From Newbridge to Russia in a Micra, three Irish men finish Mongol Rally

Friends said there were more bumps along the 19,000km road than anticipated

Not many people can say they drove from Newbridge in Co Kildare to Russia, but even fewer people can say they did it in a 1 litre Nissan Micra.

Patrick Kavanagh, Cian Rea and John Finn, three 23-year-olds from Kildare, spent the last 59 days on the road in their beloved car, Audrey, as they took on the Mongol Rally and raced across Europe.

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