Carlow Hillclimb & Sprint Weekend – June 6th & 7th
Carlow Car Club will hold their annual Hillclimb/Sprint Festival on 6th & 7th of June. Always a very popular event, last year saw record entries being received, the first of the sprints will take place in Bagenalstown Co. Carlow on Sunday 6th. The start line and most of the route for this event runs alongside the scenic river Barrow, this area also hosts a large picnic area making it a very family friendly event as it can be watched from a safe and ideal vantage point. The second sprint will take place on Monday 7th in The Moate, Athy Co. Kildare this is a very fast and technical hill which has caught out many competitors in the past. Clerk of the course for the weekend is Seamus Hobbs, the format for the events will be one practice run and three timed runs on both days and if time allows, a further timed run will be added with the fastest run by each competitor being counted. The entry fee is €130 per day or €250 for both days. Entries are available online on the Carlow Car Club website www.carlowcarclub.ie or by contacting the event secretary on 059/8632761 for an entry form. Regs and Entry form also availablefor download below.