July 25, 2014 by Ian Lynas
Niall Murray will be hoping to add to the 5 wins he has already scored this year at the Northern Ireland venue.
There is an action packed programme at Kirkistown for the July Car Race Meeting which takes place on Saturday 26th comprising of ten races with a mix of single seaters, saloons,GTs, Roadsports and Strykers. The battle for the top honour in the Northern Ireland Formula Ford 1600 Championship continues with a double header and with a commanding lead is... [Read more...]
May 31, 2014 by Leo Nulty
With over €6,000 on offer in prize money, it is no surprise that FF1600s are being dusted off all over the country for the revived Formula Ford Festival
So it is almost time for the return of the Irish Formula Ford Festival. With the full support of the Daly family, the Vivion Daly Memorial Trophy has been commissioned and will be presented to the winner of the FF1600 final, making this the richest Formula Ford event in the world! There are also substantial cash prizes on offer to the various classes,... [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 22, 2014 by Ian Lynas
Formula Ford tops the programme at the Kirkistown season opener
THE 2014 Northern Ireland motor racing season gets into gear at Kirkistown circuit on Saturday 29 March and the 500 Motor Racing Club of Ireland will have an eight race programme. Topping the programme a double header for Formula Ford 1600 which will count for not only the Northern Ireland Formula Ford Championship but also the All Ireland Formula Ford... [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...]
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...]
February 21, 2014 by Niall Murray
Niall at the wheel of his Festival winning Van Diemen.
I feel like it’s been absolutely years since I’ve last written a blog… probably because it has! I’m studying Engineering in Bolton Street and as you may guess it takes up a lot of time, but I promise more of these throughout the year. Well I suppose I’ll start by just giving a brief recap of 2013 As you know it was my first season in single... [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 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...]
December 12, 2013 by P1 Digital
Murray posed with the famous trophy and the Van Diemen he will drive in 2014.
Formula Ford Festival winner Niall Murray has been selected as the 2013 Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the Year. The award, which carries a prize of a fully funded season of racing in Formula Ford along with the prestigious Sexton Trophy, is awarded annually with the support of Dunlop, Motorsport Ireland and the Irish Sports Council. The... [Read more...]