April 22, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Rob and Stuart celebrate their podium finish in Belfast!
Robert Barrable has scored his first FIA European Rally Championship podium result after finishing a career-best 3rd overall on the Discover Northern Ireland Circuit of Ireland Rally (April 17-19) in his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5. Co-driven by Stuart Loudon, who was fighting off a sinus infection, the 26-year old Dublin driver pushed... [Read more...]
Another strong WRC-2 points-scoring finish for Barrable after surviving Rally Portugal war of attrition
April 8, 2014 by Paul Evans
Flying High- Barrable was satisfied with his performance on his return to gravel.
On his first gravel rally in almost five months, Robert Barrable scored another strong points-scoring finish with 6th in WRC-2 and 16th overall in his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5 on the gruelling Rally Portugal. This was the first time that the 26-year old Irish driver had ever returned to a round of the FIA World Rally Championship,... [Read more...]
March 28, 2014 by Paul Evans
Robert and co-driver Stuart Loudon now return to Portugal, and are confident of a good points haul!
Robert Barrable made his FIA World Rally Championship debut 12 months ago on the 2013 Rally of Portugal – so for the first time in his career, the 26-year old Dublin driver will be returning to familiar territory next weekend and, armed with experience, will be looking for another strong points-scoring result in his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford... [Read more...]
March 10, 2014 by Paul Evans
Barrable in his Tunnocks World Rally Team Fiesta R5
Robert Barrable will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year by contesting the Quality Hotel Clonakilty West Cork Rally (March 15-16) in his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5 – in a homeland high-speed Tarmac test run ahead of the Circuit of Ireland Rally (April 17-19). The 26-year old Dublin driver won the West Cork Rally at his first attempt... [Read more...]
March 7, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Barrable at speed during the Rallye Monte Carlo in the Tunnocks Fiesta R5
Circuit of Ireland Rally organisers have confirmed that this year’s startline will include high profile FIA WRC 2 competitor, Dublin’s Robert Barrable who is set to contest the Circuit’s international rally, the fourth round of the 2014 European Rally Championship. Paris based Federation Internationale de l’Automobile have officially signed... [Read more...]
January 18, 2014 by Paul Evans
Rob and Stuart on their way to an impressive WRC-2 podium in their Tunnock's Fiesta!
Robert Barrable scored a podium finish on his Rallye Monte Carlo debut, finishing 3rd in WRC-2 (and 13th overall) in his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5. Co-driven by Stuart Loudon, Robert survived hazardous winter driving conditions throughout the 15 stage / 238.53 mile (383.88km) route to successfully complete the opening round of the... [Read more...]
January 6, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Rob and Stuart at speed in the distinctive Tunnock's liveried Fiesta.
Robert Barrable has made a late entry and will contest the opening round of the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship, Rallye Monte-Carlo (14-19 January), in his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5. The car will be prepared and run by Carlisle-based rally experts CA1 Sport and challenge for WRC-2 honours on D-MACK tyres. This will be the first time... [Read more...]
November 11, 2013 by Paul Evans
Rob & Stuart are ready for Wales Rally GB and hoping for another good result!
Robert Barrable normally flies over Wales on his way to rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship, but now the 26-year old Dublin driver aims to fly in Wales as he makes his debut on Wales Rally GB (14-17 November) in his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5. Robert’s maiden season in the WRC has seen a year of firsts, with new events, a new... [Read more...]
September 27, 2013 by Paul Evans
Pre-Rallye de France-Alsace test of the Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5, held on the Glendun stage, near the village of Cushendall in County Antrim
Robert Barrable is all set for his Rallye de France-Alsace (3-6 October) debut after enjoying a successful test in his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5 in Northern Ireland. The car’s 1.6-litre turbocharged engine has undergone a complete rebuild at M-Sport since its last FIA World Rally Championship outing on the ADAC Rally Deutschland.... [Read more...]
August 23, 2013 by Paul Evans
The Tunnock's Fiesta at speed.
After an excellent performance on the shakedown stage and impressive early split times, Robert Barrable was forced to retire from the ADAC Rallye Deutschland after damaging his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5’s radiator fan mid-way through the opening stage. The 25-year old Irishman had showed his pace on Tarmac with 5th fastest WRC-2... [Read more...]