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Laois Heartlands Mini Stages Rally - 12 Jun 16

Posted: September 7, 2016 9:10 AM - 11580 Hits

Round 3 - 2016 Midlands East Rally Championship


Photo: James Burke

In Car

Posted: September 7, 2016 9:10 AM

Chris Armstrong & Chris Melly (Ford Escort Mk II) SS6

Photos

Posted: September 7, 2016 9:09 AM

Results

Posted: September 7, 2016 9:08 AM

1 Chris Armstrong/Chris Melly (Ford Escort MkII) 47m 37.1s,
2 Trevor Mulligan/Sean Hayde (Ford Escort MkII) 47m 37.3s,
3 Enda O'Brien/John Butler (Ford Escort MkII) 47m 37.5s,
4 Declan Gallagher/James McNulty (Toyota Starlet) 47m 40.5s,
5 David Condell/Eugene McGrath (Ford Escort MkII) 47m 44.1s,
6 George Condell/William Lynch (Toyota Starlet) 47m 58.7s,
7 Alistair Fingleton/Debbie Fingleton (Ford Escort MkII) 48m 45.7s,
8 Paul Rowley/Colin Fitzgerald (Skoda Fabia S2000) 49m 24.9s,
9 Paul Clarke/Philip McEntee (Ford Escort MkII) 49m 40.1s,
10 John Lynch/Brendan Dowling (Ford Escort MkII) 49m 46.3s.

Group N award: Declan Byrne/Gary Deegan (Civic) 52m 35s.
Juniors: 1 Eoin Kenny/Robert Comerford (Mini) 60m 39s.

Leaders After:
SS1-2 David Condell/Eugene McGrath (Ford Escort Mk II)
SS3-5 Enda O'Brien/John Butler (Ford Escort MkII)
SS6 Chris Armstrong/Chris Melly (Ford Escort MkII)

Stage Winners:
SS1 David Condell/Eugene McGrath (Ford Escort Mk II)
SS2 Trevor Mulligan/Sean Hayde (Ford Escort MkII)
SS3 Enda O'Brien/John Butler (Ford Escort MkII)
SS4 Trevor Mulligan/Sean Hayde (Ford Escort MkII)
SS5 Chris Armstrong/Chris Melly (Ford Escort MkII)
SS6 Chris Armstrong/Chris Melly (Ford Escort MkII)

