The rally now has its third leader since this morning, Paddy McVeigh has now taken up the mantle of leader having set a scorching time on the 3rd run on the Oldcourt test. He has now done this stage almost a full minute quicker than his first visit to the roads just west of Adamstown. Steve Wood is still there or there abouts following in the wheel tracks of the roughly similar Subaru. Enda O’Brien is holding station in 3rd ahead of Gary Kiernan and Adrian Hetherington. Kevin Barrett has fallen over a minute behind Hetherington, with 24″ to spare from Michael Conlon, who in turn has 14″ to spare from Tomas Davies. Only 4″ behind Davies Patrick McHugh is waiting to pounce in the last two stages of the day with Richard Moore finishing out the top 10. Behind this, Simon Reid and Graham Scallan are still locked in their battle to push the cars in front to get into the top 10.

Wexford Volkswagen Stages Rally
Overall Results after Stage 7

Pos No Driver/Co-driver Class Vehicle Total
1 1 Paddy McVeigh/Gary McElhinney 7 Subaru WRC S12b 0:58:26
2 2 Steve Wood/Keith Moriarty 7 Subaru Impreza WRC S10 0:58:35
3 6 Enda O’Brien/John Butler 14 Ford Escort RS Mk2 0:58:45
4 3 Gary Kiernan/Ryan Moore 14 Ford Escort 0:58:52
5 5 Adrian Hetherington/Gary Nolan 14 Ford Escort 0:59:24
6 8 Kevin Barrett/Declan Tumilty 7 Subaru S14 1:00:34
7 11 Michael Conlon/Ciaran McPhilips 13 Ford Escort Mk2 1:00:58
8 17 Tomas Davies/Eurig Davies 5 Ford Fiesta 1:01:12
9 14 Patrick McHugh/Pauric O’Donnell 13 Ford Escort Mk2 1:01:16
10 21 Richard Moore/Brian Halligan 14 Ford Escort Mk2 1:01:26
11 18 Simon Reid/Billy Ryan 11F Honda Civic 1:01:27
12 12 Graham Scallan/Tom Scallan 5 Mitsubishi Evo 10 1:01:38
13 32 Neil Hickey/David Byrne 13 Ford Escort Mk2 1:02:26
14 24 Wayne Evans/John Smithwick 13 Ford Escort 1:02:28
15 4 Wesley Patterson/Johnny Baird 14 Ford Escort 1:02:31
16 42 Conor Moore/Leo Tector 11F Honda Civic 1:02:38
17 35 Kyle McGettigan/Dale McGettigan 11R Toyota Corolla 1:02:39
18 28 Jason O’Brien/David O’Brien 11F Honda EG6 1:03:25
19 25 Adrian Evans/Martin Henry 13 Ford Escort 1:03:34
20 39 Tom Barber/Jaime Barber 14 BMW M3 Compact 1:03:55
21 29 Joe Connolly/Richard Connolly 5 Ford R5 1:04:29
22 31 Tommy Kelly/Frank Dwyer 11F Honda Civic 1:05:08
23 34 Jp Warnock/Jordan Murphy 13 Ford Escort 1:05:11
24 99 Leo Doyle/Aidan Kent 13 Ford Escort Mk1 1:06:22
25 49 Eamon Bates/Aaron Kavanagh 1 Honda Civic 1:06:25
26 102 Sarah Purcell/Seamus O’Grady 20 Mitsubishi Evo 1:06:27
27 19 Eddie Power/John Rafter 20 Toyota Corolla 1:06:29
28 41 Andy Nash/Ray Nash 11F Honda Civic EK4 1:06:49
29 61 Joe Gallagher/Ashley Boulton 4 Mitsubishi Evo 9 1:07:00
30 57 Leon Galvin/Ger Foley 11R Ford Escort Mk2 1:07:15
31 51 Fergal Allen/Brian Sharkey 14 BMW M3 1:08:06
32 48 Eoin Neville/Tommy Hayes 4 Mitsubishi Evo 9 1:08:45
33 27 Richard Cleary/Niamh Holland 13 Ford Escort Mk2 1:10:39
34 68 Graham Bradley/Garry Bradley 11F Honda Civic 1:14:38
35 33 Johnny Murphy/Martin Nolan 13 Ford Escort 1:23:47

Results by North East Rally Services. Issued at 16:31 on 10 Sep 2016.
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