Lyons to British GT with AF Corse

February 26, 2014 by Tony Gregory  

Richard Lyons
The hugely experienced Northern Irishman will drive one of AF Corse's Ferrari 458 Italias in 2014.

Ex Japanese Super Formula and Super GT Champion Richard Lyons will be seen racing on UK race circuits again after being announced in AF Corse’s British GT squad for 2014. The Northern Irish driver will be joining John Dhillon, Aaron Scott and Pasin Lathouras at the wheel of the squads two AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia. Dhillon and Scott start as the... [Read more...]

Breezemount Motorsport: You have to love Motorsport to put up with Motorsport!

January 18, 2013 by Stuart Parker  

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Breezemount Motorsport's Philip Shields (right) and myself on the left with our array of impressive machines for 2012!

What better way to open my new blog with a racing paddock quote ‘you have to love motorsport to put up with motorsport’. It is fair to say that no matter what level you compete or work to, that quote holds true. After all, if you didn’t do it for love there would be no motivation spending late nights preparing cars or reasons for drivers spending... [Read more...]

Lyons avoids Ozzy Crash Chaos

October 24, 2012 by Tony Gregory  

Hillsborough born sportscar racer Richard Lyons reacquainted himself with Australian V8 Supercars last weekend pairing up with 3 time champion Craig Lowndes

Hillsborough born sportscar racer Richard Lyons, last weekend reacquainted himself with the Australian V8 Supercar Championship by taking part in the Gold Coast 600 which comprises of two 300km sprint races. The Surfers Paradise event took on a unique feel as the series organizers invited 28 international co-drivers to race around the temporary street... [Read more...]

Lap Record Falls At Season Finale

October 10, 2012 by Tony Gregory  

Philip Shields GP2 Kirkistown
Philip behind the wheel of the fantastic looking GP2 Dallara at Kirkistown. Photo: Raceline Photography

Dromore racing driver Philip Shields made history on Saturday 6th October 2012 as he drove his ex i-Sport GP2 single seater Dallara to a new Kirkistown Race Circuit outright lap record. The large crowd at this final race meeting of the season witnessed Shields set a new benchmark of 51.11s breaking Irishman Dan Daly’s previous best of 51.43s. The... [Read more...]

NI Racer Gets Big In Japan

September 5, 2012 by Tony Gregory  

Super GT Okayama pre-season test
Richard behind the wheel of the Audi R8 LMS in the GT300 Class.

Hillsborough born sportscar racer Richard Lyons has just announced a new race deal, which will see him compete in the last 3 remaining races of Japan’s Super GT series and the end of season JAF Grand Prix at Fuji. The deal allows Lyons to compete in this weekends Fuji 300km R6/8 and continues his relationship with Zent Hitotsuyama Racing, driving... [Read more...]