June 3, 2014 by Leo Nulty
The KCMG Nissan-powered #47 Oreca 03-R performed well at the official Le Mans Test over the weekend.
KC Motorgroup Ltd (KCMG) successfully completed the Le Mans 24 Hours official Test Day last Sunday (June 1) with its #47 Oreca 03-R finishing as the fifth fastest LMP2 runner in both sessions. The eight-hour test – split into two four-hour periods – provided the Chinese squad with its first opportunity to assess their upgraded machine’s technical... [Read more...]
May 26, 2014 by Leo Nulty
The KCMG team are aiming for a top result in LMP2 in their Oreca 03
After their historic debut in 2013, KC Motorgroup Ltd (KCMG) returns to France in June for the 82nd edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours. In preparation for the world’s greatest endurance race the squad – which became the first Chinese outfit ever to compete there 12 months ago – travels to Circuit de la Sarthe next weekend (June 1) for the event’s... [Read more...]
November 17, 2013 by Linda Keen
Four wins and a host of podiums brought Mindmaster pupil Keith Donegan to runner up spot in the closely fought Ginetta Junior Series in the UK.
The racing season is all but finished but on Saturday, December 7th, Mondello Park will be playing host to another event altogether. Linda Keen will be running another of her unique Motorsport Mind Mastery Seminars, which have helped several drivers this year race their way to MI Young Driver of The Year Kevin O’Hara is a fan of Linda’s... [Read more...]
October 1, 2013 by P1 Digital
Kevin poses with the prestigious Martin Donnelly Trophy- image from Raceline Photography.
Dunlop Motorsport Young Racing Driver of the Year Kevin O’Hara finally broke his run of bad luck at Kirkistown’s final event of the year, The Martin Donnelly Trophy. Kevin enjoyed a strong run in pre-event testing which he was able to carry into Saturday morning’s qualifying, taking pole position and setting the fastest ever Formula Ford time... [Read more...]
August 7, 2013 by KCMG
Thompson had the honour of taking the chequered to give the team an historic win!
Gary Thompson has carved another little slice of motorsports history with victory in the inaugural Asian Le Mans Series Race at the newly built circuit in Inje, South Korea on Sunday, taking fastest lap of the event in the process in a KCMG Morgan-Nissan he shared with James Winslow and Akash Nandy. Dubliner Thompson was given the honour by the Chinese... [Read more...]
August 2, 2013 by KCMG
Gary Thompson is delighted to be part of the KCMG squad!
Following an impressive Le Mans 24 Hours debut in June, KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) shifts its gaze back to the Far East as it takes on the prestigious 2013 Asian Le Mans Series, which will be held on August 4 at Inje Speedium, South Korea. In line with this, the international motorsport group unveils its driver line-up for the inaugural event of the... [Read more...]
July 31, 2013 by P1 Digital
O'Hara leads the pack into the Kirkistown hairpin. Image from Steve Hawthorne.
Current Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the Year Kevin O’Hara made the trip to Kirkistown for the latest round of the Northern Ireland Formula Ford Championship. Having just returned from the European Selection event for the FIA Excellence Academy held in Austria, O’Hara was keen to put the misfortune of the previous event in Mondello... [Read more...]
July 1, 2013 by P1 Digital
Motorsport Ireland Young Driver of the Year Kevin O'Hara bagged two impressive wins at Oulton Park. Image from JayTee Photographic
Current Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Young Racing of the Year Kevin O’Hara made his first visit to the UK this season in his Irish Sports Council and Dunlop supported Formula Ford at Oulton Park. As a new visitor to the Cheshire venue, O’Hara was looking forward to the challenge of measuring himself against some new opposition over the weekend. Friday’s... [Read more...]
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...]
March 3, 2013 by Kevin O'Hara
Kevin with Richard Warbrick of Dunlop collecting his award for becoming the Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the Year
After a long winter finally the days are getting a little longer and the weather is starting to improve which thankfully means the start of the racing season is getting closer. Luckily for me I have a lot to look forward to this season after being announced as the winner of the Young Racing Driver of the Year Award thanks to Motorsport Ireland, Dunlop... [Read more...]