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#Motor racing

# motor-racing - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

'I want to be a world champion' - Craig Breen in gear for big 2017 on biggest rallying stage

The Waterford driver will make history next month.

# motor-racing - Sunday 22 May, 2016

When you drive at nearly 300kph, fear just slows you down

22-year-old Sean Doyle tells The42 what it takes to drive an LMP2 car.

# motor-racing - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Belgian cyclist hit with six-year ban for hiding motor in bike seat

Femke Van den Driessche is the first person to be banned for such an offence.

# motor-racing - Saturday 18 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie F1 driver Jules Bianchi dies from injuries at last year's Japanese Grand Prix crash RIP

F1 driver Jules Bianchi dies from injuries at last year's Japanese Grand Prix crash

The French driver would have turned 26 next month.

# motor-racing - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Driver walks away from terrifying crash at Belgian GP

Konsantin Tereschenko had a lucky escape.

# motor-racing - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Watch this terrifying American Le Mans Series crash

Fortunately, nobody was hurt in the high-speed incident.

# motor-racing - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Tragedy at Le Mans as Danish driver Simonsen dies - reports RIP

Tragedy at Le Mans as Danish driver Simonsen dies - reports

The 34-year-old crashed on just the third lap of the race.

Irish team aiming for podium finish at Le Mans

Driver Brendon Hartley believes Murphy Prototypes have the experience and speed to challenger for 24-hour honours.

# motor-racing - Saturday 15 June, 2013

On board with the Irish team ahead of their Le Mans 2013 bid Le Mans This post contains videos

On board with the Irish team ahead of their Le Mans 2013 bid

Murphy Prototypes “pleased” to be able to run their car in all conditions.

# motor-racing - Monday 3 June, 2013

Irish team set to take Le Mans 24 hour race by storm

Murphy Prototypes will fly the Irish flag at the world’s most prestigious 24 hour race.

# motor-racing - Friday 24 May, 2013

Did an Irishman just produce the greatest finish in the history of motor racing? Close Call This post contains videos

Did an Irishman just produce the greatest finish in the history of motor racing?

If it isn’t, we’d like to see better?

# motor-racing - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

'I cried under my helmet' admits F1 champion Vettel

The retiring Michael Schumacher would surely scoff at such an admission from his compatriot.

# motor-racing - Friday 16 November, 2012

Two fatalities mar Macau Grand Prix

Phillip Yau is the second driver to die in two days.

# motor-racing - Friday 9 November, 2012

Breen nears World Rally Championship crown after establishing huge lead in Spain

The Waterford native could clinch the S2000 title this weekend after a good start at Rally de Espana

# motor-racing - Friday 17 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie More than 60,000 expected to hit Phoenix Park Motor Races this weekend Motor Racing

More than 60,000 expected to hit Phoenix Park Motor Races this weekend

This weekend will mark the 110th anniversary of the very first motor racing event at the park.

# motor-racing - Thursday 19 July, 2012

F1: McLaren expect Hamilton to stay

‘We’ve known Lewis a long time.’ Said an apparently unconcerned Martin Whitmarsh.

# motor-racing - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Dani Pedrosa takes pole at Italian MotoGP

The Spanish rider benefitted from Jorge Lorenzo’s engine problems on the last lap.

# motor-racing - Monday 18 June, 2012

Audi clinches Le Mans 24-Hour title

The victory marks the first occasion in the event’s 79-year history that a team using a hybrid car has claimed the top prize.

# motor-racing - Friday 8 June, 2012

Don’t touch that dial… here’s the sport on TV this weekend

It doesn’t matter what the weather’s like… this is gonna be epic.

# motor-racing - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Lewis Hamilton stripped of Spanish GP pole position

Race stewarts say the McLarens Mercedes car did not meet fuel rules.

# motor-racing - Friday 6 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Iconic car designer Ferdinand Porsche dies aged 76 Vroom This post contains videos

Iconic car designer Ferdinand Porsche dies aged 76

Porsche designed the brand’s classic 911 sports car, which has been in production since the 1960s.

# motor-racing - Sunday 12 June, 2011

Videos: Two major crashes mark opening half of Le Mans 24-hour race Le Mans This post contains videos

Videos: Two major crashes mark opening half of Le Mans 24-hour race

Drivers, track crew and spectators were lucky to escape without serious injury after the dramatic smashes at the Le Mans event yesterday.

# motor-racing - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

F1 legend Stewart taken ill on flight

Former Formula One champions suffers from chest pains on flight to London.