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First Drive: Ford Fiesta Active
Jun13

First Drive: Ford Fiesta Active

Ford’s new Active Fiesta promises rugged styling and enhanced versatility but does it deliver? Aimee Woods went to the South of France to find out What is it? The new addition to the Fiesta gang is a crossover,  the Fiesta Active. Hard to imagine the Fiesta in SUV style isn’t it? Well, it still hasn’t gone whole hog as this really couldn’t be likened to your typical SUV. That said, it has differing features to the regular Fiesta...

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First Drive: Ford Fiesta ST
Jun06

First Drive: Ford Fiesta ST

Aimee Woods finds herself totally smitten by Ford’s latest hot hatch, the Fiesta ST What is it? The incredible 2018 Ford Fiesta ST has landed and as expected, it has stolen hearts with its hellishly good performance. The ST200 was a difficult act to follow but the Ford designers have truly excelled with this magnificent machine. First Impressions of the Ford Fiesta ST? The ST is spectacularly sculpted and commands attention with...

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Film Review – Crash & Burn
Nov24

Film Review – Crash & Burn

Seán Ó Cualáin’s documentary about Tommy Byrne, who, for a fleeting moment in the early ’80s, was the world’s greatest driver  is pure class writes Aimee Woods As a Dundalk native it is difficult to remain unbiased towards Crash and Burn, the documentary film depicts the life and career of our own sporting legend, Mr Tommy Byrne. As a family friend, I have had the privilege of socialising with Tommy on a few occasions as well as...

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Aimee Woods back in Mondello for Leinster Trophy Weekend
Sep30

Aimee Woods back in Mondello for Leinster Trophy Weekend

Aimee Woods was back in Mondello to compete for the most famous trophy in Irish Motorsport The Leinster Trophy weekend is the most prestigious weekend of the Irish Motorsport calendar in the realm of car racing as well as the wider motorsport community. The elusive trophy, once coveted by racing gods Ayrton Senna and Mika Hakkinen was awarded to the BOSS (Big Open Single Seater) class which enticed a flurry of new spectatorship. Every...

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Formula Vee Festival in aid of LauraLynn Children’s Hospice
Jul21

Formula Vee Festival in aid of LauraLynn Children’s Hospice

Formula Vee returned to Mondello Park last weekend for a festival meeting which raises funds for Laura Lynn writes Aimee Woods The Formula Vee festival resurfaced this year marking the halfway point of the championship, where has the season gone? It was set to be a particularly busy weekend for the Formula Vee class with two championship rounds taking place on the Saturday. For the first time since the opening round, we were also...

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