Global Demand for Titanic Tickets!

Motorsport fans across the globe are gearing up for the Donnelly Group Circuit of Ireland Rally (6/7 April), round three of the Carryduff Forklift MSA N.I. Rally Championship, and are particularly looking forward to the incredible Titanic Super Special Stage.

The Titanic Super Special Stage, Good Friday 6 April, will see competitors take on the purpose built 2km stage just yards from where the famous liner was built over a century ago.

Tickets for the Titanic Super Special Stage start at just £12.50 and are being snapped up by spectators all over the world!

Event Director Bobby Willis is overjoyed with the interest in the event:

“Tickets for the Titanic Super Special Stage have been selling out across the world! Hundreds have been sold across Asia, Australia and North America which is fantastic. We are also expecting a lot of spectators from Scandinavia and mainland Europe, all ready to watch their favourite Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC) drivers.

“The tickets are available from just £12.50 and can be purchased in advance at www.circuitofireland.net. They will also be available at the gate on Good Friday for the same price.”

The Titanic Super Special Stage is an incredible opportunity for spectators to see some of the best international Rally superstars in action whilst enjoying a jam-packed programme of family fun activity.

“The action in Titanic Quarter on Good Friday won’t stop on the track – we have worked closely with Tourism Ireland, Northern Ireland Tourist Board and our local councils to ensure the 2012 Donnelly Group Circuit of Ireland Rally has Easter Weekend sorted for the whole family. Stunt motorcycles, classic rally cars, sword swallowers, jugglers, magicians, a Celebrity Challenge…we have it all!

“Following the Titanic Super Special Stage, the action will move to our host city of Armagh and the Rally will make a welcome return to Lisburn for a spectacular city centre street stage on Easter Saturday.”

The 2012 Donnelly Group Circuit of Ireland Rally which, for the first time, has been included as a thrilling round of the 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC) boasts

an impressive entry list packed full of some of the best Rally drivers in the world including reigning IRC Champion Andreas Mikkelsen and leading contenders from Ireland and Northern Ireland.

And Rally fans following the event this Easter Weekend are being given a rare opportunity to track the progress of their favourite drivers.

For the first time in the UK fans will be given access to a GPS tracking system allowing them to follow the action stage by stage on personal computers and smartphones fitted with data cards.

But Bobby Willis, Event Director of the Donnelly Group Circuit, said:

“Rally fans, whether out on the stages, stuck in the office or at home, will be able to track every competitor throughout the event using software which will be available to download free from the Circuit of Ireland website.

“This is a great advantage for the spectators out at the stages because they will instantly be able to see how their favourite driver is doing.

“Also for the first time, Circuit of Ireland Rally fans will be able to download our free smartphone app ‘COI Rally’, allowing fans to keep up to date with the Rally’s progress minute by minute.”

“The App and GPS tracking system will add so much to this year’s event and integrates with the Circuit of Ireland’s web and Facebook presence which will keep fans update to date with all the action.”

The Belfast Visitor and Convention Bureau (BVCB) will be selling tickets through the Belfast Welcome Centre for Titanic Super Special Stage priced at £12.50 standing, reserved seating £25.00 and VIP tickets £60 + VAT. Family passes are also available priced £90. Tickets can be purchased online at www.circuitofireland.net or by calling 028 90 246609.

For further information go to www.circuitofireland.net or Facebook Circuit of Ireland Rally.

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