June 3, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Sam Moffett and co-driver James O’Reilly put in a late entry and emerged victorious in their Fiesta WRC.
Late entry Monaghan’s Sam Moffett and co-driver James O’Reilly won an eventful and somewhat controversial Circuit of Munster Rally, round four of the Dunlop National Rally Championship. They finished just 4.6 seconds in front of last year’s event winner Kevin Kelleher (Subaru WRC), who was co-driven by Ger Conway. Meanwhile, Steve Wood/Keith Moriarty... [Read more...]
April 28, 2014 by Sean Moriarty
An impressive 170 cars will line up for the 2014 event!
The 35th running of the Cartell.ie Rally of The Lakes has attracted an unprecedented entry of 170 cars across it fours sections – International, modified, historic and junior. Action gets underway with a ceremonial start in Killarney’s town centre on Friday night where organiser, Killarney and District Motor Club have laid on a family entertainment... [Read more...]
January 24, 2014 by Art McCarrick
All eyes will be on the Fiesta WRC at the season opener in Galway!
Following a very successful 2013 season, Sam and Josh Moffett will start their Clonakilty Blackpudding Irish Tarmac Rally Championship campaign in Galway early next month. Josh, a Billy Coleman Award finalist last year, will continue to compete in his Group N Mitsubishi Lancer and will be aiming to take honours in the class having narrowly missed out... [Read more...]
August 23, 2013 by Art McCarrick
The Irish Tarmac Rally Championship gets back into gear this weekend as the Todds Leap Ulster Rally rolls into Enniskillen. Nine weeks have passed since the previous round of the championship in Donegal which provided plenty drama and the Ulster promises to be no different. St. Angelo Airport at Enniskillen hosts the service park for the weekend and... [Read more...]
August 22, 2013 by Art McCarrick
Moffett- ready for the Ulster Challenge!
After a nine-week hiatus the Irish Tarmac Rally Championship revs back into life as the crews head to Enniskillen for the Todds Leap Ulster Rally and Sam Moffett, who won the last round of the championship in Donegal, is relishing the challenge that lies ahead. The Monaghan flyer, who currently lies joint second in the championship standings, couldn’t... [Read more...]
June 28, 2013 by Art McCarrick
Sam Moffett and James O'Reilly en route to a popular victory in Donegal. Image from Patrick Regan.
For over 30 years the Moffett name has been appearing on entry lists of rallies up and down the island of Ireland and for over 30 years an international win had always eluded them. Eluded them that is, until last weekend, when Sam Moffett took a dramatic win on 2013 Donegal International Rally. At the finish ramp Sam said, “There’s a lot of Moffetts... [Read more...]
September 11, 2012 by Declan Lee
Sam behind the wheel of his Mitsubishi Lancer EVO IX during Ireland's round of the IRC in 2012.
Sam Moffett put in an excellent performance at the Tour of Flanders Rally in Belgium this weekend, winning Group N and placing 12th overall in his first International event. The Motorsport Ireland Young Rally Driver of the Year has had a great year so far and furthered his growing reputation this weekend with an assured performance on the Belgian roads.... [Read more...]