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Tour Ireland15Tony Robinson and Phil Clarke won Tour Ireland after a nail-biting final day for the Irish edition of Tour Britannia (13-15 May).

After three days of fantastic competition over some of the most spectacular and scenic terrain in Ireland and North Wales, Porsche 911s took a clean sweep of the overall podium as just 10 seconds covered Robinson/Clarke, John Spiers/Susanne Niedrum and Stephen Radcliffe/Peter Gunson. Read More »

Tour Ireland readyNick and Harry Whale will lead the Tour Ireland field away from Llandudno on Wednesday morning (13 May) at the start of Tour Ireland.

The three-day classic race and rally tour takes in two races at Anglesey and two races at Mondello as well as asphalt special stages either side of the Irish Sea. Never before have competitors raced in the UK and the Republic of Ireland on the same day. After crossing the Irish Sea, the tour finishes back in Llandudno on Friday after a loop of special stages in North Wales. Read More »

Tour Ireland last callThe organisers of Tour Ireland have issued a last call for entries as the final touches are made to the Irish edition of Tour Britannia (13-15 May).

Already assembled is a top-quality field for the UK’s only classic race and rally tour, but there are spaces left for any late entries to join this unique event. Read More »

A comprehensive photography service is being offered to all media outlets in relation to Tour Ireland, the Irish edition of Tour Britannia (13-15 May).

Copyright free high-resolution images will be made available to all media, covering all three days of the event. Simply send an e-mail to detailing any particular requirements or specific competitors of interest.

Event reports will also be circulated during and after the event and will be carried at the event website: Read More »

A new partnership between Tour Britannia and Stand 21 will offer competitors a special deal on HANS devices and other items of race wear for Tour Ireland, the Irish edition of Tour Britannia (13-15 May).

“As we think Tour Britannia is really a nice event, we have agreed to become an official partner for the event and offer special prices on race wear and safety equipment for entrants,” said Adrien de Gail from Stand 21.

For HANS devices, Stand 21 is offering an attractive discount for all models.

Stand 21 will also prepare a special Tour Britannia collection to include race suits, boot and gloves) at a discounted price. Race suits will be made to measure and will be customisable with items like name, flag and additional embroidery to suit individual customers. For all other items supplied by Stand 21, a discount is available. Read More »

Tour Britannia15 TVFor the first time in the history of Tour Britannia, the action from this year’s event will be filmed for an hour-long programme on Motors TV. Tour Ireland, the Irish edition of Tour Britannia (13-15 May), will be screened with the support of Vision Techniques and CBT (Cambridge Business Travel).

‘Tour Ireland’, will start and finish in North Wales but will take in around 24 hours in Ireland by using the high-speed ferry from Holyhead to Dublin. Read More »

Tour Britannia Ireland15bThere will be four major winners on Tour Ireland this year, the Irish edition of Tour Britannia (13-15 May), when the classic race and rally tour crosses the water for some outstanding closed-road competition.

As well as the overall winners in both the competition and regularity events and the award for the leading pre-1966 car, the fourth major award will be for the winners of the Index of Performance. The Index allows cars of all ages and engine size to compete equally for a major award. Read More »

Tour Britannia Ireland15aThe stunning Powerscourt Hotel near Enniskerry will be the regional base for the Irish edition of Tour Britannia (13-15 May) when the classic race and rally tour crosses the water for some outstanding closed-road competition.

Meanwhile, as usual, Tour Britannia will soon be on show at Race Retro (20-22 February) at Stoneleigh. Read More »

Tour Britannia Ireland15Prospective competitors for the Irish edition of Tour Britannia can get a taste of the closed road special stages to be run in Ireland in May through a video now loaded to the event website.

During a recent route recce for the 13-15 May event, in-car footage was filmed of the stages in the Sally Gap area of the Wicklow Mountains and an edit of the film is now on-line at: Read More »

Competitors on the Irish edition of Tour Britannia will be able to use route notes supplied by Pattersons for the closed road stages in Ireland during the (13-15 May) event.Tour Ireland Patterson Read More »