Photos of Martin Birrane's cars

Watkins Glen 6 Hours6-Hours and The Can-Am, The Glen22.7.1972
2828 - Duckhams LM Ford #LM-1 - Alain de CadenetDuckhams LM #LM-1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS3.0
Alain de Cadenet (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alain De Cadenet (GB)/Martin Birrane (IRL)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 24th (2:08.293)
Colours: yellow (+blue/white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2012Photo by courtesy of: Joe Martin and Joseph Delikat
Tourist TrophyRAC Tourist Trophy24.9.1972
55 - Ford Mustang Boss - Cona CoffeeFord Mustang Boss - Ford Boss V8 5000 cc N/ADiv.3
Cona CoffeeClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Martin Birrane (IRL)Result: 7th - Heat 1: 9th
Grid: 8th (1:37.800)
Colours: orange (+black)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 10/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: Sandy Sanderson
Monza 1000 KilometresMonza 1000 Kilometres25.4.1973
8686 - Porsche Carrera RSR #911 360 0185 - Crowne RacingPorsche 911 Carrera RSR #911 360 0185 - Porsche F6 2v SOHC N/AGT3.0
Crowne RacingClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Chris Craft (GB)/Martin Birrane (IRL)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (1:41.140)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 15/10/2012Photo by courtesy of: Luciano Passoni
Kyalami 9 HoursDaily Mail 16th Nine Hour Endurance Race3.11.1973
33 - Porsche Carrera RSR  - Paradise Beach/Swazi Radio/Crowne RacingPorsche 911 Carrera RSR - Porsche F6 2v SOHC 2806 cc N/AClass F
Paradise Beach/Swazi Radio/Crowne RacingClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Martin Birrane (IRL)/Guy Tunmer (ZA)Result: 10th
Grid: 15th (1:36.680)
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 12/07/2017Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
Brands Hatch 1000 KilometresBritish airways 1000 Kms World Championship Sports Car Race29.9.1974
3232 - Lola T294 Ford - Escuderia MontjuichLola T294 - Ford BDG S2.0
Escuderia MontjuichOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hervé LeGuellec (F)/Martin Birrane (IRL)
listed, never drove:
Javier Juncadella (E)
Result: did not finish (Handling)
Grid: 17th (1:31.800)
Colours: yellow/green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Richard Bunyan
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans12.6.1977
3131 - Lola T294S Ford #T290-HU22 - Dorset Racing AssociatesLola T294S #T290-HU22 - Ford Cosworth L4 1950 cc N/AS2.0
Dorset Racing Associates (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Martin Birrane (IRL)/Ernst Berg (NL)/Ian Harrower (GB)/Richard Down (GB)Result: not classified
Grid: 34th (4:17.400)
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Jacques Ubags and Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans11.6.1978
3333 - Lola T294S Ford - Cloud Engineering Ltd. - DorsetLola T294S # - Ford Cosworth FVC L4 4v DOHC 1950 cc N/AS2.0
Cloud Engineering Ltd. - Dorset (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Richard Down (GB)/Bob Evans (GB)
listed, never drove:
Martin Birrane (IRL), Richard Bond (GB)
Result: practiced only (Accident in practice)
Grid: T-car
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/08/2008Photo by courtesy of: Philippe Hubert
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans15.6.1980
2929 - Lola T297 Ford #T290-HU22 - Dorset Racing AssociatesLola T297 #T290-HU22 - Ford Cosworth BDG/Richardson L4 1980 cc N/AS2.0
Dorset Racing Associates (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Peter Clark (GB)/Martin Birrane (IRL)/Nick Mason (GB)
listed, never drove:
Tony Birchenhough (GB)
Result: 22nd
Grid: 45th (4:16.700) - 43rd fastest qualifier
Colours: black (+yellow)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 29/11/2006Photo by courtesy of: Jacques Vigné
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans14.6.1981
2121 - De Cadenet Lola LM Ford #T380-HU1=>LM-2 (Lola) - Dorset Racing AssociatesDe Cadenet Lola T380 #T380-HU1=>LM-2 (Lola) - Ford Cosworth DFV/Alan Smith V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Dorset Racing Associates (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Vivian Candy (IRL)/Martin Birrane (IRL)/Nick Faure (GB)
