Posted on 09 Aug 2013

A young motorsport enthusiast from Skelton will soon be experiencing the thrills and spills of rallying and it’s all thanks to Jennings Ford, part of the Jennings Motor Group.

22-year-old Dan Dooley, is the winner of a Ford Focus rally car track day driving experience after he attended a recent launch event organised at Jennings Ford’s Yarm Road dealership in Stockton, to mark the arrival of the new Fiesta ST model.

At the event, Dan was given the opportunity to test drive the latest and most eagerly awaited hot hatch in the Ford range and he was so impressed with the new 1.6-litre EcoBoost petrol model, which is capable of achieving 0-62mph in 6.9 seconds, he decided to buy one.

Part exchanging his Ford Focus ST model, Dan is looking forward to taking delivery of his brand new motor in September.

Dan said; “I have always been interested in cars, in particular motorsport. The Fiesta ST launch event at Jennings Ford was great and I am delighted to have won the rally car track day driving experience in York, which I’m sure will be good fun and an experience of a lifetime.”

At the launch event customers were given the opportunity to test drive the Fiesta ST with Ford trained specialists, in addition there was also in-car entertainment, Playstation 3 WRC3 video games featuring the new Fiesta ST and Ford merchandise being available.

The new Fiesta ST model is available in three-door bodystyles and two trim levels – ST and ST2. Customers can choose from a number of striking colours including molten orange and spirit blue and an optional style pack adds red brake callipers and grey alloy wheels to enhance the sporty appearance.

Standard specification includes 17 inch alloy wheels, halogen protector headlamps, ST front fog lights, DAB radio, SYNC connectivity, Thatcham CAT 1 alarm, Recaro seats, MyKey and air conditioning.

Ford’s new Fiesta ST model is currently on sale priced from £16,995 at Jennings Ford’s Stockton, Middlesbrough and Gateshead dealerships. For more information about products and services available contact Stockton on 01642 632200, Middlesbrough on 01642 240055 or Gateshead on 0191 4607464.

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