Vee Festival Fiesta Blog- with Barry Rabbitt.

July 17, 2014 by  

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I’ve been a big fan of the Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta championship since its inception, I started racing in a similar series, the Fiat Uno Championship and always felt it was a great way to learn the art of racing cars. So when I was approached by John Woods from Blackchurch Motors to drive their car for the remainder of the season I didn’t... [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...]

Jump from FF1600 to Formula Sheane- with Séan Doyle.

July 16, 2014 by  

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It’s been about two years since I’ve driven a Formula Sheane but last week Motorsport.ie’s Leo Nulty approached me and asked would I be interested in driving his Formula Sheane at the weekend at the Dunlop Formula Vee Festival. So as usual with last minute things it was a bit of a rush on Friday morning before testing we had to change... [Read more...]

First Canadian race for Faulkner’s team in US Championship series

July 11, 2014 by  

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The leading international Porsche driver, Donegal’s Damien Faulkner, flies to Toronto today for his team’s first Canadian race this Sunday, as part of North America’s new super series – the United SportsCar (USC) Championship. Faulkner, who is the main driver for team GB (Global Barista) Autosport says he enjoys racing at Mosport. “I have... [Read more...]

Tohill endures character building weekend in Holjes

July 9, 2014 by  

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Irish FIA World Rallycross Championship competitor Derek Tohill endured a character building weekend at the fifth round of the championship at Holjes in Sweden, in front of a record crowd of almost 35,000 spectators. Tohill’s troubles began in practice when technical issues slowed his Citroen DS3 Supercar, but things turned around and the PartsforCars... [Read more...]

Kirkistown Blog- with Cregor Elliott

July 8, 2014 by  

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It’s unusual to be making only the first trip of the year to Kirkistown at the end of June but that’s the way the calendar worked out this year so on the longest day of the year I was headed north. Having been unable to secure a lift on the Saturday morning it was out with the bike for a 7am start. Good time was made despite a stop for fuel near... [Read more...]

Launch of the AceSigns sponsored Imokilly Motor Club Single Stage Rally 2014

July 8, 2014 by  

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Thursday the 3rd of July saw the press launch of the AceSigns sponsored Imokilly Motor Club Single Stage Rally at Harty’s Bar & Restaurant in Cloyne in east Cork. A great crowd turned out on the night and all the talk was about the third running of the event. A photo shoot took place outside with some of the Imokilly Motor Club member’s cars... [Read more...]

Bolton Battles On- with Sean Hassett.

July 8, 2014 by  

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This weekend’s Sligo Stages Rally is going to be one of the biggest in Derek Bolton and Trevor O’Connell’s rally careers. The pair started rallying at the wheel of a Subaru Impreza in 2009 and have shared many successes since, but this weekend they are on the cusp of winning class 15 in the Sligo Pallets Border Rally Championship. After a troubled... [Read more...]

ALMC Stages Rally 2014

July 7, 2014 by  

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This year the ALMC Stages Rally moved its headquarters to the centre of County Meath and the historic town of Trim. The organising team were very excited about the stages they selected and the compact route on offer to competitors and they weren’t disappointed with the response, a great entry of top UK and Irish crews was received. Trim castle... [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS- Tommy Graham to race 1100bhp Truck at Mondello Park Truckshow this weekend!

July 4, 2014 by  

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Prosperous Sand & Gravel Haulier Tommy Graham has secured a guest drive in one of the UK based 1100bhp race trucks for the popular Mondello Park Truckshow this weekend. The Race Trucks headline amongst many other events over the two days, with the finale coming on Sunday afternoon just before all the Trucks take to the track for Ireland’s... [Read more...]

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