Paddy Hopkirk led a cavalcade of cars in his red Mini Cooper
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Paddy Hopkirk: 50th anniversary of Monte Carlo Rally win

Rally champion Paddy Hopkirk has led a cavalcade of cars through Belfast as part of a series of events marking the 50th anniversary of his Monte Carlo victory.

About 1,500 people took part in the procession of minis from Stormont to the Titanic Quarter via Belfast City Hall.

The 80-year-old drove a replica of the Mini Cooper that he raced to victory in the 1964 the Monte Carlo Rally.

Helen Jones reports.

  • 22 Feb 2014