Bell rings out world final warning

Graham Brown  A year of continuous car development finally paid off for Glenn Bell, the 2012 world champion storming to pole position for the Thunder 500 before fending off a race-long assault from Chris Haird.

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Great Northern Ireland Finale

Colin Adair reports:  The Hankook Performance Tyres World Series NI reached a thrilling conclusion at Ballymena Raceway on June 2. Mark Heatrick was the star turn at the last round, carding a fine heat and final double, but Mark’s strong performance was surpassed by a nail-biting battle for the overall Northern Ireland title which went right down to the final lap of the final race.  FULL STORY

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Mikey's Blog

"The car felt absolutely amazing, the best it has ever been to drive.  Normally in the wet it does everything it can to try and kill me but it was doing exactly what I wanted it to and I managed to overtake a few cars..."  New Blog


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Maxwell Tops Tullyroan

Ed Fahey reports:  2016 World and Northern Ireland Champion Adam Maxwell gave his title defences a big boost with a final win and being right at the front for most of the evening.

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Brian Lammey's Tullyroan Photos

Donaldson and Casey crowned

Scottish and Irish Champions

Scot Ian Donaldson and Irishman Dave Casey won their respective national points titles after a season long campaign to qualify for the world final at Ipswich in July. 
Final Points and Qualifiers

McDonald majestic as Weaver wraps up second points championship

Graham Brown  Two superb wins for Rob McDonald rounded off this year’s World Series but, despite something of a lacklustre night, it was still Kym Weaver who lifted his second points title at the end of it.
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South Africa NHR Update

With the news that SA15 Jason Loosemore will be representing South Africa in this year's Ipswich world fnal, Ashley Mills has sent us a fine photo album from the Hot Rod Tour there so far this year.

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DFT World Series Scotland, Crimond

May 21st.  The Madman reports:  "All hell broke out as Ingram spun. Those behind dived in all directions with Bonnar the unluckiest, damaging his front suspension and limping round to the finish."

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South Africa Trip for 2017 World Champion

The winner of the 2017 National Hot Rod World Championship (to be crowned at Ipswich on July 1/2) will get an all expenses paid - flights, accommodation, road car and race car - award to race at The Rock Raceway South Africa on August 12.

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