McKenna aiming high in Scotland

June 27, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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After his first BRC win at the Jim Clark, Daniel is joint leader of the series with Osian Pryce.

Scotland for the All stations are go for the 2014 Pirelli Star Driver and joint British Rally Championship (BRC) leader Daniel McKenna, as he prepares for this weekend’s RSAC Scottish Rally. The Scottish Rally is the third round of the BRC and after a win apiece on the opening two rounds, Daniel is level on points at the top of the championship standings... [Read more...]

McKenna Looking Forward to Donegal

June 20, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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McKenna is relishing the chance to get back behind the wheel of his Mk2 Escort in Donegal

2014 Pirelli Star Driver Daniel McKenna and his co-driver Arthur Kierans are undertaking final preparations for one of Ireland’s most popular motorsport events, the Donegal International Rally. Daniel and Arthur are heading to the North West of Ireland in the Scanbitz Mark II Ford Escort to continue development work for Pirelli with their P7 Classic... [Read more...]

PRYCE LEADS CITROËN 1-2-3 AT BRITISH RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP OPENER

May 8, 2014 by Andrew Bushe  

Price and Furness charge to victory in the DS3 R3

It was a clean sweep of podium finishes for Citroën in the opening round of the MSA British Rally Championship – the Pirelli Carlisle Richard Burns Foundation Rally. Welshman and pre-event favourite, Osian Pryce was the victor, ahead of Daniel McKenna and David Carney. The 1600 cc turbocharged DS3 R3 was once again all-conquering and of the seven... [Read more...]

PIRELLI READY TO SHOWCASE RALLY PRODUCTS ON HOME TERRITORY

May 1, 2014 by Dave Mint  

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Daniel McKenna: 2014 Pirelli Star Driver

This weekend marks the first round of the British Rally Championship: the all-gravel Pirelli Carlisle Richard Burns Foundation Rally. For the second consecutive year the Pirelli-backed event will be named after Britain’s last World Rally Champion, who won his title in 2001 on Pirelli tyres. Alex Burns – Richard’s father – will once more be guest... [Read more...]

Daniel Heads For Home!

April 24, 2014 by Art McCarrick  

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Daniel is looking forward to Monaghan after a great perfomance at the Circuit of Ireland last weekend.

Daniel McKenna heads for home this weekend when he tackles his local event, the Hillgrove Hotel Monaghan Stages Rally. Following on from a very successful Circuit of Ireland debut in the Pirelli Star Driver Citroen DS3 last weekend, Daniel will revert back to his Mark 2 Escort for Monaghan to resume his Pirelli tyre development programme. “Heading... [Read more...]

Daniel To Debut DS3 On The Circuit Of Ireland

April 16, 2014 by Art McCarrick  

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The Citroen DS3 which Daniel will use for his Circuit of Ireland debut!

2014 Pirelli Star Driver Daniel McKenna and co-driver Arthur Kierans will make their long awaited competitive debut in the David Greer Motorsport Citroen DS3 R3T this weekend on the Circuit of Ireland Rally. In a departure from the usual black colour scheme, the Pirelli prize drive car will also sport a new, eye catching yellow colour scheme for the... [Read more...]

McKenna on the up! With John Kenny/The Irish Daily Star.

February 25, 2014 by John Kenny. The Irish Daily Star  

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Daniel McKenna (right) with co-driver Arthur Kierans flanked by Rebecca Johnson (extreme left) and Stephanie Inglis. Picture: Martin Walsh

Irish rallying has seen the likes of Robert Barrable, Craig Breen, Keith Cronin and Alistair Fisher emerge in recent years from competing on the Irish and British scene onto the European (ERC) and World Rally Championship (WRC) Now they could well be joined by another our emerging talents in 26 year old Monaghan driver Daniel McKenna. McKenna competed... [Read more...]

McKenna gears up for World Rally Challenge

November 14, 2013 by Daniel McKenna  

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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...]

BREAKING NEWS- McKenna is Pirelli Star Driver!

October 22, 2013 by Motorsport Ireland  

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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...]

Mc Kenna aims to stretch championship lead in Yorkshire.

September 28, 2013 by Daniel McKenna  

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McKenna does not need any heroics to win the title with two rounds to run.

Daniel, co-driver Arthur Kierans and his team are making the goal of securing another win with The Scanbitz Ltd and Ravenol Motoroil supported Ford Fiesta R2 in the Trakrod Rally of Yorkshire this weekend. Although Daniel has a 7 point lead in the BRC Rally 2 category, over main title rival Steve Rokland, he will not be playing the full championship... [Read more...]

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