August 21, 2014 by Motorsport Ireland
A great action shot of Darragh Daly in action at Mondello Park by Con Connolly.
Darragh Daly from Dunshaughlin, Co Meath, has been selected as the Dunlop Young Racing Driver of the Month for July, for his performances in the Formula Libre class at the wheel of a Formula Renault Tatuus. At Mondello Park on July 12/13, the 22 year-old finished third in both of the Libre races, having already taken a win and a third place in Irish... [Read more...]
August 9, 2014 by Peter Campbell
The Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta Series has been a huge success and allows many first timers to make their debut on a limited budget.
Like many of us it has always been an aim of mine to race in Mondello Park some day. The idea of this blog is to follow the journey of starting racing from scratch on a tight budget. Previous experience in motorsport for me consists of a few seasons in Autograss in the Carlow and Down I’ve raced rental karts with the D.I.T Karting Club. The aim... [Read more...]
August 5, 2014 by Motorsport Ireland
Limerick MC Hillclinb and TDC Production Car Trial Results.
LIMERICK M C HILLCLIMB AT EFFIN, KILMALLOCK, CO LIMERICK (ROUND 7 OF NAYLOR ENGINEERING NATIONAL HILLCLIMB/SPRINT CHAMPIONSHIP) (DAY 1): 1 Simon McKinley (Lant RT2 Warrior) 58.50s, 2 Rory Stephens (Radical SR8 Hayabusa) 62.36s, 3 Paul O’Connell (Delta T79 Warrior) 62.43s, 4 Robert Bell (Crossle 30F-Yamaha) 63.85s, 5 Jim Doherty (Starlet) 67.04s, 6... [Read more...]
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...]