November 20, 2013 by Tony Gregory
Smiley impressed the Triple Eight team with his run in Jason Plato's MG6
Last week Carrickfergus racing driver Chris Smiley followed-up his maiden saloon car title by going testing with British Touring Car squad Triple Eight at Silverstone race circuit. The 21 year old won the opportunity to drive one of Triple Eight MG6’s after taking nine victories in the JCW Cup (John Cooper Works) Class which is runs within the Mini... [Read more...]
October 16, 2013 by P1 Digital
Arón leads his team mates on the International loop at Brands Hatch.
Árón Smith approached the final weekend of the 2013 MSA British Touring Car Championship aiming to build on his double podium success at Silverstone and end his season on a high. The Dublin racer has proven on a number of occasions this season that when he and the Airwaves Racing Ford Focus NGTC are working well together, they are easily one of the... [Read more...]
October 4, 2013 by P1 Digital
Aron enjoyed a hugely successful weekend when the BTCC visited Silverstone!
Airwaves Racing’s Árón Smith was aiming to return to the podium at Silverstone after a challenging weekend at Rockingham some two weeks earlier. A circuit that holds many fond memories for the young Dubliner would surely provide the ideal platform for some strong results as he made his podium debut here in 2012. Saturday morning’s free practice... [Read more...]
August 16, 2013 by Aron Smith
It's been a while! Aron sprays the bubbly at Snetterton!
What can I say?! Turns out we were pretty on it at Snetterton and finally got some of the results that everyone in Airwaves Racing deserved. As everyone has pointed out the first half of our season has not been pretty, we’ve been on the back foot and to be honest have struggled to find a set up for both Mat and myself but now it seems we’ve turned... [Read more...]
July 19, 2013 by Aron Smith
A Snetterton test has finally unlocked some proper pace from the Airwaves Focus and Aron is chomping at the bit for the next race!
It’s been a little while since I’ve gotten around to doing one of these so I do apologies for my absence and I can assure you that it’s not because I think that I’m above it but in actual fact I’ve been a tad busy with everything from college, working in Mondello, Lauren starting her job in Microsoft (yes, that even effects... [Read more...]
June 26, 2013 by BTCC
Former Champion Turkington dominated at Croft- and came within an ace of a hat trick with a late race charge in race 3!
Colin Turkington scored a fantastic double victory for eBay Motors at Croft before narrowly missing out on a memorable treble as he finished behind the Honda Civic of championship leader Matt Neal in race three. BMW racer Turkington was the star of the show all weekend, having secured a last gasp pole position in qualifying and a dominant lights-to-flag... [Read more...]
June 7, 2013 by Leo Nulty
The BTCC class of '02 tackle Turn 1!
Well, on the eve of Mondello Park’s 45th birthday, it seems fitting that our Video of The Week is a race from the Kildare venue. This one is The BTCC when they visited back in 2002 with an interesting lap of the International Track beforehand. Hard to believe it was 11 years ago- but sadly that’s because I, like Mondello Park, am decidedly... [Read more...]
May 4, 2013 by Marc Quinlivan
TOCA visited Donington and Marc was there to capture all the action!
The British Touring Car Championship has been running, in one form or another, since 1958 and is now the UK’s biggest motor racing championship. Those of us old enough to remember the series when it was in its heyday in the late 1980s and early 1990s will remember names like John Cleland, Will Hoy, Frank Biela, Rickard Rydell, Alain Menu, Tim Harvey... [Read more...]
March 21, 2013 by Simon Melluish
Motorsport.ie Blogger Aron Smith with Colin Turkington and their 2013 BTCC Rivals
The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) has today (Thursday 21 March) announced both a record – and capacity – 32-car entry list for the upcoming 2013 season. An incredible 13 models from 11 different marques are entered, including both Honda and MG as official Manufacturer teams. In total this amounts to the biggest BTCC season entry... [Read more...]
March 8, 2013 by Paul Grogan
Keith will be aiming to return to the podium in 2013 and take his debut race victory with Douglas Motorsport. Photo: Jakob Ebrey
Reigning Ginetta Junior Team Champions Douglas Motorsport will be aiming to retain their title in 2013 having signed Irish star Keith Donegan just weeks ahead of the season opener at Brands Hatch Indy Circuit. The Navan native had a mixed rookie season in the Ginetta Junior Championship in 2012 having graduated from a number of successful seasons Karting... [Read more...]