BREAKING NEWS- Moffett gains MI Young Rally Driver of the Year nomination

May 22, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Josh pushing hard in the Combilift Evo.

Josh Moffett has been nominated for this year’s Motorsport Ireland Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver Award for his performances in March and April. The 21 year-old from Clontibret, Co Monaghan, won the Production class in the Circuit of Ireland International Rally, a round of the European Championship, and also won his class in both the Munster Moonraker... [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...]

Willie Loughman Forest Rally gets Facelift for 2013

January 7, 2013 by Trevor McGrath  

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Craig Breen & Gareth Roberts, winners of the 2012 Willie Loughman Forestry Rally. Photo: Trevor McGrath

Whether you’re a forest rally regular or a virgin to the woods, the 2013 Willie Loughman Forest Rally is the one event you need to enter next year! The Carrick Motor Club are giving ‘Willie’ a total revamp and are giving YOU the competitor an opportunity not to be missed. As new Clerk of the Course, Andrew Purcell states, “This is... [Read more...]

Owen Murphy: My year so far…

July 25, 2012 by Owen Murphy  

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Owen splashes ahead in his Hankook Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9. Photo: Ger Leahy

Hi I am Owen Murphy the Current Valvoline National Forest Rally Champion. This year had its ups and downs  , missed round 1 of the Forest  Championship as I had back trouble early in the year I could hardly get in and out of the car so round 1 was a no show for me . Round 2 was Carrick and we were going good on stage one when the Hankook Mitsubishi... [Read more...]

Jennings set for double rally weekend

July 7, 2012 by Leo  

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Jennings took a fine victory in Donegal at the wheel of a Subaru Impreza S14 WRC. Photo Seamus Counihan

Garry Jennings, fresh from his win at the Topaz Donegal International Rally, looks set to try his hand at a double rally this weekend.  The Fermanagh driver is due to line up at the Quinn Body Repairs / Sligo Park Hotel Sligo Stages Rally today followed by the Sean Conlon Memorial Forest Rally in Cork on Sunday. The Sligo Stages Rally, which will see... [Read more...]

O’Connor gains Young Rally Driver of the Year nomination

June 8, 2012 by Paul Phelan  

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Kevin O'Connor on the Rally of the Lakes in his Citroen C2R2

Kevin O’Connor has been nominated for the Motorsport Ireland Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver of the Year award following his performances in March and April this year. The Askeaton, Co Limerick driver scored class wins in both the West Cork Rally in March and the Circuit of Ireland International at Easter, followed by 2nd place in class in the International... [Read more...]