Dunlop to have fun in Donegal but will give the International Rally a real go

Michael Dunlop 170614Over 150 crews will be putting their finishing touches today to their preparations for this weekends Donegal International Rally.

This afternoon the cars will go through scrutiny ahead of Friday’s start to the event.

The Rally always pulls a big name or two for the weekend and this year see’s the king of road racers  Michael Dunlop swap the two wheels for a 300bhp Ford Escort.

Michael who will have local man Joe Mc Nulty alongside him calling the notes, comes to Donegal off the back of four wins at the recent TT on the Isle of Man.

Ahead of the Rally, Oisin Kelly spoke to Michael about his ventures on the bike this year and what he hopes to get out of his Donegal experience.

Highland Radio Sport will have LIVE stage by stage reports through the weekend from the Donegal International Rally,