GOODWOOD REVIVAL BRINGS STONEHENGE TO WEST SUSSEX!

August 23, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Goodwood Revival takes place from 12-14 September

Where else in the world can you see a full scale model of Stonehenge, the largest gathering of Jaguar D-types and Mods and Rockers duking it out on Brighton Pier without leaving the confines of a racing track? At the Goodwood Revival of course, which takes place from 12 – 14 September at the Goodwood Motor Circuit. Keen to save motorists from the... [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS- Darragh Daly is Dunlop Young Race Driver of the Month!

August 21, 2014 by Motorsport Ireland  

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A great action shot of Darragh Daly in action at Mondello Park by Con Connolly.

Darragh Daly from Dunshaughlin, Co Meath, has been selected as the Dunlop Young Racing Driver of the Month for July, for his performances in the Formula Libre class at the wheel of a Formula Renault Tatuus. At Mondello Park on July 12/13, the 22 year-old finished third in both of the Libre races, having already taken a win and a third place in Irish... [Read more...]

Faulkner forecasts turnaround for Oak Tree Grand Prix, Virginia

August 20, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Having already won at the venue, Faulkner is confident of a stromg showing at the Virginia International Raceway.

Donegal Porsche driver, Damien Faulkner returns to the Virginia International Raceway, US, where he had a win last year, to compete in the Oak Tree Grand Prix this Sunday 24th August. This is his 9th race in the new North American super series – the Tudor United SportsCar Championship, and he’s the only Irish driver competing in the whole... [Read more...]

Mid Season Q&A with Charlie Eastwood.

August 19, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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The former World Karting Champion is confident of a strong showing in the second half of the season.

This is your first year of racing in single-seaters after competing in karts, how are you finding the transition? Single-seater racing is really different to karting and, as a result, the transition between the two is very big. Many drivers say it’s the biggest transition between levels that you’ll experience in racing. The main differences you... [Read more...]

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

August 19, 2014 by Paul Evans  

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It's back to the Tunnock's R5 Fiesta for the newly engaged Irish Formula Ford Festival winner!

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 Leo Nulty  

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Thankfully, doctors have given Breen the all clear to compete in ADAC Rallye Deutscland

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...]

Promising Pace At Silverstone For Eastwood

August 18, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Despite showing impressive pace, luck was not on Eastwood's side at Silverstone

Despite showing tremendous pace at the latest round of the BRDC Formula 4 Championship, Charlie Eastwood was denied the results at the Silverstone round after a mixture of issues in rounds 13, 14 and 15 of the series. He was tapped into a spin in the first race of the weekend, fell victim to a tyre lottery in race two, and failed to make the grid for... [Read more...]

FINAL CALL FOR HILLSBOROUGH’S SUPERCAR SUNDAY

August 16, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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The organisers of the Hillsborough International Oyster Festival are making a final call to all supercar owners to join them on Supercar Sunday and help them beat their £8,000 charity record that was established in 2013. The Hollybrook Cars / Momentum Motorsports Dream Rides event runs from 1.30 to 5.30 on Sunday 7th. September, at the Sprucefield... [Read more...]

Looks Like Rain, Ted! Mondello August Report- with Leo Nulty

August 15, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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McGovern leads a group of Fiestas as the heavens open. Image from a very wet Michael Chester.

Lashing, pouring, pi$$ing, call it what you like but it’s a long time since Mondello Park experienced rain like that. It was on and off all day but when it eventually let go, during the Patch Fiesta Qualifier, it was as if someone had angered the gods. The sheets of rain were of biblical proportions and within a minute or two, the track was completely... [Read more...]

McKenna Ready For Ulster!

August 15, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Daniel is confident of a strong performance ahead of today's opening stages.

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...]

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