McCance Calls Time On His Career

Neil McCance & friends at the finish of the Magic Bullet Stages. Image: Jonathan MacDonald

(Article by Sammy Hamill) He was one of the heroes of the Circuit of Ireland two years ago but sadly Neil McCance will be on the sidelines when the rally steps up to the Intercontinental Challenge next month.

The former Northern Ireland production champion is the driver who started the 2010 Circuit just six weeks after undergoing major surgery to have one of his kidneys removed following a cancer diagnosis.

But, despite being in a lot of discomfort, he completed the rally’s two days, finishing second in the production category in his Mitsubishi Lancer.

He was second again last year and would dearly love to be taking part when the big Easter event is staged as round three of the global IRC series on April 6/7.

But it is not to be. The cancer has come back and this time McCance has been forced to call a halt to his 22-year rally career…

Read Sammy Hamill’s full article on the Belfast Telegraph website.

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