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...]
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...]
September 28, 2013 by Daniel McKenna
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...]
August 29, 2013 by Art McCarrick
Garry Jennings took his second Irish Tarmac Championship win of the season on last weekend’s Ulster Rally
In normal circumstances, a win of 1 minute 18.7 seconds on a round of the Irish Tarmac Championship would be considered comfortable but Garry Jennings had to dig deep to claim his first Ulster Rally win and his second championship victory this season. Many struggled on the tough stages in Fermanagh and Tyrone but it was the most innocuous of stages... [Read more...]
July 2, 2013 by Daniel McKenna
Daniel and Arthur in action en route to a win in The Scottish Rally. Image from Flashpoint Photography
After the 3rd round of the British Rally Championship (BRC), The Scottish Rally in Dumfries, Daniel and Co-Driver Arthur Kierans find themselves leading the Rally Two (R2) Championship by 5 points from Norwegian driver Steve Rokland and lying a magnificent 5th in the in the overall championship among the top R3 category drivers after finishing 1st in... [Read more...]
June 26, 2013 by Daniel McKenna
McKenna intends to conduct a gravel test before heading to Scotland.
Ahead of the 3rd round of the BRC, the Scottish rally in Dumfries on the 29th of June, there has been much speculation about what direction the most recent winner of the prestigious Pirelli Star Driver (PSD) nomination would take for the remainder of the championship. Daniel had plans on the back burner that if he were to secure a PSD nomination in... [Read more...]
June 4, 2013 by DMK Motorsport
Coleman Award winner McKenna is fast gaining recognition in the UK
After a very tough weekend’s rallying in the Scottish Borders at the the Jim Clark Rally, Daniel and Co-Driver Arthur Kierans finished a very impressive 7th overall, won the R2 category and an extra bonus was securing the much coveted Pirelli Star Driver (PSD) nomination based on his performance on the weekend’s event. At the wheel of his Scanbitz... [Read more...]
May 27, 2013 by DMK Motorsport
Daniel and Stephen Hagan in Action on the Cavan Stages Rally. Photo by Barry Mc Caul.
After an encouraging start to the 1st round of the BRC, the Pirelli RBF rally on the gravel roads of the Kielder forest complex, Daniel and Co-Driver Arthur Kierans are really looking forward to the sealed surface of the Jim Clark rally, the 2nd round of the BRC in Kelso, Scotland. The pair finished the final leg of the Pirelli rally setting the pace... [Read more...]
April 30, 2013 by Simon Moss
Daniel McKenna. Image from Jakob Ebrey
For the second time of asking this year, preparations for Daniel and Co-Driver Arthur Kierans on their approach to the 1st round of the British Rally Championship (BRC) has all been completed and the duo are pumped up and raring to get tackling the massive challenge that is the BRC. The unusual weather that Ireland and the UK have been experiencing... [Read more...]
March 30, 2013 by Daniel Mc Kenna
Daniel and Arthur in action in the OMC 5 Mile Town forest rally. Photo: Richard Cassidy
All systems are go for Daniel and Co-Driver Arthur Kierans on their approach to the 1st round of the British Rally Championship (BRC), the Bulldog International Rally of North Wales. After a highly successful fundraiser over the past number of months to help Daniel and his team in their BRC endeavours and securing a number of new sponsors Daniel and... [Read more...]