Roscrea’s Nicole Drought Wins and Takes The Championship on Home Event

Nicole Drought, from Roscrea in Tipperary, yesterday won her class at the Birr and District Motorclub’s Endurance Trial and in doing so, won the class championship too. As Nicole is a Generation Next Ambassador for Nissan Ireland, she had initially decided to enter the first Endurance Trial of the year in a Nissan. She bought […]

Motor Industry Calls for Budget to avoid further destabilising Car Market

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the month of September were down 17.9% (3,201) when compared to September 2017 (3,897). Registrations year to date are down 4.2% (123,099) on the same period last year (128,548). New Light Commercial Vehicle registrations […]

Just 4 in 10 Very Likely to Offer Assistance to a Broken Down Motorist

Less than 40% of motorists would stop and offer assistance to a driver who has experienced a car breakdown according to a recent survey. In response to a survey of over 5,000 motorists undertaken by AA Rescue, the breakdown assistance wing of AA Ireland, 38.79% of respondents indicated that in the event of encountering a […]

Ireland’s top female racing driver, Roscrea’s Nicole Drought, has teamed up with Naas Tyres and Auto Service

The 24 year old, from Roscrea, competes in the Irish Stryker Championship, and the deal was announced at the prestigious Leinster Trophy race meeting at Mondello Park at the weekend, where Nicole took home two top six finishes. The new association will see Nicole attend a number of customer information evenings at the Naas business, […]

Highway to Hi-Tech: Smart Roads and Smart Vehicles

  Every day, it seems that we as a society are becoming further connected to the devices and the technologies that are available to us. It began with our phones that turned from handy little tools for communication on-the-go to fully fledged computers capable of astounding tricks that would have been unthinkable twenty years ago. […]

Motorsport Ireland Weekend Roundup

There was heartbreak for Ireland’s Callum Devine shortly before the finish of Vodafone Rally Portugal yesterday just as the Derry driver looked all set to take runner up position in the Junior section of this World Rally Championship round. The 23 year old current holder of the Young Rally Driver of the Year title, and […]

April Sees A Slight Increase In New Car Registrations

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the month of April were up 3.33% (8,102) when compared to April 2017 (7,841), while new cars registrations year to date remain down 4.68% (79,897) on the same period last year (83,823). New Light Commercial Vehicle […]

Motorsport Ireland Weekend Roundup

Double champion Derek Tohill got his bid for a hat trick off to a good start by dominating yesterday’s opening round of the Parts for Cars National Rallycross Championship at Mondello Park, once again beating regular rival Noel Greene into second place. Tohill led his fellow Dubliner in the heats to start the Supercar Final […]

Skoda: Diesel Is Alive And Doing Very Well

ŠKODA Ireland has today announced a market share of 7.1%, for Q1 2018, which marks the highest ever sales performance by the brand, in Ireland and saw them deliver 5,064 new vehicles to customers. The brand’s latest set of results solidifies their sixth position in the sales rankings and ŠKODA’s performance is in stark contrast […]

Speedmachine Festival Billed As A Game-Changer For Motorsport

Speedmachine festival, the centrepiece of the 2018 World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy season, will change the way motorsport engages with fans when it revs into action as part of the first World RX of Great Britain to be held at Silverstone, according to the series’ Managing Director Paul Bellamy. The iconic ‘Home of […]

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