August 6, 2014 by Tony Gregory
Chris Smiley on his way to an impressive Scirroco R-cup debut victory!
Ulster racer Chris Smiley has scored a dramatic first victory in the European based Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup. Smiley’s breakthrough came at round 6,(2 August 2014) which was being held at the picturesque Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. With two races over the weekend Smiley took victory in Saturday’s 20 lap race, giving in the R-Cup one of... [Read more...]
May 17, 2014 by Tony Gregory
Smiley in the 285bhp VW Scirocco R-Cup.
This month Carrickfergus racing driver Chris Smiley kicked off his 2014 Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup campaign with two solid top ten finishes at the Hockenheim Ring in Germany. The 22 year old piloted his 285 bhp one-make Scirocco R to a respectable 10th in race one and an improved 8th place in race two. The two results were even more remarkable as... [Read more...]
March 4, 2014 by Tony Gregory
Smiley is looking forward to his new challenge.
Carrickfergus racing driver Chris Smiley will be spending the forthcoming season racing in Germany, after securing a drive to compete in Volkswagen’s Scirocco R Cup. Smiley, 2013 JCW Cup Champion will have a 10 race program consisting of 6 race weekends each supporting the world renown DTM series, which will see Smiley racing at some of Germany’s... [Read more...]
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 7, 2013 by Tony Gregory
Chris celebrates clinching his first saloon title!
Carrickfergus racing driver Chris Smiley has ended his 2013 season in winning ways after securing his maiden saloon car title. The 21 year old drove his 240bhp front wheel drive mini to the 2013 JCW Cup title at Donington Park Race Circuit in only his second season of competing in the JCW Cup (John Cooper Works) Class which is run within the Mini Challenge... [Read more...]