May 21, 2013 by Marlena Kaminska
A misted up windscreen stopped the Lancia challenging for the win in Knockhill but the Sportchip Team were happy with runner up spot.
Grzegorz Kalinecki and his Irish based Sportchip.ie team made the trip to Knockhill in Scotland for the second round of the UK Retro Rallycross championship. Extreme weather conditions made it a difficult weekend for all competitors but the trusty Integrale performed admirably all day, evening surviving a clash with a Porsche in the third heat. Conditions... [Read more...]
May 13, 2013 by Colin Dowling
Irish Rallycross needs a boost- a new budget class should help.
To all Rallycross enthusiasts We all know the number of cars at recent events has dropped to a very low level. During the open forum many issues were discussed. But the most important issue has to be to get more cars and drivers to the starting grid. If we don’t get numbers out, we won’t have a championship. So here’s what I’m... [Read more...]
April 28, 2013 by Johnny Loix
Tohill in a typical hard charging pose!
FIA European Rallycross Championship 2013 – Round 2 – Montalegre, Portugal – April 27-28 (Montalegre) – TouringCar driver Derek Tohill finished fifth during the second round of the 2013 FIA European Rallycross Championship at Montalegre, Portugal. The Irishman previously won the opening round (in England) of the 2013 RallycrossRX series in the... [Read more...]
March 30, 2013 by Andrew Bushe
Petter Solberg's all new European Rallycross challenger featuring Irish made bodywork
Former World Rally Champion, Norwegian- Petter Solberg is moving from the special stages to the Rallycross tracks this season, as he contests the European Rallycross Championship (ERC). He will be at the wheel of a Citroen DS3 super-car which has been hurriedly constructed at Petter Solberg Engineering, and it’s all go to get everything ready for... [Read more...]
March 20, 2013 by Marlena Kaminska
The newly reliveried Mróz Integrale ready for the off!
The first round of The British Rallycross Championship was held at the famous Lydden Hill circuit on March 16th/17th and reigning Retro Rallycross champions Sportchip.ie were back to defend their title. Their distinctive Lancia Delta Integrale had received a full rebuild at their Dublin base and was resplendant in its new white livery. Conditions... [Read more...]
February 5, 2013 by Barry Rabbitt
Andrew Morris was the class of the day in his BMRT Subaru. Photo: Sarah Byrne
My first visit to Mondello Park of the year was in an official capacity, that of commentator in fact. Regular announcer Matt Feeney was busy celebrating his birthday and had asked me to cover for him. Over the years I have helped Matt and Motorsport.ie boss, Leo Nulty, out behind the mic but this was to be my first proper solo attempt. I was hoping... [Read more...]
February 4, 2013 by Paul Grogan
Weekend Results for 2/3 February 2013
WEEKEND RESULTS for 2/3 February 2013 SAFETY DIRECT GALWAY INTERNATIONAL RALLY (ROUND 1 OF IRISH TARMAC CHAMPIONSHIP): 1 Keith Cronin/Marshall Clarke (Subaru Impreza WRC) 1h 05m 51s, 2 Eugene Donnelly/Mark Kane (Mini WRC) 1h 06m 04s, 3 Declan Boyle/Brian Boyle (Subaru Impreza WRC) 1h 06m 50s, 4 Derek McGarrity/James McKee (Subaru Impreza WRC) 1h 06m... [Read more...]
January 13, 2013 by Autosport International
Large crowd's have attended Autosport International 2013
Temperatures in the UK may have plummeted, but the combination of horsepower, stars and cars warmed up the attending fans in an exciting celebration of motorsport during the 23rd Autosport International show. Tens of thousands of motorsport fans flocked to Birmingham’s NEC as the public element of Europe’s biggest motorsport show got underway. The... [Read more...]
January 8, 2013 by Autosport International
The 'Best of British' line-up at Autosport International includes the 3.8-litre V8 McLaren MP4-12C
A celebration of the UK’s automotive engineering expertise will take place at Birmingham’s NEC on 12-13 January 2013 with live demonstrations at Autosport International’s Live Action Arena. Hosted within the UK’s largest indoor race track, motoring magazine Autocar presents its ‘Best of British’ with a display of stunning models: the 3.8-litre... [Read more...]
January 1, 2013 by Leo
This is the hardest piece I have ever had to write for the website. It is hard to believe that a young man so full of life and fun is no longer with us. The Ginetta Junior class has only been around for a few short years but along with the Junior Rallycross class, has produced some fantastic young talent. Andrew Clarke was one of these young drivers... [Read more...]