The Ulster Automobile Club’s “Its Not The Boxing Day” Rally was held on the 27th December 2012 and started at the Premier Inn, Lisburn. A total of 28 tests were planned for the day for the 74 competitors entered to take part in a mix of Classic, Modern and Modified Cars. A loop of 14 tests were laid out to be completed twice which included tests at Annahilt, Culcavy, Maghaberry and 6 tests within the Maze Prison site. At the half way point Eamonn Byrne had taken the lead in his Starlet from Robert Woodside Jnr in an MX5 a close 3 seconds behind. Will Corry in his Midget, who had been leading the rally earlier in the day slipped down to third, 13s behind leader Eamon. Eamonn went on the win the event overall with Will making up time in the Maze site to close the gap on Eamonn to just 3 seconds and moving into second position ahead of 3rd place finisher Robert Woodside Jnr.