Final Instructions No 1

Posted: June 9, 2016 10:48 AM

Seeded Entry List - Revised 9/6/16

Posted: June 6, 2016 4:23 PM

1 David Condell/Eugene McGrath (Ford Escort Mk2) [14]
2 ED O'Callaghan/Mick Coady (Ford Escort Mk2) [14]
3 Chris Armstrong/Chris Melly (Ford Escort Mk2) [14]
4 George Condell/William Lynch (Toyota Starlet RWD) [13]
5 Trevor Mulligan/Sean Hayde (Ford Escort Mk2) [14]
6 Enda O'Brien/John Butler (Ford Escort RS Mk2) [14]
7 John Lynch/Paddy Brady (Ford Escort Mk2) [14]
8 PJ McDermott/Niall Burns (Subaru Impreza S8 WRC) [15]
9 Paul Rowley/Patrick Brides (Skoda Fabia S2000) [5]
10 Graham Scallan/Tom Scallan (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 10 R4) [5]
11 Patrick O'Connell/Mark Wiley (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9) [20]
12 Pat Kirk/John McElhinney (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 10 R4) [5]
14 Donal O'Brien/Stephen Quin (Ford Escort Mk2) [14]
15 Colin Byrne/Brian Quinlan (Ford Escort Mk2) [14]
16 Raymond Conlon/Nicola McKenna (Toyota Corolla Twin Cam) [13]
17 Alistair Fingleton/Debbie Fingleton (Ford Escort Mk2) [13]
18 John McQuaid/Stephen Hagan (Ford Escort Mk2) [14]
19 John Stafford/Gavin J Downey (Peugeot 205 RWD) [13]
20 Andrew Fanning/Andy Hayes (Ford Fiesta Evo) [20]
21 Ian Barrett/Eoin O'Flaherty (Darrian T90 GTR) [14]
22 James Cassidy/Declan Smith (Ford Escort Mk2) [12]
23 Dan Gorman/Pat Delaney (Ford Escort) [13]
24 Gary McNamee/Kieran O'Donoghue (Honda Civic) [11F]
25 James Cullen/Joe Friel (Ford Escort Mk2) [14]
26 Paul Clarke/Philip McIntee (Ford Escort Mk2) [13]
27 David Geraghty/Robert Nolan (Honda Civic) [11F]
28 Jonathan Folan/Sean Hegarty (Citroen DS3 R3) [3]
29 Seamus Doyle/Noel Coogan (Ford Escort) [1]
30 Graham Kelly/Thomas Treanor (Ford Fiesta S2500 RWD) [14]
31 Michael Brazil/Ray Fitzpatrick (Peugeot 205 RWD) [11R]
32 David Forde/James Lowry (Subaru Impreza) [15]
33 Steven Corey/Declan McKenna (Ford Escort Mk2) [14]
34 John Hade/Sharon Nolan (Ford Escort RS2000) [14]
35 Fergal Kelly/Tim Maher (Ford Escort G4) [13]
36 Neil Phelan/Joey Hearns (Ford Escort) [13]
37 Kevin Cole/Matthew Kirwan (Ford Escort Mk2) [12]
38 Paul Doyle/Robert Bob Nolan (Ford Escort) [12]
39 Aaron Martley/Leona Martley (Toyota Twincam) [11R]
40 Paul O'Brien/Shaun Forde (Honda EG6) [11F]
41 Thomas Lynch/Barry Foyle (Honda Civic) [11F]
42 Cyril Kerr/Ambrose Dunne (Honda Civic Vtec) [11F]
43 Joey Carroll/Mark Kirwan (Citroen C2) [11F]
44 Michael Ryan/Billy Shealy (Citroen C2 R2) [11F]
45 Paudie Casey/Gene Stack (Toyota Corolla RWD) [13]
