Toyota Starlet – 1.6L 16v Vauxhall
Jim’s Toyota Starlet powered by 1.6L 16v Vauxhall engine. It has our Taper throttle body kit, an ex-SBD prototype big valve head, a pair of 295 cams, SBD dry sump kit, Omega pistons, steel rods, steel crankshaft, MBE967 Ecu & wiring harness.
2009 Dunlop National Rally Championship Nenagh Stages Rally – 1st in Class.
Pacenotes reported: ‘Jim McKenna & Thomas Treanor slotted into the top spot, and stayed there until the finish. Their eventual winning margin was an impressive 2 minutes, 50 seconds.’
Jim was 1st in Class for the Circuit of Kerry Rally, Pacenotes reported in their May 2008 issue:
‘Jim McKenna & Thomas Treanor took the early lead in their rear wheel drive Toyota Starlet. The crew grabbed a three second advantage before Derek Brennan & Robbie Webster. Brennan asserted his authority over the following stage, but a problem during the final test saw the crew lose more than 20 seconds. It was enough to hand victory McKenna.’
Jim was 1st overall in the System Signs Clubman Stages rally on 25th November 2006.
Also he was 2nd in Class B & Best Entertainer of 2006 Tour of Mull