BREAKING NEWS- O’Hara in last minute Formula Sheane deal!

April 10, 2014 by Dave Mint  

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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...]

Murray Returns to Winning Ways at Kirkistown.

April 3, 2014 by P1 Digital  

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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...]

Double Podium for Murray at Mondello Park

March 19, 2014 by P1 Digital  

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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...]

Murray ready for 2014 Formula Ford Challenge

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...]

Motorsport Ireland Results

January 28, 2014 by Motorsport Ireland  

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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...]

BREAKING NEWS- Murray cleared to race by Motorsport Ireland.

January 22, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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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...]

Motorsport Ireland Results

January 20, 2014 by Motorsport Ireland  

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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...]

Motorsport Ireland Results

January 6, 2014 by Motorsport Ireland  

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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...]

MI Young Driver Murray may face 6 month ban!

January 2, 2014 by The Irish Daily Star (John Kenny)  

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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...]

McKenna gears up for World Rally Challenge

November 14, 2013 by Daniel McKenna  

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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...]

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