My Ginetta Experience- with Nicole Coffey.

September 3, 2013 by Nicole Coffey  

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Nicole finished a strong fourth in her first ever car race.

I have had a very exciting summer, testing the Court Hotel Ginetta G20 Junior in Mondello, as well as continuing my karting campaign. It was a fantastic opportunity for me to graduate to car racing so soon and I was delighted to accept the challenge as the Ginetta Junior Ireland championship is a great stepping stone and has produced... [Read more...]

Nicole Coffey: OMG AGAIN! I won the SKC, the MKC and the IKC ‘Young Driver of the Year’. What a year!

October 30, 2012 by Nicole Coffey  

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Nicole has had a hugely successful season but its not over yet as she jets off to Bahrain in a couple of weeks for the final CIK-FIA Academy Trophy round

I attended the Karting Awards on Friday night and I was delighted. As well as receiving amazing trophies for 1st place in the Munster Karting Club Championship, 1st place in the the Southern Karting Club Championship and 2nd place in the Motorsport Ireland Championship, I was also awarded The Irish Karting Club’s ‘Young Driver of the Year’! On... [Read more...]

Nicole Coffey: OMG I won the most amazing prize ever!!!!

October 5, 2012 by Nicole Coffey  

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A delighted Nicole Coffey with her IRL Plate for winning the All Ireland Karting Championship. Photo: John & Karla Coffey

Last weekend was the last round of the 2012 Karting season. We arrived at Pallas Karting Circuit in Tynagh and The Motorsport Ireland Minimax Karting Championship was hanging in the balance between myself and Gary Donnelly from Northern Ireland. Talk about tension! I focused hard and had a great day on track scoring a 2nd in Heat 1, 1st in Heat 2 and... [Read more...]

Nicole Coffey: Racing in Braga

July 15, 2012 by Nicole Coffey  

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Thats me during the presentation of drivers ceremony

I raced on Sunday in the final of The Academy Trophy in Braga, Portugal. Due to an incident in the pre-final, I had to start the main Final from the back of the grid of 28 karts. I made a great start and was up to 20th by the end of the first lap, my times were really good & I continued to make up places. I had made it up to 13th place when another... [Read more...]

Nicole Coffey: OMG!!! – the FIA have selected ‘ME’ to compete in the CIK-FIA Academy Trophy!!

June 23, 2012 by Nicole Coffey  

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Nicole in her Coby Motorsport Minimax Kart.

Hi, I’m Nicole Coffey, I’m 13 years old and I’m currently the one of the only girls in Ireland who is Karting regularly and racing in every round of the Motorsport Ireland Championship. As well as being interested in all the normal girl things, I absolutely love everything about Motor Racing and speed. I started karting near the end of the 2009... [Read more...]