June 27, 2014 by Leo Nulty
The 2014 FoS is already underway and you can keep up with the weekend's action right here!
The Goodwood Festival of Speed (FoS) is a highpoint of the year for many motorsport enthusiasts. Supported by many famous drivers and F1 teams, it conbines the unique garden party atmosphere with a competitive hillclimb event, which everybody wants to win. The event is streamed live in 2014 and you can watch it on the below link- Read More →
June 14, 2014 by Tony Gregory
Johnston flyng his in his Cooper S
Fermanagh’s Mervyn Johnson and his famous Mini Cooper ’S’ will making their competition debut at the renowned Cultra Hillclimb event, next Saturday 14th June. “Ulster’s Motoring Garden Party” is centred around the twisty 640m long Cultra Hillclimb course and sits in the spectator friendly parkland grounds of the Ulster Folk and Transport... [Read more...]
June 13, 2014 by Tony Gregory
Biggerstaff in the ex Tony Pond Metro.
After making his Cultra Hillclimb debut in 2012 Stuart Biggerstaff will once again return to “Ulster’s Motoring Garden Party” to compete in one of rallying’s most iconic rally cars, his father’s MG Metro 6R4 No.1 The June 14th event is centred around the twisty 640m long Cultra Hillclimb course, which sits in the spectator friendly parkland... [Read more...]
May 29, 2014 by Leo Nulty
After the success of the 2013 event, Cultra orgainsers are already over subscribed for this years event!
The Entry List for the Cultra Hillclimb 2014, on the 14th June, reached its 100 capacity at the weekend and with two weeks still to go to the Official Closing Date the Thoroughbred Sports Car Club(NI) organisers have opened a Reserve List. TSCC President and Cultra Event Co-ordinator William Heaney commented :- “This is the second year that we’ve... [Read more...]
May 22, 2014 by Motorsport Ireland
Fixtures 24/25 May 2014
DATE: 24/25.5.14 CLUB: RIAC EVENT: Pioneer Run (Veteran) VENUE: Barberstown Castle, Straffan, Co Kildare START TIME: Sat 14.00; Sun 10.00 Event Secretary: Bob Montgomery ph: 087-4184360 DATE: 24/25.5.14 CLUB: Skibbereen & District CC EVENT: Autotest VENUE: Bandon Co-Op, Kilbrogan, Bandon, Co Cork START TIME: Sat 15.00; Sun 11.00 Event Secretary:... [Read more...]
April 17, 2014 by Tony Gregory
Image from Raceline Photography
Last Saturday 12th April 2014 saw the 25th running of Croft Hillclimb Holywood, Co Down, under the stewardship of the Thoroughbred Sports Car Club NI. With the sprinting season already underway this ever popular event gave Ulster’s hillclimbing fraternity their first competition action of the year, playing host to Round 1 of the 2014 ANICC Millers... [Read more...]
Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle to drive Citroen Rally car in the Paddy Hopkirk Gala Cavalacade this weekend!
February 17, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Meeke, who will drive a Citroen DCS R3, is proud to be associated with the Paddy Hopkirk event.
World Rally Championship stars Kris Meeke and his co-driver Paul Nagle will drive a Citroen DCS R3 rally car in the Paddy Hopkirk Gala Cavalcade, which starts from Stormont at 10.30am on Saturday February 22nd. Kris is proud to be joining the cavalcade. “I’m delighted to be part of the celebrations to mark Paddy’s victory on the Monte... [Read more...]
February 16, 2014 by Tony Gregory
Adrian Mullholland's 1971 Ford Escort RS tackles the course in 2013. Image from Reinis Babrovskisr
It has been announced that Minis, Mods and Monsters will be the overall theme for this years Cultra Hillclimb Event 2014, evoking memories of the swinging sixties as well as spectacular recent machinery. The event is located within the grounds of the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Holywood, Northern Ireland and will be held on Saturday June 14th... [Read more...]
February 6, 2014 by Tony Gregory
Kris Meeke receiving his ANICC Motorsport Award from Alan Drysdale, Chairman of 2 and 4 Wheel Motorsport Steering Group Limited (Guest presenter), Nicky Moffitt, ANICC Secretary and Henry Campbell, Chairman. Image from John O’Neill, Sperrins Photography
Despite being a relatively small country, Northern Ireland has again showed it is bursting with motorsport talent and that was evident at the recently held annual Association of Northern Ireland Car Clubs (ANICC) awards evening. With an impressive array of more than 200 trophies, the finest competitors in the country were present at the Armagh City... [Read more...]
November 28, 2013 by Mondello Park
Ireland's Top Drifters will be back in action at Mondello for the new December event.
Drift fans starved of sideways action during the winter months now have a new event to look forward to during the Christmas break. Mondello Park will host the first ever Drift-Jam Matsuri, a single day drift festival on Sunday December 29th. The event will feature Pro and Street Drift Cars on two separate drift tracks, and a Drifting demonstration by... [Read more...]