Career-best ERC finish for Barrable after podium finish on the Circuit of Ireland Rally

April 22, 2014 by  

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Robert Barrable has scored his first FIA European Rally Championship podium result after finishing a career-best 3rd overall on the Discover Northern Ireland Circuit of Ireland Rally (April 17-19) in his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5. Co-driven by Stuart Loudon, who was fighting off a sinus infection, the 26-year old Dublin driver pushed... [Read more...]

Shedden snatches victory from Turkington at the last corner in BTCC thriller!

April 20, 2014 by  

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Gordon Shedden took a sensational victory in the final race of the weekend at Donington Park after passing the BMW of Colin Turkington at the final corner of the contest. The Scotsman initially made steady progress from fourth on the grid as he slotted behind Turkington and an eye catching battle between old adversaries Jason Plato and Matt Neal. That... [Read more...]

Brave tyre decision just fails to pay off for Karl Leonard!

April 20, 2014 by  

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Josh Webster scored an inspired victory in round four of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB at Donington Park this afternoon (Sunday 20 April). In a race that started on a dry track but turned increasingly wet, Webster bravely pitted to change tyres and then swept back to win by a massive margin. Karl Leonard (Team Parker Racing) led the race after Webster... [Read more...]

Tordoff turns the tables on Plato as MGs dominate again. BTCC Race 2 from Donington

April 20, 2014 by  

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Sam Tordoff has taken his second ever BTCC victory with a win in race two at Donington Park. His MG KX Clubcard Fuel Save team-mate took a comfortable second place with Gordon Shedden rounding out the podium positions. It was however, a race punctuated by several safety-car periods as from the very first lap there were incidents up and down the field. A... [Read more...]

Plato holds off Tordoff for an MG 1-2 in BTCC Race 1 at Donington!

April 20, 2014 by  

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Jason Plato took a lights-to-flag victory in race one at Donington Park after fending off race long pressure from his MG KX Clubcard Fuel Save team-mate Sam Tordoff. Reigning champion Andrew Jordan battled from seventh on the grid to claim the final place on the podium. Plato made a solid getaway and defended into Redgate from the fast-starting BMW... [Read more...]

Karl Leonard takes Carrera Cup GB Pro-Am1 with superb second overall at Donington!

April 19, 2014 by  

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Michael Meadows scored a resounding victory in round three of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB at Donington Park this afternoon. Meadows led from the start and drove a faultless race to extend his early season points’ lead as Karl Leonard starred with a fighting drive to second overall and Pro-Am1 victory. Meadows took control from the start and was able... [Read more...]

Positive Portugal For McCormack

April 9, 2014 by  

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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  

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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  

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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  

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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...]

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