Ruth Nugent bids farewell to 2020
Dec30

Ruth Nugent bids farewell to 2020

What a year it’s been. I don’t know about everyone else but I’m so relieved to see the end of it writes Ruth Nugent I’m sure we will still have restrictions of a sort next year but hopefully, we will get back to some normality when it comes to racing! RSA Rallysprints   I began competing in the RSA rallysprints in Class 2 at the beginning of last year and finished the championship at the start of this year. A few months later I...

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Mondello Rallycross with Ruth Nugent
Dec03

Mondello Rallycross with Ruth Nugent

“Literally had the best days racing I’ve had all year” We catch up with Ruth Nugent who competed in the recent Irish Rallycross Fiesta championship in Mondello Park  Firstly, apologies for being so M.I.A.  Between health issues and mechanical issues with the car the end of the racing season was very busy.   Rallycross But luckily myself and Freddie the Fiesta are back in action and feeling good! So to celebrate that...

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From Marshal to Driver – February 2019
Feb25

From Marshal to Driver – February 2019

It has been a busy start to 2019 in my move from Marshal to Racing Driver writes Ruth Nugent Firstly I’d like to wish everyone a happy race season 2019! I hope the off season has gone by quick enough for all of you. I haven’t been able to give an update any sooner than now as I’ve been going through biologic infusion treatment for my Crohn’s Disease. These will hopefully get my health back in order and give me the energy needed to get...

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Fiesta Six-Hour Endurance Race
Nov19

Fiesta Six-Hour Endurance Race

Four Irish women made history as the first all-female team to take part in the six-hour Mondello Park Fiesta Endurance Race writes Ruth Nugent The annual Fiesta 6 Hour Endurance race was held in Mondello Park on Sunday the 4th of November this year. I was delighted to be invited to join Emma Dempsey, Aimee Woods (a fellow wheelsforwomen.ie contributor) and Nicola Watkins on the first ever all female team to enter the endurance race....

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From Marshal to Driver –  August 2018
Sep06

From Marshal to Driver – August 2018

As the glorious summer of 2018 comes to an end its been a busy and productive one writes Ruth Nugent I dropped off the grid here for a while but I’m back with so much news I don’t know where to begin! Formula Vee Festival – Mondello Park Rounds 9 and 10 of the Fiesta Zetec Championship were held at the annual Formula Vee Festival in Mondello Park. As we were competing on the national circuit I didn’t feel the need for any testing as...

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From Marshal to Driver – June 2018
Jul03

From Marshal to Driver – June 2018

The sun is shining and temperatures are soaring but the racing goes on writes Ruth Nugent  Anti-Clockwise Race Meeting at Mondello Park The 9th and 10th of June we all gathered back to the home grounds of Mondello Park for the next round of the Fiesta Zetec championship. This time around though, the track was run in the anti-clockwise direction for the first time in 21 years, so most of us had no idea what to expect! Luckily, thanks...

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