A very successful year for Irish racing and rally drivers, both home and abroad, culminated with the Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Awards 2013 in Dublin this week. The highlight of the ceremony is marked by the presentation of the prestigious Manley Memorial Trophy to the International Driver of the year and the awarding of the Billy […]
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The Echo newspapers annual amateur sports awards, staged in the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel on Thursday proved as exciting as ever. The event which is run in partnership with the hotel and the South Dublin County Sports Partnership (SDCSP) saw FIA European Rallycross Champion in Touring Cars Derek Tohill crowned 2013 Sports Star of the year. […]
Double FIA European Rallycross Champion Derek Tohill successfully completed his RallycrossRX Supercar prize drive at the Kinnekulle Ring in Sweden yesterday (October 6) where he drove a VW Polo Supercar run by Marklund Motorsport.
These things never come easy but, it makes it all the more special when you have to work hard for it, winner takes all!
As part of the package provided by IMG for winning the 2013 FIA Euroepan Rallycross Championship, Derek was provided with a free drive of one of the fastest Rallycross cars in the World. The same car was driven this season by Anton Marklund (Sweden), Carlos Sainz (Spain), Mattias Ekstrom (Sweden) & Buddy Rice (US). […]
Click on the link below to see how the team got on at RX Germany. Derek won his Semi Final with fastest time of the day to start on the front of the main final. Derek got taken out on lap 1 and had to park his RWD Fiesta as there was too much damage […]
FIA European Rallycross Championship 2013 – Round 8 – Greinbach, Austria – September 14-15 (Greinbach) – Derek Tohill from Dublin in Ireland became the 2013 FIA European Rallycross Champion in the TouringCar category this weekend (September 14-15) at Greinbach in Austria.
Click on the link below for some fantastic pictures displaying how the dream weekend for Derek & his team unfolded…
Click on the Video below to see how Derek & his Rallycross Rebels team won an incredible Rallycross event at Loheac in France. Derek dominated the complete weekend in a circuit which seemed to suit him, this placed the Irishman in a strong position to claim his second European title with 2 rounds remaining.
FIA European Rallycross Championship 2013 – Round 7 – Lohéac, France – August 31 / September 1 (Lohéac) – TouringCar racer Derek Tohill (Ford Fiesta Mk7 RWD) won the seventh round of the 2013 FIA European Rallycross Championship – RallycrossRX – this weekend (August 31-September 1) when the European series resumed at Lohéac in France after an almost […]