Mileage Concerns Holding Motorists Back From Going Electric

A fear of running out of power while driving an electric vehicle is one of the main factors holding motorists back from replacing their petrol or diesel powered car, recent research from the AA has found. In response to a survey of over 3,000 motorists undertaken by AA Rescue, 48.41% of respondents agreed that concerns about […]

Motorsport Ireland launches RESPECT initiative

Motorsport Ireland has launched a new code of conduct called RESPECT to make the sport more inclusive and enjoyable for its drivers, official, and supporters.   The RESPECT concept was first mentioned by Motorsport Ireland CEO Leo Hassett at the Motorsport Ireland Lunch of Champions where he outlined his vision for 2019. This initiative is […]

Ireland’s Van Hero 2019 will be offered the free use of a new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter or Vito van for a full year

Mercedes-Benz is ‘holding out for a hero’… specifically, a van driver who would merit recognition as Ireland’s Van Hero 2019. In a nationwide competition, organised in conjunction with the Mercedes-Benz light commercial vehicles dealer network, the search is on to find that ‘one-in-a-million’ van driver acclaimed by those who nominate him or her for the […]

Roscrea’s Nicole Drought Wins at ALMC Endurance Trial

Nicole Drought, from Roscrea in Tipperary, yesterday won her class at the ALMC Spring Endurance Trial. Nicole is the reigning Class A1 Champion and started off her title defence in the best possible manner, getting to the finish of the gruelling event well ahead of her nearest challenger. The event was oversubscribed, with over 70 […]

Top Tips for Driving in Snow and Ice from Carzone

This week, temperatures are predicted to drop across the country with snow and ice forecast in the coming day. Motorists will be encouraged to drive with caution as these weather conditions can be unsettling, dangerous and at time hazardous. The car buying experts at Carzone have put together some helpful tips for motorists to stay […]

Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy Launched

Elite high-performance academy launched Former National and Tarmac Rally Champion John Coyne providing support for future rally stars Motorsport Ireland is delighted to announce the launch of the Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy. The academy is being established to provide promising young drivers with a pathway from the junior rallying ranks through to competing at World […]

Road Trip Secrets: 5 of Ireland’s most beautiful drives

Every so often, our mind and body needs a proper break from our hectic work schedules, one of the ways you can unwind and relax is by travelling.   If you haven’t got the time or money to plan a holiday abroad, you can look at going on a road trip instead. A road trip […]

November New Car Registrations See Another Month Of Decline

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the month of November were down 5.72% (643) when compared to November 2017 (682).Registrations year to date are down 4.4% (125,415) on the same period last year (131,173). New Light Commercial Vehicle registrations (LCV) have slightly […]

AA Issues Road Safety Warning Ahead of Storm Diana

Following the issuing of several Status Orange weather warnings by Met Eireann, AA Ireland is calling on motorists to slow down and exercise additional caution to help keep roads safe. Homeowners in counties affected by the Orange Wind Warning are also being encourage to tidy up any loose items around their property which could be […]

Tipperary Man Named Young Racing Driver Of The Month

Rob Parks Junior from Ballina, Co Tipperary, has been selected as the Young Racing Driver of the Month for September. The 16 year-old took a win and a second place in the Ginetta Junior races at the Leinster Trophy meeting at Mondello Park to score his fourth victory of the year. Combined with his other […]

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