Tohill endures character building weekend in Holjes

July 9, 2014 by  


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...]

Highs and Lows at Lydden Hill for Ireland’s Derek Tohill at World Rallycross Championship.

May 30, 2014 by  


Derek Tohill entered the second round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Lydden Hill near Dover in England. The Irishman was participating in front of a sell-out crowd in his LD Motorsports 600 BHP powered Citroen DS3 SuperCar. The 2013 European Rallycross Champion was part of the 38 strong SuperCar field. This was undoubtedly one of the largest... [Read more...]

Top Ten Finish for Tohill on World Rallycross Debut!

May 6, 2014 by  


LD Motorsports World RX Team driver Derek Tohill secured eighth position in the finals of this weekend’s season opening round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, hosted in Portugal. Swathed in blistering sunshine, and in front of capacity crowds, Tohill joined the pack of 19 rival supercars in the hunt for the first ever rallycross world... [Read more...]


April 26, 2014 by  


The inaugural season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will be broadcast in more than 100 countries with a combined household reach of over 816 million homes via a network of over 30 different broadcasters. All media partners will show extended highlights of each World RX event with at least 25 broadcasters showing... [Read more...]

Successful First World RX Test For Villeneuve At Lydden

February 23, 2014 by  


Lydden Hill, Kent (GB) – Saturday 22 February, 2014: Jacques Villeneuve today conducted his first proper test aboard the 600bhp #25 Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 in which he will contest the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. The former F1 and Indycar World Series Champion completed ten 4-lap stints around the Lydden Hill... [Read more...]

F1 Champion and Indy 500 Winner Villeneuve to challenge for World Rallycross Series with Albatec Racing!

February 13, 2014 by  


Former F1 and Indycar World Series Champion Jacques Villeneuve will join Dumfries-based Albatec Racing in the 2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship (RallycrossRX). The French-Canadian will drive one of the team’s 600bhp two-litre, 16v Peugeot 208s in the 12-round series, which starts in Portugal in May. Villeneuve is the only active racing driver... [Read more...]

Motormouth Update- with Leo Nulty

December 9, 2013 by  


Well it’s almost time for the big man in the red suit to come visiting so things are quiet in terms of circuit racing. Rallycross seems to have shrugged off its recent woes with a great showing at the last Mondello meeting. It was almost as if the Rallycross community realised that their beloved sport was in danger and grouped together. The entries... [Read more...]

2013 Irish Rallycross Champ to be crowned at Mondello Park

November 19, 2013 by  


The 2013 Irish Rallycross Champion will be crowned this weekend at Mondello Park and for the first time the title will be awarded following a single event shoot out. The Irish Rallycross crown will go to the winner of the Superfinal at Sunday’s season finale, and the organisers are hoping the return of the Superfinal and the awarding of the overall... [Read more...]

My Racing Season- with Sophie Byrne

November 10, 2013 by  


Tackling the Kirkistown chicane in the Ginetta G20. Image from Con Connolly. Well I have to say it has been a rollercoaster of a year! I knew that this was my last year competing as a Junior in Rallycross and wanted to make it my mission to build on my experience and win the championship. After finishing second last year I wanted to become the first... [Read more...]

Mullan to Make Rallycross Return.

November 2, 2013 by  


Just over a month since finishing as runner up in the 2013 Formula Sheane Fun Cup Championship, Jennifer Mullan follows on from her FCR Media Racing team mate Barry Rabbitt this Sunday November 3rd as one of the guest drivers in the all new Civic Rallycross Challenge. Rabbitt gave the new car it’s debut at the Carlow Car Club run... [Read more...]

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