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The George Rooney Phoenix Grand Prix 2019

03 Mar 2019

This Festival is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Organiser's Description

The George Rooney Phoenix Grand Prix (3rd March 2019).

The George Rooney Phoenix Grand Prix will take place on Sunday 3rd March this year.

We will have a pre-entry on Entrycentral.com which will close on the 28th February on entry central. As entry is on a first come, first served basis with a limit on the entries for each race, riders are urged to submit their entry as soon as possible.

This year sign-on will be in the Crumlin Leisure Centre (BT29 4UP) from 9:15.  Sign on will close 30 min before each race with free spaces being allocated to the reserve list.

There will be full changing and showering facilities available as well as refreshments before and after. The sign-on fee is £15 for everyone except juniors who pay £5.  Juniors please note that on entry central, you will have to pay £15 for pre-entry, please make yourself known at sign-on on the day and we will reimburse you the £10 difference.  Entry on the day of the race will be £20/€25.

- All riders must have the appropriate CI license card or print out from the CI website.

- No refunds for riders withdrawing will be issued.Course details:

- The course will be the usual Nutt’s Corner > Seven Mile Straight > Long Rig Rd course finishing at the top lay-by. 


Sign on location Goolge maps 54.618304, -6.213043

Race start location Goolge Maps 54.639893, -6.083842

There will be five races:

  • Women, over 50's and A4's starting at 10:45
  • A1/A2 combined race and an A3 race starting at 12.30.


A1/A2 Race. (George Rooney GP)

This race will be handicapped and will be 6 laps in distance, approximately 50 miles overall.

Start time 12:30pm

Prizes for top 6


A3 Race. (Don McGreevy Cup)

There will be a separate A3 race over 5 laps, approximately 42 miles overall.

Start time 12:35pm

Prizes for top 5


A4 Race.

This race will be a scratch race and will be 4 laps in distance, approximately 34 miles overall.

Please note this race will start at 10:45.

Prizes for top 5


Women’s race.

3 laps of the course aprox 25 miles. This race will be run on its own if there are greater than 10 entries. 

Race start approx 10:50am

Prizes for top 3 **

** If the race has 3 - 10 entrants it will be run within the Masters race with a prize for the first female finisher only. For races with less than 3 entrants, that race will, if permissible, be combined with another race. For example if there is only 2 female entrants for the women’s race then those entrants can enter the Masters race with that race becoming a Masters/women’s race and prizes for top 3 finishers only.


50+ Master Race.

Phoenix is also proud to be promoting this Master race A3, A4 and club license riders who will be 50 or older this calendar year. These riders can choose to ride this race or the A4 or A3 race. The masters’ races are hotly contested with the ealry races proving the most popular. The race will be 4 laps in distance, approximately 33 miles overall.

Race start approx 10:50am

     Prizes for top 3 






28 Feb 2019£15.00

To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Dates and Status

Date: 03 Mar 2019

Closing Date: 28 Feb 2019

Status: Closed

Phoenix GP A3 Race (D McGreevy Cup)??/75
The Phoenix GP Masters??/60
The George Rooney Phoenix GP A1/A2 Race??/75
The Phoenix GP A4 Race??/60
The Phoenix GP Women??/60


Paul Toner


Crumlin Community/Leisure Centre, 2a Min Street, Crumlin BT29 4UP