So we’re nearly there now… After a long Summer of waiting, Rallycross in Ireland is back! A new Calender for 2012/2013 sees the Championship now running over a calender year. The Championship will be over 9 rounds with 6 to count. It all kicks of in October with a visit to the British Championship at Pembrey in Wales followed by Mondello Park on October 21st.
The 2012/2013 Calender is as follows:
7th October 2012 – Pembrey
21st October 2012 – Carlow Car Club
25th November 2012 – Kildare Motor Club
3rd February 2013 – Carlow Car Club
3rd March 2013 – Kildare Motor Club
26th May 2013 – Nutts Corner
30th June 2013 – BRC/ GP Round
20th October 2013 – Carlow Car Club
17th November 2013 – Kildare Motor Club
Please find a summary of amendments to Rallycross Championship regulations for 2012/2013:
1: The new championship which will run from October 2012 to November 2013 will have nine rounds with more than two weeks
between each event.
2: The first round is agreed to be at Pembrey in Wales, and first round in Ireland to be run by Carlow CC on 21 October.
3: It is hoped to run a round of the British Rallycross Championship at the end of June 2013 in Mondello.
4: Class representatives will be appointed to assist competitors. Junior Competitors who start with a Junior licence may continue to the
end of the championship.
5: In-car cameras are being recommended to control driver behaviour.
6: A Core Organisation team has been appointed for the full championship and a new results computer program is to be tested. Press
officer has been appointed it is Michael O’Brien of www.rallycross.ie.
7: Each class will compete for its own championship and there will be no overall champion.
8: Information on the new regs can be obtained on www.rallycross.ie and www.irishrallycross.ie
9: The championship Registrar will be Tom Kirwan and registration will be automatic with each
10: Entry fees will be €195 and €150 for Juniors.
11: The detailed changes will be posted on www.motorsportireland.com
12: Double Points will be scored at the opening event of 2013 and Summer event of 2013.
13: New buggy class approved which will be known as Kart Cross as used and approved for Autocross have been approved for Rallycross to compete