Round 1 - Midlands Motor Club Stages Rally
The Midland Moto Stages Longford, is round 1 of the MERC Championship and will take place on the Sunday 5th March 2023.
Please visit Midlands Motor Club Facebook Page for more info.
2023-2024 Championship Rounds
Our championship for 2023 & 2024 is now combined to take in all our promoting Clubs. It will consist of the following 8 rounds.
2022 Latest Points
Final Results Points Table following the final of the championship can be seen by clicking here.
The Prizegiving Dinner Dance is taking place on Saturday 26th November in Dooley's Hotel, Birr.
Accommodation is booked in Birr for the Saturday Night, contact the Registar Eoin for bookings (Contact info at bottom of results sheet above).
Hugo Loonam Motors Sponsors Midlands East Rally Championship
It has been announced that Hugo Loonam Motors, Cloghan, will continue as main sponsor of the Midlands East Rally Championship for 2020. Hugo Loonam Motors are main Peugeot Dealers and was established in 2008.
Hugo Loonam stated “It is a great honour to sponsor this prestigious rally championship and I really look forward to working the championship committee & rally competitors”. Hugo Loonam Motors are based in Cloghan, Co Offaly.
This years championship will have 7 counting rounds starting in Abbeyleix on Sunday 23rd February and concluding in Baltinglass in October. The 7 Counting rounds are as follows:
23rd February - Birr Stages Rally, Abbeyleix.
10th May – Carlow Stages Rally, Carlow.
7th June - Laois Stages, Portlaoise.
9th August – Tipperary Stonethrowers Rally, Clonmel.
5th + 6th September – Wexford Stages Rally, Wexford***.
18th October – GSMC Rally, Baltinglass.
*** Both days are separate points
The opening round of the Championship will be hosted by the Birr & District Motor Club based in the Manor Hotel in Abbeyleix on Sunday 23rd February. This Rally is also the opening round of the Top Part West Coast Rally Championships.
Further details on the championship can obtained from the Championship Registrar Eoin Longworth 086 8179297 or PRO Dawn Popham 085 7146732.
2019 Championship Regulations
Regulations for the 2019 MERC Championship can be downloaded by clicking here.