This week’s RIAC - Motorsport Ireland classic video upload is coverage of the 1984 Circuit of Ireland with commentary from Alan Tyndall and direction by Derek J. Simpson of Videoactive.
The 1984 Circuit of Ireland attracted a starstudded entry including Finnish prospects Henri Toivonen and Juha Kankkunen but the Easter marathon lived up to its fearsome reputation as one by one, the top 10 began to falter. Starting at number 9 and using his every ounce of his experience and fabled mechanical sympathy, it was Billy Coleman who triumphed at the end of the five-day event in his Opel Manta 400 with co-driver, Ronan Morgan. He was followed home by Ernest Kidney and the sensational Davy Evans who took third overall on his first ever rally.
This programme will be available to stream below from 7pm on Thursday, August 27th:
Next week's upload will be the second round of the Dunlop Saloon Championship from a very slippery Mondello which saw the Group N Peugeot 205’s make great inroads on the Sierra Cosworth pack. The race which started with a pace car was full of incidents and infringements which affected the outcome of a very exciting meeting.
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