Kirkistown Blog- with Cregor Elliott

July 8, 2014 by Cregor Elliott  

Jim Hutcheson's Spaceframe Mk 1 Escort had a great scrap with Connaire Finn's Ginetta.

It’s unusual to be making only the first trip of the year to Kirkistown at the end of June but that’s the way the calendar worked out this year so on the longest day of the year I was headed north. Having been unable to secure a lift on the Saturday morning it was out with the bike for a 7am start. Good time was made despite a stop for fuel near... [Read more...]

Ginetta Junior Champion Woodhead joins Douglas Motorsport

January 9, 2014 by P1 Digital  

Harry impressed the Douglas Motorsport team during some early pr
Woodhead and his new team were both impressed after their initial test.

Ginetta GT Supercup front runner Douglas Motorsport is delighted to announce 2013 Ginetta Junior Champion Harry Woodhead as its first signing for the 2014 Ginetta GT Supercup. Staffordshire-based 16-year old Woodhead, who dominated the first half of the 2013 Junior season, had his unbeaten winning streak brought to an end at Snetterton by the clever... [Read more...]

Donegan wins for Douglas Motorsport

August 7, 2013 by P1 Digital  

Donegan dominated when the rain came!

Reigning Ginetta Junior Team Champions Douglas Motorsport have endured a mixed season so far in the 2013 Ginetta Junior Championship with their single entry Keith Donegan. In danger of becoming bridesmaid in the series with a run of four second place finishes, a debut victory had eluded the Irishman so far this season despite rarely being too far away... [Read more...]

SuperSeries Heads to Kirkistown

March 31, 2013 by Ian Lynas  

the reigning Northern Ireland Formula Ford Champion Ivor McCullough one of the leading entries at Kirkistown
Reigning Northern Ireland Formula Ford Champion Ivor McCullough one of the leading entries at Kirkistown

THE 2013 motor racing circuit at Kirkistown circuit gets off on a high note on Saturday 6 April with the opening rounds of three major Formula Ford Championships, including the SuperSeries which will be featured at circuits around the UK with one round in France at Le Mans. The Northern Ireland Formula Ford Championship which proved so competitive last... [Read more...]

Donegan joins Douglas Motorsport for Ginetta Junior

March 8, 2013 by Paul Grogan  

Keith will be aiming to return to the podium in 2013 and take his debut race victory with Douglas Motorsport. Photo: Jakob Ebrey

Reigning Ginetta Junior Team Champions Douglas Motorsport will be aiming to retain their title in 2013 having signed Irish star Keith Donegan just weeks ahead of the season opener at Brands Hatch Indy Circuit. The Navan native had a mixed rookie season in the Ginetta Junior Championship in 2012 having graduated from a number of successful seasons Karting... [Read more...]

Niall Murray: T’was a long cold winter!

February 14, 2013 by Niall Murray  

2011 & 2012 were absolutely fantastic, now the hard work continues to stay on track for 2013

Well guys, its been a while since I’ve done a blog on here, sorry about that. I’ve been very busy with these exams coming up soon! Well for start id just like to say a massive thanks to everyone that supported me over the last two seasons, Murray Motorsport, Ginetta, P1 Digital and Kennett Watches. Although 2012 wasnt a perfect season, getting the... [Read more...]

Watson geared up for Ginetta Junior Winter Series

November 3, 2012 by Paul Grogan  

Andrew Watson enjoyed a very successful season in Ginetta Junior and is aiming to finish his season on a high at the Ginetta Junior Winter Series. Photo: Jakob Ebrey

Andrew Watson, one of the most impressive newcomers to the 2012 Ginetta Junior Championship is aiming to finish his 2012 season on a high as he enters the highly competitive Ginetta Junior Winter Series event at Rockingham. The annual event which has seen the likes of former Ginetta Junior Champion Seb Morris and Brands Hatch British Touring Car debutant... [Read more...]

Douglas Motorsport win Ginetta Junior Team Championship

October 24, 2012 by Paul Grogan  

Niall Murray (IRL) Douglas Motorsport Ginetta G40J
Douglas Motorsport had one of the strongest driver combinations in the championship earning them the Teams Championship title. Photo: Jakob Ebrey

On the back of a strong weekend in Silverstone where Andrew Watson claimed his maiden Ginetta Junior victory and championship contender Niall Murray returned to the podium in race two, Douglas Motorsport had a strong but not fully secure Ginetta Junior Teams Championship lead approaching the final weekend of the season in Brands Hatch. Despite being... [Read more...]

Murray takes third in Ginetta Junior Championship

October 22, 2012 by Paul Grogan  

Niall took a superb win in race one at Brands Hatch and finished the season third in the overall championship. Photo: Jakob Ebrey

Approaching the final weekend of the season, Niall Murray remained very much in the title race despite his 40-point deficit to championship leader Charlie Robertson. Coming from a mixed weekend that turned good with a return to the podium in race two at Silverstone, Murray was more confident than ever and really up for the challenge at the Brands Hatch... [Read more...]

Niall Murray: The ups and downs, but I can still win!

October 20, 2012 by Niall Murray  

Niall Murray (IRL) Douglas Motorsport Ginetta Junior
Despite a mix of results from the last 2 rounds, Murray goes to the final rounds at Brands Hatch, still in with a shot at winning the championship. Photo: Jakob Ebrey

The end is near! Only one weekend left until I pack away the helmet and suit for another long winter. Sorry I haven’t written a blog for you guys for a while, but the leaving certs taking a lot of time from me! Well I’ll start with Rockingham where the team are based throughout the year. Although it was our home event, I unfortunately could not... [Read more...]

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