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kumho-galway17aKumho had high hopes of success on last weekend’s (February 4/5) Corrib Oil Galway International Rally, but exceeded all expectations by equipping not only the outright winning WRC Subaru of Garry Jennings and Rory Kennedy, and the Ford Fiesta of new signings Alastair Fisher and Gordon Noble that annexed the all-important R5 class, but cars victorious in no less than 10 other divisions. Read More »

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kumho-fisher17aLast season, 28-year old construction engineer Alastair Fisher finished a fighting fourth in the Clonakilty Blackpudding Irish Tarmac Rally Championship, driving a Ford Fiesta R5. This year he will again be doing his best to lift the series trophy that his uncle, the late great Bertie Fisher, won no less than four times. Equally hopeful of his success are his new sponsor Kumho Tyre and the company’s Irish distributor, Modern Tyre Service of Enniskillen, under whose colours the car will be running. Read More »

– Held this year in Doha, Qatar, the FIA Prize-Giving Ceremony saw awards presented to the winners of its various Championships
– José María López, Yvan Muller and Sébastien Loeb monopolised the FIA WTCC driver standings, whilst Citroën won the Manufacturers’ Championship
– The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team finished second in the Manufacturers’ World Rally Championship

A glittering occasion to mark the end of the season, the FIA Prize-Giving Ceremony was this year preceded by a challenge involving drivers and leading figures from the FIA. José María López produced an impressive performance to finish third in the karting race, behind Esteban Ocon – European F3 Champion – and Daniel Ricciardo. Read More »

Wales Rally GB14 Results 1– World Champion Sébastien Ogier concludes campaign with victory number eight
– Mikko Hirvonen signs off illustrious WRC career with popular second place
– Kris Meeke denied podium on home soil by brace of late punctures
– Brits shine across the board with support class trophies

Two-time FIA World Rally Champion Sébastien Ogier clinched the final victory of the season on Wales Rally GB on Sunday (16 November), as British drivers grabbed the headlines with a podium challenge from Kris Meeke and standout performances throughout the field. Read More »

– Citroën Racing Trophy UK returns to action in Northern Ireland this weekend
– Jukka Korhonen, who stunned many with his win earlier this year, will head up the action
– Round four, with new stages featuring a host of bumps and jumps, is expected to test drivers, cars and crews to the maximum

Round four of the Citroën Racing Trophy UK will take place on the Todds Leap Ulster Rally. The rally gets underway on Friday from a new base in Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh.

The Rally NI section hosts the Citroën Racing Trophy UK and MSA British Rally Championship runners and it is 29-year-old Finn, Jukka Korhonen, who will start at number one, as he leads both the British Rally Championship and Citroën Racing Trophy UK series. Read More »

Northern Irish duo Alastair Fisher and Gordon Noble took victory on round three of the MSA British Rally Championship, the RSAC Scottish Rally, a first win for the 23 year old after his debut in the series on the Jim Clark rally in 2008.

The DGM Sport crew’s win is particularly special for Fisher, having come so close on several occasions in recent years. But he didn’t have it all his way from the start, swapping stage times with Morris Lubricants DMS crew Tom Cave/Ieuan Thomas from the outset. Read More »