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Motorsport Ireland officially Appoint Sport Development Officer

A New Era for Motorsport Ireland as Governing Body Appoints First Sport Development OfficerMotorsport Ireland officially appoint Art McCarrick as the National Governing Body's first Sport Development Officer (SDO) as part of their strategic plan for Irish motorsport.  The role will encompass promoting participation and excellence in motorsport throughout the country, as well as helping motor clubs develop initiatives that will encourage greater involvement in the sport among their local communities. Pic by Philip Fitzpatrick.

At a recent meeting of all the clubs and organisations affiliated to Motorsport Ireland, the National Governing Body officially appointed Art McCarrick as the first Sport Development Officer (SDO) as part of their strategic plan for Irish motorsport. The appointment was greeted with overwhelming enthusiasm by those in attendance who see the role as having a significant impact on the

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Fitzgerald takes 6th in Western Australia Formula Ford Championship


Cork Racing driver Micheal Fitzgerald took 6th in the Western Australia Formula Ford Championship table after Barbagallo, Perth in an Australian Winter June. Micheal narrowly avoided multiple racing incidents to claim 3 solid top 10 journeyman finishes against the premier Western Australian racing talents. Local hero Peter Major triumphed across all three Championship races but was chased all the way into

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Byrne’s Domination Continues at Kirkistown

Jake Byrne Kirkistowwn June 2015- Raceline Photography

Kildare’s Jake Byrne had the perfect day in Kirkistown, Northern Ireland on Saturday as he took pole position and two strong wins in Formula Ford 1600. Jake has established himself as one of the quickest Formula Ford drivers in Ireland and the UK this year and went to Kirkistown last weekend with the aim of winning both FF1600 races at the

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Tohill Back On Form as BRX Visits Mondello!

Derek Tohill has a distinctive and very infectious smile. One that we have not seen so much of in recent times perhaps. The double European Rallycross Champion endured what can only politely be described as a character building year in the World Rallycross Championship last year, and it was enough to make him consider quitting his beloved sport. Irish Rallycross,

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