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# motorsport - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Fez checks out the merchandise as Dubliner finishes third at Circuit of Ireland Rally
# Petrolhead
# Petrolhead

Fez checks out the merchandise as Dubliner finishes third at Circuit of Ireland Rally

Apr 20th 2014, 1:36 PM 4,224 Views 1 Comment

Robert Barrable and his teammate Stuart Loudon finished just under two minutes back from the eventual winners.

# motorsport - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Meeke moves in the right direction but Seb Ogier in total control in Mexico
# WRC
# WRC

Meeke moves in the right direction but Seb Ogier in total control in Mexico

Mar 9th 2014, 11:23 AM 1,415 Views 0 Comments

World champion Seb Ogier looks set to win the WRC Rally of Mexico for a second straight year.

# motorsport - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Stephen and Suzanne Wright: the brother/sister rally team ready to take on Belgium
# Motorsport
# Motorsport

Stephen and Suzanne Wright: the brother/sister rally team ready to take on Belgium

Feb 20th 2014, 4:24 PM 2,409 Views 5 Comments

Irish duo Stephen and Suzanne Wright will race in the BFO Belgian Rally Championship this season.

# motorsport - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Schumacher spokeswoman dismisses pneumonia reports
# Schumi
# Schumi

Schumacher spokeswoman dismisses pneumonia reports

Feb 12th 2014, 6:31 PM 3,901 Views 2 Comments

German newspaper Bild made the claims today.

# motorsport - Monday 6 January, 2014

No change to Schumacher condition, hospital confirms
# Update
# Update

No change to Schumacher condition, hospital confirms

Jan 6th 2014, 3:59 PM 17,573 Views 9 Comments

The F1 icon has been in hospital for over a week, since his skiing accident.

# motorsport - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Eastern promise: Vettel on the brink of Formula One crown after Japan win
# F1
# F1

Eastern promise: Vettel on the brink of Formula One crown after Japan win

Oct 13th 2013, 9:47 AM 1,199 Views 0 Comments

The Red Bull star had to overcome team-mate Mark Webber in hard-fought race at Sazuka.

# motorsport - Friday 11 October, 2013

F1 test driver Maria de Villota found dead
# RIP
# RIP

F1 test driver Maria de Villota found dead

Oct 11th 2013, 1:11 PM 4,353 Views 5 Comments

An official cause of death is yet to be confirmed by Spanish authorities.

# motorsport - Monday 1 July, 2013

New dad Paul Mulcahy dies in motor rally
# RIP
# RIP

New dad Paul Mulcahy dies in motor rally

Jul 1st 2013, 7:36 AM 17,739 Views 12 Comments

Organisers have cancelled rest ofCarrick-on-Suir Stages Rally after tragic accident on Raven’s Rock course yesterday.

# motorsport - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

F1 supremo Ecclestone slams Red Bull fiasco
# Middle Finger
# Middle Finger

F1 supremo Ecclestone slams Red Bull fiasco

Mar 27th 2013, 12:38 PM 1,281 Views 4 Comments

The team has only itself to blame for the very public driver row.

# motorsport - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Ferrari chiefs targets Vettel
# Wanted
# Wanted

Ferrari chiefs targets Vettel

Dec 20th 2012, 6:55 PM 606 Views 0 Comments

Italian team would love the triple world champion in their car.

# motorsport - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Haug to leave Mercedes post
# Leaving
# Leaving

Haug to leave Mercedes post

Dec 13th 2012, 7:02 PM 581 Views 0 Comments

The 60-year-old is set to leave his post after 22 years.

# motorsport - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Craig Breen wins top international accolade at Irish Motorsport Awards
# Rally
# Rally

Craig Breen wins top international accolade at Irish Motorsport Awards

Dec 11th 2012, 5:24 PM 1,978 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, model Rachel Wallace was on the lookout for a new couch.

# motorsport - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Schumacher aiming for fond F1 farewell
# F1
# F1

Schumacher aiming for fond F1 farewell

Nov 21st 2012, 3:30 PM 609 Views 0 Comments

The seven-time world champion bows out of the sport for a second time at the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos on Sunday.

