Keith Cronin is plotting a British Rally Championship return in VW Polo 

Keith Cronin is plotting a British Rally Championship return in VW Polo 

Bantry driver Keith Cronon and his Killarney co-driver Mikie Glavin placed an entry for Sunday’s Birr Rally, the second round of the Irish National Rally Championship in the same Volkswagen Polo RC2 that his brother Daniel drive to fifth overall on the recent West Cork Rally. 

The Birr entry marks the first outing of the season for four time British Rally champion Keith Cronin.  The Cork driver will campaign a VW Polo GTi R5 as he gets some seat time ahead of his quest to win the BRC for a record equalling fifth time, he will not register for the Triton series. 

Keith Cronin is plotting a British Rally Championship return in VW Polo

 “Essentially, I am doing the event to get seat time in the car ahead of the BRC, I am close to putting a deal together and this rally (Birr) offers me a great opportunity, especially its format,” he said.

The first round of the BRC is the Clacton and Tendering Rally, a closed road event in the East of England, at the end of April. 


 

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