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27th Jan 2019: TDC Mondello Multi-Venue Autotest
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27th Jan 2019: TDC Mondello Multi-Venue Autotest
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Piers14
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Excellent news Philip. This is going to be a lot of fun.

For any additional tyre discussion, please use the post I have created in the Technical Discussion Forum.. TDC MVAT Tyre Discussion

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Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:10 am View user's profile Send private message
Philip
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TDC Dave Griffin Memorial Multi-Venue Autotest Final Instructions

Many thanks for your entry to TDC’s Dave Griffin Memorial Multi-Venue Autotest, kindly supported by Bill Griffin Motors. www.billgriffinmotors.ie

Please arrive as early as possible for sign-on. Your compliance would be greatly appreciated. No sign-on after drivers briefing at 0915. Sign-on opens at 0800 and is located this year in suite 1, above the Pit Garages. Enter Mondello Park through Gate 4.

The format for the event is as follows:
* 5 Tests completed 4 times.
* 1 Minute interval starts.
* Please go straight to your relevant starting test after drivers briefing.
* Countdown Start. Marshals will count you down to start.
* NO querying marshals for penalties, there is too much going on for them, and they don’t have the time to sort. Please fill out query forms back at HQ. Similarly, the results team will get to queries in time. All queries will be posted with answers.
* Please queue in running order to start with. Once underway, it’s up to you to keep moving. Please keep a move on during the day. If you are slow you will hold everyone up at the end of day waiting for results.
* DOUBLE DRIVERS. There will be 2 queues for each test. Single and double drivers. Double drivers are to go at every 3rd car from the Single queue. This is done until there are no cars in the singles queue, then double drivers may go as normal. Marshals will be informed of this. Please self-police. Double drivers will display an orange sticker on front and rear windscreens.
* No dodging or driving around chicanes. Penalty will be a disqualification.
* No taking short cuts across the grass. Penalty will be a Fail.
* There will be pylons “guarding” chicanes and other areas, so if these are knocked, will incur a 5 second penalty.
* Keep OFF the grass, 5 second penalty for each occurrence. Pylons have been placed to prevent this, 3 or 4 in some places, so knocking them all could result in a 15 or 20sec penalty. If you do end up on the grass and you decide to keep the boot in, you’ll be awarded a ‘FAIL’, this decision is at the marshal’s discretion, you’ve been warned.
* Chicanes are all 1st gear manoeuvres.
* All moveable objects are penalties, 5 seconds.
* All Finish Lines are stop astride. Front 2 wheels Stop and then pull up to marshal.
* The non-competitive sections are to be driven at low speed, absolutely no messing.
* Please put your car numbers on both sides to facilitate marshals.
* For beginners, please ensure that you are familiar with your test before you start. Arrows have been put in place, but remember to circle a pylon and not drive past it, if this is the case.
* Seat belts to be worn at all times, marshals will be checking. Failure to do so will incur a Fail penalty for that test. Also, please keep your windows rolled up.
* Obey any instructions or flags given by the marshals, they are there for your safety.
* Test 1, 4 and 5 can walked/driven slowly up until drivers briefing. Any competitors found driving at competition speeds will be disqualified. Test 2 and 3 cannot be walked. The earlier you arrive, the more time you’ll have to do this.
* Parking will be in the paddock beside the control tower. Marshals will help with parking.
* Please hand in your completed time-cards as you pass Suite 1. You do not need to return from the tests to do this, but please hand in your completed time cards as soon as you possibly can. Results for this event can be delayed if competitors fail to do this. Marshals may ask you for completed timecards.
* The canteen in Mondello will be open. There will be a 45/60 min lunch halt at 1230. This is mainly for the marshals to get a break and to get out of the cold and/or rain.

- CoC Mark Doran

Running Order

Please take note of your competition number, group, and starting test from the running order below;

No, Name, Car

Group A - Start Test 5

1. Eamonn Byrne Toyota Yaris 1800
2. Daniel Byrne Peugeot 106
3. Liam Cashman Starlet 1496CC
4. Brian Kingston Suzuki Ignis Sport 1498cc
5. Eddie Peterson Toyota MR2
6. Frank Lenehan Toyota Starlet 1500
7. Philip O'Reilly Starlet 1497cc
8. John Nolan Toyota starlet 1.5
9. David Meeke Toyota Starlet
10. Christopher Grimes Ford Fiesta 1275
11. Conor Clarke Toyota Starlet
12. Niall Murray Starlet 1500
14. Michael Cullen Toyota Starlet 1500
15. David McAulay Mitsubishi Colt 1600cc
16. Eoin Murray Starlet 1500
17. Rod Mc Govern Toyota Starlet
18. Suzanne Cobban Mitsubishi Colt 1600

