BREAKING NEWS- Moffett gains MI Young Rally Driver of the Year nomination

May 22, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Josh pushing hard in the Combilift Evo.

Josh Moffett has been nominated for this year’s Motorsport Ireland Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver Award for his performances in March and April. The 21 year-old from Clontibret, Co Monaghan, won the Production class in the Circuit of Ireland International Rally, a round of the European Championship, and also won his class in both the Munster Moonraker... [Read more...]

April Adventures of Stephen Wright!

May 2, 2014 by Art McCarrick  

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Stephen in action on the Circuit of Ireland. Image from Sean Hassett.

Stephen Wright has reached the end of his hectic April schedule that saw him tackle 3 rallies in 3 weekends in Ireland and Belgium behind the wheel of his Peugeot 208 R2. Stephen’s first event of the month saw him travel to the TAC Rally in Belgium, which is based around the town of Tielt. Despite challenging roads and foggy conditions on some of... [Read more...]

Daniel Heads For Home!

April 24, 2014 by Art McCarrick  

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Daniel is looking forward to Monaghan after a great perfomance at the Circuit of Ireland last weekend.

Daniel McKenna heads for home this weekend when he tackles his local event, the Hillgrove Hotel Monaghan Stages Rally. Following on from a very successful Circuit of Ireland debut in the Pirelli Star Driver Citroen DS3 last weekend, Daniel will revert back to his Mark 2 Escort for Monaghan to resume his Pirelli tyre development programme. “Heading... [Read more...]

Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Awards 2013

December 10, 2013 by Paul Phelan  

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Brands Hatch Formula Ford Festival winner Niall Murray was amongst the winners today being selected as Dunlop Motorsport Young Racing Driver of the Year

A very successful year for Irish racing and rally drivers, both home and abroad, culminated with the Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Awards 2013 in Dublin this week. The highlight of the ceremony is marked by the presentation of the prestigious Manley Memorial Trophy to the International Driver of the year and the awarding of the Billy Coleman and Sexton... [Read more...]

MI Young Rally Driver of The Year Finalists Announced.

November 7, 2013 by Motorsport Ireland  

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Daniel McKenna is the current Billy Coleman Award winner- who will suceed him for 2014?

Motorsport Ireland has announced the seven nominees for this year’s Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver of the Year award. The nominees comprise the five bi-monthly winners from January-February through to September-October along with one wildcard, the highest placed driver from the Valvoline National Forestry Championship and finally the winner of the... [Read more...]

Kiernan gains Young Rally Driver of the Year nomination

November 7, 2013 by Motorsport Ireland  

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Kiernan is typical pose at the wheel of his Mk2 Escort.

Gary Kiernan has been nominated for this year’s Motorsport Ireland Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver Award for his performances in September and October. The 22 year-old from Bailieborough, Co Cavan, drove his 1650 cc Ford Escort to class victories in Clare, Donegal and Skibbereen during the two months, which not only gave him a class win in the Dunlop... [Read more...]