Tohill endures character building weekend in Holjes

July 9, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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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...]

Highs and Lows at Lydden Hill for Ireland’s Derek Tohill at World Rallycross Championship.

May 30, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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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...]

Top Ten Finish for Tohill on World Rallycross Debut!

May 6, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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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...]

WORLD RX SECURES TV DEALS ACROSS THE GLOBE

April 26, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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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...]

BREAKING NEWS- Tohill to tackle World Rallycross Championship with Doran’s LD Motorsports Team!

March 27, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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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...]

Successful First World RX Test For Villeneuve At Lydden

February 23, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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JV getting into the Rallycross spirit- he even has a beanie! Image from Gary Hawkins/Ebrey Photographic

Lydden Hill, Kent (GB) – Saturday 22 February, 2014: Jacques Villeneuve today conducted his first proper test aboard the 600bhp #25 Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 in which he will contest the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. The former F1 and Indycar World Series Champion completed ten 4-lap stints around the Lydden Hill... [Read more...]