European Championship 2018

Lochgelly Raceway


Heat 1


Heat 2


Heat 3



Cele Services National Hot Rod


This weekend sees over 30 National Hot Rods heading to Scotland for their European Championship. National Hot Rod racing is very pleased to announce Cele Services are once again sponsoring the Four Nations Cup. Round one of the cup takes place at lochgelly this weekend. The final race of Sunday will be the Scottish leg, and the winner will receive a brand new Hoosier Tyre as well as magnificent trophies for the first three home. Points will also be awarded as part of the gruelling international four round series that NHR #20 Derek Martin won last year. 

European Championship 2018

Lochgelly Raceway


One of the biggest meetings of the 2018 racing Calendar is on the 21st & 22nd of April and all roads will lead to lochgelly raceway Scotland for the National Hot Rod European Championship.Drivers Bookings have started to come in HERE already and with more to follow, this is looking to be a cracker of an event. Supporting classes are also on over the weekend and HRP have now managed to sort their schedule and practice WILL go ahead on Friday April 20th for National Hot Rods and Classic Hot Rods ONLY!!!

Times are 1pm until 5pm and cost is £50/driver.

No need to book!

Tyre allocation for European Championship

Four new slicks and one used, this tyre must appear on the driver’s history.


At least four wet tyres must be on the driver’s tyre sheet before the first national hot rod race on the Saturday

If at any time during the Saturday or Sunday the meeting is declared wet drivers, will be allowed to register up to four new wet tyres.

Any new wet tyres must be used by the end of the meeting.

Early Entries


This weekend sees us back racing in Northern Ireland for round 10 of the Hankook Preformance Tyres World Qualifying Series In Ballymena Raceway on Friday night and then we head to southern Ireland to Tipperary Raceway on Sunday for Round 9 of their World Qualifying Series.Entries & Grids are here

Photo Gallery

Click here to see another photo gallery that has just been updated and this time its by Brian Lammey with 119 pictures of the National Hot Rods from the World Series Northern Ireland Round 9 Aghadowey on Monday

Photo Gallery

Click here to see our photo gallery that has just been updated by Raymond Henderson with 177 pictures of the National Hot Rods from Cowedinbeath Saturday night.

Photo Gallery

Click here to see our photo gallery that has just been updated by martin Kingston with 297 pictures from a very wet Northampton international raceway on Good Friday. 

Cirrus Plastics Renew DMC Race Promotions Sponsorship Deal

DMC Race Promotions in association with Spedeworth Motorsports are pleased to announce that Portadown based Cirrus Plastics have renewed their deal to sponsor this season's DMC Race Promotions National Hot Rods Points Championship for a fifth consecutive season. The championship covers all the National Hot Rod meetings at Tullyroan Oval and Aghadowey Oval in 2018, including the international British Championship meeting in September. The domestic DMC points system will be used in all races, with the overall winner receiving not only a fantastic trophy but also four new Hoosier slick tyres courtesy of the Doak family at Cirrus Plastics. Their company is one of Ireland's leading manufacturers of polythene bags and film for the food, pharmaceutical, drinks and general manufacturing industries.

Young hotshot Jaimie McCurdy has scooped the big prize for the past two seasons, and with fantastic grids set to take to the tracks once again this term, another top class campaign lies in store. Darren Black representing DMC Race Promotions and the NHRPA said, "We can't thank Alvin and Stewart Doak enough for agreeing to continue their generous sponsorship, and the championship will once again add extra excitement to the formula during the season, on top of the thrilling climax we have ahead in World Series NI."

The first meeting for the National Hot Rods on the DMC Race Promotions raceways is at Aghadowey Oval on Easter Monday afternoon.

New Owner for is very pleased to introduce its new owner and webmaster, Paddy Whelan.  Founder Neil Rowe said "I would like to thank everyone who has helped and supported me since I built version one the best part of 18 years ago, and wish Paddy all the very best in taking our sport's shop window forward. He has all the enthusiasm and commitment needed - please support him in his work for National Hot Rod racing."

Cele Services National Hot Rod



National Hot Rod racing is very pleased to announce Cele Services are once again sponsoring the Four Nations Cup.  With valuable prize tyres and beautiful trophies at each round and for the ultimate winner, this competition is already established as a prestige blue riband event.  Last year Northern Ireland's Derek Martin emerged as winner after four gruelling rounds and there's sure to be some top rivalry in 2018.

New Irish National Hot Rod Constructor

Total Oval Prep. in Co. Meath, Ireland have acquired all Tigra B manufacturing designs, rights and jigs from Haird Motorsport/Steve Wills. New cars and parts will be available from March 1, plus an all-new model is at an advanced stage.
More to follow.


Republic of Ireland 2018 Race Dates

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New Hoosier Tyre Compound


The Hoosier H10 will be introduced to National Hot Rod racing from the 2018 Championship of the World in July.


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