July 24, 2014 by Motorsport Ireland
Doyle won on a one-off outing in Formula Sheane at the Vee Festival- from 8th on the grid!
Congratulations to 20 year-old Sean Doyle from Wicklow Town, who has been selected as the Dunlop Young Racing Driver of the Month for June. Driving his Van Diemen in the very competitive Formula Ford 1600 class, Sean finished second and sixth in the two “Champion of Mondello” races, and then went on next day to take third place in both the second... [Read more...]
July 17, 2014 by Leo Nulty
The Dunlop brand has been synonomous with motorsport in Ireland for decades.
ONE of the strongest and longest sponsorship associations in Irish motorsport will cease at the end of the season as Dunlop has announced it will not be renewing its title sponsorship of the National Rally Championship. The announcement brings to an end a glorious chapter that began in 2000 and has seen the series become one of the most popular and... [Read more...]
June 16, 2014 by Motorsport Ireland
Results for 14/15 June 2014
CO MONAGHAN MC RALLYSPRINT AT RALLY SCHOOL IRELAND, GOLA, CO MONAGHAN: 1 Joseph Smith (Escort) 8m 08.28s, 2 Gary McPhillips (Escort) 8m 09.12s, 3 Mickey Tynan (Lancer Evo 5) 8m 10.33s, 4 Vincent Deery (Nova) 8m 12.44s, 5 Pauric Duffy (Citroen C2R2) 8m 15.94s, 6 Cormac McElvaney (Lancer Evo 7) 8m 17.10s, 7 Derek Mackarel (Nova) 8m 19.22s, 8 Martin... [Read more...]
May 27, 2014 by Motorsport Ireland
Fixtures 31/5/14, 1/6/14 and 4/6/14
DATE: 31.5.14 CLUB: 500 MRCI EVENT: Race Meeting VENUE: Kirkistown, near Portavogie, Co Down START TIME: TBA Event Secretary: Richard Young ph: 04842-771325 DATE: 1.6.14 CLUB: Limerick MC EVENT: Stages Rally (SR) VENUE: HQ: Rathkeale House Hotel, Rathkeale, Co Limerick START TIME: 09.00 Event Secretary: Angela Fitzgerald ph: 085-1681943 DATE: 4.6.14... [Read more...]
May 26, 2014 by Motorsport Ireland
Results for May 24/25 2014
CO CAVAN M C HOTEL KILMORE STAGES RALLY AT CAVAN (ROUND 3 OF SLIGO PALLETS BORDER CHAMPIONSHIP): 1 Niall Maguire/Conor Foley (Impreza WRC) 80m 37s, 2 Rodney Wilton/Conor McMahon (Escort) 82m 24s, 3 Trevor Bustard/John McCafferty (Lancer Evo 9) 83m 08s, 4 Mickey Carbin/Emmet McCooey (Lancer Evo 4) 83m 23s, 5 Paddy Boyle/Marty Sherlock (Escort) 83m 26s, 6... [Read more...]
May 22, 2014 by Motorsport Ireland
Fixtures 24/25 May 2014
DATE: 24/25.5.14 CLUB: RIAC EVENT: Pioneer Run (Veteran) VENUE: Barberstown Castle, Straffan, Co Kildare START TIME: Sat 14.00; Sun 10.00 Event Secretary: Bob Montgomery ph: 087-4184360 DATE: 24/25.5.14 CLUB: Skibbereen & District CC EVENT: Autotest VENUE: Bandon Co-Op, Kilbrogan, Bandon, Co Cork START TIME: Sat 15.00; Sun 11.00 Event Secretary:... [Read more...]
May 6, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Three wins have vaulted Murray to the head of the MW-V6 Pickup Championship Table!
Ireland continued their excellent start in the newly formed Acceleration 14 Series scoring another strong haul of points which included 3 victories at Navarra race circuit in Northern Spain. The team was once again represented by Niki Meredith in the Legend Supercup and Eoin Murray who was joined by Michael Devaney for this event in the MW-V6 Pickup... [Read more...]
April 10, 2014 by Dave Mint
The Motorsport.ie Formula Sheane which O'Hara will drive for the 2014 season.
O’Hara is the Vee lap record holder at Mondello and a proven FF1600 winner- can he carry this form into Formula Sheane? With just a couple of days to go to the opening round of the Formula Sheane championship, it has been revealed that 2013 Motorsport Ireland Young Driver of the Year Kevin O’Hara will challenge for the Champion of Mondello... [Read more...]
April 3, 2014 by P1 Digital
Murray in the Irish Sports Council Van Diemen
Looking to build on his recent podium success in the Champion of Mondello Formula Ford series, 2013 Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the Year Niall Murray headed north to Kirkistown in County Down to kick off his assault on both the Northern Ireland and All Ireland Formula Ford championships coming away with a victory in race one and... [Read more...]
March 19, 2014 by P1 Digital
Murray at speed in his Irish Sports Council/MI Van Diemen. Image from James Foley
Current Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the Year Niall Murray got his 2014 season off to a strong start in the Bernard Dolan prepared Van Diemen Formula Ford in the opening two rounds of the Champion of Mondello Park Formula Ford series finishing second overall in race one followed by third overall in race two. Sunday morning’s wet... [Read more...]