Petter Picks Galway Carbon for ERC Effort!

March 30, 2013 by Andrew Bushe  

The GC logo proudly displayed on Petter's new car
Petter Solberg's all new European Rallycross challenger featuring Irish made bodywork

Former World Rally Champion, Norwegian- Petter Solberg is moving from the special stages to the Rallycross tracks this season, as he contests the European Rallycross Championship (ERC). He will be at the wheel of a Citroen DS3 super-car which has been hurriedly constructed at Petter Solberg Engineering, and it’s all go to get everything ready for... [Read more...]

Douglas Motorsport signs Polish female star Malgosia Rdest for Formula 4

March 15, 2013 by Paul Grogan  

Polish star Malgosia Rdest will be the first female driver behind the wheel of the all new BRDC Formula 4

Douglas Motorsport have signed the first female competitor for the all new 2013 BRDC Formula 4 championship – BMW Talent Cup star Malgosia Rdest. Having started her career in the Polish Amateur Karting League, Malgosia marked herself out as being a future star with regular success right from the start. With a number of victories in the KF2 category... [Read more...]

Status GP all set for first test of GP3′s new-generation racer at Estoril

February 21, 2013 by Status Grand Prix  

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Status GP all set for first test of GP3's new-generation racer at Estoril

Status Grand Prix is all set for the first test of the second-generation GP3 Series car, which takes place over three days at Estoril in Portugal on Wednesday to Friday, February 20th to 22nd. The team will run Swede Jimmy Eriksson, already confirmed as a Status GP driver for 2013, and Briton Josh Webster on all three days. The team’s other car will... [Read more...]

Fielding steps up to F4 with Douglas Motorsport

February 21, 2013 by Paul Grogan  

Wayne Douglas shakes on a deal with Sennan Fielding for the 2013 BRDC Formula 4 Championship. Photo: Chris Langham

Reigning Ginetta Junior Team Champions Douglas Motorsport are delighted to announce that 2012 Ginetta Junior Vice-Champion Sennan Fielding will join them for the inaugural running of the BRDC Formula 4 Championship. Sennan Fielding graduated from Karting into Ginetta Junior in 2011 as his prize for becoming the debut winner of the Ginetta Scholarship.... [Read more...]

John O’Hara: From Mondello to Le Mans!

February 11, 2013 by John O'Hara  

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KCMG will run a recently acquired LM P2 Morgan chassis from OAK Racing’s constructor department, Onroak Automotive

Another eventful year has passed for KCMG and as we are in between racing seasons, it’s nice to recollect the highlights of 2012. The team was very busy competing in different series’ across Asia last year. Aside from the Japanese F3 and Formula Nippon championships which we’ve been part of since 2008, we took part in new racing competitions... [Read more...]

Douglas Motorsport renews partnership with P1 Digital

February 8, 2013 by Paul Grogan  

Douglas Motorsport were crowned Ginetta Junior Team Champions with Andrew Watson (left) and Niall Murray (right) in 2012. Photo: Jakob Ebrey

2012 Ginetta Junior Team Champions Douglas Motorsport have renewed their partnership with P1 Digital for the 2013 season. Led by Wayne Douglas, a former Formula Vauxhall Champion and leading driver coach, Douglas Motorsport quickly became one of the best teams in the Ginetta Junior Championship during 2012 despite being a rookie team to the series.... [Read more...]

Century Motorsport joins with P1 Digital

February 5, 2013 by Paul Grogan  

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Century Motorsport are a winning team and want to hear from you about winning in 2013 Photo: Jakob Ebrey

2012 British GT4 Runner-up Century Motorsport are the latest team to join with P1 Digital, specialists in Motorsport Promotions. The Warwickshire team lead by Nathan Freke enjoyed a strong season in the GT4 class in British GT in 2012 and are hoping for more of the same in 2013 with their latest signing, Declan Jones. The former Ginetta G50 championship... [Read more...]

Podium for Duffy as Mayo Co-drivers make their mark on Qatar Rally

January 29, 2013 by Andy Walsh  

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Killian Duffy and Abdulaziz Al Kuwari celebrate 3rd overall with their brand new Ford Fiesta on the Qatar Rally

The sand and heat may have made for an alien environment compared to the wintry wind and rain of home, but for the two Mayo & District Motorsport Club co-drivers who tackled the Qatar International Rally at the week-end, it was quickly a case of business as usual. Both Killian Duffy and John Higgins navigated their respective Middle East drivers... [Read more...]

Status Grand Prix joins forces with Swedish ace Eriksson for GP3 Series

January 28, 2013 by Status Grand Prix  

Eriksson joins Silverstone based Irish Motorsport Team Status Grand Prix after winning the German Formula 3 title in 2012.

Status Grand Prix has recruited highly-rated Swedish racer Jimmy Eriksson for the 2013 GP3 Series season. Eriksson, who will be 22 years old in March, joins the Silverstone-based team after an extremely successful 2012 season, during which he won the German Formula 3 Cup, taking eight victories and six pole positions on his way to the title with the... [Read more...]

HVM Status GP commits to the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship

January 24, 2013 by Status Grand Prix  

Status Grand Prix and HVM Racing are pleased to confirm they have this week filed a formal entry application for the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

Status Grand Prix and HVM Racing are pleased to confirm they have this week filed a formal entry application for the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The HVM Status GP entry marks the first stage of the collaboration between two successful teams, the Silverstone and Indianapolis-based organizations committed to running a latest-specification... [Read more...]

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