Westlodge Hotel Fastnet Rally 2017

C.O.C: John Buttimer

Time and Distance is now available to download from the Skibbereen & District Car Club website on the Fastnet Rally page under the competitor's section or by clicking here

Final instruction 2 is now available to download from the Skibbereen & District Car Club website on the Fastnet Rally page under the competitor's section or by clicking here

Final instruction 1 is now available to download from the Skibbereen & District Car Club website on the Fastnet Rally page under the competitor's section or by clicking here

Excitement is at fever pitch in and around the coastal town of Bantry Co. Cork on the Wild Atlantic Way as the town gears up for the final counting Round of the Motorsport Ireland Triton Showers National Rally Championship which takes place as usual on the October Bank Holiday weekend. Under the guidance of new Clerk of the Course John Buttimer and his team in the Skibbereen & District Car Club, they are expecting a bumper entry. With the overall Championship driver having been won by county Monaghan’s Sam Moffett there is still the matter of the overall co-drivers’ award for whom west corks own Karl Atkinson is on target to take on the Fastnet Rally, as well as many of the classes. Speaking today John added we are delighted with the entries received to date and we thank those who have submitted an entry and also what has been promised to come in ,however, if there are any crews that are taking part in the  event that have not sent in their  entry I would urge you to do so immediately. The Rally has three different stage locations making reconnaissance very straightforward for all crews, with a total of eight stages deciding this year’s ultra-competitive Triton series. He added we have centralised service which is located within the town of Bantry. Our Headline sponsors the Westlodge Hotel have laid on fantastic entertainment and a very detailed menu for rally crews and fans alike over the course of the weekend. We will have a ceremonial start in Bantry on Saturday evening and would urge all families to come out and get up close to these star drivers. Action gets underway shortly after 9.00 a.m. on Sunday 29th October (the Bank Holiday Weekend)

So Come to Bantry this October Bank Holiday Weekend to the final counting round of the Triton National Rally Championship 2017 promoted and ran by the Skibbereen & District Motor Club in Conjunction with the Westlodge Hotel and the Bantry Development and Tourism Association.

Regulations and entry form are now available to download from the Skibbereen & District Car Club website on the Fastnet Rally page under the competitor's section or by clicking regs or entryform

Skibbereen & District Car Club Clerk of the Course - John Buttimer would like to cordially invite you to the launch of The Westlodge Hotel Rally 2017 0n Friday 1st September at 8 PM. We would be delighted if you could join us, at the Westlodge Hotel for light refreshments.

Launch Invite