Stanaway joins Status GP for GP3 Series season

April 23, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Stanaway has adapted well to the GP3 Series car

New Zealand star Richie Stanaway has been confirmed for a full season in the GP3 Series with the Status Grand Prix team in 2014. The 22-year-old completes the three-car GP3 Series team alongside Nick Yelloly and Alfonso Celis Jr, having driven with Status GP in five official pre-season test days, in which he has been in the Top 10 times on each occasion. An... [Read more...]

Shedden snatches victory from Turkington at the last corner in BTCC thriller!

April 20, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Race three at Donington was not only the Civic Tourer's debut win, it was also the first ever BTCC win for an estate car!

Gordon Shedden took a sensational victory in the final race of the weekend at Donington Park after passing the BMW of Colin Turkington at the final corner of the contest. The Scotsman initially made steady progress from fourth on the grid as he slotted behind Turkington and an eye catching battle between old adversaries Jason Plato and Matt Neal. That... [Read more...]

Brave tyre decision just fails to pay off for Karl Leonard!

April 20, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Leonard bravely rolled the dice staying on slicks when the rain came. The gamble didn't pay off, but he still crossed the line fourth and again won his class.

Josh Webster scored an inspired victory in round four of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB at Donington Park this afternoon (Sunday 20 April). In a race that started on a dry track but turned increasingly wet, Webster bravely pitted to change tyres and then swept back to win by a massive margin. Karl Leonard (Team Parker Racing) led the race after Webster... [Read more...]

Tordoff turns the tables on Plato as MGs dominate again. BTCC Race 2 from Donington

April 20, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Tordoff beat teammate Plato to Redgate corner and never looked back!

Sam Tordoff has taken his second ever BTCC victory with a win in race two at Donington Park. His MG KX Clubcard Fuel Save team-mate took a comfortable second place with Gordon Shedden rounding out the podium positions. It was however, a race punctuated by several safety-car periods as from the very first lap there were incidents up and down the field. A... [Read more...]

Plato holds off Tordoff for an MG 1-2 in BTCC Race 1 at Donington!

April 20, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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The MG duo lead the fast starting Turkington with Smith already under attack in fifth.

Jason Plato took a lights-to-flag victory in race one at Donington Park after fending off race long pressure from his MG KX Clubcard Fuel Save team-mate Sam Tordoff. Reigning champion Andrew Jordan battled from seventh on the grid to claim the final place on the podium. Plato made a solid getaway and defended into Redgate from the fast-starting BMW... [Read more...]

Fords and Juniors for April Kirkistown Meeting

April 20, 2014 by Ian Lynas  

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The NI Sevens never fail to entertain at Kirkistown!

THE battle for top honours in the Northern Ireland Formula Ford Championship and stars of the future in the Ginetta Junior Ireland Series will be in action along with a top class programme at Kirkistown circuit on Saturday 26 April 2014, organised by the 500 Motor Racing Club of Ireland. Two rounds of the Formula Fords which have the support of ex-F1... [Read more...]

Citroen stripped of 1st and 2nd qualifying positions as WTCC visits France!

April 20, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Loeb had qualified on pole but now has plenty of work to do as he starts from the back.

Sébastien Loeb and José María López have sensationally been stripped of their first and second qualifying positions after the technical checks. During the post-qualifying checks, the FIA Technical Delegate tested the automatic fuel cut-off system on all the five cars that took part in Q3. This test failed on the Citroën C-Elysée cars of Loeb and... [Read more...]

Karl Leonard takes Carrera Cup GB Pro-Am1 with superb second overall at Donington!

April 19, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Leonard tackles the chicane in his Naas Court Hotel car en route to a class win and second overall.

Michael Meadows scored a resounding victory in round three of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB at Donington Park this afternoon. Meadows led from the start and drove a faultless race to extend his early season points’ lead as Karl Leonard starred with a fighting drive to second overall and Pro-Am1 victory. Meadows took control from the start and was able... [Read more...]

I have the drive- do you? Nissan Generation Next, with Sean Doyle.

April 17, 2014 by Sean Doyle  

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Sean in his FF1600 Race Car.

This season I am supported by Nissan Ireland in their  Nissan Generation Next program. This program is to help driven individuals with big plans for the future. I was selected as a part of the program after Nissan Ireland had a corporate week in Mondello Park late in 2012. As a driving instructor in Mondello, I drove the very exciting Nissan Juke-R... [Read more...]

Grogan Takes First Blood in Formula Vee!

April 16, 2014 by Ivan Casey  

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Grogan's Avanti Sport Leastone on the way to an impressive win!

After the long winter break, the National Formula Vee championship started at Mondello Park last weekend with Kevin Grogan taking the spoils in a very close Crowne Plaza Dundalk National Formula Vee raceReigning champion Adam Macaulay had been very strong in pre-season testing and duly qualified his Sheane on pole with Jimmy Furlong lining up beside... [Read more...]

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