listed, never drove:
Peter Clark (GB), Tony Birchenhough (GB)
Result: did not finish (Gearbox casing)
Grid: 26th (3:48.900)
Colours: dark green
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
Brands Hatch 1000 KilometresFlying Tiger 100027.9.1981
1212 - Lola T297 Ford #T290-HU22 - Dorset Racing AssociatesLola T297 #T290-HU22 - Ford Cosworth BDG L4 1975 cc N/AS2.0
Dorset Racing Associates (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Martin Birrane (IRL)/Roy Baker (GB)/Richard Jones (GB)
DNS:
Peter Clark (GB); listed, never drove: Leon Walger (RA)
Result: 7th
Grid: 16th (1:37.200)
Colours: black (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 02/11/2004Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Banks
Silverstone 6 HoursPace 6 Hours, a round of The FIA World Endurance Championship for Manufacturers16.5.1982
5555 - Chevron B36B Ford - Chevron Racing Cars with Frox Clothing Ltd.Chevron B36 B # - Ford Cosworth BDX L4 1998 cc N/AGr.6
Chevron Racing Cars with Frox Clothing Ltd. (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Martin Birrane (IRL)/Robin Smith (GB)/Neil Crang (AUS)Result: did not finish (Disqualified)
Grid: 23rd (1:30.700)
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2009Photo by courtesy of: Julian Roberts
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans20.6.1982
3939 - De Cadenet Lola Ford (Lola) - Dorset Racing AssociatesDe Cadenet Lola # (Lola) - Ford Cosworth DFV/Alan Smith V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AC
Dorset Racing Associates (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Wilds (GB)/Ian Harrower (GB)/François Duret (GB)
listed, never drove:
Salmon, Martin Birrane (IRL), Tony Birchenhough (GB), Richard Jones (GB)
Result: did not finish (Out of fuel)
Grid: 45th (4:00.290)
Colours: white (+red/black)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 13/08/2007Photo by courtesy of: Philippe Moriniere, Julian Roberts and Jacques Vigné
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans20.6.1982
5555 - Chevron B36B Ford - Chevron Racing CarsChevron B36 B # - Ford Cosworth BDX L4 1975 cc N/AGr.6
Chevron Racing Cars (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Martin Birrane (IRL)/Neil Crang (AUS)/John Sheldon (GB)
listed, never drove:
Tony Charnell (GB), Robin Smith (GB)
Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 49th (4:04.300)
Colours: black (+orange)
Tyres: Avon
Photo updated: 13/08/2007Photo by courtesy of: Jacques Vigné
Spa 1000 Kilometres1000 km. Spa Trophee Diners Club5.9.1982
5454 - Chevron B36B Ford - Martin BirraneChevron B36 B # - Ford Cosworth BDX L4 1980 cc N/AGr.6
Martin Birrane (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Martin Birrane (IRL)/Pascal Foix (F)Result: 16th
Grid: 28th (2:41.710)
Colours: black (+orange)
Tyres: Avon
Photo updated: 18/02/2004Photo by courtesy of: Bob Vandenholt and Cedric van Havre
Brands Hatch 1000 KilometresShell Oils 1000 Kilometres17.10.1982
2828 - Chevron B36B Ford - Frox Clothing LimitedChevron B36 B # - Ford Cosworth BDX L4 1980 cc N/AGr.6
Frox Clothing Limited (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Kennedy (IRL)/Gerry Amato (GB)/Martin Birrane (IRL)Result: 20th
Grid: 27th (1:45.350)
Colours: black (+orange)
Tyres: Avon
Photo updated: 16/08/2004Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
Thundersports Brands HatchThundersports, Bank Holiday Monday30.5.1983
1010 - Ford C100 #04 (Thompson-Zakspeed) - Peer RacingFord C100 #04 (Thompson-Zakspeed) - Ford Cosworth DFL V8/90° 4v DOHC 3299 cc N/AClass A
Peer Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Martin Birrane (IRL)/David Kennedy (IRL)Result: 2nd
Grid: 3rd
Colours: orange
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/08/2004Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans19.6.1983
4343 - Ford C100 #04 (Thompson-Zakspeed) - Peer RacingFord C100 #04 (Thompson-Zakspeed) - Ford Cosworth DFL V8/90° 4v DOHC 3299 cc N/AC
Peer Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: François Migault (F)/David Kennedy (IRL)/Martin Birrane (IRL)Result: did not finish (Fuel pressure)
Grid: 37th (3:54.980)
Colours: orange
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans and hoslotfrance
