60 seconds with Tommy Byrne

February 15, 2013 by Leo  

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Tommy recalls the race of his life as a celebrity race at Snetterton in 1982

Name: Tommy Byrne Age: 54 Occupation: Driver Coach Instructor Road Car: Mazda Miata Crashed & Byrned is a book about Tommy’s life as a racing driver Dream Road Car: Porsche GT3R Race of My Life: Celebrity Race at Snetterton 1982 Biggest Supporter: John McCambridge Favourite Food: Mince meat and mash potatoes It’s Motorsport.ie’s round-... [Read more...]

60 seconds with Matt Griffin

February 8, 2013 by Tony Gregory  

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Matt Griffin has recently signed a deal that will see him join Ram Racing for the European Le Mans Series

Name: Matt Griffin Age: 30 Occupation: Racing Driver GT Road Car: Mercedes 250 CDI Dream Road Car: Ferrari 288 GTO or Lancia Delta Race Car: Ferrari 458 Italia LMGTE Dream Race Car: Italian Race of My Life: 2008 International GT Open, driving AF Corse’s 430 GT2. Went from 18th to the lead on the last lap Biggest Supporter: Robin Mortimer Favourite... [Read more...]

60 seconds with Conor Daly

January 14, 2013 by Leo  

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Conor behind the wheel of the No.14 ABC Supply Honda IndyCar at a test at Sebring International Raceway late last year

Name: Conor Daly Age: 21 Occupation: Driver Road Car: Subaru STI Dream Road Car: Nissan Skyline R34 GTR Race Car: GP3 Dream Race Car: F1 Race of My Life: Barcelona Race 2 GP3 2012 Biggest Supporter: My Family Favourite Food: Pizza Favourite Restaurant: Fogo de Chao Tell us something interesting about yourself? I want to race/drive with Ken Block someday  Read More →

60 seconds with Damien Faulkner

January 11, 2013 by Leo  

Damien leaves the pits in his Porsche GT3 Cup car. Photo: damienfaulkner.com

Name: Damien Faulkner Age: 35 Occupation: Racing Driver Road Car: Audi A3 Dream Road Car: Porsche Carrera GT Race Car: Porsche GT3 Cup Dream Race Car: One with Air Conditioning! Race of My Life: Sebring 12 hour 2011 Biggest Supporter: Family Favourite Food: Italian Favourite Restaurant: My financee’s kitchen! It’s Motorsport.ie’s round- what... [Read more...]

60 seconds with Brian Hearty

December 4, 2012 by Leo  

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In 2012, Brian Hearty claimed his 9th championship title, can he make in 10 in 2013!?

Name: Brian Hearty Age: 61 Occupation: Haulier Road Car: BMW M3 & Merc C220 Coupé Dream Road Car: Aston Martin DB9s Race Car: Formula Sheane Dream Race Car: Jordan 192 Race of My Life: August 2010- My second race in the current car in Kirkistown. Great race with Anton Savage and Kevin Sheane- and managed to win it! Biggest Supporter: Joe McArdle Favourite... [Read more...]

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