Bishopscourt ITCC Blog- with Erik Holstein

May 13, 2014 by Erik Holstein  

Erik Holstein B-Court May 2014 (3 of 3)
Erik heads for yet another ITCC win, shadowed as ever by Dave O'Brien's E46 M3. Image from

Hard to believe we’re already half way through the 2014 ITCC season and we are only in May! Last weekend saw the troops trek up to Bishopscourt for some flat out action. Everybody loves the circuit, and the track and grounds were in pristine condition on our arrival. Murray Motorsport had given the M3 something of a mini overhaul since the last... [Read more...]

ITCC ready for 2014

December 18, 2013 by ITCC  

Holstein's M3 dominated ITCC in 2013, but will fresh opposition for 2014 spice things up? Image from Con Connolly.

The Yokohama Irish Touring Car Championship has today announced it’s plans for the 2014 season. The season will be held over 6 weekends at Mondello Park with the popular Bishopscourt Event returning in its traditional May slot. Full calendar below March 16th Mondello Park National Circuit April 13th Mondello Park National Circuit May 10/11th Bishopscourt June... [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS- ITCC to run Invitation class for 2014!

October 3, 2013 by ITCC  

ITCC have announced a new initiative aimed at attracting people to the saloon class for 2014

Holstein & O’Brien entertained in ITCC this year! Image from The Yokohama Irish Touring Car Championship has today announced that it will run an invitational class in 2014. The invitational class will be open to any saloon type race car that meets basic regulations and safety requirements meaning that drivers wishing to enter the... [Read more...]

Kirkistown Blog- with new ITCC Champion, Erik Holstein

July 30, 2013 by Erik Holstein  

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The former showjumper leaps over the Kirkistown chicane! Image from Con Connolly.

Last weekend saw the ITCC return to Kirkistown for Round 7/8 of our championship. I have not been there for years, so it took a few laps to ‘keep it lit’ down through Debtors kink. The M3 is fairly travelling at that point, and it certainly seems a sharper corner than when I was in a Fiat Punto!! The tyres we were on were well knackered... [Read more...]

ITCC and FF1600 to star at Kirkistown!

July 20, 2013 by Ian Lynas  

the Irish Touring Cars are coming to Kirkistown
ITCC is coming to Kirkistown!

TOURING CAR racing is increasing in popularity with the BTCC and the World Series, nearer home is the ITCC (Irish Touring Car Championship) and on Saturday July 27 the largely Mondello Park based series will be coming to Kirkistown for a championship double header. Erik Holstein and Dave O’Brien drive very rapid BMWs in the series while Rob Butler... [Read more...]