46 Allen Treacy/Brian O'Keefe (Toyota Corolla GT) [11R]
47 Simon Devlin/Robin Pitts (Ford Escort) [13]
48 Barry Morris/Declan Campbell (Ford Escort Mk2) [13]
49 Leo Doyle/Gordon Manley (Ford Escort Mk1) [13]
50 Johnny Traynor/ TBA (Honda Civic) [1]
51 John Kelly/Paul Kelly (Peugeot 106) [2]
52 Philip McDonald/Shane Corcoran (Honda Civic) [11F]
53 Andrew Slattery/Andrew Browne (Peugeot 208 R2) [2]
54 Anthony Madigan/ TBA (Peugeot 106) [11F]
55 Ivan Byrne/Brendan Quinn (Ford Puma) [11R]
56 Declan Gannon/John Collins (BMW M3) [14]
57 Barry McGill/Derek Heena (Ford Escort Mk2) [13]
58 Sean Brunton/Pauric Sheridan (Ford Escort Mk2) [9]
59 Anthony Masterson/Tom Clinton (Ford Escort RS) [9]
60 Patrick O'Connor/Kieran Reid (Toyota Celica 185) [15]
61 David McLoughlin/Wayne McLoughlin (Mitsubishi Evo 6.5) [15]
62 Ciaran Cloke/David Creane (Peugeot 306 Kitcar) [3]
63 Simon Reid/Paul Collins (Honda Civic) [1]
64 Seamus Heaney/Michael Culleton (Honda EG 6) [11F]
65 Keith Lyons/ TBA (Ford Fiesta) [2]
66 Joe Kiernan/Trevor Payne (Renault Clio Maxi) [13]
67 John McGuire/Paul Gallagher (Ford Escort) [12]
68 Patrick Calnan/Trevor McCarthy (Peugeot 106) [1]
69 Paul Meredith/Liam Grant (Talbot Sunbeam) [11R]
70 Andrew Sheehan/Adam Coffey (Honda Civic) [2]
71 Richie Dalton/John Smithwick (Subaru Impreza N11) [1]
72 Declan Byrne/Gary Deegan (Honda Civic) [2]
73 Keith Naughton/Damien Murphy (Subaru Impreza) [20]
74 Simon Greene/Brendan Greene (Ford Escort Mk2) [10]
75 Mick McGrath/Willie Fitzpatrick (Ford Escort Mk2) [11R]
76 Kevin Flanagan/Emily Hassett (Austin Cooper S) [9]
77 Brian O'Mahony/Michelle Gallwey (Honda Civic EK4) [1]
78 Darragh Kenny/David Gibbons (Honda Civic EK4) [1]
79 Colm Browne/Paddy King (Honda Civic) [11F]
80 Evan Downey/Conor Duff (Toyota Corolla Twin Cam) [11R]
81 Noel O'Brien/Donal Sinclair (Ford Escort Mk2) [12]
82 Alan Barry/Phillip Brennan (Ford Escort) [11R]
83 Patrick Delaney/Stephen Delaney (Ford Escort Mk2) [12]
84 Cathal Martley/ TBA (Honda Civic) [11F]
85 Joe Moffitt/Eddie Moffitt (Honda Civic) [1]
86 John McDonald/James McDonald (Ford Escort Mk2) [20]
87 David Keane/Eamon Burke (Vauxhall Nova) [10]
88 William Ashton/David McCormack (Toyota Corolla Twin Cam) [11R]
89 Alan Lane/Ger Clancy (Honda Civic) [11F]
90 Dermot Hassett/Niamh Power (Chevrolet Kalos) [9]
91 Wayne Keogh/Paul Lacey (Skoda Fabia) [9]
92 Eoin Kenny/Robert Comerford (Austin Mini) [16]
93 Jason Rooney/Noel McGee (Peugeot 205 GTi) [10]
94 Ronan Gilroy/Greg O'Brien (Peugeot 205) [10]
95 Michael Britton/Kevin Lahart (Ford Escort Mk2) [11R] Entries still open.

