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More #FF1600 Wins for Team Ireland’s James Roe

Having just finished his leaving certificate exams, James Roe from Naas, rejoined the British Formula Ford 1600 championship at the famous Donington Park circuit at the weekend. Having taken his first FF1600 win in Kirkistown a few weeks prviously, and with exam pressures long gone, the Team Ireland/Dennison Trailers backed driver topped the times in pre race testing. He then

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Roe Wins at Action Packed Kirkistown #FF1600 Meeting

18 year old James Roe starred as the Britcover.Avon Tyres BRSCC Formula Ford series visited Kirkistown in Northern Ireland on Saturday. Fresh from sitting his Leaving Certificate Exams, the Naas driver approached the high speed circuit brimming with confidence, knowing his first category win wasn’t far away.  As the only driver competing in both the BRSCC and the  Kirkistown based series,

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Difficult Times for James Roe at Kirkistown

Young James Roe endured a challenging day at Kirkistown Northern Ireland on Saturday. The Naas racing driver had approached the third meeting of the season for the WAM-Dawson Formula Ford 1600 Championship in a positive frame of mind and hoping for his first category win of the season. Testing on Thursday and Friday added to this as the Team Ireland

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 Roe Confident Ahead Of Kirkistown #FF1600 Challenge

18 year old James Roe, from Naas in County Kildare, heads North this weekend for rounds five and six of the Dawson-WAM Northern Ireland Formula Ford 1600 championship at Kirkistown. Having raced at both Oulton Park and Knockhill, where he finished second, since his last visit to Kirkistown, Roe is confident of a strong result once again. The Motorsport Ireland Team

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Motormouth’s Mutterings- Irish FF1600 Invasion Kicks off at Oulton!

That headline reads like something from the mid 1970s, a period when Ireland produced some of the fastest and best FF1600 drivers in the world. Michael Roe, Derek Daly, David Kennedy, Bernard Devaney, Kenny Acheson and many many more regularly crossed the Irish Sea and all achieved huge success, winning a plethora of championships between them. Fast forward some 40

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Jake Byrne wins at Kirkistown for Motorsport Ireland

Motorsport Ireland Young Driver of The Year Jake Byrne won first time out in the MI/Sport Ireland Van Diemen FF1600 at Kirkistown in Northern Ireland yesterday. Having just stepped into the car the previous week, Jake qualified on the front row of the grid, just 8 hundreths of a second away from pole position. In the race itself, he took the

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Jake Byrne becomes Kildare Road Safety Ambassador

Motorsport Ireland Young Driver of The Year Jake Byrne has teamed up with Kildare County Council Road Safety for 2016 and will be involved in a number of campaigns aimed at improving road safety. His first task as Road Safety Ambassador will be to attend the “Safer Roads Exhibition“, which takes place in the Punchestown Event Centre outside Naas, on Sunday April

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