There was a big turnout last Friday on the 29th September in the Wallis Arms, Millstreet for the press launch of the 2014 Acesigns Cork 20 International Rally. The crowd were treated to a vast array of static rally cars on the main street for some photo opportunities with machines and drivers alike.
There followed the press launch which heard from a number of speakers including Munster Car Club Chairman Coleman Hegarty, Clerk of the Course Kevin O’Riordan, Event Sponsor and Managing Director of Acesigns Neil Phelan, Tony McCaul from the Millstreet Business group, as well as defending Cork 20 Champion and Munster Car Club Member Daragh O’Riordan. The gathered crowd heard a brief outline from C.O.C Kevin O’Riordan about the rally itself and the other sideshows that will be taking place in and around the Green Glens arena on the rally weekend. The 96fm Streetfleet who are media partners for the Rally were also in attendance.
Kevin O’Riordan announced that entries are open and coming in steadily and urged anybody wishing to do the event to get their entries in a.s.a.p which can be done on line on shannonsport.ie as well as munstercarclub.com which will link into same or by posting your entry form to the event secretary.
This is a very special year for the Munster Car Club and indeed the rally itself as the 2014 event is the centenary of the Cork 20 one of the oldest rallies not only in Europe but across the world, second only to the infamous Rally Monte Carlo. The Acesigns Cork 20 International Rally is the final round of the Clonakilty Blackpudding Irish tarmac rally championship which there are a lot of classes and overall categories to be decided. The Acesigns Cork 20 is also a counting round of the Plasticbag.ie Southern 4 Rally Championship as well as the Munster Car Club Championship. See you in Millstreet October 3rd-5th and if you want to secure an entry send your entry form in or e-mail directly to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to a great event and to seeing you all.
Yours in Motorsport
Acesigns Cork “20” International Rally.