BREAKING NEWS- John Crosslé Passes Away.

September 1, 2014 by  

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John Crosslé, a man who made a huge contribution to motorsport in Ireland, has passed away over the weekend. The Crosslé Car Company, which John founded back in 1957, produced some incredibly successful cars in many different formulae and disciplines. John’s first cars, as with Colin Chapman’s, were Ford 1172 based specials. The Mark... [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...]

Mid Season Q&A with Charlie Eastwood.

August 19, 2014 by  

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This is your first year of racing in single-seaters after competing in karts, how are you finding the transition? Single-seater racing is really different to karting and, as a result, the transition between the two is very big. Many drivers say it’s the biggest transition between levels that you’ll experience in racing. The main differences you... [Read more...]

FINAL CALL FOR HILLSBOROUGH’S SUPERCAR SUNDAY

August 16, 2014 by  

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The organisers of the Hillsborough International Oyster Festival are making a final call to all supercar owners to join them on Supercar Sunday and help them beat their £8,000 charity record that was established in 2013. The Hollybrook Cars / Momentum Motorsports Dream Rides event runs from 1.30 to 5.30 on Sunday 7th. September, at the Sprucefield... [Read more...]

Looks Like Rain, Ted! Mondello August Report- with Leo Nulty

August 15, 2014 by  

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Lashing, pouring, pi$$ing, call it what you like but it’s a long time since Mondello Park experienced rain like that. It was on and off all day but when it eventually let go, during the Patch Fiesta Qualifier, it was as if someone had angered the gods. The sheets of rain were of biblical proportions and within a minute or two, the track was completely... [Read more...]

Ulster Awaits For Wright Rally

August 14, 2014 by  

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The Wright Rally Team head for home this weekend where current Motorsport Ireland Young Rally Driver of the Year Stephen Wright, and his co-driving sister Susanne will contest the Todds Leap Ulster Rally. The pair haven’t far to travel from their Monaghan base as the Ulster Rally will once again be based out of the County Fermanagh town of Enniskillen.... [Read more...]

Motormouth’s Mutterings- Season Catchup.

August 8, 2014 by  

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As ever, it seems as if the season has only just begun and is already half over. Well, at least that is the way it seems if you’re a race fan like me, anyway. The various championships have begun to take shape and in some cases it is a case of business as usual with the 2013 Champions looking to set to repeat the result in 2014. Erik Holstein,... [Read more...]

Naul Speed Weekend 2014 Launched

August 8, 2014 by  

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The next round of th the 2014 Naylor Engineering Spring and Hillclimb championship, The Naul Speed Weekend, was launched this week. The event takes place on August 16th and 17th, just over a week’s time. Although, he has already been crowned  2014 Champion (for the fourth time in five years!), Simon McKinley is looking forward to his home event... [Read more...]

Packed 16 race programme scheduled for Mondello Park this Sunday!

August 7, 2014 by  

DOYLE

This Sunday (August 10th) the Carlow Car Club will organise a sixteen race programme made up of Irish Championship and ‘Champion of Mondello’ Car Races on the Mondello Park National Circuit. The resurgent Formula Ford and Formula Vee classes will provide the single seater action, with the Patch Fiesta Championship and a mixture of Sportscar... [Read more...]

DUNLOP ENDS SPONSORSHIP OF NATIONAL RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP

July 17, 2014 by  

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ONE of the strongest and longest sponsorship associations in Irish motorsport will cease at the end of the season as Dunlop has announced it will not be renewing its title sponsorship of the National Rally Championship. The announcement brings to an end a glorious chapter that began in 2000 and has seen the series become one of the most popular and... [Read more...]

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