Entries Received 2/6/16

Posted: June 3, 2016 8:21 AM

Joe Moffitt Eddie Moffitt (Honda Civic) [1]
Padraig Deasy Edel McCarthy (Honda Civic EK4) [1]
Brian O'Mahony Michelle Gallwey (Honda Civic EK4) [1]
Seamus Doyle TBA (Ford Escort) [1]
Richie Dalton Lynn Martin (Subaru Impreza N11) [1]
Darragh Kenny David Gibbons (Honda Civic EK4) [1]
Patrick Calnan Trevor McCarthy (Peugeot 106) [1]
James Lowry TBA (Honda Civic EK4) [1]
Ronan Gilroy Greg O'Brien (TBA ) [1]
Simon Reid Paul Collins (Honda Civic) [1]
Johnny Traynor TBA (Honda Civic) [1]
Denis Dineen TBA (TBA ) [1]
Declan Byrne Gary Deegan (Honda Civic) [2]
Andrew Sheehan Adam Coffey (Honda Civic) [2]
Keith Lyons TBA (Ford Fiesta) [2]
John Kelly Paul Kelly (Peugeot 106) [2]
Jonathan Folan Sean Hegarty (Citroen DS3 R3) [3]
Ciaran Cloke David Creane (Peugeot 306 Kitcar) [3]
Paul Rowley Patrick Brides (Skoda Fabia S2000) [5]
Graham Scallan Tom Scallan (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 10) [5]
Paddy McVeigh Gary McElhinney (Subaru Impreza WRC S12B) [7]
Larry Brady Benny Dowling (Ford Escort Mk2) [7]
PJ McDermott Niall Burns (Subaru Impreza S8 WRC) [7]
Dermot Hassett Niamh Power (Chevrolet Kalos) [9]
Sean Brunton Pauric Sheridan (Ford Escort Mk2) [9]
Wayne Keogh Paul Lacey (Skoda Fabia) [9]
Anthony Masterson Tom Clinton (Ford Escort RS) [9]
Kevin Flanagan Emily Hassett (Austin Cooper S) [9]
David Keane Eamon Burke (Vauxhall Nova) [10]
Simon Greene Brendan Greene (Ford Escort Mk2) [10]
Jason Rooney Noel McGee (Peugeot 205 GTi) [10]
Joey Carroll Mark Kirwan (Citroen C2) [11F]
Cyril Kerr Ambrose Dunne (Honda Civic Vtec) [11F]
Michael Ryan Billy Shealy (Citroen C2 R2) [11F]
Alan Lane TBA (Honda Civic) [11F]
Paul O'Brien Shaun Forde (Honda EG6) [11F]
Philip McDonald Shane Corcoran (Honda Civic) [11F]
Adam Faulkner TBA (Honda Civic) [11F]
Colm Browne TBA (Honda Civic) [11F]
Seamus Heaney Michael Culleton (Honda EG 6) [11F]
Thomas Lynch Barry Foyle (Honda Civic) [11F]
Cathal Martley TBA (Honda Civic) [11F]
Gary McNamee Kieran O'Donoghue (Honda Civic) [11F]
Adrian Cannon TBA (Honda Civic) [11F]
Paul Meredith Liam Grant (Talbot Sunbeam) [11R]
Evan Downey Conor Duff (Toyota Corolla Twin Cam) [11R]
Alan Barry Phillip Brennan (Ford Escort) [11R]
Ivan Byrne Brendan Quinn (Ford Puma) [11R]
Mick McGrath Willie Fitzpatrick (Ford Escort Mk2) [11R]
Michael Brazil Ray Fitzpatrick (Peugeot 205 RWD) [11R]
Allen Treacy Brian O'Keefe (Toyota Corolla GT) [11R]
William Ashton David McCormack (Toyota Corolla Twin Cam) [11R]
Aaron Martley Leona Martley (Toyota Twincam) [11R]
Michael Britton Kevin Lahart (Ford Escort Mk2) [11R]
Stephen Healy Enda Fallon (Toyota Corolla Twin Cam) [11R]
Patrick Delaney Stephen Delaney (Ford Escort Mk2) [12]
Kevin Cole Matthew Kirwan (Ford Escort Mk2) [12]
Paul Doyle Robert Bob Nolan (TBA Ford escort) [12]
Noel O'Brien Donal Sinclair (Ford Escort Mk2) [12]
James Cassidy Declan Smith (Ford Escort Mk2) [12]
John McGuire TBA (Ford Escort) [12]
Paudie Casey Gene Stack (Toyota Corolla RWD) [13]
Raymond Conlon TBA (Toyota Corolla Twin Cam) [13]
Alistair Fingleton Debbie Fingleton (Ford Escort) [13]
John Stafford Gavin J Downey (Peugeot 205 RWD) [13]
Fergal Kelly Tim Maher (Ford Escort G4) [13]
George Condell William Lynch (Toyota Starlet RWD) [13]
Dan Gorman TBA (Ford Escort) [13]
Barry McGill Derek Heena (Ford Escort Mk2) [13]
Joe Kiernan Trevor Payne (Renault Clio Maxi) [13]
Neil Phelan Joey Hearns (Ford Escort) [13]
Chris Armstrong Chris Melly (Ford Escort) [14]
Steven Corey Declan McKenna (Ford Escort Mk2) [14]
Donal O'Brien Stephen Quin (Ford Escort Mk2) [14]
Colin Byrne Brian Quinlan (Ford Escort Mk2) [14]
John McQuaid Stephen Hagan (Ford Escort Mk2) [14]
Graham Kelly Thomas Treanor (Ford Fiesta s2500 rwd) [14]
John Hade Sharon Nolan (Ford Escort RS2000) [14]
David Condell Eugene McGrath (Ford Escort Mk2) [14]
Enda O'Brien John Butler (Ford Escort RS Mk2) [14]
Trevor Mulligan Sean Hayde (Ford Escort Mk2) [14]
Declan Gannon John Collins (BMW M3) [14]
Ian Barrett Eoin O'Flaherty (Darrian T90 GTR) [14]
John Lynch Paddy Brady (Ford Escort Mk2) [14]
ED O'Callaghan Mick Coady (Ford Escort) [14]
James Cullen Joe Friel (Ford Escort) [14]
David McLoughlin Wayne McLoughlin (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 6.5) [15]
Paul McCann TBA (Ford Escort RS Cosworth) [15]
Patrick O'Connor Kieran Reid (Toyota Celica ST185) [15]
David Forde T.j. O'Brien (Subaru Impreza WRX) [15]
Eoin Kenny Robert Comerford (Austin Mini) [16]
Mark O'Looney Anthony Breen (Honda Civic) [16]
John McDonald James McDonald (Ford Escort Mk2) [20]
Keith Naughton Damien Murphy (Subaru Impreza WRX) [20]
Andrew Fanning Andy Hayes (Ford Fiesta Evo) [20]
Stephen Cullen Seamus O'Grady (Toyota Corolla) [20]
Patrick O'Connell Mark Wiley (Mitsubishi Laner Evo 9) [20]

