Category Archives: Inside Line

All About Autotesting- with Darren Quille

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First of all I’ll start with the basics, what is Autotesting? It is one of Ireland’s oldest forms of motorsport and is a precision driving time trial. At the start of the day you get handed 3 maps along with 3 laid out tests. The test is marked out on the tarmac surface using pylons with chalked lines between selected pylons. You

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My Fiesta Junior Debut- with Jack Byrne

Jack Byrne took Fiesta Juniors. Image from Con Connolly.

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

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On The World Stage- with Daniel McKenna.

Junior WRC star Daniel McKenna recently penned his first blog for Motorsport.ie and will keep readers informed of his quest to capture the 2015 JWRC title as the season progresses.

As most of you will know, after two successful seasons in the British Rally Championship I have fixed my sights on a slightly larger challenge this year, the Junior World Rally Championship (JWRC). Competing at the highest level of the sport is where I want to be and the JWRC is the ideal stepping stone I my attempt to gain a full works drive.

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Life in the slow lane – from Formula Vee to the Kildare Council chamber- with Darren Scully.

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Motor racing and politics, what’s the difference? Well let me compare, One is ruthless, full of people who will stop at  nothing to climb the greasy pole to the top, some would do a deal with the devil and exchange their soul for a successful opportunity, and where they would gladly stab their colleague in the back whilst pretending to be their best

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