TDC — Irish Classic Retro Friday 24th – Sunday 26th April 2015

The Trial Drivers Club Irish Classic was held over the 24th-26th April based in Kilkenny. With over 400 miles of regularity, driving tests and special tests.

Some Ulster Automobile Club Members competed whilst others were asked to officiate at various Tests over the weekend. The Ulster Automobile Club are going to revive and re-invigorate their own Retro, re-launching it as a classic event in 2016, more details will follow soon.

It was a hugely enjoyable weekend’s Motorsports action, starting on the Friday evening with a Prologues of events, for the 64 entrants, in and around Gowran Park Race Course. The Motorsport continued over the weekend, taking the crews on a journey through incredible scenery accompanied with equally beautiful weather. The entries list included many local crews with visitors from as far as The Netherlands. Owain Lloyd & Matthew Vokeson won the 2015 TDC Irish Classic Retro in an Escort Mk2, in second place were Geoff Hall & Martyn Taylor in a Mini and third place went to Charles Colton & Ryan Pickering in a beautiful Porsche 911.

If any of the entrants would like an image free of charge just drop me a line at I have images of all the cars that took part.

Top ten final results below: Final Overall classification at Kilkenny Finish – Sunday 26/4/2015

1 0:07:51 – 23,Owain Lloyd/Matthew Vokes – Escort Mk2

2 0:10:25 – 6,Geoff Hall/Martyn Taylor – Mini

3 0:12:07 – 4,Charles Colton/Ryan Pickering – Porsche 911

4 0:12:29 – 2,Howard Warren/Guy Woodcock – Porsche 911

5 0:12:36 – 22,Andrew O’Donohoe/Nick Bloxham – Mini

6 0:12:59 – 7,Frank Lenehan/Kevin Savage – Datsun

7 0:13:07 – 3,Dermot Carnegie/Paul Bosdet – Escort Mk1

8 0:14:21 – 10,Joe Reynolds/Andy Pullan – BMW 1602

9 0:14:24 – 11,Noel Cochrane/Paddy McCollum – MG Midget

10 0:14:41 – 5,Roger Powley/Brian Goff – Porsche 911   1 Car 23-Owain Lloyd-Matthew Vokes - Escort Mk2 . logo T. jpg 2 Car 6 Geoff Hall-Martyn Taylor - Mini IMG_7985 IMG_8552 IMG_8593 IMG_8666 IMG_9287 IMG_9298 IMG_9315   1 Car 23-Owain Lloyd-Matthew Vokes - Escort Mk2 23rd Car 4 Charles Colton-Ryan Pickering - Porsche 911 1Coffee stopDermot Carnegie-Paul Bosdet - Escort Mk1Dilwyn Rees-Tony Newman - Austin Healey 3000Jim Hendry-Graham Couser - Triumph TR3



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