The final round and prize giving for the 2018 RSA Irish Championship will take place at Mondello Park in Co Kildare next Saturday, the 20th of October. The specific information for this event is detailed below and entries are still available. The opportunity of winning a free entry in future ROI events is only for entries received before next Wednesday the 17th of October so remember..'if you aint in, you cannot win'. Entries will still be accepted right up to the drivers briefing but entries from Thursday on will NOT be included in the draw at the drivers briefing at 10.00am.
The NI Championship Final and Prize Giving took place at The Nutts Corner Motorsports Centre last Sunday, the 14th October and the final results are now available. The final championship points standings will be available shortly. Congratulations to the Overall Champions, Martin Collins (Rally Car) and Seamus Donnelly (Race Buggy) and to all the other Class Champions. We now look forward to Round 1 of an exciting NI Winter Championship which will be held at The Shackleton Complex in Ballykelly on Saturday the 3rd of November and entries are now available.
The confirmed dates and venues for all the 'Irish and NI Winter Championship events' are now detailed below.
RSA at Ballykelly 2018
We wish to remind ALL competitors of the importance of the need to comply with our IOPD standards in relation to safety race wear AND THE AGE OF PERMISSIBLE PASSENGERS/CO DRIVERS which can be found in our website under general regulations. Please be advised that the appropriate motor sport race wear is required at all RSA events and any competitor who cannot fulfil this requirement and any competitor found to try to compete with an inappropriate aged co driver under the age of 17 in any event will be immediately excluded from competition WITHOUT ANY RETURN OF ENTRY FEES.
For detailed build specification for the Micra Challenge Cars please contact the series regulator, Aaron McLoughlin on 00 353 (0)87 2103604.
A selection of 2018 Rallysport Association personalised clothing and entry gift vouchers and other products and options are now available from our new on-line store which can be entered through the SHOP link at the top of this page.
The featured driver below is the Mini Cup competitor Annemarie Wilson
The next event on our calendar is the final round and the prize giving for the 2018 Irish Championship which will take place at Mondello Park, near Naas next Saturday the 20th October. The 'up do date' championship points following the penultimate round at Pallas Motorsport Centre on Sunday the 30th September are now available together with the final Tynagh Championship standings. Entries are still available for this event.
The RSA would like to thank all the competitors and crews for supporting our events at all our Ireland events during the Spring/Summer of 2018 and we are glad that you will forever cherish all your special moments from this season!
We also hope to see you enjoying an alternative competitive experience with the usual great craic and banter on the challenging stages we have prepared for you for the two Irish Winter Championships.
The dates and venues for our Championships in Ireland this Winter are published below and we welcome regular entries together with casual entries at ALL our events and we also welcome experienced competitors along with all newcomers together with first time competitors to sample the unique and enjoyable experience of a Rallysport Association event.
We are the only professional promoter of real and commercial motorsport in Ireland since 1997 and our team of highly experienced professional stewards, marshals and administrators are only focused one one thing..........that is to provide a great and memorable event for all who take part in a RSA event as a competitor, support crew, spectator, family or friends.
This is our 'Mission Statement' as it is called, but Alan would rather put it as..... 'great, affordable craic with a great group of people with competition cars' ..and long may it continue!
The next event on our calendar is at Mondello International Motorsport Park, Donore Road near Naas on Saturday the 20th October which will be the final round and Prize giving of the 2018 RSA Irish Championship. It is also be the final round of the Toyo Tires 2018 RSA Mini Cup. Entries are available through the On Line Entry link at the top of this page. Entries can also be made by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, via Facebook Messenger at the Rallysport Association and Alan Hyde Facebook pages and by text or phone on +44 7788 (0) 7788 598461. The first edition of the entry list will be available at 10pm on Wednesday the 17th October and will be updated daily during the remainder of the week prior to the the event. All entries received before 10pm on Wednesday the 17th October will automatically qualify for inclusion in the ‘Free Entry Draw’ worth €120 which will take place at the the drivers.
Entries can be made on-line through this Enter Online link, on Facebook Messenger or by phone or text on our direct entry number (0044) 7788 598461.
