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Motorsport Ireland has announced the three finalists for the prestigious Billy Coleman Award for Ireland’s Young Rally Driver of the Year.
The 2012 Irish Motorsport season kicks off in earnest this weekend with the running of the opening round of the Irish Tarmac Championship, the Safety Direct Galway International Rally. In a new departure for the traditional two-day event, the 2012 rally will take place over one day only, with 10 stages scheduled for Sunday February 5. A special spectator stage on the Dyke Road in Galway city will open proceedings, with competitors then heading north to the Headford region for three additional tests, each run three times, before returning to Galway for the finish in Eyre Square on Sunday evening.
Irish rally legend Eugene Donnelly will come out of retirement for the 2012 Irish Tarmac Rally Championship which starts in Galway next month.
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.
After two years of being based in the home town of the club, Carrick on Suir Motor Club’s premier event the Ravens Rock Rally will move to Kilkenny City this summer. The event has a new management team, a new headquarters and a new stage layout. The rally will bring the best of Ireland’s rallying fraternity to the city over the weekend of June 26- 27.
Mayo and District Motorsport Club member Aaron MacHale finished in a strong third overall on the Safety First Galway International Rally at the weekend. The Ford Focus WRC driver overcame a puncture early in the event to overhaul the Mitsubishi of Alistair Fisher for the final podium position on the last stage.