BREAKING NEWS: Árón Smith joins touring car legend Alain Menu for BTCC title challenge

January 27, 2014 by P1 Digital  

Árón Smith joins team owner Warren Scott and Double BTCC Champion Alain Menu at Team BMR for 2014

Árón Smith is set to begin a new chapter in his British Touring Car Championship career making the move to Team BMR for the 2014 season. Run by newcomer to the championship in 2013 Warren Scott, Smith will be joined by Double British Touring Car Champion Alain Menu for the team’s first full season running more than one car in the championship. Team... [Read more...]

“Murray Walks Her!”- Formula Ford Festival 2013- with Leo Nulty.

October 28, 2013 by Leo Nulty  

Niall proudly holds the Neil Shanahan Trophy aloft on the Brands Hatch Podium after his impressive Festival win! Image from JayTee Photographic

Wayne Boyd’s Facebook post showing his novel method of making sure his boots were dry for the final! It was always going to be a strong Festival for the Irish contingent this year. We have a group of extremely quick drivers in the class at the moment, both North and South of the border. Pre event testing seemed to back up this theory, with most... [Read more...]

Smith Charges Back from early drama at BTCC Finale!

October 16, 2013 by P1 Digital  

Arón leads his team mates on the International loop at Brands Hatch.

Árón Smith approached the final weekend of the 2013 MSA British Touring Car Championship aiming to build on his double podium success at Silverstone and end his season on a high. The Dublin racer has proven on a number of occasions this season that when he and the Airwaves Racing Ford Focus NGTC are working well together, they are easily one of the... [Read more...]

Martin Donnelly Blog- with Jake Byrne.

October 8, 2013 by Jake Byrne  

Jake at the Kirkistown chicane in his FF1600 Van Diemen.

The start of my Formula Ford Trophy races started with the Martin Donnelly Trophy at Kirkistown last weekend. After a great late season burst of five wins out of six and a double race win in the Global GT Light the last time I was at Kirkistown I felt confident that I could get myself into a rhythm in my Van Diemen RF90 which would give me a chance... [Read more...]

Peter Dempsey Wins Firestone Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

May 25, 2013 by Mandy Skinner  

Peter Dempsey Represents Ireland at the IMS Winner’s Circle

Indianapolis, Ind. (May 24, 2013) – Peter Dempsey won his first Firestone Indy Lights race today at the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway, taking the victory by a nail-biting .0026 second margin. The four-car-wide photo finish was the closest ever finish in the history of the iconic oval and is being touted as one of the most incredible finishes... [Read more...]

Natalie Kane talks Valkenswaard and goals for the year

April 16, 2013 by Natalie Kane  

This video shows action footage from the race supplied by Youthstream, as well as a break down of what happened from Natalie herself. Photo: Ray Archer

Women’s World Motocross Championship racer, and one of Northern Ireland’s top athletes, Natalie Kane is pleased to announce her first video of the 2013 season following her podium finish at the opening World Championship race of the season in Valkenswaard, The Netherlands just over one week ago. The 21-year-old HM Plant KTM UK racer has... [Read more...]

Desi Henry secures new sponsors for BRC campaign!

April 16, 2013 by Jason Craig  

Desi Henry unveils his new-look Citroen DS3 R3 with the help of Mark Hutchinson from SJC Hutchinson Engineering Ltd – one of two new sponsors the 23-year-old has signed up for this season’s MSA British Rally Championship.

Up-and-coming Northern Irish driver Desi Henry will challenge for victories in this year’s revised MSA British Rally Championship with the backing of two new team sponsors. The young title hopeful from Portglenone unveiled his new-look Citroen DS3 R3 on Thursday – just three weeks ahead of the season opening Pirelli Richard Burns Foundation Rally. Having... [Read more...]

Griffin Keen To Get The Party Started

April 12, 2013 by Tony Gregory  

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Ireland’s Matt Griffin this weekend kicks of his European Le Mans campaign with the Silverstone-based GT team RAM Racing

Ireland’s Matt Griffin this weekend kicks of his European Le Mans campaign with the Silverstone-based GT team RAM Racing. After 15 months of planning and preparation the team will be fielding two Ferrari 458 Italia’s in the LMGTE category of the ELMS series at the Northamptonshire track for drivers Griffin and Johnny Mowlen (no.52) plus Gunnar Jeanette... [Read more...]

Daniel Mc Kenna the Billy Coleman Award Winner – All Set for the Bulldog Rally of North Wales

March 30, 2013 by Daniel Mc Kenna  

Daniel and Arthur in action in the OMC 5 Mile Town forest rally. Photo: Richard Cassidy

All systems are go for Daniel and Co-Driver Arthur Kierans on their approach to the 1st round of the British Rally Championship (BRC), the Bulldog International Rally of North Wales. After a highly successful fundraiser over the past number of months to help Daniel and his team in their BRC endeavours and securing a number of new sponsors Daniel and... [Read more...]

Richard Bradley: I’m looking forward to a great year with KCMG!

March 14, 2013 by Richard Randle  

I’m looking forward to a great year with KCMG

I started racing when I was 8 after my dad took me karting for my birthday. He used to race historic cars and I used to go with him to watch so there was always an interest. It expanded from there and I graduated to national club races in England for 2000 and 2001, before in 2002 I made my break into British Championship competition. This is the first... [Read more...]

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