The gates to the venue will open at 7.30am. Signing on will commence 8.00am and scrutiny will take place in the scrutineering bay from 8.10am. Please ensure all cars have been cleaned for this event and race wear and helmets for car crew are available for inspection at scrutiny. Noise testing may also be taken so please ensure vehicles can satisfy the maximum permitted RSA noise regulation of 105 dba measured 1 metre from the exhaust end at 3500 rpm cars and 6000 rpm for race buggies.
The competitors briefing will take place at 9.45am at the control tower and ALL competitors and children’s parents/guardians MUST be in attendance.
A sighting lap for each crew will start at 10.15am and the first stage of a scheduled seven or more will follow immediately after.
The prize giving for this event and the 2018 Irish Championship will take place 15 minutes after the last car finishes and everyone is invited to attend. The final results will be available here for download by 6.00pm that evening.
We wish all competitors and friends another great RSA event .
HOW TO ENTER
Entries are available just call or text our entry line on:
+ 44 (0) 7788 598461 or alternatively enter online through this link
Online entries are simple and reduce competitors administration time on the day and are welcomed in winter and spring time. Phoned or text entries can finish the entry process by completing the entry form at ‘signing on’ on the morning of the event.
EVENTS AND CHAMPIONSHIP INFORMATION
REMAINING & WINTER CHAMPIONSHIPS DATES 2018/19
SUMMER CHAMPIONSHIP DATES
Saturday 20th October – Mondello – Irish Champs prizegiving
Five of the Six rounds in IRL events will count towards the 2018 RSA IRL Summer Championship honours
DATES AND VENUES FOR THE
NI & IRISH WINTER CHAMPIONSHIP’S 2018/19
Saturday 3rd November – Ballykelly (NI 1) *
Sunday 18th November – Tynagh (Irish 1) *
Saturday 1st December – Ballykelly (NI 2) *
Thursday 27th December – Nutts Corner (NI 3) *
Sunday 30th December – Tynagh (Irish 2) National *
Saturday 19th January – Mondello (Irish 3) Open *
Saturday 26th January – Ballykelly (NI 4) *
Sunday 10th February – (Irish 4 venue tbc !!) *
Saturday 23rd February – Ballykelly (NI 5) *
Sunday 3rd March – Tynagh (Irish final 5) *
Sat or Sun 23rd/24th March – Ballykelly/Nutts Crnr (NI 6 final)
The NI Championship will be determined by the best five results of the six rounds available and will incorporate the Ryan Bradley Micra Challenge and the Toyo Tires Mini Winter Cup.
The Irish Winter Championship will be determined by four of the five rounds available. All rounds will be points scoring opportunities for the 2019 Toyo Tires Mini Cup Winter Cup.
RSA NI SUMMER CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018
Saturday 31st March – Aghadowey
Saturday 28th April – Ballykelly
Saturday 26th May – Aghadowey
Sunday 3rd June – Nutts Corner (King of the Corner)
Saturday 30th June – Ballykelly
Sun 12th August – Nutts Corner
Saturday 8th September – Aghadowey
Sunday 14th October – Nutts Corner NI Champs prize giving
Seven of the eight rounds in the NI Championship 2018 events will count towards the 2018 and the awards will be presented at the RSA NI Championship at the final round at Nutts Corner on the 14th October.
Entries are always welcome with us for just one event, a few events or for the full championship and casual and new competitors are always very welcome.
IRISH CHAMPIONSHIP SUMMER CHAMPIONSHIPS DATES 2018
Sun 15th April – Tynagh
Sun 10th June – Tynagh
Saturday 28th July – Mondello (IGP)
Sun 26th August – Waterford
Sunday 30th September – Tynagh
Saturday 20th October – Mondello – Irish Champs – Prizegiving
Five of the Six rounds in IRL events will count towards the 2018 RSA IRL Summer Championship honours.
THE RSA MINI CUP.
This championship will be determined by each competitors best results from three of the Irish Championship rounds and five of the NI Championship Rounds