VIDEO- Ritmo Action from 1994

April 4, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

Alan Johnston and Michael Conway make up the front row.

By 1994 a number of drivers had closed the gap to the formerly dominant Alan Johnston in the one make Ritmo Challenge. He usually crossed the line ahead, but the margin was a lot smaller than before and often he had a major scrap on his hands. This is one of those occasions as Alan Byrne, sponsored by Anglo(!), chases him down and the pair battle it... [Read more...]

VIDEO- Fiat Ritmo Racing from Mondello Park in 1991

February 17, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

Christy Connolly & Joe Foley run side by side into turn one mid race.

Back in 1991, the Fiat Ritmo Championship was incredibly popular. The 128 Coupé & 3P varients had been phased out and the Uno Cup was a few years away from its inception.  Former Karting champion Alan Johnston was the first to master the car which was famously advertised as being “designed by computers, built by robots” and in this... [Read more...]