’

The forecast for the weekend is for the temperature to be high with sunny spells and possible rain showers.

Spectators are reminded to be well hydrated with plenty of sun protection along with waterproofs and an umbrella…

Mr Hattrick added: ‘Have a great weekend everybody, stay safe, stay hydrated and most of all have fun. We look forward to welcoming you all to this fantastic venue.’