ITCC ready for 2014

December 18, 2013 by ITCC  

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Holstein's M3 dominated ITCC in 2013, but will fresh opposition for 2014 spice things up? Image from Con Connolly.

The Yokohama Irish Touring Car Championship has today announced it’s plans for the 2014 season. The season will be held over 6 weekends at Mondello Park with the popular Bishopscourt Event returning in its traditional May slot. Full calendar below March 16th Mondello Park National Circuit April 13th Mondello Park National Circuit May 10/11th Bishopscourt June... [Read more...]

Weekend Results for 13/14 April 2013

April 15, 2013 by Paul Grogan  

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Weekend Results for 13/14 April 2013

WEEKEND RESULTS for 13/14 April 2013 IRISH MOTOR RACING CLUB RACE MEETING AT MONDELLO PARK: FORMULA LIBRE RACE 1 (8 laps): 1 Martin Daly (Tatuus F Renault) 7m 31.49s, 73.33 mph, 2 Fergus Faherty (Tatuus F Renault) 7m 40.11s, 3 Eugene Heary Jnr (Reynard 97D) 7m 44.25s, 4 Donal Griffin (Reynard 90D) 7m 45.06s, 5 Stanley Watson (Lola F3000) 7m 47.45s, 6... [Read more...]

Moore of the same…

April 11, 2013 by Paul Grogan  

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Adam McAuley leads Dan Polley through Kirkistown's chicane with Kevin Grogan following close behind. Photo: Con Connolly

Ray Moore replied to off season paddock rumours suggesting he had retired with an impressive lights to flag win against strong opposition at the Formula Vee season opener in Kirkistown last weekend. The race for the Dunlop B Championship & VW Spares Rookie Championship was one of the best of the day, with Colm Blackburn, now driving for Leastone... [Read more...]

Motorsport Ireland Fixtures 13/14 April 2013

April 11, 2013 by Paul Phelan  

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Motorsport Ireland Fixtures 13/14 April 2013

DATE: 13/14.4.13 CLUB: Irish Motor Racing Club EVENT: Race Meeting VENUE: Mondello Park, Donore, Naas, Co Kildare START TIME: Sat (qualifying only): 15.30, Sun 09.30 Event Secretary: Eddie Fitzgerald ph: 087-9700804 DATE: 14.4.13 CLUB: Carrick-on-Suir MC EVENT: Forestry Stages Rally (FR) VENUE: HQ: Rhu Glenn Country Club Hotel, Slieverue, Co Kilkenny START... [Read more...]

Ferguson collects ANICC Motorsport Award for 2012

January 28, 2013 by Ian Lynas  

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Steven Ferguson collected the award to reward his achievement of becoming a Triple Autotest Champion for the second year in a row. Photo: Guy Foster

Despite being a relatively small country, Northern Ireland is bursting with motorsport talent, and that was evident at Saturday’s annual Association of Northern Ireland Car Clubs’ (ANICC) awards evening! With an impressive array of more than 200 trophies, the finest competitors in the country were present at the Armagh City Hotel to receive their... [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE: GT Series to run at Mondello Park in 2013

January 23, 2013 by Leo Nulty  

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Hopefully this will be the scene once more at Mondello Park with the new GT Class

Mondello Park have announced a new 3 round GT series for 2013- the idea behind it being to get some idle cars out on track again and add to them and provide a race for varied machinery in the Mondello Park GT Series. The target is for; Supercars Porsche Ex ITCC cars Time Attack Lotus Specials Abarths “Ideally we will sub-divide the entry into 2,... [Read more...]

Queen Honours Crossle Founder

January 15, 2013 by Tony Gregory  

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John at Cultra Hillclimb and with the family

Over the Christmas season it was announced that Dr John Crossle, founder of Holywood based Crossle Car Company had been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours list. John Crosslé, a former champion motor cyclist built his first racing car in 1957, The Crosslé Mk 1 and subsequently the Mk 11 and Mk 111 – all 1172cc Ford Specials and... [Read more...]

F1 heats up Birmingham

January 13, 2013 by Autosport International  

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Large crowd's have attended Autosport International 2013

Temperatures in the UK may have plummeted, but the combination of horsepower, stars and cars warmed up the attending fans in an exciting celebration of motorsport during the 23rd Autosport International show. Tens of thousands of motorsport fans flocked to Birmingham’s NEC as the public element of Europe’s biggest motorsport show got underway. The... [Read more...]

Obituary – Andrew Clarke

January 1, 2013 by Leo  

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This is the hardest piece I have ever had to write for the website. It is hard to believe that a young man so full of life and fun is no longer with us. The Ginetta Junior class has only been around for a few short years but along with the Junior Rallycross class, has produced some fantastic young talent. Andrew Clarke was one of these young drivers... [Read more...]

Kirkistown News December 2012

December 26, 2012 by Ian Lynas  

Philip Shields will be hard to beat in 2013

Philip Shields will be hard to beat in 2013

Philip Shields broke the lap record at Kirkistown this season in his fantastic Breezemount Motorsport GP2, can he further that advantage in 2013? Photo: Raceline Photography

Regulations are now available for the 500 MRCI Single Venue Rally which takes place at Kirkistown circuit on Saturday 19 January 2013 and the good news, entry fees are pegged at the 2012 rate. The event will be held over six stages all within the confines of Kirkistown circuit. Regulations can be obtained from the website: www.kirkistown.com or by telephone:... [Read more...]

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