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Loss of Chris Kelly

The Isle of Man rally scene has lost one of it's hardest workers.

Former Manx Auto Sport Chairman Chris Kelly passed away on Tuesday after a lengthy illness.

He held the position from 1996 for 11 years.

Chris was also the main driving force behind discussions with the Isle of Man Government to gain permission to run a limited number of closed road rallies, in addition to the national and international events.

He also competed in the 1970's and 80's driving either a Hillman Avenger or Lotus Sunbeam.

The rally community is extending heartfelt condolences to his mother, wife Jenny and family.

The funeral will take place next Tuesday at Lonan Parish Church at 1.15pm

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