Driver Interviews – 10 Questions (2014)

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  • Driver Interviews – 10 Questions (2014)

    January 23rd, 2016

    Ten Questions with Georgie Bell

    July 29th, 2014

    1. When did you start driving and what did you first drive? Started driving at 9 years of age.  It would have been a David Brown 995 tractor which met it’s demise shortly thereafter – which proved my enthusiasm for speed when collecting round bales.  After that there were numerous bangers put to good use […]

    Ten Questions with Joe Courtney

    July 22nd, 2014

    1. When did you start driving and what did you first drive? My earliest memories of driving are in a Landrover and a Ferguson 20 on our farm, aged 6 or 7. There was always 30 or 40 cars, tractors and motorbikes around the farm and I remember having a Honda trike (75cc) when I […]

    Ten Questions with Dermot Nolan

    July 15th, 2014

    1. When did you start driving and what did you first drive? I was a late starter compared to some of my fellow hillclimbers, I was 10 and I drove a Guy Big J tractor unit pulling 2 x 30 ft trailers around a field carrying 40tonne! 2. How did you get involved in Motorsport? […]

    Ten Questions with Paul O’Connell

    July 8th, 2014

    1. When did you start driving (what age) and what did you first drive (elaborate)? I drove an International 956xl (2wd) tractor collecting straw bales at 4 or 5 I think. I could only barely push the clutch pedal and just about reach the gear lever to hit it a slap to get in gear. […]

    Ten Questions with Gary Graham

    July 1st, 2014

    1. When did you start driving (what age) and what did you first drive (elaborate)? I started driving at 14 and got my car license at 18 and started competing at 21. My first car was a Fiat Ritmo. 2. How did you get involved in Motorsport? I got involved in motorsport through a friend […]

    Ten Questions with Gar Cunningham

    June 24th, 2014

    1. When did you start driving (what age) and what did you first drive (elaborate)? As soon as i could see over the dashboard of a car and the first car i drove was my uncles MK1 escort when he left the keys in it at a wedding reception in Laois. 2. How did you […]

    Ten Questions with Brian Ledwith

    June 10th, 2014

    1. When did you start driving (what age) and what did you first drive (elaborate)? I started driving when I was seven. We bought an old Toyota corolla from a neighbour and trashed it around the fields.   2. How did you get involved in Motorsport? I built a midgit race buggy to race on […]

    Ten Questions with Deirdre McKinley

    June 3rd, 2014

    1. When did you start driving (what age) and what did you first drive (elaborate)? Driving road cars: Really started at 23 years old. My first car was an ’88 BMW E30, just like my Dad used to have. 2. How did you get involved in Motorsport? School mates Denis Hogan and Paul O’Connell were […]

    Ten Questions with Rob Dwane

    May 27th, 2014

    1. When did you start driving (what age) and what did you first drive (elaborate)? I was about 5 years old when I first started to drive a car. Had driven karts before this. My father thought me to drive in his Peugeot 405 Estate on a beach in west Clare. 2. How did you […]

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