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 29, 2014 by Anthony Peacock
McCormack's hard work has paid pff as the Draperstown driver prepares for his WRC debut!
Marty McCormack has waited a long time for this moment; the world awaits the Northern Irishman- The World Rally Championship that is! The Draperstown driver will realise a lifetime ambition next week, when he starts his first ever World Rally Championship programme. McCormack and his co-driver David Moynihan are contesting the WRC 2 series in a Ford... [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...]
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 20, 2013 by Andy Walsh
Al-Kauwari & Duffy- looking good for championship honours!
Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari and Killian Duffy were victorious in the WRC 2 class of Rally Australia and have moved to the top of the FIA championship standings. The Qatari and Mayo partnership that rally the Seashore backed Ford Fiesta RRC, began Sunday’s last leg of the four day event with a comfortable 1min 13sec lead over Ukrainian, Yuriy Protasov. They... [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...]
August 16, 2013 by Paul Evans
Robert Barrable and Stuart Loudon - Tunnock's World Rally Team
For anyone contesting the ADAC Rally Deutschland (22-25 August) for the first time, avoiding the concrete hinkelsteins kerbstones, which are designed to keep armoured tanks on the right tracks in the Baumholder military area, is a must. That’s just one of the many challenges awaiting Robert Barrable, who is about to make his maiden appearance on Germany’s... [Read more...]
August 6, 2013 by Paul Evans
Barrable's Top Ten finish impressed many.
Robert Barrable ‘ticked all the boxes’ after successfully making his FIA World Rally Championship debut in his Tunnock’s World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5 – finishing Rally Finland in a WRC-2 points-scoring 8th position. Co-driven by Scotland’s Stuart Loudon, the 25-year old from Swords in Ireland finished 19th overall in the immaculate CA1... [Read more...]
March 12, 2013 by Andy Walsh
Fastest on 21 of 23 stages- total dominance for Al-Kuwari and Duffy.
He’d never been to Mexico before. He’d never contested a WRC 2 round before. He’d never Co-driven a Fiesta RRC on a WRC round before. And he’d certainly never won by nine minutes before. Crossmolina man Killian Duffy managed all of the above last weekend when he landed the biggest win of his career. Duffy summed the week up for himself... [Read more...]