Group B - Start Test 4

20. JJ Farrell Opel Corsa 1600cc
21. Christopher Evans Ford Escort
22. John O'Reilly Toyota Mr2 1800
23. Stephen Milne Mx5 1800
24. James Mansfield MX5 1840cc
25. Michael Kehoe Peugeot 206 2000cc
26. Jack Quinn Mazda MX5 1800cc
27. Owen Murray Starlet 1.3
28. Derek Lenehan Peugeot 106 GTi
29. Eric Byrne Starlet
30. Bernard Bradley Mazda MX5
31. Susan Briggs Toyota Starlet
32. Stephen Briggs Mazda MX-5, 1,840cc
33. Darren Quille Toyota Levin
34. Craig MacWilliam MX5 1800
35. Zoe Briggs Mazda MX-5, 1,840cc
36. Austin Quille Toyota Levin
37. Guy MacWilliam MX5 1800

Group C - Start Test 3

39. Simon Evans Starlet 1.4
40. Brian Duggan Toyota Starlet 1332cc
41. Jay Donegan Toyota Starlet 1331cc
42. Colin Sheridan Toyota Starlet
43. David Campion Toyota Starlet
44. Conal O'Neill Starlet 1300
45. Kevin Fitzgerald Starlet 1300
46. Maurice Mc Monagle Mazda MX5 1800cc
47. Sean Cullen Toyota Starlet
48. Cathal O'Carroll Mazda MX-5
49. Andrew Boland Mazda MX5 1.8
50. Ted Gaffney Toyota Starlet
51. Dave Griffin Mazda MX5
52. Bill Griffin Mini Cooper S
53. Karen Gaffney Toyota Starlet
54. Darren Griffin Mazda MX5
55. Robert Griffin Mini Cooper S

Group D - Start Test 2

57. Angus Johnson Mazda MX5
58. Andy Johnson Midget
59. Simon Love Toyota Starlet
60. Piers Mac Fheorais Mazda MX5 1800cc
61. Joe Doran Mazda MX5
62. Martin Nugent Escort
63. Mark Nugent Mazda MX5
64. Mark Walsh Ford Escort 2000cc
65. Matthew Walsh MGBGT
66. Declan Furlong Porsche Boxster
67. Simon Brien Toyota MR2 1800
68. Donal Smith Puma 1.7
69. Patrick Johnson Mazda MX5 1800cc
70. Jack Brien Mazda MX5 1800
71. Trevor O'Brien Puma 1.7
72. Dermot Johnson Mazda MX5 1800cc

Group E - Start Test 1

74. John Stevenson Mazda MX5
75. James Crowe Mazda MX-5 1800
76. Shane Dunne Starlet 1300cc
77. Ian Howard Mazda MX5 1.8
78. Keith Shaw Toyota Starlet 1.3
79. Anthony Freeney Yaris 105
80. Ross Merton Opel Astra 1.4
81. Robert Howard Starlet 1332
82. Jason Bracken Toyota Starlet
83. Reid Thomas Ford Puma 1679cc
84. David Forde Toyota Starlet 1330
85. Ger Keane Toyota Starlet 1300
86. Francis Rhatigan MG Midget 1350
87. Trevor Hamilton Starlet 1331cc
88. Owen Cullen Toyota Starlet 1300
89. Vinnie Fitzsimmon Mini
90. Ian Sutton Toyota Starlet 1300

We wish you a successful and enjoyable day of Motorsport.

TDC Committee
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bduggan



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Question

Hi All,

Quote:
Test 1, 4 and 5 can walked/driven slowly up until drivers briefing. Any competitors found driving at competition speeds will be disqualified. Test 2 and 3 cannot be walked


Does this mean we can a) only drive Tests 2 & 3 or b) cannot view the test at all before hand ?

Thank you,

/Brian
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Mark2



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hi Brian,

no walking or driving these tests - they are too long, and quite simple so its too much of a time/logistical issue. so drive it as you see it on your first lap!

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Thank you!
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Brian,

You are allowed to drive/walk through tests 1,4 and 5 at a non competitive pace (no handbrake turns etc). Test's 2 and 3 may not be driven or walked before hand as they are too long. These will be blocked before hand to facilitate. Everyone will be in the same boat starting. Make sure you are very familiar with the diagram for test's 2 and 3 as they are long.

Hope this helps

Mark Doran CoC
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thats what i meant sorry it wasnt very clear!

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Piers14
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Here is a link to the test diagrams. See you all on Sunday.

Test Diagrams

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Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:44 pm View user's profile Send private message
SRBRGS



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Piers, I'm feeling the buzz already!
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bduggan



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Enjoy the event, can't make it, car let me down Sad (Yes, a Toyota Starlet......)
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