The First Round of the Kerry RR league takes place this Thursday May 10th and we would like everyone participating or viewing the event to please adhere and fully comply with the following requests.
Please respect the request of all Marshalls and officials as our goal is to provide an night of safe and enjoyable racing.
U12 & U14 Sign on is Adjacent to the start of the route from 5:45pm - 6:25pm with U14 race starting at 6:30pm followed by U12s at 6:32pm. For parents wishing to view the races The Halfway Bar on the old Tralee road is an ideal vantage point which will allow you to view the race without causing any interference to the nights proceedings. There is NO PARKING AVAILABLE on the Underage Finish line so please do not be a nuisance and park there. Once the U12 race has finished the U14s still have 1 lap left so please do not cause any obstructions on the circuit.
The U12 and U14 route will remain the same as 2017 to ensure that all competitors have a safe and enjoyable night of racing. The route will start at L6546 JUNCTION which is the left hand turn just beyond the usual start for the Senior TT on thursday nights.
U12s will have 1 lap and U14s will have 2 laps of this circuit. Both these races will also start early enough to be finished for the start of the senior races and sign on for the U12s and U14s will be adjacent to their start line on the old Tralee road.
U12 & U14 Sign on is Adjacent to the start of the route from 5:45pm - 6:25pm with U14 race starting at 6:30pm followed by U12s at 6:32pm
N21 TRALEE - CASTLEISLAND ROAD
START 0K L6546 JUNCTION ON LHS
3,9 K TURN LEFT
4.0K TURN LEFT
7.9K U12 FINISH
8.0K LEFT :U14 RACE
8.1K LEFT L6546 JUNCTION
15.9K U14 FINISH
SENIOR SIGN ON : 6:15pm-7:00pm at O'Riadas Bar & Restaurant.
PLEASE DO NOT USE THE CAR PARK IN O'RIADAS TO WARM UP (STATIONARY TRAINERS ARE OK). THE STAFF AND MANAGEMENT HAVE KINDLY LET US USE THEIR FACILITY FOR REGISTRATION AND SOME COMPETITORS HAVE BECOME A NUISANCE DOING LAPS OF THE PREMISES TO WARM UP
To speed up registration we would ask everyone to bring the exact sign on fee.
There is NO PARKING at the start line. This basically means please DO NOT park at the start line.
The roads will be fully opened during the event on thursday night, we will have marshalls in place to make other road users are aware that there is a race taking part but it is up to the discretion of each participant to fully comply with the rules of the road and to use common sense when approaching each junction.
The 3 roundabouts on the circuit will be fully in operation so even though we will have stewards present we would ask riders to be very diligent as they navigate the roundabout and please use common sense when entering any junction on the route.
Riders should under no circumstance cross the white line or attempt to corner in such a fashion that they need to ride on the opposite side of the road. Our Marshals are there to provide assistance but will not be in a position to interfere with traffic due to reckless riding.
The senior Finish has very limited parking so please DO NOT park in a manner that will interfere with the event or will be a hazard/inconvenience to other road users. In other words, do not park on the road.
SENIOR RACES & U16 START : 7:20pm SHARP at the Iron Bridge ( Ballycarthy Roundabout ) BUT WILL NOT START UNTIL THE U12 AND U14 RACES HAVE FINISHED.
ENTRY FEE : Senior €10. Juveniles €5.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS : Entry is only open to Club Competition or Full Competition License holders.
NOTE : Senior Startline is 10mins from sign-on location, so allow ample time to get to the startline.
ROUTE ( Snrs & U16 ) : Iron Bridge - Ballycarthy Roundabout - Farranfore - Castleisland Bypass - Fahaduff - Reanagowan and Finish Line at the summit.