# motorsport - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Hamilton excited by F1's US return
# USA
# USA

Hamilton excited by F1's US return

Nov 13th 2012, 2:59 PM 393 Views 0 Comments

The McLaren driver remembers his last visit as an “incredible, thrilling time” and can’t wait for this weekend.

# motorsport - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Breen secures second World Rally Championship in a row
# Motorsport
# Motorsport

Breen secures second World Rally Championship in a row

Nov 11th 2012, 3:46 PM 1,118 Views 3 Comments

The Waterford driver clinched the victory at the Rally de Espana this afternoon.

# motorsport - Friday 9 November, 2012

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

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

Nov 9th 2012, 8:51 PM 800 Views 1 Comment

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

# motorsport - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Pedrosa tumble hands Lorenzo world title
# Report
# Report

Pedrosa tumble hands Lorenzo world title

Oct 28th 2012, 12:43 PM 550 Views 0 Comments

The Repsol Honda driver endured a day to forget, as his rival claimed victory.

# motorsport - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Lotus to Grosjean: Try not to crash so often
# Wacky Races
# Wacky Races

Lotus to Grosjean: Try not to crash so often

Oct 21st 2012, 4:59 PM 747 Views 0 Comments

F1 team have told their French driver to forget all about his seven first lap crashes.

# motorsport - Monday 15 October, 2012

Formula 1: Button slams Sauber pair
# F1
# F1

Formula 1: Button slams Sauber pair

Oct 15th 2012, 9:55 AM 865 Views 0 Comments

“It’s very poor driving standards, considering this is the pinnacle of motorsport. It’s not just a slight misjudgement, it’s massive.”

# motorsport - Sunday 14 October, 2012

MotoGP World Championship: Pedrosa beats Lorenzo in Japan
# Success
# Success

MotoGP World Championship: Pedrosa beats Lorenzo in Japan

Oct 14th 2012, 1:06 PM 420 Views 0 Comments

The Repsol Honda rider today secured his fifth win of the season.

# motorsport - Monday 8 October, 2012

Hamilton 'sorry' to Button for tweet
# Awks
# Awks

Hamilton 'sorry' to Button for tweet

Oct 8th 2012, 10:34 AM 1,000 Views 2 Comments

This is weird. Lewis Hamilton accused his teammate of unfollowing him on Twitter only to row back less than an hour later. When’s the next team meeting again?

# motorsport - Friday 5 October, 2012

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
# Goggle Box
# Goggle Box

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

Oct 5th 2012, 8:33 AM 850 Views 0 Comments

Get those feet up. You deserve it.

# motorsport - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Schumacher to retire again, says 'this time it might be forever'
# Formula 1
# Formula 1

Schumacher to retire again, says 'this time it might be forever'

Oct 4th 2012, 9:45 AM 448 Views 1 Comment

The 43-year-old has decided to call it quits for a second time at the end of this season.

# motorsport - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Yehaw! Texas F1 grand prix gets the go-ahead
# F1
# F1

Yehaw! Texas F1 grand prix gets the go-ahead

Sep 26th 2012, 3:49 PM 1,491 Views 0 Comments

The race, the first Formula One event to be held in the USA since 2007, will take place on 18 November – the penultimate weekend of the 2012 season.

# motorsport - Saturday 22 September, 2012

McLaren's Whitmarsh rejects F1 favourites tag
# Keeping Cool
# Keeping Cool

McLaren's Whitmarsh rejects F1 favourites tag

Sep 22nd 2012, 4:38 PM 391 Views 0 Comments

Despite three wins in succession, the team know there’s still a lot of work to be done.

# motorsport - Friday 21 September, 2012

Vettel lays down Singapore marker
# F1
# F1

Vettel lays down Singapore marker

Sep 21st 2012, 1:29 PM 265 Views 0 Comments

The Red Bull driver set the early pace with a time of one minute and 50.566 seconds, less than a tenth of a second ahead of McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton at the Marina Bay Street Circuit.

# motorsport - Thursday 13 September, 2012

F1 stars pay tribute to 'unsung hero' Watkins
# F1
# F1

F1 stars pay tribute to 'unsung hero' Watkins

Sep 13th 2012, 12:00 PM 712 Views 3 Comments

Watkins helped save the lives of Ferrari’s Didier Pironi at the 1982 German Grand Prix, Jordan’s Rubens Barrichello at Imola in 1994, and McLaren’s Mika Hakkinen at Adelaide in 1995.

