Top Class Rally Drivers Compete in the Mullingar Autos Skoda Rallysprint

August 27, 2014 by  

Schmit

Sunday saw some of the midlands top rally drivers compete for points in the Loughransigns Midlands East Rally Championship event held at the Athboy Karting track. The event ran by the local Westmeath and District Motorclub had 33 quality rally cars battling to be the quickest. The spectators were treated to a thrilling battle between Torsten Schmidt... [Read more...]

Status GP’s Stanaway and Yelloly both in top five in second GP3 race at Spa

August 26, 2014 by  

Stanaway

Status Grand Prix’s Richie Stanaway finished in second place after a close battle for victory in the second GP3 Series race at Spa-Francorchamps. New Zealander Stanaway kept the pressure on race winner Alex Lynn – his title rival – during an epic battle as they scorched away from the field. This paid off when Lynn made a mistake and Stanaway briefly... [Read more...]

ERC Peugeot Rally Academy business resumes for Breen.

August 26, 2014 by  

Breen

It’s hard to believe but its way back in the middle of June since Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen last competed on a rally using the Peugeot 208T16. That was on round six of the European Rally Championship in Belgium at the “Geko Ypres Rally” on asphalt and that’s the surface he’ll make his return to the ERC 2014 on next weekend in... [Read more...]

Neal, Jackson and Collard share Knockhill BTCC spoils as Turkington maintains championship advantage

August 25, 2014 by  

Turkington

The biggest crowd at Knockhill in 15 years witnessed three titanic Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship battles as a trio of drivers took their first wins of the season. Honda Yuasa Racing’s Matt Neal fended off the attentions of front-row starter Rob Austin and home hero Gordon Shedden to claim the honours in the opening contest. An action-packed... [Read more...]

Homeground Hat-trick for Murphy & O’Brien on Jim Walsh Cork Forest Rally

August 25, 2014 by  

Murphy

The Jim Walsh Memorial Cork Forest Rally based in the Ballyhoura Forest complex on the Cork/ Limerick border took place on Sunday August 24th. The event was the fourth round of the 2014 Valvoline National Forest Rally Championship and is widely regarded as one of the finest gravel rallies in the country. Hosted by Cork Motor Club there was 8 challenging... [Read more...]

Andrew Watson remains in title hunt after eventful race weekend

August 25, 2014 by  

Nineteen-year old Andrew Watson, from County Tyrone in Northern Ireland, remains in contention for the Ginetta GT4 SuperCup title after another weekend in action. The young driver sits in third place in the drivers championship, chasing down a 92 point lead enjoyed by race leader Charlie Robertson, with just three race weekends remaining. On Saturday,... [Read more...]

BUMPER AUGUST RACE MEETING AT KIRKISTOWN

August 23, 2014 by  

Crossle

THE penultimate car race meeting of the 2014 season at Kirkistown takes place on Saturday 30 August and the 500 Motor Racing Club of Ireland has a bumper entry. Single seater racing fans have a treat waiting as there will be double headers for Formula Ford 1600, Irish Formula Vee and Formula Sheane. So far two drivers have been the winners in Formula... [Read more...]

Mullingar Autos Skoda Announce Rallysprint Sponsorship Deal

August 23, 2014 by  

WW

The new Skoda dealership in Westmeath, Mullingar Autos are proud to announce their sponsorship of this weekend’s Rallysprint event, being organized by the local Westmeath and District Motor Club. The service director of Mullingar Autos, Dan Bourke presented a cheque to car club member Declan Tansey outside the Skoda dealership this week. The Westmeath... [Read more...]

GOODWOOD REVIVAL BRINGS STONEHENGE TO WEST SUSSEX!

August 23, 2014 by  

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Where else in the world can you see a full scale model of Stonehenge, the largest gathering of Jaguar D-types and Mods and Rockers duking it out on Brighton Pier without leaving the confines of a racing track? At the Goodwood Revival of course, which takes place from 12 – 14 September at the Goodwood Motor Circuit. Keen to save motorists from the... [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS- Darragh Daly is Dunlop Young Race Driver of the Month!

August 21, 2014 by  

DD3

Darragh Daly from Dunshaughlin, Co Meath, has been selected as the Dunlop Young Racing Driver of the Month for July, for his performances in the Formula Libre class at the wheel of a Formula Renault Tatuus. At Mondello Park on July 12/13, the 22 year-old finished third in both of the Libre races, having already taken a win and a third place in Irish... [Read more...]

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