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McGrady Insurance Bishopscourt Stages Rally 2017
Round 2 of the 2017 MSA Northern Ireland Rally Championship
Saturday 11th March 2017 @ Bishopscourt Racing Circuit

Photo: Event & Championship Sponsor, Fintan McGrady in his Ford Escort Mk2.
By: Roy Dempster @

Available to download:

Regs | Entry Form | Final Instructions # 1 & Seeded Entry List
Results (Main Rally) | Results (Junior Rally) | Event Report

Latest News:

05/03/2017 -
Final Instructions 1 & Seeded Entry List - Click Here

31/01/2017 -
Regs Now Online - Click Here
Entry Forms - Click Here

We’re back!!

After a one year sabbatical the McGrady Insurance Stages are ready to roar into action once again around the Bishopscourt Racing Circuit Complex. Organised by the members of Ballynahinch and District Motor Club and supported by our local sponsor McGrady Insurance, the event will feature challenging stages to test the best of crews around this fast and technical event.

The event will be held this year on Saturday 11th of March with the first car scheduled to blast off the start line at 09:00.

The regulations for the event which is the second round of the 2017 McGrady Insurance Northern Ireland Rally Championship can be downloaded from

Entries forms for the event should be completed online at, and full payment immediately posted to the event secretary: David Meeke, 18 Braeside Manor, Dromore, Co Down, BT25 1SA. Entries will not be confirmed as accepted until full payment for the event has been received.

NOTE: All cheques should be made payable to BALLNAHINCH AND DISTRICT MOTOR CLUB LTD and crossed “A/C PAYEE”. Cheques payable to BADMC WILL NOT be accepted. Please write the drivers name on the back side of the cheque.

Entries received with cheques dated after date of receipt by the organisers will not be accepted. Entries not accompanied by the correct fee will not be accepted. Please do not send cash in the post. Acceptance or refusal of an entry will be notified by email.


Event Factfile:

Entries Open: On publication of event regulations
Entries Closed (Standard Fee): Saturday 25th February 2017
Entries Closed (Late Fee): Saturday 4th March 2017
Publication of Entry List: Monday 6th March 2017

Mechanical Scrutiny & Documentation: Saturday 11th March 2017

First Car Due at Start Ramp: Saturday 11th March-09.00hrs
Event Finish: Saturday 11th March-17.00 hrs

Rally Date: Saturday 11th March 2017
Rally HQ: Bishopscourt Racing Circuit
Mechanical Scrutiny: Bishopscourt Racing Circuit
Paper Scrutiny: Bishopscourt Racing Circuit

EVENT FORMAT: 6 Stages & Juniors 6 stages
STAGE SURFACE: 100% sealed surface.
STAGE MILEAGE: 39 Miles (Juniors 39 Miles)
SERVICE AREA: Bishopscourt Racing Circuit
PLANNED SERVICES: Service after each stage

SAFETY NOTES: Patterson Safety Notes will be available to purchase at sign on.
PRIZE GIVING: Bishopscourt Racing Circuit (17.30hrs approx)

Any competitors wishing to bring motorhomes/hospitality units etc into the service area must inform the Secretary of the Meeting. These vehicles will not be admitted without prior consultation with the Secretary of the Meeting.


Anyone interested in marshalling for the event,
please contact:

Chief Marshall Harry Coulter on 07785 982288.

For further information on competing in the 2017 McGrady Insurance Bishopscourt Stages contact the motor club on 07884 386025
between 6pm -10pm weekdays & 1pm - 6pm weekends.
For more details see the Supplementary Regulations.


If for whatever reason your computer does not open any of the above files, please try 'right clicking' on the file you want and selecting 'Save Target As' in order to download it on to your computer. Failing that email us and someone will email you a copy.

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