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Daily Archives: October 23rd, 2013

Benjamyn Mckay / Jason Mckay Renault Twingo21 year old Ben Mckay from Ellesmere coped admirably with the pressure of having it all to loose, by bagging a raft of titles on last weekend’s final round of the MSA British Rally Championship, Rallye Sunseeker International. Not only did the youngster bring the Twingo Renaultsport R1 Trophy, MSA British Junior Championship, Ravenol Newcomers Cup and class R1 titles back to Shropshire, but he also won the hearts and minds of the selection committee and was awarded the coveted Pirelli Star Driver nomination for his determined approach this year. Read More »

Daniel McKenna is this year’s coveted MSA British Rally Championship Pirelli UK Star Driver shootout after wowing a panel of five judges during a two-day competition, based at the iconic motorsport complex of Sweet Lamb in Wales.

McKenna and regular co-driver Arthur Kierans were also crowned the new BRC RallyTwo champions at the weekend and beat off stiff competition from five other finalists to win a full British Rally Championship campaign courtesy of tyre supplier Pirelli. McKenna, who hails from County Monaghan, will compete on all seven rounds of next year’s BRC at the wheel of a Citroën DS3 R3T supplied by DGM Motorsport.

Now in its seventh year, the Pirelli Star Driver programme has helped a number of promising drivers in their quest to become an international rally star. Read More »