February 23, 2014 by Leo Nulty
JV getting into the Rallycross spirit- he even has a beanie! Image from Gary Hawkins/Ebrey Photographic
Lydden Hill, Kent (GB) – Saturday 22 February, 2014: Jacques Villeneuve today conducted his first proper test aboard the 600bhp #25 Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 in which he will contest the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. The former F1 and Indycar World Series Champion completed ten 4-lap stints around the Lydden Hill... [Read more...]
F1 Champion and Indy 500 Winner Villeneuve to challenge for World Rallycross Series with Albatec Racing!
February 13, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Villeneuve's signing is a major boost for the FIA World Rallycross series!
Former F1 and Indycar World Series Champion Jacques Villeneuve will join Dumfries-based Albatec Racing in the 2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship (RallycrossRX). The French-Canadian will drive one of the team’s 600bhp two-litre, 16v Peugeot 208s in the 12-round series, which starts in Portugal in May. Villeneuve is the only active racing driver... [Read more...]
December 9, 2013 by Leo Nulty
Andrew Morris won the Superfinal at an action packed Mondello Rallycross last month. Image from Con Connolly.
Well it’s almost time for the big man in the red suit to come visiting so things are quiet in terms of circuit racing. Rallycross seems to have shrugged off its recent woes with a great showing at the last Mondello meeting. It was almost as if the Rallycross community realised that their beloved sport was in danger and grouped together. The entries... [Read more...]
November 19, 2013 by Fergus Brennan
With the superfinal controversially reinstated for the last round, it's "winner takes all" for the Rallycross on the 24th!
The 2013 Irish Rallycross Champion will be crowned this weekend at Mondello Park and for the first time the title will be awarded following a single event shoot out. The Irish Rallycross crown will go to the winner of the Superfinal at Sunday’s season finale, and the organisers are hoping the return of the Superfinal and the awarding of the overall... [Read more...]
November 10, 2013 by Sophie Byrne
Sophie flying high on her way to the Junior Rallycross title. Image from Con Connolly.
Tackling the Kirkistown chicane in the Ginetta G20. Image from Con Connolly. Well I have to say it has been a rollercoaster of a year! I knew that this was my last year competing as a Junior in Rallycross and wanted to make it my mission to build on my experience and win the championship. After finishing second last year I wanted to become the first... [Read more...]
November 2, 2013 by P1 Digital
Mullen spent the summer racing her Sayso.ie Formula Sheane.
Just over a month since finishing as runner up in the 2013 MicksGarage.com Formula Sheane Fun Cup Championship, Jennifer Mullan follows on from her FCR Media Racing team mate Barry Rabbitt this Sunday November 3rd as one of the guest drivers in the all new Civic Rallycross Challenge. Rabbitt gave the new car it’s debut at the Carlow Car Club run... [Read more...]
October 15, 2013 by Mondello Park
Rallycross Action returns to Mondello Park this Sunday!
The 2012/2013 Irish Rallycross Championship heads into its final stages this weekend at Mondello Park, with Sunday’s round six being run by the Carlow Car Club. Following a long summer break the eight round series will be completed with a quick-fire run of three events within five weeks, finishing with round eight on November 24th. The Irish Rallycross... [Read more...]
October 7, 2013 by Annie Richmond
A taste of 2014- Tohill behind the wheel of a Rallycross Supercar!
Predictably- Derek didn’t hold back on his first supercar run! FIA European Rallycross Champion Derek Tohill successfully completed his RallycrossRX Supercar prize drive at the Kinnekulle Ring in Sweden yesterday (October 6) where he drove a VW Polo Supercar run by Marklund Motorsport. A part of the prize package for winning his championships,... [Read more...]
September 24, 2013 by Johnny Loix
Tohill didn't finish the last round- but the job was already done- now for the Supercar Test! Image from Johnny Loix.
Derek Tohill was forced to retire from the TouringCar final during the last round of the 2013 FIA European Rallycross Championship – RallycrossRX – that went underway at Buxtehude in Germany this weekend (September 21-22). The Irishman, supported by PartsforCars.ie, won the 2013 TouringCar title already last weekend during the penultimate event... [Read more...]
September 16, 2013 by Johnny Loix
A delighted Tohill poses with trophy & tricolour.
Derek Tohill from Dublin in Ireland became the 2013 FIA European Rallycross Champion in the Touring Car category this weekend (September 14-15) at Greinbach in Austria. The PartsforCars.ie supported driver won the 8th round of the 2013 RallycrossRX series and holds now an insurmountable lead on the second in the standings. For Tohill it’s his... [Read more...]