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 […]

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 […]

Motorsport Ireland National Navigation Championship

Second place for the Monaghan-Cork combination of Derek Mackarel and Muireann Hayes in the Skibbereen 100 Isles Navigation Trial was enough to increase their lead in the National Navigation Championship as it reached its halfway point. Clear winners of the 85 mile event based on Castlehaven, near Castletownshend, were Owen Murphy and Daire Hayes, who […]

Nicole Drought from Roscrea Wins Irish Sportswoman of The Year

Roscrea’s Nicole Drought, 22, was today announced as the winner of sportswomen.ie‘s  “Sportswoman of the Year 2016. Despite only having made her Motorsport debut two years ago, Nicole has enjoyed plenty of success, becoming the first woman to be nominated for the Motorsport Ireland Young Driver Award in 2015, the first woman to win in […]

Roscrea’s Nicole Drought Becomes Sean Edwards Foundation Ambassador

Irish Touring Car Star Nicole Drought has been invited to become an Ambassador for the Sean Edwards Foundation and she will represent them in Ireland, Having travelled to Germany and France with the Foundation earlier this year, and enjoyed a successful Porsche GT3 Supercup test at Le Castellet, Nicole now joins names such as Susie […]

Donegal Prepares for International Rally

This weekend Donegal will play host to Ireland’s biggest motorsport event as crews from all over Ireland and beyond descend on the county for the Joule Donegal International Rally. The event, Ireland’s only 3 day rally, will see over 70,000 spectators visit the county giving the local economy a boost in the region of €25 […]

Mixed Fortunes For Irish In LeMans

There were mixed fortunes for Irish teams and drivers on this weekend’s 83rd running of the 2015 24 Hours of LeMans. The world’s most famous endurance race drew 55 starters including the Dublin based Murphy Prototypes team and current Motorsport Ireland International Driver of the Year, Matt Griffin, who drove for renowned Ferrari team, AF […]