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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

As the year draws to a close the club committee would like to thank all members and supporters for their attendance at the various events in this the clubs 30th year.  We have had a busy year with many events that everyone seems to have  enjoyed and help make it a memorable year for the Club.

The Christmas dinner function in Lawlor’s Hotel on November 21st was well supported and enjoyed by everyone and looks like becoming a regular event again.

Finally a reminder that the last meeting will be held on Monday December 14th and final rally of the year the very popular Mince Pie Run will take place on Sunday December 27th and full details will arrive in the December mailshot very soon and the Committee wishes everyone a Happy and peaceful Christmas.

Christmas Pic

The Committee.

 

Gordon Bennett Rally great success for Blessington Club Members

Club members have had a very successful weekend at the IVVCC International Gordon Bennett Rally.  This was 112th anniversary of the 1903 race and the 40th anniversary of the IVVCC celebrating the event.  The event takes the form of a regularity test with drivers travelling at an average speed of 40kph over 160km and this year the route took the cars through Kildare Meath & Cavan for the lunch stop at Mullagh Village and returning to Johnstownbridge where the rally was based in the Marriott Hotel.

Club members took home 5 of the 15 prizes including the most important prize of Overall winner of the event.

GB cars         GB Drivers & Navigators

Pictured above are the successful Drivers, Navigators and their cars at the June Monday night run which started from Blessington.  Those pictured are

Brian King, William Cullen, Pat Goulding, Tony Clarke, Brian & Breege Dempsey, Colin Dunne & Keith Pearson.

The overall winner of the event were Colin Dunne & William Cullen in a 1926 Chevrolet.

Chevy @GB Run 2015

Full details can be found on the organisers website IVVCC.ie