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Jack Newman round 2

Ashbourne’s Jack Newman endures character building weekend in Roscommon. Having gone well in round 1 of the Triton Showers National Rally Championship, Jack Newman approached the second round, the Midland Moto Stages Rally, in a positive frame of mind. Unfortunately though, a catalogue of issues plagued the 280bhp Escort Mk2 from the off. On the opening stage, the crew struggled with a badly

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Newman launches Championship campaign in Birr.

Jack Newman Birr 2015 2

Fourth in class after a character building event for Ashbourne’s Jack Newman. Jack Newman commenced this title campaign at the Birr Stages Rally, the opening round of the 2015 Triton Showers National Rally Championship. Driving his 280bhp Mk2 Escort, which had been rebuilt at his family garage over the winter, Newman was confident of a strong performance in Birr. The

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