Here in Kerry we like to plan ahead.
Mark the diaries because on Friday, December 30 the Moriarty’s Centra Kingdom of Kerry Rally Championship will host a double awards ceremony.
Trophies for the 2021 series, which ran over two rounds, the Banna Beach Resort Kerry Winter Rally and the Rentokil-Initial Killarney Historic Rally, will be distributed.
The awards ceremony will take place in the Anvil Bar, Keel.
Mark Murphy won the 2021 Moriarty’s Centra Kingdom of Kerry Rally Championship in a Toyota Starlet.
While Aidan Buckley finished second in the only County Championship in the country, his co-driving cousin Shane Buckley won the co-drivers section in their Ford Escort Mk2.
Alan Ring won the Historic section of the championship in his Subaru Impreza
Image credits: Catherine Groves and Lorcan Barron
On the same occasion, awards for this year’s title race will also be handed out.
It is no ordinary championship, members of both Killarney and District Motor Club and Kerry Motor Club vie for coveted county championship medals. It is the only championship of its kind in Ireland.
Only open to members of the two local clubs, participants must have a Kerry address. Points are awarded based on class finishing places across Kerry-based rallies meaning any driver or co-driver from any class is in with a shout.
This year’s rounds are, the Killarney Forestry Rally, each day of the Rally of the Lakes, the Kerry Winter Rally and The Killarney Historic Rally.
IMPORTANT NOTE TO COMPETITORS
The provisional points after the Rally of the Lakes are published below
These points will remain provisional until September 1, all queries must be submitted before that day, and they will go final on September 1.
All queries to Sean Moriarty on 087 6771019
All drivers of cars not eligible for the Historic Rally must start the Kerry Winter Rally to be eligible for final championship points
Regs for The Kerry Winter Rally are nearly ready, early paid entry is advisable as it will fill very quickly
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