60 Seconds With: Art McCarrick

Art McCarrick
Occupation: Development Officer with Motorsport Ireland.

Road Car: Volvo C30.

Rally Car: Honda Civic hired from C-Sport in Claregalway.

Drive of my life: 2017 Sligo Stages Rally, stage 5. Fastest 1600cc car over the stage in the fog. Not bad going in a hire car with a standard engine and gearbox. It’s below if anyone wants to watch it. Then I ruined all my good work by putting in a wall on the next stage!

Best car ever driven: A 1.1 Peugeot 205, so much fun!

Dream Race Car: Ford Escort WRC. BANG BANG BANG!

Dream Road Car: Audi RS6 Avant, speed and practicality.

Other Interests: Reading history books.

Favourite movie: Dumb and Dumber

Famous movies I don’t rate: Any Star Wars film

Favourite band/musician: Going to have to split this. Arctic Monkeys/Mark Knopfler

Band/musician I don’t rate: The Coronas/Ed Sheeran

Biggest Supporter: My Mam and Dad and my girlfriend, Sarah.

Fav food: BBQ ribs, but they have to be good ones!

Fav Restaurant: The Venue, Strandhill, Co. Sligo.

Our round: If there’s a good pull on the Guinness, I’ll have that!