Nicole Drought Launches Support Initiative on International Women’s Day

Today, on International Women’s Day, Ireland’s top female racing driver Nicole Drought has launched a support initiative to help others progress in the sport. 20 year old Róisín Sweeney from Naas will drive Nicole’s Global GT Light race car in the 2024 Irish Global Championship. Róisín is a former Motorsport Ireland Karting Champion and has just […]

Three Circuits in Three Weeks for Nicole!

Nicole Drought visited three circuits and drove three very different cars over the past three weekends. Following on from her second place in the 12 Hour EnduroKA race at Snetterton, Nicole was invited to demonstrate the incredible 600bhp Spice-Hart Le Mans car at the Mondello Park Historic Festival. Last weekend though, it was back to […]

Roscrea’s Nicole Drought Wins at Donington Park

Nicole Drought travelled to Donington Park last weekend to tackle the BRSCC 3 hour C1 Challenge race, as part of the WRC Developments team. In the days running up to the event though, a late deal was done for her to drive a MINI Cooper S in the two driver Clubsport Trophy race on the […]

Tipperary’s Nicole Drought Fastest at UK Test

Tipperary’s Nicole Drought  travelled to Donington Park race circuit in the UK last week to test with the Focus Cup Championship. Having met with the series organisers at the Autosport International show in Birmingham in January, Nicole received an invitation to test their car before the season starts. As well as a number of prospective […]

Two Countries, Two Races, Two Trophies for Nicole Drought

Tipperary driver Nicole Drought had a busy time of it last weekend. She travelled to Anglesey in Wales to compete in the famous Race of Rembrance- an Endurance race for a variety of cars with multiple drivers . Rejoining the WRC Developments team, Nicole qualified fourth in class but once the seven hour race got […]

Roscrea’s Nicole Drought features in Jackie Hurley’s New Childrens Book- Girls Play Too

Irish sportswomen continue to make headlines! Whether it is Katie Taylor’s continued dominance in the boxing ring, Katie Harrington’s incredible Olympic Gold Medal or Rachael Blackmore’s phenomenal success in 2021, as the leading jockey at Cheltenham and the first ever female Grand National winner, Irish women are leading the way through their sporting achievements .Included […]

Roscrea’s Nicole Drought wins at Silverstone

Nicole Drought returned to the Britcar Endurance Series at the weekend in the best possible way. Debuting the Hyundai i30 N TCR in the series, she took victory in class 4, her fourth such win in Britcar. Having had the opportunity to test the car the previous week, Nicole was of the opinion that it […]

Nicole Drought Returns to Britcar with Motus One

After a successful test at Oulton Park in Cheshire last week, Nicole Drought has signed a deal to return to the Britcar Endurance Series with the Silverstone based Motus One team. Nicole will race in class four, where she took three wins in 2020, but this time she will driver a TCR Cupra Touring Car. […]

10 Tips For Driving in Snow and Ice- from Roscrea Race Driver Nicole Drought

1. If you know there is bad weather coming, check your tyre conditions and make sure the pressures are correct- most tyre centres will do this free of charge. Also ensure you have enough windscreen washer fluid and have an additive too to stop it freezing. 2. Unless you need to drive- don’t. This might […]

Nicole Drought Wins on Britcar Debut

Nicole Drought made a stunning Britcar Endurance Championship debut last weekend at the high speed Croft Circuit in Yorkshire. Despite minimal testing, Nicole and her CJJ team mate Sean Doyle were on the Class 4 pace all weekend, with Doyle setting a lap in qualifying fast enough to secure class pole position and an impressive […]

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