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Sunday 26 March 2017

Gearing up for Ted's Opel Vauxhall Run

Some of the organisers at the launch of Ted’s Opel Vauxhall Run which is based at the Hotel Killarney on August 9. Photo: Courtesy of Ted O’Connell
Some of the organisers at the launch of Ted’s Opel Vauxhall Run which is based at the Hotel Killarney on August 9. Photo: Courtesy of Ted O’Connell

WITH just a week to go to the seventh Ted's Opel Vauxhall Run, the final preparations are under way.

This year's event is once again in co sponsored by the Kevin O'Leary Group Opel Dealers and Cartell.ie.

Interest from all corners of the country is very high with close on fifty rooms booked at the Run's HQ the Hotel Killarney.

This Run is the highlight of the Opel / Vauxhall calendar in Ireland, attracting in the region of eighty vehicles to the event.

There are numerous Awards and Trophies with an additional Award added this year presented by Opel Ireland.

The major prizes will be presented after the lunch with the "Special Awards" presented at various stops along the route.

The route leaves Killarney and heads to Dingle, continuing on to Ventry with the lunch stop on the way. It then continues around Slea Head, over the Connor Pass to Camp, over Bthair na gCloch, on to Boolteens and returning to the Hotel Killarney.

A great social night usually rounds off the event in the Hotel Killarney Bar.

All Opel / Vauxhall / Bedford / GM vehicles are welcome, Old or New. Why not call to the Hotel on the morning to see the cars before the head off. Cars will be leaving the Hotel at 10am on Saturday, August 9.

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