GREAT STUFF CATERERS IMOKILLY SINGLE STAGE RALLY – 28TH JULY 2012
THE LAUNCH of the Great Stuff Caterers Imokilly Single Stage Rally was a huge success a great crowd turned up at the event and there was a great display of cars outside what will be the Rally HQ the Midleton Park Hotel.
The rally Committee was on hand and the pressure is now on with a little over a month before the event. There was a photo call outside for members of the local media who turned out in force for the launch.
Special guests on the night included the current National Forest Rally Champion Owen Murphy, our event sponsor Bryan Allen from Great Stuff Caterers and the CEO of Motor Sport Ireland Alex Sinclair, local TD David Stanton and Jim Ronayne from the Chamber of Commerce.
All stressed that they were delighted that the Imokilly Motor Club were bringing rallying to the area and that Midleton was in for a huge boom in business for the weekend. All speakers stressed that safety was paramount and that the Imokilly Motor Club have a wide range of procedures in place to keep the event safe, road safety was also a topic of conversation and the Motor Sport Ireland Initiative to keep the race in its place was very much to the fore.
Finally the Clerk of the Course Derek Power said he was delighted to see such a turn out on the night he thanked the special guests for being at the launch, his committee for their trojan work in getting the event up and running , he said without sponsors like Great Stuff the event would not take place and thanked the other motor clubs in the area for all their help as on the day of the event the 28th of July a huge amount of volunteers from the various neighbouring clubs will be needed to run the rally.
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