BREAKING NEWS- John Crosslé Passes Away.

September 1, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

Plum Crosslé
Plum Tyndall and John Crosslé at the RIAC last year, where they entralled the audience with some stories from their new book. Image from Michael Chester.

John Crosslé, a man who made a huge contribution to motorsport in Ireland, has passed away over the weekend. The Crosslé Car Company, which John founded back in 1957, produced some incredibly successful cars in many different formulae and disciplines. John’s first cars, as with Colin Chapman’s, were Ford 1172 based specials. The Mark... [Read more...]

Former F1 driver Donnelly’s son to make motorsport debut with MSVR

March 5, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

Martin Donnelly's links with the Lotus brand go right back to his F1 days.

Former Formula 1 driver Martin Donnelly’s son will be making his motorsport debut in 2014, competing alongside his father in the MSVR-organised Elise Trophy, Lotus Cup UK and Lotus Cup UK Speed Championships. Stefan Donnelly, 20, will compete in a Lotus Elise previously raced by World Land Speed Record holder Wing Commander Andy Green and former... [Read more...]

Kirkistown set to stage the Martin Donnelly Trophy

October 1, 2012 by Ian Lynas  

Noel Robinson aims to take the Martin Donnelly Trophy for the third time web
Noel Robinson aims to take the Martin Donnelly Trophy for the third time web

This autumn there are a number of important Formula Ford motor racing events, three in England and in Northern Ireland, the 500 MRCI stage the Martin Donnelly Trophy for the 1600cc cars on Saturday 6 October. This meeting promises to be the biggest at the County Down circuit in 2012 with a full support programme which includes Ireland’s fastest racing... [Read more...]

Irish Racer makes return to Goodwood

September 12, 2012 by Tony Gregory  

AAAA team
Harry Sherrard, Derek Daly and Chris Snowdon with the Sunbeam Rapier which will be in action at Goodwood.

This weekend will see Irish born racer Derek Daly return to the UK and take part in the world’s premier historic race meeting, The Goodwood Revival, 14thto16th September. Ex F1 driver Derek will be sharing Coleraine born Harry Sherrard’s 1963 Sunbeam Rapier in the St Mary’s Trophy, a two-part race for saloons built in the 50’s and 60’s the... [Read more...]