July 9, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Walfridson and Tohill clash, causing the Irish star to puncture.
Irish FIA World Rallycross Championship competitor Derek Tohill endured a character building weekend at the fifth round of the championship at Holjes in Sweden, in front of a record crowd of almost 35,000 spectators. Tohill’s troubles began in practice when technical issues slowed his Citroen DS3 Supercar, but things turned around and the PartsforCars... [Read more...]
May 30, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Derek pushing hard in the 600bhp partsforcars.ie Citroen DS3.
Derek Tohill entered the second round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Lydden Hill near Dover in England. The Irishman was participating in front of a sell-out crowd in his LD Motorsports 600 BHP powered Citroen DS3 SuperCar. The 2013 European Rallycross Champion was part of the 38 strong SuperCar field. This was undoubtedly one of the largest... [Read more...]
May 6, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Despite not being fully happy with the setup of his Citroen Supercar, Tohill opened his WRX account with a haul of points and 8th place!
LD Motorsports World RX Team driver Derek Tohill secured eighth position in the finals of this weekend’s season opening round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, hosted in Portugal. Swathed in blistering sunshine, and in front of capacity crowds, Tohill joined the pack of 19 rival supercars in the hunt for the first ever rallycross world... [Read more...]
April 26, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Our Man Derek Tohill is still aclimatising to his new Supercar ahead of the World Championship.
The inaugural season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will be broadcast in more than 100 countries with a combined household reach of over 816 million homes via a network of over 30 different broadcasters. All media partners will show extended highlights of each World RX event with at least 25 broadcasters showing... [Read more...]
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...]