Five-time Irish Tarmac Rally Championship title holder Eugene Donnelly secured the Proton Iriz R5 its first class win in Ireland last weekend, taking fourth overall at a difficult Cork 20. Donnelly, who stepped in to the drivers seat as a last minute substitute for Rob Duggan, coped admirably with the enforced lack of time to prepare to finish
Just weeks after securing a Woodpecker Stages Rally victory, Ollie Mellors and Ian Windress made it two-from-two in 2019 by taking their Proton Iriz R5 to a dominant Trackrod Rally Yorkshire win on Saturday(28th September). Mellors opened up an eight-second lead on the opening stage of the five-test event in the Thornbridge Brewery backed Proton and was
Ollie Mellors and Ian Windress secured a maiden national rally win for the Proton Iriz R5 since being Homologated by the FIA, taking victory by 20 seconds at last weekend’s Eventsigns Woodpecker Stages Rally, a round of the Jordan Road Surfacing BTRDA Rally Series (31st August) in Ludlow, Shropshire.
Ollie Mellors and Theo Bengry will each pilot a Proton Iriz R5 at this weekend’s Eventsigns Woodpecker Stages Rally
The new Proton Iriz R5 stormed to its first victory since being fully homologated by the FIA, winning the coveted Forest Rally Stage shootout at the prestigious Goodwood Festival of Speed (4-7 July).
British motorsport preparation firm Mellors Elliot Motorsport will debut the Proton Iriz R5 at next week’s Goodwood Festival of Speed (4-7 July), in its first official public appearance since being homologated by the sport’s governing body, the FIA. The four-wheel drive, 1.6-litre turbocharged machine is the latest R5 specification example to be ratified by the
We are excited to announce 5 time Irish Tarmac Rally Champion Eugene Donnelly has purchased a Right Hand Drive Proton IRIZ R5. The car, which is currently in build, will be the first homologated R5 car to hit the international rally scene. Eugene comments “I’m looking forward to another new project and excited to have
It was great to have Alister McRae reunited with the Proton brand at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in 2018. Alister won the 2011 Asia Pacific Rally Championship behind the wheel of a Proton Satria S2000 and was interested to sample the Proton IRIZ R5!
A great article in this weeks Motorsport News on the progress of the Proton IRIZ R5 here at Mellors Elliot Motorsport. Exciting times ahead! Thanks to Jack Benyon and Motorsport News for the article and Chicane Media for the image.