March 27, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Tohill has proven himself at European level- can he take on the world?! Image from JayTee Photographic.
Ireland’s Derek Tohill will partner former Super1600 event winner Krzysztof Skorupski in the World Rallycross Championship this season, driving for the LD Motorsports World RX team. Tohill, the reigning RallycrossRX TouringCar champion, will drive Citroen DS3 Supercars for the team. The pair will race in this weekend’s opening round of the... [Read more...]
December 10, 2013 by Paul Phelan
Brands Hatch Formula Ford Festival winner Niall Murray was amongst the winners today being selected as Dunlop Motorsport Young Racing Driver of the Year
A very successful year for Irish racing and rally drivers, both home and abroad, culminated with the Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Awards 2013 in Dublin this week. The highlight of the ceremony is marked by the presentation of the prestigious Manley Memorial Trophy to the International Driver of the year and the awarding of the Billy Coleman and Sexton... [Read more...]
October 7, 2013 by Annie Richmond
A taste of 2014- Tohill behind the wheel of a Rallycross Supercar!
Predictably- Derek didn’t hold back on his first supercar run! FIA European Rallycross Champion Derek Tohill successfully completed his RallycrossRX Supercar prize drive at the Kinnekulle Ring in Sweden yesterday (October 6) where he drove a VW Polo Supercar run by Marklund Motorsport. A part of the prize package for winning his championships,... [Read more...]
September 24, 2013 by Johnny Loix
Tohill didn't finish the last round- but the job was already done- now for the Supercar Test! Image from Johnny Loix.
Derek Tohill was forced to retire from the TouringCar final during the last round of the 2013 FIA European Rallycross Championship – RallycrossRX – that went underway at Buxtehude in Germany this weekend (September 21-22). The Irishman, supported by PartsforCars.ie, won the 2013 TouringCar title already last weekend during the penultimate event... [Read more...]
September 16, 2013 by Johnny Loix
A delighted Tohill poses with trophy & tricolour.
Derek Tohill from Dublin in Ireland became the 2013 FIA European Rallycross Champion in the Touring Car category this weekend (September 14-15) at Greinbach in Austria. The PartsforCars.ie supported driver won the 8th round of the 2013 RallycrossRX series and holds now an insurmountable lead on the second in the standings. For Tohill it’s his... [Read more...]
September 2, 2013 by Johnny Loix
Jumping for Joy- Tohill on the podium!
(Lohéac) – TouringCar racer Derek Tohill (Ford Fiesta Mk7 RWD) won the seventh round of the 2013 FIA European Rallycross Championship – RallycrossRX – this weekend (August 31-September 1) when the European series resumed at Lohéac in France after an almost two month summer break. For the PartsforCars.ie supported driver from Dublin in Ireland... [Read more...]
July 10, 2013 by Johnny Loix
Jumping for Joy- Tohill on the podium!
Derek Tohill from Dublin in Ireland scored his second victory of the season by winning the TouringCar final during the sixth round of the FIA European Rallycross Championship – RallycrossRX – at Höljes in Sweden (July 6-7). The PartsforCars.ie supported driver extends his championship lead with three more events to come. On Saturday evening he... [Read more...]
June 17, 2013 by Johnny Loix
Tohill drove well to take another great result in Norway.
(Hell) – Derek Tohill from Ireland scored a second place in the TouringCar final during the fifth round of the 2013 FIA European Rallycross Championshiip – RallycrossRX – at Hell, near Trondheim, in Norway. This weekend’s result brings the Irishman on top of the championship standings after five events. After the first day Tohill was third... [Read more...]
June 10, 2013 by Johnny Loix
Derek Tohill was in flying form in Finland!
Irish Rallycross driver Derek Tohill finished second in the TouringCar final during the fourth round of the 2013 FIA European Rallycross Championshiip – RallycrossRX – this weekend at Kouvola in Finland. On Saturday, the Ford Fiesta driver set fastest times during the first and second qualifying heats. He confirmed on Sunday morning with two more... [Read more...]
May 27, 2013 by Johnny Loix
Tohill sans rear bumper, en route to another podium finish!
(Nyirad) – Derek Tohill from Ireland finished third in the TouringCar final during round three of the 2013 FIA European Rallycross Championship – RallycrossRX – at Nyirad in Hungary (May 25-26). After he won the opening round of the 2013 series in England, today’s result is the second podium finish of the season for the Irishman. The... [Read more...]