Carrick on Suir Motor Club

AUTOCROSS WEEKEND 2017 RESULTS

 
 

CHANGE OF VENUE-AUTOCROSS

a4 poster small 3Change Of Venue to Faugheen Hi All Due to circumstances beyond our control we are moving the Carrick On Suir Autocross to a great new location, The field will be arrowed from all routes into Carrick On Suir. The New location is now in Faugheen which is a short drive just outside Carrick On Suir, The new GPS Cordinates are 52°23'28.5"N 7°23'48.8"W
The new location will be sign posted from Carrick on Suir and surrounding areas.  
 
 

Ravens Rock Rally 2017 Press Release

The 2017 Ravens Rock Tarmac Rally returns to Waterford city and county on the 24th and 25th of June. The rally is sponsored by Kilsheelan Limestone Quarries, Dooley’s Hotel  etc. The rally has been an annual feature in Irish Rallying since the early 1970’s. It has had a nomadic relationship in the counties of Waterford, Kilkenny and Tipperary during the intervening years. Happily, it has put down roots (of a kind) in Waterford.

Without exception Co. Waterford has some of the most challenging roads and stages that rival the best that the famed Kerry, Galway and Donegal International rallies boast about. The terrain in Co. Waterford is varied between fast flowing roads in the broad valleys, to the testing twist mountain roads that are along the backbone mountain regions of the county.

Not alone does the Co. Waterford play host to the motorsport fraternity, it also has attractions for the families and friends of the competitors who enjoy a more social and relaxed rest on the many tourist related activities available throughout the county.

The recently opened Waterford Greenway is worthy of mention and promotion by all bodies who wish to promote what is so positive about the county attractions. The Television  show “RED WATER"  filmed in and around Dunmore East will also showcase the coastal attractions that dominate The natural boundary of a scenic coastline.

The Ravens Rock Tarmac Rally has proved its popularity with rally competitors and by sponsors of several rally championships, TRITON SHOWERS National Tarmac Rally Championship; SUIRWAY GROUP South East Stages Rally Championship; Plastic Bags Southern 4 Rally Championship. While this area does not have an International Rally, the Carrick-on-Suir event through its professional attitude and experience run this event to International Standards.

The reception that its organisers meet when canvassing support from businesses and more importantly from residents on the stages shows that the event is run in a manner that makes it an enjoyable event and experience for everybody. The Civil authorities, without whose co-operation the event may not run, lend their support and resources to assist the club and event to run as smoothly as possible.

The rally will be based in Dooley’s Hotel, The Quay who have supported the events of Carrick on Suir Motor Club since the 1980’s. Preparation for the event started when the 2016 event finished. So, it’s not a quick look around to see what route is available. The personnel required to run the event are identified and the broad outline laid out on paper. The feasibility of the route is tested and tweaked,taking into account all the stakeholders from sponsors residents county council operations availability of the infrastructure required within the City limits to facilitate the Parc Ferme, Start and finish locations and a suitable service area.

The TRITON SHOWERS National Rally Championship is the ‘showcase’ Rally Championship in Ireland. The Championship attracts competitors from all regions of Ireland together with strong support from English and Welsh based crews. Rally in Ireland on closed roads is a major attraction for the cross-channel crews who normally compete on the disused airfields or military sites that may be available to them.

Indeed Ireland and Waterford has a rising World Rally Star who plies his trade and more importantly ‘lives his dream’ competing with the best in the world competitors on the WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP. Craig Breen competes with the Citroen World Rally team on events throughout the world rallying circuits. Craig cut his teeth on the stages within a 50 kilometre radius of Waterford before progressing to the more demanding events of the British and then the European rally Championships.

The rally is expected to attract a capacity entry to the Waterford venue.

By: Joe O'Brien

 
 

Ravens Rock Rally 2017

A big thanks to all of our club members, sponsors and competitors who turned out for the photo shoot of the Ravens Rock Rally 2017. This years Ravens Rock is a counting round of the Suirway Group South East Stages, Plasticbags.ie Southern Four Rally Championship and Triton Showers National Rally Championship. This year however, sees the launch of the 1600 Modified Masters. This title is up for grabs by those entered in either class 11F or 11R and will see some of the best in our sport battle it out to be crowned the first ever 1600 Modified Master. 
Photos Courtesy of Joe Cashin
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Ravens Rock Rally 2017-Accommodation

Treacy's Hotel Waterford Spa & Leisure Centre
1 Merchants Quay,
Waterford,
Waterford,
Ireland
Phone: (00
353 (0) 51
877 222
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DOOLEY’S HOTEL
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THE QUAY WATERFORD
EMAIL:
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hotel.ie
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WEB:
www.dooleys
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hotel.ie
PHONE: (00353) 51 873531
FAX: (00353) 51 870262
THE RHU GLENN COUNTRY CLUB HOTEL
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SLIEVERUE
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VIA WATERFORD
EMAIL:
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WEB:
www.rhuglennhotel.com
PHONE / FAX: (00353) 51 832242
ATHENAEUM HOUSE HOTEL : CHRISTENDOM FERRYBANK WATERFORD
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EMAIL:
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WEB:
www.athenaeumhousehotel.com
GRANVILLE HOTEL
THE QUAY WATERFORD
EMAIL:
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hotel.ie
WEB:
www.granville
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hotel.ie
PHONE (00353) 51 305555
FAX: (00353) 51 305566
TOWER HOTEL
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THE MALL WATERFORD
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WEB:
www.towerhotelwaterford.com
PHONE :( 00353) 51 862445
FAX: (00353) 51 872385
Accommodation Campus
Jacqui O’Connor, Accommodation Service Manager
Waterford Institute of Technology
,
Cork Road Waterford
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Details
Price
Bed Only
€30
Bed &
Breakfast
Cooked
€36.50
Bed & Breakfast
Continental
€35
Lunch
€8/9 with a drink
Dinner
Includes dessert / tea / coffee
€12.50

mobile number is  087-2904612 & the landline is 051-302615. 

if you can support the Campus as they are one of our event sponsors and providing service area, also support our Rally
H.Q. Dooleys Hotel,
City Information:
Dooleys
Hotel and Parc Ferme
N52 15.704 W7 06.958
Scrutiny & Trailer Park
N52 16.468 W7 08.034 (Tom Geraghty Tyres)
Service Area WIT campus
N52 14.784 W7 08.547
 
 

Autocross Weekend 2017

EVENT DETAILS AND DIRECTIONS

The event is located in Garnarea Co Kilkenny about 5 minute drive from Carrick On Suir  on the main N24 from Carrick On Suir to Waterford, There will be arrow's in place from all directions near the event. Please note as there is a barrier along the center of the road which the event is located on and if you are travelling from Carrick On Suir side we would ask everyone to follow the arrows as we would not recommend that there be any crossing the road at the junction at Piltown tower as this is a very cautious junction, All traffic that needs to cross the road we be directed to the Fiddown fly over bridge to cross over safely.

GPS Coordinates  52°21'21.8"N  7°21'27.3"W

 
 

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