Motorsport Ireland Statement



Monday February 21st 2022, 11.00am

Motorsport Ireland is deeply saddened to confirm the death of a competitor, who succumbed to his injuries in Cork University hospital, following an incident while competing on stage four of yesterday's  Killarney Forestry Rally. The remainder of the event was halted. Killarney and District Motor Club are liaising with the family of the competitor involved. 

Motorsport Ireland have begun a full investigation into this tragic incident. Motorsport Ireland and its affiliated clubs are recognised internationally for operating to the highest standards of motorsport safety for competitors and spectators in line with the best practice of the FIA.

The entire motorsport community extends its fullest sympathy to the family and friends of the bereaved. Motorsport Ireland also extends its sympathies to the members of Killarney and District Motor Club and everyone involved with organising yesterday’s event who reacted so quickly and professionally to the incident.


Media contact: Art McCarrick

 Email: [email protected]

 Phone: (01) 6775628


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