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Christmas Turkey Chaser Autotest

This years Christmas Autotest will once again take place in the excellent venue of Garahy's Truck Garage, Fortal, Birr, Co. Offaly on Sunday 30th December 2018.
See the Turkey Chaser Preview from Eoin & Schedule here and regs to follow soon.

Birr Club Championship 2018

Club Championship Standings are now updated as of 5th December 2018 below.

Please review. Queries on these points tables to be lodged with the Championship Co-Ordinator Eoin Longworth 086-8179297.

The last counting round of the Club Championship is on Sunday 30th December which is the Christmas Turkey Chaser Autotest in Garahy's Garrage, Birr.
Overall Standings

Abbeyleix Manor Hotel Tarmac Stages Rally 24th Feb 2019

Preparations are well under way for the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel Tarmac Stages Rally 2019.
More details here and regs to follow soon.

Calender

Dates for Club Events for 2019 are now available here.

Other

5 Star Catering National Loose Surface Autocross Championship results are now updated after the Last round and are available here.


Turkey Chaser Autotest - Sun 30th December 2018

Turkey Chaser Preview

Christmas is coming and 5 days later we have the ever popular Birr & District Motor Club’s Turkey Chaser Autotest on Sunday 30th December in the wonderful surroundings of Garahys Truck Garage Birr. 3 Test sites will be used on Concrete & Loose Surfaces suitable for MVAT, Road & Endurance Cars. Tests will be straight forward and not to taxing on the brain. One Event licences will also be available.

As quoted by Brian Duggan of rally.ie fame everybody who does this autotest will leave Garahys will a larger waist line due to the excellent food & the legendary Stew provided by the Eithne Garahy. Brian maintains that in order to be competitive, one must complete all tests before lunch in order to avoid the afternoon slump/sleep after the lunch of delicious Stew & Chocolate Cake.

Some interesting Entries include the Garahy Family Kieran the Dad, Dearbhaile, Ciaran, Jane, Hanna & Stephen along with Kevin Dempsey. Other entrants include MX5 Supremo Piers MacFheorais, Declan Burke in the VW Beetle, Mick Boland, Keith Shaw, Robert Lewis, Eoin Longworth, Patrick O’Leary, Whitby Moynan, Zara Moynan, John Nolan, Aoife Ryan, Paddy Fay, James Dwyer, Ryan Shiel, Declan Donohoe, Colin Sheridan, Martin Nugent, Brian Duggan & Darren Delaney who will drive Toyota Starlets which is the most popular car for this event.

As per usual Garahys Garage will provide Breakdown Assistance, Starlet Parts & On Event Mechanics which include Ger Connolly, Oliver Stanley & Ian McLoughlin to assist those in need of refurbishment (Cars & Drivers Included).

Clerk of the Course is the legendary John Delaney who promises challenging but simple tests and above all a fun filled day of cheap motorsport.

Sign on: 9.00AM
Drivers Briefing: 10.15AM
Start: 10.30AM
Lunch Break: 12:45am
Clerk of the Course: John Delaney

Entry Fee is 50 euro and One Event Licence Cost 25 euro but must be pre booked in advance. Regulations & Entry Forms will be available here soon or contact Clerk of the Course John Delaney 087 2820741 with any querys.


Abbeyleix Manor Hotel Tarmac Stages Rally - 24th February 2019

Birr Stages Rally 2019 Flyer

Preparations have started for the forthcoming Birr MC Stages Rally based in the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel on Sunday 24th February 2019. Bill Ryan is Clerk of the Course once again and chosen 3 Challenging Stages in the Borris in Ossory/Camross Area and included are 2 of the best Stages in Ireland which are in the Slieve Bloom Mountains. The Service Area will be in the Donaghmore Famine Workhouse Museum.

The format is 3 Stages ran 3 Times utilising low road mileage.

The Rally is the opening round of the Triton Showers National, Top Part West Coast & Midlands East Rally Championships.

Regulations will be available soon here


5 Star Catering National Loose Surface Autocross Championship 2018Updated 2018-12-12

Autocross Image courtesy of Pablo Photography

Championship Points

Points after Last Round of the 5 Star Catering National Loose Surface Autocross Championship.

Queries on points to be sent to the Registar Eoin Longworth (086) 8179297 and must be lodged by Sunday 23rd December @ 7pm .


Points
after Last Round

Birr Club Championship 2018updated 2018-12-05

Overall Club Championship Standings 2018

Please review and let Eoin Longworth know if you are missing Marshalling points anywhere on Both Competitors & Marshalls Championship ASAP.

Last Round will be Turkey Chaser Autotest, Garahys Garage, Birr on Sunday 30th December 2018.


Results Competitor Overall

Results Marshal Overall

Club Championship & Prizegiving

The Club AGM and Prizegiving and will take place in the Racket Hall Hotel, Roscrea on Monday 7th January 2019 @ 8:00pm.


Birr L.S. Autocross Results - 18th November 2018

The Birr Loose Surface Autocross was a huge success with everybody leaving happy after a great day of motorsport.
Thanks to all the organisers, officials, marshals and helpers who helped organise the event, set up the track and helped in any way to make the event such a success.


Final Full Results (pdf)

Club Merchandise for Sale

Birr Motor Club are pleased to offer Club Merchandise for sale.

The following are on offer:

  • Hat - €8 each
  • Polo Shirt - €15 each
  • Hat & Polo Shirt Combo - €20 each

Postage & Packaging Extra.

Contact Ger Conroy on 086 2538164 for more details and to place your order.


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