The next event on our RSA NI Winter Championship programme is the final round and prize giving of the 2018/19 NI Winter Championship and will take place at Nutts Corner Motorsport Centre next Sunday the 24th of March.
The latest edition of the entry list for this event is available through the entry list link at the top of this page and will be updated periodically as we approach the event.
The gates to the venue will be open from 7.30am with signing on and scrutiny commencing at 8.00am. The drivers briefing will take place at 9.50am with the 'sighting/observation run' immediately thereafter. A scheduled seven stage runs are on the menu with the best five determining each competitors score.
The prize giving for the event and Championship will take place in the reception/signing on building 15 minutes after the last car finishes.
The dates and venues for all the Irish and NI Winter and Summer Championship events are detailed below. The Irish and NI Winter Championship points are available through the Results link at the top of this page and will be continually updated as the event approaches.
The RSA Winter Mini Cup and The Ryan Bradley Micra Challenge championship points are also available.
The following event is the first round of the 2019 Irish Championship which will be held at The Airport Business Park in Waterford the following Sunday the 31st March. Entries are still available and specific event details will be available on Monday the 25th March. The entry list for this event will be published next Wednesday the 27th March.
The images on this website have been generously provided by Raymond Elliott of RJ Pics and Eamon Ponsonby of EP Photography.
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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 Irish Open Race Buggy Champion 2019 – Mac Walsh – 2018 Speedcar Xtrem 750.
The next two events on our calendar are scheduled to be the fourth round the 2018/19 Irish Winter Championship on the 10th of February and the fifth round of the NI Winter Championship on Saturday the 23rd of February respectively. Confirmation of the venue for the 10th February event will be available here and on Facebook during this week and if we can get everything organised as planned it will be located at a new venue in the South East of our country. Entries are now available for both events here on line in this website, through our Rallysport Association and Alan Hyde facebook presence and by phone or text on 0044 (0) 7788 598461.
The dates and venues for our two Championships in Ireland this Winter are published below and we welcome regular entries together with casual entries at ALL our events. We also welcome experienced competitors along with newcomers together with first time competitors and juniors (12 yrs +) to sample the unique and enjoyable experience of a Rallysport Association event.
The next event on our calendar is scheduled to be held on Sunday the 10th February which will be the fourth round of the RSA Irish Winter Championship 2018/19. It is also the ninth round of the ALL IRELAND ‘e-driv Pro’ 2018/19 RSA Winter 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 email@example.com, 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 for the event at this new venue which will be advised shortly will be available on Wednesday the 6th of February and will be updated daily during the remainder of the week leading up to the event. All entries received before 10pm on the Wednesday preceding all RSA events will automatically qualify for inclusion in the ‘Free Entry Draw’ which can be worth up to £130/€145 which will take place at the end of the drivers briefing.
These early season events always attract many casual entries for shakedowns and testing so we strongly recommend that entries should be made sooner rather than later for places to be guaranteed.
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 in the reception building and scrutiny will take place from 8.10am at each competitors service area. Please ensure all cars have been cleaned for this event and race wear and helmets for car crew satisfy RSA technical and associated regulations (available on this website) and 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 and ALL competitors and children’s parents/guardians MUST be in attendance
A sighting lap for each crew will start at 10.10am and the first stage of a scheduled seven will follow immediately after.
The prize giving for this event 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 to thank all competitors and friends and spectators for their continued support and wish them good health and happiness in 2019 .
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
WINTER CHAMPIONSHIPS DATES 2018/19
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) *
Sun 24th March – Nutts Corner (NI 6 final)
The e-driv Pro NI Winter Championship will be determined by the best five results of the six rounds available and will incorporate the Ryan Bradley Micra Challenge and the e-driv Pro Mini Winter Cup.
The e-driv Pro Irish Winter Championship will be determined by four of the five rounds available. All rounds will be points scoring opportunities for the e-driv Pro 2019 Mini Cup Winter Cup.
RSA NI WINTER CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019
The best five of the six rounds in the NI Winter Championship 2018/19 event calendar will count towards championship points and the awards will be presented for the RSA NI Winter Championship 2018/19 at the final round at Nutts Corner on 14th March.
Saturday 3rd November – Ballykelly (NI 1)
Saturday 1st December – Ballykelly (NI 2)
Thursday 27th December – Nutts Corner (NI 3)
Saturday 26th January – Ballykelly (NI 4)
Saturday 23rd February – Ballykelly (NI 5)
Sun 24th March – Nutts Corner (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 e-drivPRO Mini Winter Cup.
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 WINTER CHAMPIONSHIPS DATES 2018/19
Sunday 18th November – Tynagh (Irish 1)
Sunday 30th December – Tynagh (Irish 2) National
Saturday 19th January – Mondello (Irish 3) Open
Sunday 10th February – (Irish 4 venue tba!)
Sunday 3rd March – Tynagh (Irish final 5)
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.
THE RSA 2018/19 WINTER MINI CUP.
This championship will be determined by each competitors best results from four of the Irish Championship rounds and five of the NI Championship Rounds and will enjoy title sponsorship from the manufacturer of the home race simulator, e-driv Pro and with The Rallysport Association worth £2000!