Turkington picks up karts honour

Portadown's Gary Turkington (right) collects his award as International Driver of the Year from Anthony Wall (Irish Karting Club) at the Motorsport Ireland awards ceremony. Pic by Marc Quinlivan.
Portadown's Gary Turkington (right) collects his award as International Driver of the Year from Anthony Wall (Irish Karting Club) at the Motorsport Ireland awards ceremony. Pic by Marc Quinlivan.

Gary Turkington wrapped up his season as International Driver of the Year following success at the Motorsport Ireland karting awards.

The Portadown ace recently recorded third place in France at the World finals of the Iame X30 Championship.

His podium appearance was celebrated at the Republic of Ireland-based awards night.