Motorsport Ireland Weekend Roundup

Monaghan’s Sam Moffett kept his unbeaten record in this year’s Triton Showers National Rally Championship to clinch his first National title in Sligo yesterday. His sixth win in a row leaves him in an unbeatable position with two rounds still to come, with his Fiesta finishing a convincing minute and a half ahead of the […]

Motorport Ireland Weekend Roundup – Moffett Masters Midlands

Monaghan’s Sam Moffett was again out on his own in yesterday’s second round of the Triton Showers National Rally Championship, with his Fiesta WRC leading the Midland MC’s Longford Arms Hotel event based on Longford town from start to finish to take a comfortable victory, more than a minute ahead of his closest challengers. Moffett […]

Tipperaryman Dominates Triton Showers National Rally Championship

  Monaghan’s former Young Rally Driver of the Year Sam Moffett dominated yesterday’s opening round of the Triton Showers National Rally Championship, with his Fiesta WRC leading the Birr MC’s Abbey Court Hotel event at Nenagh from start to finish in treacherous conditions. Moffett and his co-driver James Fulton headed the high class field on […]

Christmas Greetings From Motorsport Ireland

As the season winds down I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for the support that you have shown Motorsport in Ireland over the last year. The coverage we have received has been fantastic and has contributed in no small way to greater numbers attending events throughout the country and more […]

Tipperary driver Pat O’Connell wins MEC Rallysprint at Mondello Park

Tipperary driver Pat O’Connell drove his Lancer Evo 9 to a comfortable win in yesterday’s MEC Rallysprint at Mondello Park, finishing the three runs 27 seconds clear of his nearest challenger, Alan Smyth, in a Suzuki Swift. Jason Roche took third place overall, with Graham Kelly heading a close three way battle for fourth position. […]

Outstanding Motorsport Achievement Awards Announced

The winners of the Dunlop Sexton Trophy, the prestigious Billy Coleman Award and the International Driver of the Year have been announced at the Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Awards Ceremony in Dublin. The Billy Coleman Award for the Young Rally Driver of the Year went to 22-year-old Kerry native, Robert Duggan, who narrowly beat runners up […]

Six Hour Ford Fiesta Endurance Race

In a thrilling finish, Donegal sports car ace Damien Faulkner yesterday drove the Southside Motor Factors car to a split-second win in the Six Hour Ford Fiesta Endurance Race at Mondello Park, just six tenths of a second ahead of the first of the Murray Motorsport cars after more than 300 miles of racing. Faulkner, […]

Coyne Takes National Rallycross Title

Willie Coyne wrapped up the 2015 McLoughlin Industrial Flooring Irish Rallycross Championship at Mondello Park yesterday after an incident packed day of racing at the Kildare venue. Coyne’s finish of sixth in the Super Final was enough to secure the crown but earlier in the day Coyne looked a doubt to make it to the […]

Joy And Despair For McMullan And Breen

Motorsport Ireland drivers Jonny McMullan and Craig Breen suffered the highs and lows of their respective disciplines this weekend. McMullan, the 2014 Motorsport Ireland Young Race Driver of the Year, has been enjoying a superb season and headed to the famous Walter Hayes Trophy in Silverstone full of confidence. A commanding win in his heat […]

O’Riordan Chasing The Drive For Five – Motorsport Ireland weekend preview

Local ace Daragh O’Riordan will be going for an unprecedented fifth consecutive win on this weekend’s, Acesigns Cork 20 International Rally. O’Riordan and co-driver Tony McDaid have only had sporadic outings this season in their Ford Fiesta World Rally Car but they still head an impressive entry list for the final closing round of the […]

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