Strong performance from Caolán Irwin earns first points of the season

Caolán Irwin, the reigning Masters Superbike Championship ‘Young Racer of the Year’ put in a very strong performance at Donington Park over the weekend of May 25th and 26th. Racing in Round 3 of the British Superstock 600 Championship the twenty one year old took his first points of the season with a sixth place finish on his Mondello Park, Dawn International, EICL and British Superbike Championship backed Kawasaki. Irwin, from Kilmacrennan County Donegal is representing the Young Racer of the Year sponsors in the British Championship this season, on…

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Positive weekend for Irwin brothers at Donington Park

Rhys and Caolán Irwin from Kilmacrennan, County Donegal, both took very positive results away from the third round of the British Superbike Championship at Donington Park on Saturday and Sunday last (May 25th & 26th), as they both achieved their best results of the season. Younger brother Rhys put in his best British Talent Cup performance so far, to take fourth place in Saturday’s race one, having battled in the lead group throughout the race. Racing in Superstock 600 Caolán overcame handling problems in qualifying and a mechanical issue in…

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Rhys & Caolán Irwin make impressive starts to British Championship campaigns

Donegal based Motorcycle Racing brothers, Rhys and Caolán Irwin, both made impressive starts to their 2019 campaigns at the opening rounds of the British Superbike Championship In Silverstone, UK over the weekend of April 19th – 21st. Younger brother Rhys got his second season in the British Talent Cup off to a flying start as he battled at the front of the field across qualifying and the opening two rounds of the championship on the way to two top five finishes. Racing at the same event older brother Caolán also…

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Flying start to 2019 for ‘Young Racer of the Year’ Caolán Irwin

2018 Irish Motorcycle Racing ‘Young Racer of the Year’ Caolán Irwin, got his 2019 campaign off to a flying start at Mondello Park last weekend, April 6th & 7th, where he dominated the Supersport class at the Dunlop Masters Superbike Championship season opener. Riding his 2018 Yamaha R6, while his new Kawasaki ZX6R is completed, the Donegal rider took pole position and a hat-trick of wins, as he ramped up his preparations for a return to the British Superstock 600 championship in less than two weeks time. Caolán will tackle…

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Top ten finishes for Irwin brothers on Thruxton debut

Irwin Racing continued their British Superbike Championship adventure with their longest weekend of the season, as they travelled the massive distance from Kilmacrennan County Donegal to the most southerly venue on the British Superbike Championship calendar, the ultra-fast Thruxton circuit, last weekend (August 3rd – 5th). Tackling yet another new track both Rhys and Caolán Irwin were looking for more solid performances as they and the team continue their debut season competing at the highest level of British Motorcycle Racing. The Thruxton track is fast and flowing for most of…

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Strong showing by Irwin brothers on Knockhill debut

Kilmacrennan, County Donegal based Motorcycle Racing Team, Irwin Racing, took on yet another new challenge over the weekend of July 6th to 8th, as they tackled Scotland’s’ Knockhill circuit for the first time. The teams riders, Rhys and Caolán Irwin both improved every time they went on track, with Rhys finishing the weekend with his best result of the season in the Moto3 class and Caolán taking home another strong top ten finish in Superstock 600. The younger Irwin brother, Rhys, made a huge leap forward at the latest rounds…

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Fantastic performance by Caolán Irwin brings Maiden British Championship Podium

Donegal based Motorcycle Racer Caolán Irwin produced a fantastic performance in Snetterton Norfolk last weekend (June 16th & 17th), to take his and the Irwin Racing Team’s first ever podium finish in the British Superstock 600 Championship, along with their first ever fastest race lap. In only their fourth event competing at this level the team picked up an impressive third place as Caolán continues to build his speed and results in his debut British Championship season. At the same event Caolán’s younger brother Rhys achieved his best results so…

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Caolán Irwin receives Young Racer of the Year nomination

Donegal’s Caolán Irwin has been announced as the Masters Superbike Championship Young Racer of the Year nominee for April following his trio of second places at rounds four, five and six of the Masters Supersport championship at Mondello Park. The Masters Young Racer of the Year award is open to any rider who is under twenty three and competing at the Masters. At each event one rider is nominated to go forward to the end of year shoot out where they will have a chance to battle for the  €10,000…

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Thrilling Dunlop Masters Superbike races go down to the wire

Mondello Park was the venue once again for the second Dunlop Masters Superbike Championship event of the season, as a quality field battled for points in round 4, 5 and 6 of the series. Just as it had at the March season opener, the Superbike class stole the show with three thrilling races which went down to the wire on each occasion. Although the battle at the head of the field was even closer than at the previous event, it was still Charles Stuart and Richie Ryan who shared the…

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