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 Trevor McGrath
Breen in action on Day 1 of ERC Rally Poland.
It was a challenging experience for Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen on ERC Rally Poland as the Irish ace got the second half of his European Rally Championship (ERC) campaign underway. Seventh was his reward at the end of two tough days of gravel rallying. Breen, who had lady co-driver Lara Vanneste calling out the pace notes for the first... [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...]
June 28, 2013 by Tony Gregory
Two Irish Drivers Spearhead Peugeot Sport's Ypres campaign! This is the 208 T16 which Meeke will drive.
This weekends Geko Ypres Rally: 27-29 June will be an important event for Peugeot Sport and for Irish rallying as two of our most high profile rallying stars will be driving for the company in Belgian. Their a strong line-up includes Dungannon’s Kris Meeke who will be giving the 208 T16, its rallying debut and Waterford’s Craig Breen the only Peugeot... [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...]
April 28, 2013 by Johnny Loix
Tohill in a typical hard charging pose!
FIA European Rallycross Championship 2013 – Round 2 – Montalegre, Portugal – April 27-28 (Montalegre) – TouringCar driver Derek Tohill finished fifth during the second round of the 2013 FIA European Rallycross Championship at Montalegre, Portugal. The Irishman previously won the opening round (in England) of the 2013 RallycrossRX series in the... [Read more...]