Sunday, May 29, 2016

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Opel Mokka 1.6 CDTi

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Audi RS3

Latest News

MINI Launches Its Latest Design Model – MINI Seven.

Taking its name from the very first Mini, the 1959 Austin Seven, MINI Seven has been developed to showcase both the distinctive style inspired...

Audi Q7 e-tron Goes On Sale

Audi Ireland has announced details of its new Audi Q7 e-tron 3.0-litre TDI quatto. It’s available to order now with pricing commencing from €84,475...

First Drives


BMW R 1200 GS Adventure

For the recent REV-UP 4 DSI event I was riding BMW’s all-conquering R 1200 GS Adventure. It’s no hidden clandestine that the GS Adventure...

World News


We have been in Paris at the International Press Launch of the all new Peugeot 3008. As with the outgoing model which has found...

VW Claim Nürburgring Record With The New Golf GTI Clubsport

Volkswagen was on a mission to take the record for the fastest ever lap of the Nürburgring by a front-wheel drive production vehicle. And...

Russia Gets Four-Wheel Drive Renault Captur

Renault has added to its range this week with the presentation in Moscow of the all-new Renault KAPTUR crossover which will be equipped with...

Mazda Debuts New MX-5 With Retractable Hardtop

Mazda revealed the Mazda MX-5 RF (“retractable fastback”) today on the eve of the New York International Auto Show. The latest version of the...

Motorsport News

SEAT Supercup Season Opener Goes To Murray

Niall Murray demonstrated just why he is the reigning SEAT Supercup Ireland Champion by putting in a dominant performance at the championship’s 2016 season opener over the weekend. Making a one off return to...

Patch Fiesta ST Championship Ready To Impress

The brand new Patch Fiesta ST Championship sponsored by market leading Tyre Trade suppliers, Patch Tyre Equipment, is set to impress as its first ever races take place at Mondello Park in County Kildare...

Holstein Enters Into SEAT Supercup Campaign

Highly regarded champion touring car racer Erik Holstein is to contest the 2016 SEAT Supercup Ireland. The former Irish Touring Car Champion is teaming up with the reigning SEAT Supercup champions Murray Motorsport, reforming...


1 BMW M4 1:03.26
2Audi RS31:04.02
3Alfa Romeo 4C1:04.53
4SEAT Leon Cupra DSG1:05.33
5SEAT Leon Cupra 20141:05.68
6Peugeot RCZ R1:05.74
7MINI JCW GP1:05:83
8Opel Astra OPC1:06.21
9Audi S3 Saloon1:06.80
10VW Golf GTI Performance1:07.46
11Renault Megané Trophy1:07.56
12Skoda Octavia RS 20141:08.21
13Ford Focus ST1:08.22
14MINI Cooper S JCW1:08.90
15Seat Leon Cupra R1:08.91
16Ford Fiesta ST1:09.06
17Alfa Romeo Giulietta Cloverleaf1:09.58
18Volkwagen Golf R1:09.69
19Peugeot 208 GTI1:09.89
20Citroen DS3 Racing1:10.10
21SEAT Ibiza Cupra1:10.20
22Mini Cooper S Coupé1:10.85
23Renault Clio RenaultSport Gordini1:11.17
24Skoda Fabia RS1:11.39
25Abarth 500 Esseesse1:11.41
26Mini Cooper S Diesel1:12.24
27Abarth Punto Evo1:13.97
28Renault Twizy1:33.70
Lap times recorded around Mondello Park National Circuit