Thanks… from our Chief Marshal Ian Connolly

"A bit late with this but here goes... Massive thanks to everyone who took the time to come out and volunteer to marshal on the Modern Tyres Ulster Rally. Your efforts were greatly appreciated by the whole organising committee, and were highly praised by the Motorsport UK safety delegate. He was most impressed by stage [...]

2021-11-26T22:01:15+00:00November 26th, 2021|

Podcast: Engines rev up as Richard Swanston sets the stage for the Ulster Rally

*This podcast was recorded prior to last weekend's Ulster Rally stage. As a teenager, I remember thumbing my way across the country with my friends, hoping to catch some stages of the Circuit of Ireland and maybe get a glimpse of our hero Austin McHale. That was some time ago, but Richard Swanston Director [...]

2021-11-25T18:37:52+00:00November 25th, 2021|

EDWARDS MAKES HISTORY AS CREIGHTON IS CROWNED 2021 JUNIOR BRITISH CHAMPION

  History was made on last Saturday’s Modern Tyres Ulster Rally by Matt Edwards as he became the first person to win the Motorsport UK British Rally Championship title three years running.  Edwards arrived in Newry knowing only maximum points from the seventh and final round of the BRC would guarantee him another drivers’ crown [...]

2021-11-25T18:07:55+00:00November 25th, 2021|

2021 ULSTER RALLY TO BE STREAMED LIVE

For the first time ever, the Ulster International Rally will be streamed to a global audience. Rolling coverage is set to be broadcast on the event’s official website – www.ulsterrally.com – as well as its Facebook page – www.Facebook.com/Ulsterrally – for ten hours this Saturday. Commentary and expert analysis from rally aficionados Xavier McCartan and [...]

2021-11-16T20:39:22+00:00November 16th, 2021|

2021 FIA VOLUNTEERS WEEKEND

We are delighted to be part of this year's #FIAVolunteersWeekendThe 2021 FIA Volunteers Weekend takes place on 20-21 November, celebrating those who dedicate their time to make motor sport possible around the world. The FIA Volunteers Weekend presents an opportunity to raise awareness and give thanks to the volunteers who carry out the wide [...]

2021-11-16T20:34:34+00:00November 16th, 2021|

BRITISH TITLES TO BE DECIDED ON ULSTER RALLY

After six rounds and hundreds of stages miles, both the British Rally Championship and Junior British Rally Championship titles will be settled on the Modern Tyres Ulster International Rally. Reigning British champion Matt Edwards kept his hopes of retaining the BRC1 crown for a third successive campaign alive at the penultimate event in Wales last [...]

2021-11-12T19:11:17+00:00November 12th, 2021|

UP-DATE ON THE 2021 AND 2022 ULSTER RALLY

The 2021 Modern Tyres Ulster International Rally might be less than two weeks away but organisers and officials from Northern Ireland Motor Club who make it happen have had one eye on the following year’s instalment for some considerable time now. Planning for the Ulster International Rally is an all-year-round affair and 2021 Event Director [...]

2021-11-12T19:03:20+00:00November 12th, 2021|

DON’T PAY MORE THAN YOU REALLY HAVE TO, ULSTER RALLY ORGANISERS TELL COMPETITORS

Ulster Rally organisers are appealing to crews planning on taking part in next month’s event to submit their entry before the early closing date of October 28 to avoid incurring extra expense. After that date, any remaining spaces for the closed-roads rally – which is being promoted by Northern Ireland Motor Club Ltd, and sponsored [...]

2021-10-26T21:23:39+01:00October 26th, 2021|

ULSTER RALLY SECURES NEW TITLE SPONSOR

Modern Tyres – Ireland’s largest retail tyre company – will be the headline sponsor of the 2021 Ulster International Rally when it takes place on its new date of November 19th/20th. Started in 1965 by Jimmy Byrne, the family-owned business operates 45 branches in Ireland and has regularly supported motorsport in the province. The unmistakable [...]

2021-10-01T19:21:54+01:00October 1st, 2021|

Rally Guide launched for this year’s Ulster Rally!

The Rally Guide is launched for this year's Ulster Rally giving you all the information you need to plan this year’s event. The Rally takes place on 19 and 20 November and will be based in the Newry. Richard Swanston, Event Director explains “This year’s Rally Guide gives you all the information you need to [...]

2021-09-04T18:48:11+01:00September 4th, 2021|
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