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Club Members - Round 3 2011 Championship

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As of the start of the 2011 season Claire's O'Donoghue got her seamusarm twisted into taking on the updating of the Club Members Championship. As usual Claire has been doing a great job of keeping the results updated and we're now up to the results from round three. 

There now surprise to see that MAN? from Mullinavat, Seamus Anderson, our current club champion at the top of the table. Seamus started off the season with claiming top points at the Autotest Weekend in January. Stefan Walsh and John Murphy rounded of the top three after the opening round of the season.

On to round two and the Wm. Loughman Forestry Rally and Seamus took 40 points from the forest event but it was Simon Reid who took top points. Paschal O'Shea driving his Mk11 took 46 points from the event and moved into third place on the table.

On to the third event of the season and Seamus was back on form and took the honours with top points but Paschal O'Shea was there to share the honours. The event saw Lisa Knox and Gemma Kerley move into fourth and fifth respectively.

At this point of the season there as been a meeting of senior members of the club and it has been decided that if Mr. Anderson enters the club's Hillclimb event during May, he will be handicapped. Seamus will be required to wear a BLINDFOLD during the event. 

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Inaugural Irish Motorsport Expo comes to the HUB!

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altOn the 22nd of May, Carrick on Suir Motor Club will showcase the best of Irish Motorsport as the Club hold's the inaugural "Irish Motorsport Expo". The Irish Motorsport Expo will be held in the indoor arena of the HUB, Kilkenny City and will have a host of exhibitors displaying the various didcillines of Motorsport in the Country. The one day event will also see the Carrick on Suir Motor Club launch the 2011 running of the Ravens Rock Rally- read more on the Irish Motorsport Expo in the event section...

 
 

2011 Wm. Loughman Forestry Rally Rundown

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The rally took place on the 5th of March and was a major success with three night stages bei ng the focal point. Cork crew of Owen Murphy and James O'Brien in a Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 9 took the overall honors. Their task was made a lot easier with the demise of two of their main rivals on the opening test. Dubliner John Reid who was the number 1 seed in his Corolla WRC withdrew at the end of the first stage feeling unwell and club members Andrew Purcell and Brian Daniels (EVO 6) rolled out on stage two in Gurteen after an encounter with the scenery. Even at this early point Murphy and O’Brien hold a strong grip on the National Forestry Championship as their win Carrick backed up the season opener in Mitchelstown. On the Club front Craig Breen swept to victory in class 3 also claiming top two wheel drive and best club member of the event. You can catch up with all the action from the classes in the event section of the site

 
 

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