Motormouth’s Mutterings- Preview of Sunday’s Mondello Race Meeting.

April 11, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Patch Fiestas again have the biggest grids for this weekend but some of the other classes have grown too! Image from Con Connolly

I can’t believe we are on the eve of the second car race meeting of the season already. The Mondello Champion of Mondello Series’ kicked off at the new March meeting last month and continues at this one, but it also sees many of the National Championships starting their own championships. The Crowne Plaza Dundalk Formula Vee title chase... [Read more...]

VIDEO- Ritmo Action from 1994

April 4, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Alan Johnston and Michael Conway make up the front row.

By 1994 a number of drivers had closed the gap to the formerly dominant Alan Johnston in the one make Ritmo Challenge. He usually crossed the line ahead, but the margin was a lot smaller than before and often he had a major scrap on his hands. This is one of those occasions as Alan Byrne, sponsored by Anglo(!), chases him down and the pair battle it... [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...]

Craig Breen scores his maiden ERC win on the Acropolis Rally.

March 31, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

Breen on his way to the first Irish ERC win since his hero Frank Meagher back in 1995!

Now in his second season as a Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen arrived in Greece to round three of the championship ERC Acropolis Rally with a hunger for his maiden European Championship win and with it the chance to give the new Peugeot 208 T16 a win on its debut ERC event. On Friday’s qualifying stage Craig and his co-driver Scott Martin... [Read more...]

Double delight for Jordan before Turkington opens his account

March 31, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Colin Turkington drove superbly all weekend to end up third in the standings, 4 points off leader Jordan

Pirtek Racing’s Andrew Jordan enjoyed a stellar start to his title defence after scoring lights-to-flag victories in the opening two rounds of the 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch. The reigning champion didn’t have it all his own way, however, as the eBay Motors BMW of Colin Turkington took the honours in the final... [Read more...]

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