June 25, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Excitement is building ahead of the ceremonial start of the event in Trim in just over a week's time.
The excitement is really starting to build as we approach the weekend of July 5th & 6th and the annual ALMC Stages Rally. This year ALMC Motor Club has moved the rally centre to Trim, Co. Meath and in doing so are delighted to announce that the Cusack Hotel Groups’ Castle Arch Hotel will be the new Rally Headquarters. The move to Trim is also... [Read more...]
May 16, 2014 by Adrian Beattie
Competitors and Organisers at the Glendalough Hotel when details of the event were unveiled.
The countdown to the inaugural ALMC Wicklow Forest Rally continues, in less than a week the hills and valleys of Glendalough, Aughavannagh, Laragh and Rathdrum will be the staging points for a very welcome return of forestry rallying to the county of Wicklow. It is almost a decade since a forestry rally ran in the county and the excitement and interest... [Read more...]
November 8, 2013 by ALMC
The ALMC 50th Celebration Dinner promises to be a great night!
THIS YEAR 2013, ALMC (or Aer Lingus Motor Club as most of you still know it) IS 50 YEARS OLD AND WE HAVE DECIDED TO ORGANISE OUR OWN “GATHERING”. To achieve this, we are planning to hold a 50th Anniversary Dinner on Saturday 14th December in City North Hotel, Gormanston, with guest speakers, a collection of memorabilia and some light music. We would... [Read more...]
July 10, 2013 by Alan Binley
Paul Bird & Aled Davies- Winners of the Triton Showers ALMC Stages Rally 2013 (High Res)
If there was ever a good example of “every second counts”, then the 2013 Triton Showers ALMC Stages Rally was that. With just one stage to go on the Meath based event during Ireland’s heat wave Paul Bird and co-driver Aled Davies in their Ford Focus WRC led Damian Cole in a similar car by just one second. Paul cranked the pace up a further... [Read more...]
June 27, 2013 by Alan Binley
(L-R)John Carroll, ALMC Motor Club Chairman, Raymond Scullion, COC, Noel Devlin, Deputy COC and Kevin Barrett, Triton Showers, at the Launch in Dunboyne.
Entries for the 2013 Triton Showers ALMC Stages Rally which takes place on Sunday 7th July are flooding in with c lose to forty UK crews along with a similar number of local competitors already entered in the event this should make for an exciting stages rally. The event with backing from local rally driver and businessman Kevin Barrett of Triton Showers... [Read more...]
May 16, 2013 by Alan Binley
ALMC Stages Rally Winner 2012 Melvyn Evans & Aled Davies
Entries for the 2013 ALMC Stages Rally which takes place on Sunday 7th July are now open with full regulations for the event available from the club. This year’s stages rally marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the ALMC Motor Club and will for this year’s rally move to a new headquarters at the Dunboyne Castle Hotel, in Co. Meath with... [Read more...]
March 25, 2013 by ALMC
ALMC competitors impressed on the weekends Midland Stages Rally, club member Pat Donegan lined up at the start of the event in his class 14 2.4 Merlin Developments engined Escort and set some impressive stage times as he did battle with the other Escorts in his quest for the overall win. Pat made steady progress from lining fifth overall to eventually... [Read more...]
March 10, 2013 by Alan Binley
Graeme Colfer's Starlet in action on last years event. Image from fostermotorsport.com
Sunday 7th April will see the leading Autotest drivers do battle on the now annual ALMC Motor Club ‘Bunny Run’ Multi Venue Autotest. The events tests will be spread through the Boyne Valley area with the organisers arranging a variety of challenging tests to suit all driving styles, with test sites located near the event headquarters at Donegan’s... [Read more...]
February 20, 2013 by Alan Binley
Brian Murphy - William Kelly Overall winners. Photo: conbrady.com
Brian Murphy and William Kelly lead from start to finish to win the ALMC Spring Endurance Trial in their Toyota Starlet finishing the event over a minute ahead of the second place crew of Enda McLoughlin and Declan Tynan also in a Starlet. Karl O’Donoghue with Evan Hughes calling the instructions came in third overall in their Rover 200 preventing... [Read more...]
January 30, 2013 by Alan Binley
Greg Star & Shane Cody on the Fairyhouse Selective at the 2012 Event. Photo: Con Brady
Preparations for the ALMC Motor Club Enduarnce Trial are well advanced and the entries are flowing in for the first event of the 2013 season. Once again the event returns to the excellent facilities at Luttrellstown Castle Resort Golf Club taking place on Saturday the 16th February, with the event offering entrants no less than 60km of challenging and... [Read more...]