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Dear fellow racer,

ORCA are hosting Ireland’s largest on-road nitro event of the year, scheduled to take place on the weekend of the 11th and 12th of September, 2010 in St. Anne’s Park, Raheny, County Dublin.

The permanent RC facility will host the two-day event and will incorporate the following :

  • SATURDAY :The track will be open for all, from 10:00am to 6:00pm for free practice in all on-road classes. Practice will be in 30min segments for each class, timetable to follow.

  • SUNDAY : Sunday will provide for 1/8th scale and 1/10th scale 200mm nitro classes. A “Ready-To-Run” class will also be run. The track action will begin with open practice in each class, followed by 4 rounds of qualification “heats” and finally followed by finals.

  • Main finals will be 30 minutes, RTR class and all other finals will be 20 minutes in duration.

The Irish GP will feature :

  • Large trophies for 1st to 3rd place in each class’s main finals. Further trophies and prizes will be awarded for - the fastest lap of the day.

  • Complimentary food and drink will be provided in a gazebo.

  • A dedicated timing-system operator.

  • A speaker located at the driver’s rostrum, a screen displaying lap times located in the pit-lane, a compressor for general use, and transponders will be available for those without personal transponders.

  • Race results will be published on the popular RedRC and ORCA websites.

ORCA welcomes both newcomers and veterans to the event with the aim of continuing the high-quality racing that has taken place during the 2010 season so far. Everyone is invited to attend, family and friends, car enthusiasts and racers of all levels. ORCA appreciates everybody’s presence at the Irish GP.

For organizational purposes, entrance is by pre-registration only, but this couldn’t be simpler. There are 2 possible methods :

  1. Go to http://gp.orcaireland.ie

  2. Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the Subject: Irish GP and with the details below.

In any case, please include the following information : Your full name, frequency used, the classes you’re participating in, contact information, and the number of your personal transponder (if available).

Registration for the Irish GP will close on the evening of Wednesday the 8th of September. Finally, a registration fee of €15 applies for each driver, regardless of the number of classes the driver enters.

Futher info will be availible on the website (www.orcaireland.ie) as it becomes availible.

We very much look forward to having you compete. If you have any questions, please contact either of the following :

David Boylan (Secretary) – 086-8284448

Luke Collins (Public Relations) – 087-9875547

  • Sincerely, ORCA committee.


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