Membership 2020

As the memory of Christmas and new year celebrations begin to fade and we all sail optimistically into the roaring twenties our thoughts turn to the brighter days of Spring and the excitement of a new season of historic racing ahead. For the HRCA and its dedicated...

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Happy Christmas to all in HRCA and Friends

From the Committee we wish you all a very Happy Christmas and New Year! Do let us know your racing plans for 2020 - and any events / ideas you have for the Committee to consider. Next event is our annual Kart event in Kylemore - Conor will be in touch with the details...

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Awards Dinner 2019

A very successful and enjoyable Awards Dinner was held in The National Yacht Club on Saturday 30th November, attended by almost 60 Members and Friends. Our photo shows Bernard Foley winner of the Impact Ireland Metals Scratch Championship, and Association Member of...

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Mondello Historic Festival 2019

Well, it was worth the wait and build-up. We had almost 20 cars on the HRCA grid, almost 10 on the pre '55. If you weren't there, check Facebook, uTube and What's app (let me know if you are not on the circulation lists - email me on schnittger@schnittger.ie) Special...

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Limerick Hill Climb – Glenroe 3/4 August 19

5 HRCA Members entered this 1.25 mile sprint along a country road near Kilmallock. Mick O'Sheas MGB, Sean Murray in the Lotus +2, Wolfgang in his Midget, Ken McAvoy in the Riley and Ed Cassidy in the Iona. The weather varied a bit but dry runs were had by all. See the...

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Kirkistown June 2019

We had 12 cars for the grid in Race 1, on a bright and sunny day. Most of us took scrutiny on Friday evening, with qualifying and the 2 races spread nicely over the Saturday. John Benson in his Crossle took the honours in Race 1 by 20 seconds over Jackie's Tiger, in...

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Mondello 14th April

Paddock Perambulations Mondello Park 14th of April 2019 HISTORIC definition: famous or important in history, or potentially so. After a long Winter we are back on the race circuit again. With two races on Sunday everyone was up bright and early and trying to get to...

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From The Archives – Stirling Moss

FROM THE ARCHIVES   While doing some research as the recently appointed Archivist for the HRCA, I came across aninteresting piece of history involving a very famous name in the world of motor racing.The story concerns Stirling Moss, who competed in the Classic...

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A New View of the Historic Festival

Many thanks to Philip Waters, as he has provided some tantalising footage from last years Historic Revival. With dozens of cars on track, the race was every bit as exciting as it looks. In this first video, grid chaos leads to a false start, before the race can...

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Lewis Dunlop wins the HRCA Karting Event in style!

Well done to Lewis Dunlop for being the fastest man around Kylemore Karting today! Beating out the fifteen other competitors over several heats and races, he did a great job securing the lead among us all, with a fastest lap under 25 seconds and a fine display of...

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