Cork racer Matt Griffin joins up with the Singapore-based Clearwater Racing team that also includes Mok Weng Sun and Kieta Sawa to contest round three of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the iconic Nurburgring circuit in Germany on Sunday.
Fri, 14 Jul, 2017
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has accused Silverstone of "serious misjudgement and mismanagement" after the circuit's owners gave notice of their intent to pull the plug on Formula One.
Tue, 11 Jul, 2017
Cork racing driver Matt Griffin and his Clearwater Racing team-mates Mok Weng Sun and Keita Sawa claimed victory in the LMGTE Am category of ‘The 6 Hours of Silverstone’, the opening round of the World Endurance Championship at Silverstone yesterday.
Mon, 17 Apr, 2017
The days of Formula One taking millions from deep-pocketed nations with little history in car racing to stage Grand Prix events may be over. New owner Liberty Media Corp wants to end a “deal-of-the-day” mentality to focus on key markets, including the US and Europe.
Wed, 25 Jan, 2017
Having built his racing career in Northampton and within earshot of Silverstone, Matt Griffin is content with life following his decision to return to his native Leeside from where he continues his globetrotting motorsport career as a professional Ferrari factory-racing driver.
Fri, 22 Apr, 2016
With a clean sweep of the fastest times on all eight stages, the Antrim/Cork combination of Desi Henry/Liam Moynihan (Skoda Fabia R5) won the Abbey Hotel Munster Moonraker Rally in Ballyvourney, Co Cork, the second round of the Valvoline Irish Forest Rally series.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016
Fri, 15 Apr, 2016
A broken anti-roll bar on the penultimate stage denied the Irish pair of Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle a possible podium position on the Vodafone Rally de Portugal, where the Volkswagen Polo WRC team claimed the top three places.
Mon, 25 May, 2015
Further to their maiden WRC win, the Irish duo of Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle (Citroen DS3 WRC) tackle this weekend’s Vodafone Rally de Portugal, round five of the World Rally Championship, in confident mood. They are also expected to benefit from redefined aerodynamics on the front end and a new bumper and redesigned wings.
Fri, 22 May, 2015
Craig Breen makes no secret of his desire to win the Discover Northern Ireland Circuit of Ireland Rally, which cranks into action this morning, doubling as round three of the European Rally Championship and also the third round of the Clonakilty Blackpudding Irish Tarmac Championship.
Fri, 03 Apr, 2015
Lewis Hamilton believes the controversial collision with Mercedes rival Nico Rosberg in today’s Belgian Grand Prix has made it very tough to overtake the German in the Formula One drivers’ championship and said: “I don’t know why he hit me but I’m sure he’ll leave here happy.”
Sun, 24 Aug, 2014