Time and Distance Schedule

Posted: June 1, 2016 8:59 AM

CULLEN4DONEGAL - also for Laois!

Posted: May 20, 2016 4:51 PM

CULLEN4DONEGAL is what there all talking about up in the northern part of the country at the moment and what big news it is Donegal Motor Club is bringing back their legend of the 90's and sitting him in a mk2 to contest the JOULE DONEGAL INTERNATIONAL RALLY 2016, and man had this pilot a fan base back then taking on the best in the world and putting it up to them.
It's going to be a huge attraction for Donegals rally this year and the BIG news for LAOIS RALLY SPORT CLUB is that JAMES CULLEN will be using THE ACE SIGNS LAOIS HEARTLANDS RALLY 2016 JUNE 12 as a warm up for the following week in the hills . Brilliant news for us in Laois and we can't wait.........

A couple of points......
1) If your to young to understand this will you please tell your father ....
2) if you were sitting at home years ago with family and mammy wasn't in the best of form because daddy was gone to Donegal this is the man he went to see.
3) you could be seeded in front or behind JAMES ......GET THOSE ENTRYS IN and please share and spread the word

Rally Launch - (Sat) 14 May 16

Posted: May 6, 2016 4:57 AM

The launch night takes place in O'Loughlins Hotel Portlaoise on Saturday 14th May at 7.30pm.
Guest speaker on the night is none other than the 2015 Irish Tarmac Rally Champion, Donagh Kelly plus previous Heartlands rally winners.
Come along on the night and support our chosen charity for this years event which is once again, the Irish Cancer Society.
A great nights entertainment is assured.
Numerous prizes to be won on the night in our raffle including a weekend away of your choice in any of the Maldron Hotel Groups throughout Ireland.
The club will also raffle a navigators licence to include a seat in a rally event plus numerous other prizes.
So why not come along and join us on the night - Look forward to seeing you all there.

Event Flyer

Posted: May 6, 2016 4:53 AM

Press Release 1 - ACE SIGNS - Title sponsor

Posted: May 6, 2016 4:50 AM

Laois RallySport Club are delighted to welcome on board ACE SIGNS as the title sponsor for the Laois Heartlands Rally 2016 on 12th June.
COC Sean McEvoy and his team are in the final preparations for this years Ace Signs Heartlands Rally.
"As always we are providing 2 excellent club man stages run in 2 X 3 format and 90kms of competitive stages with low road mileage. We have centralised scrutiny, pairc feirme and service area provided by Laois County Council and our new service area sponsor, GRP4 Fabrications. We are delighted to continue our long association with O'Loughlins Hotel as Rally HQ.
This years event is round 3 of the Loughran Signs Midlands East Rally Championship. This is the 4th annual Twin Cam Challenge proudly sponsored by FLO.S.
Our entry fee of ?370 PLUS ?125 insurance levy is geared towards keeping club man rallying alive.
Entries received on or before next Wednesday, 11th May will be entered into a draw for a free entry.
Draw will take place at drivers briefing on the morning of the rally.
Online entries are open on Shannonsport IT and rally.ie. "
Anyone requiring a paper entry form can contact our event secretary on 086 7577613 / +353 86 7577613

Poster / Details

Posted: March 28, 2016 3:16 PM

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