Birr & District Motor Club

Club News

2 Day Autotest Weekend - 13 & 14 May 2017 - Results

Results now available Here.

Insurance Meeting

See details here on a meeting on 23rd May 2017 in Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone on the insurance situation this year and going forward to years to come.

Tipp Endurance

The Tipperary Light Car & Motorcycle Club Endurance Trial takes place on Saturday 27th May 2017.
Regs available Here

Acesigns Laois Heartlands Stages Rally

The Acesigns Laois Heartlands Stages, the 3rd round of the Colton Motors MERC Championship, and a counting round in our own Marshals Championship will take place in Portlaoise on the 11th of June 2017.

More Details about the rally along with a 90 days countdown can be found on the club's facebook page Here.

Online Entries are now being accepted Here


Here's a video of 2 club members being interviewed by a local lad, Michael Grace, who is doing filming production in college.

The MERC results are now updated after Round 1 and are available here.

Calender and Club Championship

Dates for Club Events for 2017 are now available here.

Club Membership, Registration Form and Championship Details now also available here.

Birr 2 Day Autotest Results - 13th/14th May 2017

Here are the results from the fantastic, well organised 2 Day Autotest that took place in Campion Concrete over the weekend.
Well done to all the organisers, marshals, timekeepers and competitors and anyone else who braved the varying conditions over the 2 days to make the event such a success.


Results (Sat)
Results (Sun)

Tipp Endurance Trial 2017

Regs/Entry Form

Regs/Entry (pdf)

Regs/Entry (doc)

Motorsport Insurance Meeting

The following is a letter from Martin McKenna, Motorsport Ireland to all competitors regards insurance.


Dear Competitor,

You are cordially invited to attend a meeting at 8.00 pm on Tuesday 23rd May 2017 at the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone, to enable Motorsport Ireland to provide information regarding the current arrangements for insurance and to hear your views as to how we progress from here. I look forward to meeting you then.

Martin McKenna,
Motorsport Ireland.

Support Irish Motorsport Stickers

Just an update on the Support Irish Motorsport Stickers Sales. Stickers are priced at €20 and all proceeds are going towards Insurance Cover for 2017 & beyond.

With this in mind I would urge all members of the Birr & District Motor and their friends to purchase these stickers. Motorsport in Ireland is going through a though period at the moment so lets put our shoulder to the wheel to assist with this worth while venture.

Stickers Sales Outlets:

  • RAE Auto Factors - Dublin Rd, Roscrea.
  • RAE Auto Factors - Main St, Templemore.
  • Mike Garahy Tractor Sales - Miletree, Birr, Co Offaly.
  • Midland Tyre Services - Borris in Ossory, Co Laois.
  • Oliver Stanley Motors - Cork Road, Durrow, Co Laois.
  • Or Alternatively contact 086 8179297 or 087 0666663.

Birr Grass Autocross Results 2017

Here are the results after a wonderful day of autocross at Guteenakilla, The Birr Grass Autocross, opening round of the Naas Driving Academy Training Solutions National Autocross Championship.

Well done to both competitors and marshals who helped make the day a outstanding success.

Results Overall

Birr Club Championship 2017

Next Club Meeting

Next Club Meeting takes place on Monday 12th June 2017 in the Racket Hall Hotel, Dublin Road, Roscrea @8.30pm.


To register with the club and join in the prestigious battle in the Club Championship, please follow the details found here.


Club Merchandise including Hats and Polo Shirt are also available for sale here.

Club Championship Structure 2017

Competitors Championship
Marshals Championship

Munster Autocross Championship 2017

Rules & Regulations




Skibbereen 19th February
Clare 5th March
Clare 21st May
Munster CC 11th June
Skibbereen 9th July
Killarney 6th August (Grass Surface)
Imokilly 15th October (Grass Surface)
Birr 19th November
Limerick 10th December
Cork 27th December

MAC 2017 all set to kick off!

The 2017 Munster Autocross kicks off as usual with the Skibbereen Autocross. It will be held next Sunday February 19th and hosted by the Skibbereen and District Car Club.

The venue is Gravel Park, Keohane's Pit, Grancore, Clonakilty, Co Cork with a start time of 10.45am. The event secretary is available at 086-8598038.

The 2017 Munster Autocross Championship is a ten round series, with the second and third races hosted by the Clare MC on March 5th and May 21st respectively. It is back to county Cork for the next couple with Munster CC on June 11th and the second Skibb race on July 9th. Killarney MC will host the first grass autocross on Aug 6th followed as usual by Imokilly Oct 15th Definitely the business end of the championship now, but there is a trio of gravel events with Birr Nov 19th, Limerick Dec 10th and finally Cork MC on Dec 27th.

The 2017 Munster Autocross is supported by Daly Motor Services, Killarney, O'Shea Bus Hire, Barrett International Transport and Pablo Photography.

Article by Austin Shinnors, MAC PRO

Birr Events 2017

26th February Tarmac Stages Rally
9th April Autocross-Grass
13th & 14th May 2 Day Autotest
30th July Multi Venue Autotest
7th August Tom O’Reilly Memorial Car Treasure Hunt
8th October Endurance Trial
19th November Autocross-Loose Surface
30th December New Years Eve Autotest

A full list of Motorsport Ireland Fixtures for 2017 can be found here.

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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