The ‘Lark in the Park Stage Rally’ will return to St. Columb's Park in Derry/Londonderry this Saturday April 22nd.
This year the popular rally includes three stages in the Grianan area of Burt, and three stages taking place back in the events home, the beautiful St Columb’s Park, in the heart of the Waterside district.
Promoted and organised by the Maiden City Motor Club, it has always proven to be a very popular with competitors and rally fans alike because of its locality and easy access it makes it an ideal event with the wider public who may have a more than casual interest in motorsport.
It makes for a great family fun day out with the opportunity for spectators to see rally action up close in the heart of the city, with state of the art rally cars competing alongside the ever popular and more than often sideways Mark 2 Escorts along with a number of historic rally cars.
The Maiden City Motor Club is planning a wonderful day of motorsport, where top local drivers in fabulous cars, demonstrating their skills around the twisty St Columb’s Park lanes, with special attention being paid to providing superb and safe viewing areas for spectators and families.
Competitors will compete on six special stages using the tight and demanding asphalt park lanes along with the fast and demanding Donegal roads, for both modern and historic rally cars, sure to provide plenty of entertainment for the whole family.
The event is also going to incorporate a family fun day, with entertainment for the whole family, with bouncy castles, clowns and much more for the whole family throughout the day both in St Columb’s Park, all kicking off in the St Columb’s Park stage at 1.00 pm
Maiden City Motor Club have selected the charity, The Order Of Malta (Ambulance Corps) to benefit from the proceeds of the Lark in the Park this year.
Entry to the event is £5, (Children are free) .
The event committee would like to say thanks for the support and backing of Derry City and Strabane District Council, and the Department For Communities, having made this possible along with new sponsors, Eakin Brother Isuzu Maydown and Brian James Trailers.
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