High-speed thrills at the Heartlands rally in Laois

The Cavan-Monaghan combination of Jonathan Pringle and Paul Sheridan took top place ahead of last year’s winners Enda O’Brien and John Butler in the Laois Heartlands Mini Stages Rally at Portlaoise, with just four seconds separating their Ford Escorts at the finish.

Photographer Alf Harvey went along for the Leinster Express to capture the action on the roads of Laois and the rally hq in Portlaoise.

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