Positive Portugal For McCormack

April 9, 2014 by  

Marty Mc

The Northern Irish driver and his Cork based navigator, David Moynihan, kicked off their first World Rally Championship programme at the wheel of a Ford Fiesta R5 backed by Korean tyre giant Hankook and innovative insurance expert TigerRisk. It proved to be a rally of firsts for the former British Junior Champion as he turned his hand to his first gravel... [Read more...]

Another strong WRC-2 points-scoring finish for Barrable after surviving Rally Portugal war of attrition

April 8, 2014 by  

RB

On his first gravel rally in almost five months, Robert Barrable scored another strong points-scoring finish with 6th in WRC-2 and 16th overall in his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5 on the gruelling Rally Portugal. This was the first time that the 26-year old Irish driver had ever returned to a round of the FIA World Rally Championship,... [Read more...]

Positive Start to BTCC Campaign for Smith & Team BMR

April 3, 2014 by  

Smith

Despite the results sheets showing a different outlook, Árón Smith left the opening round of the 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship full of confidence in his new car and praise for his new team, BMR. Saturday’s free practice sessions showed early signs that Warren Scott’s team, under the Engineering guidance of Geoff Kingston, had... [Read more...]

Kane On Shakedown Duties

April 2, 2014 by  

Kane

2014 LMP2 WEC contenders Strakka Racing has successfully completed a shakedown of its new Strakka Dome S103 chassis at Turweston Aerodrome. Driven by northern Irishman Jonny Kane and Danny Watts, the first of a new breed of LMP2 Chassis from the Strakka DOME Racing partnership is powered by Nissan’s VK45 4.5-litre V8. The car completed a number... [Read more...]

Three podium finishes and a Championship lead for Watson after Ginetta GT4 Supercup opening weekend at Brands Hatch

April 1, 2014 by  

Andrew Watson Douglas Motorsport

Nineteen-year-old Andrew Watson’s challenge for the Ginetta GT4 Supercup title got off to the best possible start this weekend when he won the first race and then followed that up with a second and third spot in the following two races at Brands Hatch in Kent. The three podium finishes across the weekend gives the young driver an impressive 93 points... [Read more...]

Craig Breen scores his maiden ERC win on the Acropolis Rally.

March 31, 2014 by  

Now in his second season as a Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen arrived in Greece to round three of the championship ERC Acropolis Rally with a hunger for his maiden European Championship win and with it the chance to give the new Peugeot 208 T16 a win on its debut ERC event. On Friday’s qualifying stage Craig and his co-driver Scott Martin... [Read more...]

Double delight for Jordan before Turkington opens his account

March 31, 2014 by  

Turk2

Pirtek Racing’s Andrew Jordan enjoyed a stellar start to his title defence after scoring lights-to-flag victories in the opening two rounds of the 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch. The reigning champion didn’t have it all his own way, however, as the eBay Motors BMW of Colin Turkington took the honours in the final... [Read more...]

Hankook and TigerRisk award Marty McCormack the chance of a lifetime.

March 29, 2014 by  

Marty Mc

Marty McCormack has waited a long time for this moment; the world awaits the Northern Irishman- The World Rally Championship that is! The Draperstown driver will realise a lifetime ambition next week, when he starts his first ever World Rally Championship programme. McCormack and his co-driver David Moynihan are contesting the WRC 2 series in a Ford... [Read more...]

Robert makes first WRC return at Rally Portugal

March 28, 2014 by  

Robert Barrable made his FIA World Rally Championship debut 12 months ago on the 2013 Rally of Portugal – so for the first time in his career, the 26-year old Dublin driver will be returning to familiar territory next weekend and, armed with experience, will be looking for another strong points-scoring result in his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford... [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS- Tohill to tackle World Rallycross Championship with Doran’s LD Motorsports Team!

March 27, 2014 by  

derek tohill

Ireland’s Derek Tohill will partner former Super1600 event winner Krzysztof Skorupski in the World Rallycross Championship this season, driving for the LD Motorsports World RX team. Tohill, the reigning RallycrossRX TouringCar champion, will drive Citroen DS3 Supercars for the team. The pair will race in this weekend’s opening round of the... [Read more...]

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