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    Gordon Bennett Run 2016 - Event launch soon

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    Kildare Trophy Winner 2015

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    Gordon Bennett Classic - 2016 details to follow soon

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    Treacy's Bar - Start Point

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    Moat of Ardscull Stop 2015

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    2016 Event - Full details to be announced soon

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    Kildare Stop 2015


 Thank’s to all that attended this year’s successful event, preparations will soon be under way for the 2016 classic.




Welcome to the Gordon Bennett Irish Classic Car Run, the 2015 event takes place over the June Bank Holiday from Friday the 29th of May to Monday the 1st of June. The midland County of Laois is the event base and this run also covers Counties Carlow and Kildare as entrants travel the original 1903 race route visiting interesting and scenic locations in the region on this fun run celebrating ” The Race that saved Motor Sport”.See Full Schedule >>>


The Route

The Gordon Bennett Route take you on an historic journey across spectacular Irish countryside through the picturesque towns and villages of counties Kildare, Carlow and Laois in the heart of Ireland. While the famous Gordon Bennett route was raced by the world’s greatest daredevils at record-breaking speeds in 1903, we suggest you set yourself a much easier pace. Relax, get your motor running and follow in the footsteps of our motoring pioneers taking time to enjoy the breathtaking scenery along the way.See Route Maps etc >>>



To enter your vehicle in the Gordon Bennett Irish Classic Run click the yellow button above and fill in the your details in the box provided then click “Add to Basket”. Your booking will be added to the cart (a summary of which can be seen on the left of your screen). Each vehicle entered must complete an individual entry form. You can then proceed to purchase the optional Gala Dinner tickets, which will be added to your basket.Enter Your Car here >>>


Gala Dinner

If you wish to meet the other participants in a relaxed casual evening location, you may make a booking for the Gala Dinner in the Gandon Inn on Saturday 30th at 8.00pm enter the details below and click “Add to Basket”. Your booking will be added to the cart (a summary of which can be seen on the left of your screen). This will also be added to your basket and you can proceed to payment.

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Useful Links:

Ballinakill Vintage & Classic Owners Club | Carzone | Classic Car Sales | Discover Ireland | DoneDeal | International Gordon Bennett|Irish Vintage Scene|Laois Tourism |London to Brighton Run | National Classic Car Show 2014 | NEC Classic 2014 | Rose of Tralee | The Gathering Ireland 2013 |