Positive Portugal For McCormack

April 9, 2014 by Laura Conlan  

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Marty and David Moynihan kick up dust in the Hancook/TigerRisk backed Fiesta R5

The Northern Irish driver and his Cork based navigator, David Moynihan, kicked off their first World Rally Championship programme at the wheel of a Ford Fiesta R5 backed by Korean tyre giant Hankook and innovative insurance expert TigerRisk. It proved to be a rally of firsts for the former British Junior Champion as he turned his hand to his first gravel... [Read more...]

Another strong WRC-2 points-scoring finish for Barrable after surviving Rally Portugal war of attrition

April 8, 2014 by Paul Evans  

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Flying High- Barrable was satisfied with his performance on his return to gravel.

On his first gravel rally in almost five months, Robert Barrable scored another strong points-scoring finish with 6th in WRC-2 and 16th overall in his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5 on the gruelling Rally Portugal. This was the first time that the 26-year old Irish driver had ever returned to a round of the FIA World Rally Championship,... [Read more...]

Positive Start to BTCC Campaign for Smith & Team BMR

April 3, 2014 by P1 Digital  

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Despite a few setbacks, Smith remains confident heading to Donington. Photo from Network Images.

Despite the results sheets showing a different outlook, Árón Smith left the opening round of the 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship full of confidence in his new car and praise for his new team, BMR. Saturday’s free practice sessions showed early signs that Warren Scott’s team, under the Engineering guidance of Geoff Kingston, had... [Read more...]

Kane On Shakedown Duties

April 2, 2014 by Tony Gregory  

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The new Strakka Dome S103 chassis

2014 LMP2 WEC contenders Strakka Racing has successfully completed a shakedown of its new Strakka Dome S103 chassis at Turweston Aerodrome. Driven by northern Irishman Jonny Kane and Danny Watts, the first of a new breed of LMP2 Chassis from the Strakka DOME Racing partnership is powered by Nissan’s VK45 4.5-litre V8. The car completed a number... [Read more...]

Three podium finishes and a Championship lead for Watson after Ginetta GT4 Supercup opening weekend at Brands Hatch

April 1, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Watson on his way to a strong win in race one in his Westland Ginetta GT4. Image from Jakob Ebrey.

Nineteen-year-old Andrew Watson’s challenge for the Ginetta GT4 Supercup title got off to the best possible start this weekend when he won the first race and then followed that up with a second and third spot in the following two races at Brands Hatch in Kent. The three podium finishes across the weekend gives the young driver an impressive 93 points... [Read more...]

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