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One of the most unpredictable Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship seasons ever is set to roar into life next weekend (4/5 April) at Brands Hatch in Kent. With almost all of the championship front-runners having switched teams or cars during the off-season, the biggest prize in UK motor sport is all to play for. Read more…….
Reading through the headlines of Ferrari articles during the year it would be easy to think George R. R. Martin was putting together a House Maranello special for Game of Thrones.
The Spaniard has headed North.
It wasn’t supposed to end like this for the relentless Alonso but his quest for titles has now taken him away from Ferrari. For years he has been Vettel’s nearest challenger and has twice been defeated at the death by the German. Read more….
Well that wasn’t a bad meeting was it? The season opener at Mondello Park had all the ingredients you would want- packed grids, great racing, a bit of paint swapping and even live TV! The season started with the new ASK Supercar Championship taking to the track. Sean Doyle, predictably, had claimed pole position in Read more….
The first car race meeting of 2015 has come and gone at what felt to me like the speed of light. As you may know, there were many new and exciting classes introduced to us this year, one being the Blackchurch Motors Fiesta Junior championship that caters for young drivers between 14-17 years old. Upon arrival for afternoon testing on Saturday, it was Read more….
DONAGH DOES IT AGAIN- WEST CORK WITH AARON MCELROY
It was two from two for Donagh Kelly and Kevin Flanagan in the 2015 Clonakilty Blackpudding Irish Tarmac Rally Championship as they continued their winning ways when they crossed the finish ramp of the Quality Hotel Clonakilty West Cork Rally with almost seventy seconds to spare over the Ford Fiesta WRC of Sam Moffett and Karl Atkinson. Read more…
I decided to do a quick preview of this weekend’s race meeting at Mondello while I was on the road during the week. when I posted it, the reaction was great so I did another one yesterday while I was crossing the Wicklow Gap! I have posted both below for your perusal! Remember, the racing is live on Mondello.tv this weekend.
NEWMAN LAUNCHES CHAMPIONSHIP CAMPAIGN IN BIRR.
Fourth in class after a character building event for Ashbourne’s Jack Newman. Jack Newman commenced this title campaign at the Birr Stages Rally, the opening round of the 2015 Triton Showers National Rally Championship. Driving his 280bhp Mk2 Escort, which had been rebuilt at his family garage over the winter, Newman was confident of a strong performance in Birr.
Patch Tyre Equipment Reunites With McHale Team For 2015.
Having spent two years as title sponsor of the hugely successful Mondello –based Fiesta race series, Brian Matthews’ Patch Tyre Equipment company returns to the rally stages for 2015 in a deal that sees them support Aaron McHale. “We had two wonderful years with the race series at Mondello, said Matthews today, “and the partnership worked for everyone but the time is right to go back to rallying.
Time for a Change in F1? With David Hall
1st February was the first day of pre-season testing- a day F1 fans had waited for all winter. At a glance there are interesting headlines. – Sebastian Vettel was fastest for Ferrari. – Mercedes, 3rd fastest, completed a mammoth 157 laps. It’s always difficult to judge pre-season testing. Was the Ferrari running light or were Mercedes concentrating on long runs?