Barrable’s four-month rally drought will come to an end on the Barum Czech Rally Zlín

August 19, 2014 by  

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Robert Barrable will end a four-month rally drought when he contests the Barum Czech Rally Zlín (August 29-31) in his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5. The last rally the 26-year old driver from Swords near Dublin contested was the Circuit of Ireland in April, where he finished a magnificent third overall. Since then Robert has been working... [Read more...]

Craig Breen’s Rallye Deutschland doubt over.

August 18, 2014 by  

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Having suffered a back injury after landing heavily over one of WRC Rally Finland’s famous jumps two weeks ago many doubted that Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen would travel to Germany to compete in his third planned WRC event of 2014. But yet again Craig has shown his career long determination and been given the all clear by his doctors... [Read more...]

McKenna Ready For Ulster!

August 15, 2014 by  

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Pirelli Star Driver Daniel McKenna and navigator Arthur Kierans make the short trip from their County Monaghan base today to neighbouring Fermanagh for the penultimate round of this year’s British Rally Championship, the Todds Leap Ulster Rally. The Monaghan pairing arrive in Enniskillen on the crest of a wave following back to back wins on the Jim... [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...]

Genie’s back- Donnelly enters Ulster Rally in last minute World Car deal!

August 8, 2014 by  

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Three time rally winner Eugene Donnelly has secured a last minute deal to contest next weekend’s Toddsleap Ulster Rally in a Kenny McKinstry Subaru Impreza S14 WRC. The five times Irish champion has taken an enforced sabbatical from the sport since his MayDay Rally Sprint Stages victory earlier this year, but returns to the Clonakilty Blackpudding... [Read more...]

Ireland’s Daniel McKenna accelerates along the ‘Road to Wales’ pursuing prestigious Wales Rally GB entry

August 7, 2014 by  

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Building on the success of last year’s Road to Wales initiative International Motor Sport (IMS), the organisers of Wales Rally GB, have added even more opportunities for Britain’s up-and-coming rally stars to compete against the world’s best teams on Wales Rally GB, the concluding round of the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship (13 – 16 November). There... [Read more...]

Heavy landing ends Craig Breen’s Rally Finland.

August 6, 2014 by  

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Always keen for competitive time behind the wheel of a rally car, Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen went to WRC Rally Finland not only for extra seat time but to challenge himself up against the World’s best on another surface this year. The second of three WRC events planned for 2014 was going to be very different from the snow covered roads... [Read more...]

William Splashes to Shackleton Junior Rally and Championship Victory!

August 5, 2014 by  

The sixth round of the 2014 McGrady Insurance Junior 1000 Rally Challenge Ireland, took place on the former military base at Shackleton on Saturday for the Dogleap Tarmac Stages Rally. It was the first time that the Maiden City Motor Club event was contested by the Junior 1000 crews and a record eight cars took the start. The series also supported by... [Read more...]

Craig Breen ready to fly in Finland.

July 28, 2014 by  

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When Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen was in his first full season of rallying in 2009 at the tender age of 19, the Kel-Tech team packed up their humble two wheel drive Fiesta ST and set off to take on the world over the mighty gravel jumps of WRC Rally Finland. Since then like every aspiring driver Craig has always dreamed of going back there... [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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