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Raftery Raring to go at Wales Rally GB – Motorsport.ie

Billy Coleman Award winner Dean Raftery will return to the wheel of his Citroen DS3R3 MAX this week as he tackles the final round of the FIA Junior World Rally Championship, Wales Rally GB (12-15 November). After registering for this year’s FIA Junior World Rally Championship (JWRC), the 23 year old Galway man will contest season finale’ in a bid to secure a

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BREAKING NEWS – MI Young Driver Finalists announced.

The Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the Year Award and the historic Sexton Trophy are awarded to the individual who has demonstrated the most potential to represent Ireland at home and internationally both on the track as well as in the public eye. The three finalists were drawn from six candidates who were nominated during the course of

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International Misfortune, what could have been! – with Jack Byrne

Mondello Park, as usual, was the venue for this year’s Leinster Trophy race meeting. It would be a championship deciding meeting for many drivers, myself included. Having taken a double victory in the August meeting a few weeks prior I was looking forward to this weekend. It would be my first time driving the longer international loop so I was quite apprehensive at first. On

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Cian Carey Does The Double at Silverstone!

Rathoath’s Cian Carey took an incredible double win at the famous Silverstone circuit in the UK on Sunday. Driving his Mooretown Engineering 2.0 Formula Renault, the Motorsport Ireland Young Driver of the Year nominee qualified on pole position for the opening Monoposto race at the home of the British Grand Prix. In wet conditions, the Ratoath driver was an incredible

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Byrne Wins- Again! – Motorsport.ie

Kildare’s Jake Byrne took his eighth win of the season in Kirkistown, Northern Ireland last weekend. Having already tied up the Northern Ireland Formula Ford 1600 series, Jake Byrne travelled to Kirkistown last weekend with the intention of adding to his tally of wins at the venue. Having qualified on the front row of the grid, he took the lead of

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