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Circuit of Ireland Rally (Northern Ireland, asphalt) 2-4 April

First held in 1931, the Circuit of Ireland Rally is not only one of the oldest rallies in the world, it’s also one of the most prestigious and has the honour of hosting the ERC’s first pure asphalt round of the 2015 season. Based in Belfast, the rally runs on challenging country lanes in Northern Ireland while some fan-friendly street stages in town centre locations are also set to form part of the itinerary with organisers promising a “bigger and better event” than in 2014. The rally will also welcome competitors from the Irish Tarmac and Northern Ireland Stage championships.

Stages:
18 (all asphalt)

Stage distance:
215.22 kilometres (87.04 kilometres leg one, 128.18 kilometres leg two)

Liaison distance:
462.47 kilometres

Total distance:
677.69 kilometres

Qualifying Stage:
3.22 kilometres (Whinney Hill) 

What’s up for grabs: ERC, ERC2, ERC3, ERC Junior, ERC Ladies’ Trophy, ERC Asphalt Master

Location:
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Contacts:
Titanic House, 6 Queens Road, Belfast BT3 9DT
tel: +44 7793712191 
email: bobby@circuitofireland.net

Press officer:
Ciara Conlon
tel: +44 7515373532 
email: ciara@circuitofireland.net

Airport:
Belfast City (4km), Belfast International (32km), Dublin (165km)

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