Clare Stages Rally 2017 Final Instructions No.1


2017 Charlie McEnery Motor Services Clare Stages Rally

Final Instructions 1.

Dear Competitor,

Thank you for your entry to the 2017 Charlie McEnery Motor Services Clare Stages Rally. The entry list is posted on, and our dedicated rally Facebook page Clare Stages Rally 2017. Entries will remain open.

If you intend to withdraw, please contact Margaret McCloskey on 087 2808159, as soon as possible.

We are giving away 5 free entries in the main field and 3 free entries in the juniors. If you wish to be included in this draw, please contact Margaret McCloskey on 087 2808159 before Wednesday 13th September for our bank account details. Note: Cheques will no longer be accepted in order to qualify for the draw. The draw will take place Thursday night September 14th and will be live on Facebook.

Rally Office will be located in Hotel Woodstock, Shanaway Rd, Ennis. Office will be open at 8.30a.m. Saturday morning 16th September.

Scrutiny: is at the Autobody Garage at the Ennis Mart Complex from 14.00pm to 20.00pm on Saturday 16th September .

Paper scrutiny: will take place in Hotel Woodstock from 14.30pm to 20.30pm on Saturday 16th September

Parc Ferme: Located in the Ennis Mart Complex adjacent to Scrutiny.

Please note that Parc Ferme on Sunday evening is in the car park at the back of Hotel Woodstock.

Trailer Park: Located in the Ennis Mart Complex adjacent to Scrutiny.

Service will be in the same complex on Sunday 17th September.

Note: All rally cars, trailers and service barges must go directly to Service on Saturday morning.


All tyre trucks, merchandising trucks, parts trucks, Hans and helmet hire will all be located in the service area.

All competition cars must use a large non-porous service mat when in the service area. Penalty for not using the mat or littering the service area, as per appendix 29, article 9.1.12 and 16 is 2 minutes. Please dispose of all rubbish using the bins provided.

Pacenote making takes place on Saturday 16th September between 9a.m and 5p.m. RECCE stickers will be provided and must be displayed on the outside of the top left hand corner of your windscreen. Please respect residents and other road users during RECCE as we need to protect our sport.

Drivers briefing will take place on Sunday 17th September at 8am in Hotel Woodstock. It is mandatory for all crews to attend. A random roll call will be made.

First car away from Parc Ferme on Sunday 17th September at 9.30a.m

Change of officials:

Road Closed: Seamus McTiernan has been replaced by Triona McGrath.

Stage Commander on S.S.2 Martin Leahy has been replaced by John Fergus.

Assistant Stage Commander on S.S.2 John Fergus has been replaced by Padraig Wilmot.

M.I. Steward 2, Sean McHugh has been replaced by Micheal Boland.

Equipment Officer is Brian O’Shaughnessy.

Chief Scrutineer is John Prendergast.



Gerry O’Brien

C.O.C Clare Stages Rally 2017