February 26, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Niall Murray will race the Bernard Dolan prepared Motorsport Ireland Van Dieman in 2014
2013 Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the Year Niall Murray is eagerly awaiting the start of the 2014 Formula Ford Season. Having been awarded a fully funded season in the Motorsport Ireland, Dunlop and Irish Sports Council Van Diemen Formula Ford run by Bernard Dolan, Murray is keen to improve on his debut Formula Ford Season in 2013... [Read more...]
January 28, 2014 by Motorsport Ireland
Results for 25/26 January 2014
TRIALS DRIVERS’ CLUB DAVE GRIFFIN MEMORIAL TROPHY MULTI VENUE AUTOTEST AT MONDELLO PARK, CO KILDARE: 1 Eamonn Byrne (Starlet) 1648s, 2 Eddie Peterson (Starlet) 1671s, 3 Alan Auerbach (Starlet) 1680s, 4 Daniel Byrne (Starlet) 1690s, 5 Christopher Evans (Escort) 1697s, 6 J J Farrell (Corsa) 1705s, 7 Liam Cashman (Starlet) 1745s, 8 Richard Meeke (Starlet)... [Read more...]
January 22, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Murray can now look forward to his 2014 Formula Ford Campaign
Motorsport Ireland have today released the decision of their Tribunal of Enquiry. Niall Murray, the newly crowned Motorsport Ireland Young Driver of the Year, had a 6 month ban imposed by the MSA, (the UK governing body) for withholding evidence from the officials following the Formula Ford Festival, which Murray won. Motorsport Ireland set up their... [Read more...]
January 20, 2014 by Motorsport Ireland
Motor Sport Results 18/19 January
CARRICK-ON-SUIR M C AUTOTEST AT WATERFORD (ROUND 9 OF HEWISON TROPHY CHAMPIONSHIP) (DAY 1): 1 Steven Ferguson (Mini Special) 615.2s, 2 Peter Falvey (Mini Special) 615.9s, 3 Eamonn Byrne (Mini) 616.6s, 4 Guy Foster (Mini Special) 625.3s, 5 Daniel Byrne (Mini) 630.4s, 6 David Thompson (Nova) 638.4s, 7 Paddy Power (Mini Moke) 649.0s, 8 Timmy Lynch (Westfield)... [Read more...]
January 6, 2014 by Motorsport Ireland
Results for 4/5 January.
MIDLAND M C LOOSE SURFACE AUTOCROSS AT SCRAMOGUE, CO ROSCOMMON: 1 Anthony Dolan (Starlet) 2m 22.88s, 2 Colin Duffy (Impreza) 2m 22.91s, 3 Adrian Deane (JB Buggy) 2m 23.74s, 4 Derek Deane (JB Buggy) 2m 24.76s, 5 Padraic McHale (Beresford Special) 2m 25.34s, 6 James Cassidy (Escort) 2m 25.84s. Class winners: James Cassidy, Derek Mackarel (Nova), Walter... [Read more...]
January 2, 2014 by The Irish Daily Star (John Kenny)
Murray capped a successful debut FF1600 year with a fantastic Formula Ford Festival win in Brands Hatch, before being crowned MI Young Driver of the Year!
Motorsport Ireland have been asked by the Motorsport Association (MSA), the governing body of British Motorsport, to impose a six month suspension on Niall Murray, the newly crowned Dunlop/Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the year. The 18 year old was crowned the 2013 Young Racing Driver of the Year earlier this month (December), an award which... [Read more...]
November 14, 2013 by Daniel McKenna
Daniel will tackle Wales Rally GB in his usual Fiesta before changing to his Citroen DS3 R3T for 2014.
Daniel, co-driver Arthur Kierans and his team are in the final stages of preparation for their first ever World Rally, Wales Rally GB this weekend. The recently crowned Pirelli Star Driver will use his Scanbitz Ltd and Ravenol Motoroil supported Ford Fiesta R2 on the mammoth event and is relishing the challenges he will face over the four days of competition. Daniel... [Read more...]
November 13, 2013 by Motorsport Ireland
Kevin O'Hara is the Current MI Young Driver of the Year- which of the three finalists will succeed him?
The three finalists for this year’s Motorsport Ireland Dunlop Young Racing Driver of the Year have been announced. The drivers who will go forward to the Motorsport Ireland Dunlop Champions of Irish Motorsport Awards on December 10 are Stephen Daly, Jonny McMullan and Niall Murray, where one will receive the Dunlop Sexton Trophy and a full season... [Read more...]
November 7, 2013 by Motorsport Ireland
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...]
November 7, 2013 by Motorsport Ireland
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...]