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Motorsport Ireland has announced the three finalists for the prestigious Billy Coleman Award for Ireland’s Young Rally Driver of the Year.
Peugeot’s iconic GTi returns to Irish roads next month.
The new and economical Peugeot 208 takes pride of place as segment leader for low CO2 emissions.
Little more than a month has passed since 21-year-old Kilkenny man Craig Breen crossed the finish line of Rally GB, winning the Academy World Rally Championship and its €500,000 prize.
Carrick-on-Suir Motor Club has just announced that the Susie Long Hospice Fund is to be the beneficiary charity of the ceremonial launch of the 40th Ravens Rock Rally. The rally launch takes place at the Town Hall (Tholsel) on Saturday, June 25 at 7pm and will feature World Rally Championship driver Craig Breen, Dunlop National Rally Championship leader Tim McNulty, and Barry O’Brien, driving the FAST car.
Threecastles man John Rafter now stands only days away from seeing his dream come true. John’s passion for rallying comes through as speaks about the event that will descend on the Marble City this weekend.
Melvyn Evans and Patrick Walsh stormed to victory on the 2010 McWilliam Hotel Mayo Stages Rally to become only the second overseas winners of the event in its 34 year history. The Welshmen proved that lack of local knowledge was no obstacle to success, as they set a string of impressive stage times on what was their first appearance in Mayo. It was their second National Rally Championship victory in the space of two weeks.
The 2010 Safety Direct Galway International Rally proved a successful outing for the famed McHale family.
The 2010 rally season kicks off in earnest this weekend with the Safety Direct Galway International Rally, the opening round of the Citroen Tarmac Rally Championship. The traditional season-opener has received a near capacity entry, and promises plenty of exciting action over the two day event. The recent announcement that Citroen is to be the title sponsor of the Tarmac Championship for 2010 is a major boost for Ireland’s popular international rally series. The French car manufacturer is synonymous with rallying at world level, and currently holds the FIA World Rally Championship title for manufacturers, while Citroen driver Sebastian Loeb has won the driver’s title for the past six years. Based in Oranmore, the Safety Direct Galway International Rally will get under way with a ceremonial start in the village on Friday evening, before competitors tackle nine stages on Saturday followed by another six stages on Sunday.
Final preparations are underway for this weekend’s Safety Direct Galway International Rally. The event, which is the first round of the Citroen Irish Tarmac Rally Championship, kicks off on Friday evening with a ceremonial start in Oranmore village.