Thundersports ThruxtonThundersports24.7.1983
1010 - Ford C100 #04 (Thompson-Zakspeed) - Peer RacingFord C100 #04 (Thompson-Zakspeed) - Ford Cosworth DFL V8/90° 4v DOHC 3299 cc N/AClass A
Peer Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Kennedy (IRL)/Martin Birrane (IRL)Result: did not finish (Puncture, suspension)
Grid: 4th
Colours: orange
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Anthony J. Taylor
Brands Hatch 1000 KilometresGrand Prix International 1000 Kilometres18.9.1983
1010 - Ford C100 #04 (Thompson-Zakspeed) - Martin BirraneFord C100 #04 (Thompson-Zakspeed) - Ford Cosworth DFL V8/90° 4v DOHC 3299 cc N/AC
Martin Birrane (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Kennedy (IRL)/Martin Birrane (IRL)Result: did not start (Accident in practice)
Grid: (no time)
Colours: orange
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 09/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Sean Coles
Thundersports Brands HatchJohn Player Special British Grand Prix22.7.1984
8181 - Royale RP37 Ford - Richard Dutton RacingRoyale RP37 - Ford Pinto 1998 cc N/AClass C
Richard Dutton RacingOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Clark (GB)/Martin Birrane (IRL)
listed, never drove:
James Thomson (GB), Frank Bradley (GB)
Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 36th (1:41.600)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 29/01/2006Photo by courtesy of: Chris (Miodrag Jungic)
Thundersports Brands HatchThundersports Daily Mail Easter Monday8.4.1985
2121 - Vogue SP2 Ford (Chevron) - David MercerVogue SP2 # (Chevron) - Ford Cosworth BDG L4 2300 cc N/AClass A
David Mercer (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Mercer (GB)/Martin Birrane (IRL)Result: did not finish
Grid: 14th (1:53.990)
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Norbert Vogel
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans16.6.1985
151151 - BMW M1 #WBS59910004301062 - H. GallBMW M1 #WBS59910004301062 - BMW M88 L6 4v 3497 cc N/AB
H. Gall (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Edgar Dören (D)/Martin Birrane (IRL)/Jean-Paul Libert (B)
listed, never drove:
Helmut Gall (D), Jean-François Yvon (F)
Result: 15th 1st in B
Grid: 42nd (4:00.310) - 44th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Avon
Photo updated: 07/12/2005Photo by courtesy of: Serge Cailler
Hockenheim 1000 Kilometres31. Int. ADAC-1000-km-Rennen und die duschfrisch Trophy14.7.1985
9090 - URD C83 BMW - Jens WintherURD C83 # - BMW M88 L6 3499 cc N/AC2
Jens Winther (DK)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Mercer (GB)/Jens Winther (DK)/Martin Birrane (IRL)Result: 14th
Grid: 31st (2:19.700)
Colours: white/red (+green)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Stefan Haffner
Spa 1000 Kilometres1000 km Spa1.9.1985
9090 - URD C83 BMW - Jens WintherURD C83 # - BMW M88 L6 3453 cc N/AC2
Jens Winther (DK)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Mercer (GB)/Jens Winther (DK)
listed, never drove:
Martin Birrane (IRL)
Result: 13th
Grid: 24th (2:30.760)
Colours: white/red (+green)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/04/2014Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans1.6.1986
8989 - Argo JM19 Zakspeed Turbo #110 - Martin Schanche RacingArgo JM19 #110 - Zakspeed L4 4v DOHC 1850 cc 1xGarrettC2
Martin Schanche Racing (N)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Martin Birrane (IRL)/Martin Schanche (N)/Torgye Kleppe (N)
listed, never drove:
Birger Dyrstad (N)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 37th (3:53.490)
Colours: white (+red/black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 12/08/2002Photo by courtesy of: Jean-Pierre Monier
Thundersports BirminghamHalfords Birmingham Super Prix25.8.1986
2121 - Tiga SC79/82 Ford - Robert ParkerTiga SC79/82 - Ford Cosworth BDX 1998 cc N/AClass B
Robert ParkerOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Robert Parker (GB)/Martin Birrane (IRL)Result: did not start
Grid: 10th (1:35.860)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
Estoril 500 Kilometres19.10.1986
2727 - Holden Commodore VK - Australian National Motor Racing TeamHolden Commodore VK # - Holden V8 4900 cc N/ADiv.3
