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Mayo and District Motorsport Club return to the Valley on Sunday June 10 for the second round of four Loose Surface Autocross events for 2018.
Martin Tynan from Monaghan beat all challengers to claim victory on Mayo and District Motorsport Club’s Loose Surface Autocross on Sunday. Driving a Mitsubishi Evo 8, he had to do it the hard way, coming from behind on the final run to beat local favourite Derek Deane.
Foxford’s Alan Moran recorded his best finish of the 2014 Autocross season to-date, with a class two victory at the recent Midland Motorclub’s Loose Surface Event. In total seven Mayo members made the trip with four picking up prizes.
The Deane family name is rapidly gaining a high calibre reputation in the sport of autocross. On Sunday last Derek Deane extended his winning streak on the National Loose Surface Autocross Championships to three, with a commanding performance in his JB buggy.
Peter McCullagh is rapidly gaining a reputation as Master of Mayo Autocross. On Sunday the Maynooth driver extended his winning streak on Mayo and District Motorsport Club’s challenging circuit to three, with a dominant performance in his Mitsubishi Evo 9. On current form it will take a determined effort from his rivals to prevent back-to-back Mayo Autocross titles heading back to Kildare.
Reigning Mayo Autocross champion Peter McCullagh carried on from where he finished 2011, with victory on Mayo and District Motorsport Club’s Loose Surface Autocross on Sunday. The Maynooth driver was the class of the field in his Mitsubishi Evo 9, recording a comfortable winning margin of over two seconds over his rivals after a fine final run over the challenging 4.6 kilometre circuit at Harrington’s Quarry, The Valley, Swinford.
Mayo and District Motorsport Club is holding an 'Introduction to Motorsport' event in Crossmolina today (Friday) from 7pm as part of the 2011 Crossmolina Festival. The gathering will allow members of the public a chance to see competition cars from local competitors up close and is an ideal opportunity for people looking to get involved in motorsport but not sure how to start, to meet with competitors and members of the motor club who will be on hand to offer advice and practical tips.
Galway Motor Club has announced that it is organising round seven of the D&B Doors National Autocross Championship on Sunday July 10. Autocross, car racing on a grass surface, is one of the oldest forms of motorsport in Ireland. The Galway club has revived its annual event and it will take place near Gort. Practice runs on the grass track course will commence at 11.30am with timed runs commencing after midday.
With the motorsport year drawing to a close, members of Mayo and District Motorsport Club gathered at the Gateway Hotel in Swinford on Friday last to commemorate another successful year, and to present club members with awards for their achievements throughout the season.
James Lannon from Boyle in Co. Roscommon achieved a long-held ambition on Sunday by claiming his maiden victory on Mayo and District Motorsport Club’s final autocross of the year. In doing so he became the fifth winner of the popular loose surface series in as many events, in what has been an enthralling season of motorsport at the challenging 2.7 km circuit at Harrington’s Quarry near Swinford. It was also a successful day for local hero James McGreal whose third place finish was enough to ensure he retained the Frank Harrington trophy for overall autocross champion for the second successive year.