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The Care Trust (TCT), one of the country’s longest established specialist charity fundraisers, has just launched a giant one-off year-end text-to-win car raffle to generate extra funds for children and adults with disabilities and those in need of specialist residential and day support and care therapies.
A majestic weekend of rallying came to an end on Sunday as Abdulaziz Al Kuwari and Killian Duffy claimed a very impressive third place finish on the 2014 Cyprus Rally. In what was a one-of-a-kind event, two sanctioned FIA rounds ran side by side with the ninth round of the ERC and the fifth round of the MERC both taking place on the same weekend.
Qatar’s Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah is used to driving under pressure, but he and Italian co-driver Giovanni Bernacchini were pushed all the way to the finish of a thrilling Qatar International Rally, the opening round of the 2014 Middle East Rally Championships, by fellow countryman Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari and Mayo’s Killian Duffy on Friday and Saturday last. Separated by just 5.5 seconds at the start of the second day, Al-Attiyah pressed home a slight advantage once Al-Kuwari and Mayo navigator Killian Duffy suffered a drive shaft breakage. His winning margin was 30.1 seconds from Al-Kuwari and Duffy who finished in second place.
Mayo’s Kilian Duffy had to settle for third place along with his driver Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari last weekend in Cyprus, but it was still a remarkable 10th podium finish of the year for the Mayo based co-driver. In truly imperious form, Nasser Al-Attiyah and Giovanni Bernacchini in their Ford Fiesta RRC clinched victory and a ninth Middle-East Rallying Championship in the CNP Asfalistiki Cyprus Rally 2013.