Australian National Motor Racing TeamClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Allan Grice (AUS)/David Kennedy (IRL)/Martin Birrane (IRL)Result: 8th
Grid: 10th (1:48.520)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/09/2011Photo by courtesy of: Luis Belo
Thundersports Donington1987 International Thundersports Donington25.5.1987
7070 - Harrier LR5 Ford #02 - David MercerHarrier LR5 #02 - Ford Cosworth BDG L4 1975 cc N/AClass C
David Mercer (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Mercer (GB)/Martin Birrane (IRL)Result: 11th
Grid: 8th (1:09.150)
Colours: white
Tyres: Avon
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
Monza 1000 Kilometres24a 1000 km di Monza, 22° Trofeo Filippo Caracciolo10.4.1988
191191 - Argo JM19C Ford #122 - PC AutomotiveArgo JM19 C #122 - Ford Cosworth DFL V8/90° 4v 3300 cc N/AC2
PC Automotive (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Olindo Iacobelli (USA)/Martin Birrane (IRL)/Richard Piper (GB)Result: did not finish (Fuel tank)
Grid: 26th (1:53.930)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 26/04/2019Photo by courtesy of: Maurizio Beretta and Faustino Mattei
Silverstone 1000 KilometresAutosport 1000 kms8.5.1988
191191 - Argo JM19C Ford #122 - P.C. AutomotiveArgo JM19 C #122 - Ford Cosworth DFL V8/90° 4v 3300 cc N/AC2
P.C. Automotive (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Richard Piper (GB)/Olindo Iacobelli (USA)
DNS:
Martin Birrane (IRL)
Result: 13th
Grid: 24th (1:31.510) - 26th fastest qualifier
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 10/11/2014Photo by courtesy of: John Brown and Jeremy Jackson
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans12.6.1988
127127 - Spice SE86C Hart #002 - Chamberlain EngineeringSpice SE86C #002 - Hart 418T L4 4v DOHC 1873 cc 1xHolsetC2
Chamberlain Engineering (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Richard Jones (GB)/Martin Birrane (IRL)/Nick Adams (GB)
DNS:
Bobby Ore (USA); listed, never drove: Graham Duxbury (ZA)
Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 16th (3:30.260)
Colours: white/red (+black)
Tyres: Avon
Photo updated: 01/03/2015Photo by courtesy of: Laurent Chauveau Endurance Info, Jeremy Jackson and Sonny Jones
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans12.6.1988
191191 - Argo JM19C Ford #122 - P.C. AutomotiveArgo JM19 C #122 - Ford Cosworth DFL V8/90° 4v 3300 cc N/AC2
P.C. Automotive (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Olindo Iacobelli (USA)/Alain Ianetta (F)/John Graham (CDN)
listed, never drove:
Richard Piper (GB), Martin Birrane (IRL)
Result: did not finish (Battery)
Grid: 48th (4:03.020)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 07/12/2005Photo by courtesy of: Laurent Chauveau Endurance Info
Brno 360 KilometresGrand Prix ČSSR, Mistrovství Světa Sportovních Prototypů10.7.1988
127127 - Spice SE86C Hart #002 - Chamberlain EngineeringSpice SE86C #002 - Hart 418T L4 4v DOHC 1873 cc 1xHolsetC2
Chamberlain Engineering (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Paul Stott (GB)/Nick Adams (GB)
listed, never drove:
Martin Birrane (IRL)
Result: 10th
Grid: 13th (1:59.190)
Colours: white/red (+black)
Tyres: Avon
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: RSC
Brands Hatch 1000 KilometresBrands Hatch 1000 Kilometres24.7.1988
127127 - Spice SE86C Hart #002 - Chamberlain EngineeringSpice SE86C #002 - Hart 418T L4 4v DOHC 1873 cc 1xHolsetC2
Chamberlain Engineering (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Nick Adams (GB)/Martin Birrane (IRL)Result: did not finish (Handling)
Grid: 21st (1:34.750)
Colours: white/red (+black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and Jeremy Jackson
Fuji 1000 KilometresWEC In Japan, 1988 World FIA Sport Prototypes Championship Fuji 1000km9.10.1988
127127 - Spice SE86C Hart #002 - Chamberlain EngineeringSpice SE86C #002 - Hart 418T L4 4v DOHC 1873 cc 1xHolsetC2
Chamberlain Engineering (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Arthur Abrahams (AUS)/Dan Murphy (USA)/Ian Khan (GB)
listed, never drove:
Martin Birrane (IRL)
Result: 19th
Grid: 32nd (1:28.593)
Colours: white/red (+black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 09/12/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
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