Ireland’s Daniel McKenna accelerates along the ‘Road to Wales’ pursuing prestigious Wales Rally GB entry

August 7, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Current BRC leader McKenna is hopeful of winning a Road to Wales entry for the WAles Rally GB.

Building on the success of last year’s Road to Wales initiative International Motor Sport (IMS), the organisers of Wales Rally GB, have added even more opportunities for Britain’s up-and-coming rally stars to compete against the world’s best teams on Wales Rally GB, the concluding round of the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship (13 – 16 November). There... [Read more...]

PRYCE LEADS CITROËN 1-2-3 AT BRITISH RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP OPENER

May 8, 2014 by Andrew Bushe  

Price and Furness charge to victory in the DS3 R3

It was a clean sweep of podium finishes for Citroën in the opening round of the MSA British Rally Championship – the Pirelli Carlisle Richard Burns Foundation Rally. Welshman and pre-event favourite, Osian Pryce was the victor, ahead of Daniel McKenna and David Carney. The 1600 cc turbocharged DS3 R3 was once again all-conquering and of the seven... [Read more...]

Desi Henry secures new sponsors for BRC campaign!

April 16, 2013 by Jason Craig  

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Desi Henry unveils his new-look Citroen DS3 R3 with the help of Mark Hutchinson from SJC Hutchinson Engineering Ltd – one of two new sponsors the 23-year-old has signed up for this season’s MSA British Rally Championship.

Up-and-coming Northern Irish driver Desi Henry will challenge for victories in this year’s revised MSA British Rally Championship with the backing of two new team sponsors. The young title hopeful from Portglenone unveiled his new-look Citroen DS3 R3 on Thursday – just three weeks ahead of the season opening Pirelli Richard Burns Foundation Rally. Having... [Read more...]

Daniel Mc Kenna the Billy Coleman Award Winner – All Set for the Bulldog Rally of North Wales

March 30, 2013 by Daniel Mc Kenna  

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Daniel and Arthur in action in the OMC 5 Mile Town forest rally. Photo: Richard Cassidy

All systems are go for Daniel and Co-Driver Arthur Kierans on their approach to the 1st round of the British Rally Championship (BRC), the Bulldog International Rally of North Wales. After a highly successful fundraiser over the past number of months to help Daniel and his team in their BRC endeavours and securing a number of new sponsors Daniel and... [Read more...]

Northern Ireland’s Donnelly crowned Pirelli UK Star Driver

December 8, 2012 by Raymond Moore  

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Mark Donnelly and co-driver Dai Roberts on the slippery Welsh stages

Mark Donnelly has won this year’s prestigious Pirelli UK Star Driver shootout after impressing a panel of four judges during a two-day showdown based at the iconic motorsport complex of Sweet Lamb in mid Wales. Donnelly, who won the opening round of this year’s Pirelli-supported MSA British Rally Championship, beat off stiff competition from six... [Read more...]

Citroen UK claim British Rally Manufacturers Championship with Keith Cronin

October 7, 2012 by Andrew Bushe  

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Keith Cronin & Marshall Clarke add their name to the history books as one of the few crews to become 3 time British Rally Champions. Photo: Jakob Ebrey

Third place in the International Rally Yorkshire was enough for Cork’s Keith Cronin and his Enniskillen co-driver, Marshall Clarke, to seal the British Rally Championship title and the Citroën Racing Trophy UK title to boot. What a weekend it was for Citroën as Tom Cave and Osian Pryce’s remarkable battle ended in a dead heat, the closest ever... [Read more...]

Cronin on track as the Cirtroen Racing Trophy UK heads for the Trackrod!

September 27, 2012 by Andrew Bushe  

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Osian Pryce is just one of the drivers keen to put Cronin under pressure

With three overall rally victories this year, two time British Rally Champion Keith Cronin heads into the final International Rally Yorkshire with the Citroën Racing Trophy UK lead. Cronin is on 78 points ahead of Welsh driver’s Tom Cave on 69 points and Osian Pryce on 66. Northern Ireland driver’s Desi Henry and Johnny Greer are joint fourth with... [Read more...]

2012 MSA British Rally Championship Round 4 Preview – Jim Clark Rally

May 31, 2012 by Peter Boyd  

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Keith Cronin on the Pirelli Rally earlier this year. Photo: Peter Boyd

This weekend sees Round 4 of the British Rally Championship, the Jim Clark Rally (JCR), taking place in the Scottish Borders area, based in Kelso the event will be run close to the late F1 driver’s home town of Duns. After three rounds on gravel the JCR is the first of two tarmac events on the 2012 Championship calendar. Two spectator stages will... [Read more...]