Tag Archives: Motorsport Ireland

Motorsport Ireland Fixtures 28/29.3.15

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DATE:             28.3.15 CLUB:             Motor Enthusiasts’ Club EVENT:           Sporting Trial VENUE:          Inchanappa House, Ashford, Co Wicklow START TIME: 11.30 Event Secretary: Roy Stewart ph: 087-2574406   DATE:             28.3.15 CLUB:             500 MRCI EVENT:           Race Meeting VENUE:          Kirkistown, near Portavogie, Co Down START TIME: TBA Event Secretary: Richard Young ph: 04842-771325   DATE:             29.3.15 CLUB:             Midland MC EVENT:           Stages Rally (SR) VENUE:          HQ:

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All About Autotesting- with Darren Quille

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First of all I’ll start with the basics, what is Autotesting? It is one of Ireland’s oldest forms of motorsport and is a precision driving time trial. At the start of the day you get handed 3 maps along with 3 laid out tests. The test is marked out on the tarmac surface using pylons with chalked lines between selected pylons. You

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Armstrong gains Young Rally Driver of the Year nomination

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Chris Armstrong has been nominated for this year’s Motorsport Ireland Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver Award for his performances in January and February. The 24 year-old from Virginia, Co Cavan, drove his Ford Escort to a class win and an excellent seventh place overall in the Birr Stages Rally last month, the opening round of the Triton Showers National Championship.

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Motorsport Ireland Fixtures 14/15.3.15

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DATE: 14.3.15 CLUB: Leinster MC EVENT: Sporting Trial VENUE: Ballybrew, Enniskerry, Co Wicklow START TIME: 11.30 Event Secretary: Rhoda Cahill ph: 086-3857510   DATE: 14/15.3.15 CLUB: Cork MC EVENT: Stages Rally (TROA) VENUE: HQ: Quality Hotel, Clonakilty, Co Cork START TIME: Sat 10.30, Sun 10.30 Event Secretary: Trish Hogan ph: 086-1233742   DATE: 15.3.15 CLUB: Mondello Park Sports Club EVENT:

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Leon Supercup appoints championship scrutineer

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Ireland’s exciting new Leon Supercup is pleased to announce the appointment of Barry Gregg as scrutineer for the 301bhp Seat Leon Supercopa based championship. The appointment marks the return of the experienced Motorsport Ireland scrutineer after the demise of the Irish Supercar Championship for which he was previously class scrutineer. With former Supercar Champion Rod McGovern among the instigators of

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Martin McKenna elected as President of Motorsport Ireland

newly elected president of Motorsport Ireland

Motorsport Ireland announced today that it has elected a new president. Martin McKenna,from County Monaghan, who takes up the role as head of the governing body for four-wheeled motorsport in Ireland with immediate effect. Speaking at the announcement of his appointment, Mr McKenna outlined his goals for his period in office. He said that his priorities will be to continue

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