November 14, 2013 by Daniel McKenna
Daniel will tackle Wales Rally GB in his usual Fiesta before changing to his Citroen DS3 R3T for 2014.
Daniel, co-driver Arthur Kierans and his team are in the final stages of preparation for their first ever World Rally, Wales Rally GB this weekend. The recently crowned Pirelli Star Driver will use his Scanbitz Ltd and Ravenol Motoroil supported Ford Fiesta R2 on the mammoth event and is relishing the challenges he will face over the four days of competition. Daniel... [Read more...]
November 11, 2013 by Trevor McGrath
Breen in action in the Swiss Mountains
Peugeot Rally Academy’s Craig Breen has clinched his fifth ERC podium of the year on the season ending Rallye du Valais when he and his Belgium co driver Lara Vanneste claimed 3rd place today in Switzerland. This result looked very unlikely after an unfortunate mistake by Vanneste leading to a two minute time penalty (Day-One) and a broken powersteerng... [Read more...]
November 8, 2013 by ALMC
The ALMC 50th Celebration Dinner promises to be a great night!
THIS YEAR 2013, ALMC (or Aer Lingus Motor Club as most of you still know it) IS 50 YEARS OLD AND WE HAVE DECIDED TO ORGANISE OUR OWN “GATHERING”. To achieve this, we are planning to hold a 50th Anniversary Dinner on Saturday 14th December in City North Hotel, Gormanston, with guest speakers, a collection of memorabilia and some light music. We would... [Read more...]
November 7, 2013 by Motorsport Ireland
Daniel McKenna is the current Billy Coleman Award winner- who will suceed him for 2014?
Motorsport Ireland has announced the seven nominees for this year’s Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver of the Year award. The nominees comprise the five bi-monthly winners from January-February through to September-October along with one wildcard, the highest placed driver from the Valvoline National Forestry Championship and finally the winner of the... [Read more...]
November 7, 2013 by Andrew Bushe
Amy Williams makes her WRC Debut in the Rally Hire Evo 9 next weekend
Based in Moneyreagh, just outside Belfast, the Rally Hire team, run by Raymond Mason are currently preparing their Mitsubishi Evo 9 for WRC Wales Rally GB, where Olympic medallist Amy Williams MBE, will be swopping her Skeleton for the co-driver’s seat. Amy, a gold medallist at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, has been learning the ropes in... [Read more...]
November 7, 2013 by Motorsport Ireland
Kiernan is typical pose at the wheel of his Mk2 Escort.
Gary Kiernan has been nominated for this year’s Motorsport Ireland Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver Award for his performances in September and October. The 22 year-old from Bailieborough, Co Cavan, drove his 1650 cc Ford Escort to class victories in Clare, Donegal and Skibbereen during the two months, which not only gave him a class win in the Dunlop... [Read more...]
November 3, 2013 by Andrew Bushe
Osian Pryce led the event from start to finish, scoring his third win on the trot!
- Jukka Korhonen secures Citroën Trophy UK (CRT) and British Rally Championship title (BRC), as Citroën dominates the BRC once again - Osian Pryce nets CRT victory hat-trick, Korhonen seals title with third place - Korhonen: “It’s just an amazing feeling” The final Citroën Racing Trophy UK round took place this weekend at the Rallye Sunseeker... [Read more...]
October 31, 2013 by Ian Lynas
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A new book which will appeal to rally enthusiasts has been launched. ‘The Porsche 911 in Irish Rallying’ was written by Mark Copeland who sadly passed away and did not see his work published. One of the leading authorities on the iconic Porsche 911, he recorded the story of the car in Irish rallying and at the launch in John Mulholland Motors in... [Read more...]
October 22, 2013 by Motorsport Ireland
McKenna's prize is a full BRC season in 2014!
Congratulations to the current holder of the Billy Coleman Award, Daniel McKenna, who has just been announced as the winner of the 2013 Pirelli Star Driver competition in the UK. The prize drive consists of a fully funded drive in a Citroen DS3 in the 2014 British Rally Championship. During the two-day shootout at the Sweet Lamb motorsport complex... [Read more...]
October 21, 2013 by MediaJAM Communications
Kenny McKinstry and Kenny Hull at the finish of the 2014 Down Rally
Kenny McKinstry and Kenny Hull emerged victorious from Saturday’s Castlewellan based Down Rally but it was Derek McGarrity and James McKee who had the largest smiles as they were confirmed as the 2013 Carryduff Forklift MSA N.I. Stage Rally Champions! In fact, McGarrity was left celebrating before the event kicked off as his main championship... [Read more...]