# motorsport - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Webber 'on fence' on driver safety
# F1
# F1

Webber 'on fence' on driver safety

Sep 12th 2012, 12:45 PM 3,384 Views 0 Comments

The Australian said the recent accident at the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa had brought the matter into the spotlight once again.

# motorsport - Monday 27 August, 2012

Schumacher: "I've not regretted my comeback for a second"
# No Regrets
# No Regrets

Schumacher: "I've not regretted my comeback for a second"

Aug 27th 2012, 3:10 PM 555 Views 0 Comments

Despite just one podium finish in three seasons, the Mercedes driver is defiant he made the right call to return to Formula One.

# motorsport - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Loeb cruises to ninth German crown
# Unstoppable
# Unstoppable

Loeb cruises to ninth German crown

Aug 26th 2012, 4:34 PM 395 Views 0 Comments

Win extends French driver’s Championship lead to 54 points.

# motorsport - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Webber keen for more success
# F1
# F1

Webber keen for more success

Aug 8th 2012, 7:20 AM 159 Views 0 Comments

The 35-year-old Red Bull driver trails defending champion Fernando Alonso by 40 points in the 2012 drivers’ championship.

# motorsport - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Dominant Alonso takes Hockenheim pole
# Ferrari
# Ferrari

Dominant Alonso takes Hockenheim pole

Jul 21st 2012, 3:34 PM 278 Views 0 Comments

The Formula One championship leader moved to the top of the qualifying standings with a time of one minute, 40.904 seconds just before the clock ran out this afternoon.

De Villota returns home after F1 crash
# On The Mend
# On The Mend

De Villota returns home after F1 crash

Jul 21st 2012, 1:58 PM 620 Views 1 Comment

The test driver lost her right eye in the crash on 3 July when her car accelerated sharply into a team truck at Duxford Airfield.

Schumacher admits to brain fade before crash
# F1
# F1

Schumacher admits to brain fade before crash

Jul 21st 2012, 12:01 AM 1,059 Views 1 Comment

The 43-year-old lost control of his Mercedes Formula One car during Friday’s second practice session at the Hockenheimring and spun into the tyre barrier.

# motorsport - Friday 20 July, 2012

Button fastest at opening practice in Germany
# F1
# F1

Button fastest at opening practice in Germany

Jul 20th 2012, 11:50 AM 179 Views 0 Comments

Hamilton was next best while world championship leader, Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso of Spain, was third quickest.

# motorsport - Thursday 19 July, 2012

End of the road for Nurburgring? Famous German track veers towards administration
# Skid Row
# Skid Row

End of the road for Nurburgring? Famous German track veers towards administration

Jul 19th 2012, 5:03 PM 697 Views 2 Comments

Sebastian Vettel says it ‘would be an embarrassment’ not to race at the track, which is in danger of going bust.

# motorsport - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Mercedes to consider Schumacher's future
# F1
# F1

Mercedes to consider Schumacher's future

Jul 4th 2012, 12:30 PM 425 Views 0 Comments

“We will make a decision this summer,” team chief Ross Brawn says.

# motorsport - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Home favourite Fernando Alonso completes stunning win at European GP
# Thriller
# Thriller

Home favourite Fernando Alonso completes stunning win at European GP

Jun 24th 2012, 3:47 PM 579 Views 3 Comments

The Spaniard made it a weekend to remember in Spanish sport.

# motorsport - Friday 22 June, 2012

Vettel leads second session in Valencia
# F1
# F1

Vettel leads second session in Valencia

Jun 22nd 2012, 4:32 PM 172 Views 0 Comments

The Red Bull driver came in ahead of Force India’s Nico Hulkenberg and Sauber’s Kamui Kobayashi by less than three-hundredths of a second.

# motorsport - Monday 18 June, 2012

Audi clinches Le Mans 24-Hour title
# Endurance
# Endurance

Audi clinches Le Mans 24-Hour title

Jun 18th 2012, 12:17 PM 216 Views 0 Comments

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.