Quick Report on September Mondello Event

Quick Report on September Mondello Event

After a strong showing at the Historic Festival, the final races of the season were held at Mondello Park on the 11th of September. While we did not reach the peaks of grid size found at that event two weeks earlier, those who did make an appearance were enthusiastic...

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Not-So-Quick Report on Historic Festival

Not-So-Quick Report on Historic Festival

  The Historic Festival lived up to its reputation as the largest event on the HRCA Calendar and the tentpole of historic racing on this island. The opportunity to win things like the Irish International Grand Prix, held for the first time in almost 100 years,...

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Kirkistown 30 July 2022

Kirkistown 30 July 2022

13 entrants featured in the HRCA races on 30th July for our annual Kirkistown visit. We had very mixed weather, although always warm - a wet qualifying followed by a dry first race, followed as Paraic described it - as a '4 season' second race. Results on scratch Race...

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MEC Sprint Mondello 16 and 17 July

There were 9 Class 4 Historic entries in the total field of approx. 80. The MEC run event was held in extreme heat and ran on schedule and 5 timed runs were available to competitors each day. HRCA Members included Ed Cassidy (Iona Special), Ken McAvoy (Riley) Mick...

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Best wishes to Patricia

The HRCA and friends wish Patricia Cochrane all the best for a speedy recovery from recent back surgery. She is recuperating at home now and we wish her a speedy recovery. Patricia, we look forward to seeing you again in Mondello for the Historic Festival on 13th and...

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29 April 22 – Awards Presentation 2021

29 April 22 – Awards Presentation 2021

The National Yacht Club - Dun Laoghaire hosted the HRCA Awards Presentation on 29th April 2022, with c 40 attendees. After the reception our Chairman Noel Kavanagh presented the Awards to all recipients. Ken McAvoy gave a brief update on the 2 major events planned...

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Carole Nash Historic Festival

Carole Nash Historic Festival

Carole Nash Historic Festival 13th + 14th August 2022 Mondello Park Co.Kildare This years Carole Nash Historic Festival at Mondello Park promises to delight, excite and give patrons a chance to both reminisce on fond memories with famous cars or share in excitement...

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Galway Motor Club – Ballyallaban Hill Climb

Galway Motor Club – Ballyallaban Hill Climb

GALWAY MOTOR CLUB – BALLYALLABAN HILL CLIMB  Sat 26th and Sunday 27th March 2022  Report re HRCA Members The event was held in glorious sunshine over 2 days on the 2km Ballyallaban Hill Climb outside Ballyvaughan The organisation was very good, there were approx. 60...

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Event & News updates from the Chairman 25 Feb 2022

Event & News updates from the Chairman 25 Feb 2022

EVENT AND NEWS UPDATE FROM THE CHAIRMAN 25 Feb 2022 I hope this communication finds you all safe and well as we can now see some degree of normality coming back into our lives and we look forward to the coming race and hill climb season. 1. OPENING EVENT OF THE YEAR...

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Gordon Bennett Motor Car Race 1903

Gordon Bennett Motor Car Race 1903

The HRCA are hosting the recreation of ther 1903 Gordon Bennett Motor Car Race, which was based around the Athy area – next July. The event is being supported by the Shackleton Museum in Athy which will be putting on a special exhibition of 1903 race memorabilia and...

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A Six Hour Fiesta at Mondello Park.

A Six Hour Fiesta at Mondello Park.

“LAST OF THE SUMMER WINE” This conjures up pictures of old codgers in Yorkshire getting up to all kinds of mad stuff and mischief. That is exactly what happened: except the old codgers were from HRCA. They came up with the daft idea of driving in the Fiesta 6 hour...

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The Liam Ruth Modsports Midget For Sale

https://www.donedeal.ie/vintagecars-for-sale/midget-healy-mod-sport-race-car/29012202?fbclid=IwAR1gnLMzPLd4ylbNUNMvVPF6udnh02IfmE18ATVrawHlHvKlVlfHlcYS5zo Super opportunity to purchase a beautifuly built and competitive car for the HRCA grid.........come racing !...

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More paddock wanderings!

Paddock Perambulations Gold Aug 21 PADDOCK PERAMBULATIONS: 14th August 2021 GOLD (“always believe in yourself” – Spandau Ballet) Kellie Harrington won gold at the Olympics but we definitely had some gold medal winning cars on our grid especially among the pre-55s....

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