Boyzone’s Shane Lynch to quit motorsport to concentration back on his cocktail career and 25 year anniversary tour

SHANE Lynch is quitting motorsport to concentration back on Boyzone.

The Irish cocktail star, speaking exclusively to Sun Motors, pronounced he was unresolved up his helmet to conduct out on debate next year.

Shane Lynch

Shane Lynch is competing in his final motorsport eventuality in South Africa before he goes back to Boyzone

“This is my last foe for motorsport for me,” he pronounced at Gymkhana Grid in South Africa.

“Certainly for this year and going into next year. It’s going to be a bit tricky.”

Shane, 40, and his Boyzone bandmates Ronan Keating, Keith Duffy and Mikey Graham will re-form for a 25th anniversary tour.

And a 25 Year of Music manuscript will also be expelled in Mar – when Shane’s motorsport calendar routinely starts.

Shane Lynch

Unique automobile facilities hand-drawn versions of his famous tattoos

So will Shane skip the movement on the grid – and does he prefer music or motors?

He said: “They are both performances. Gymkhana Grid is a show.

“There’s an component of competition. But practically it’s a crowd-pleasing show.

“Thousands of people come to watch smoke billowing off tyres and have a mental night.

Shane Lynch

Lynch held up with Sun man William Spencer at Gymkhana Grid

“A unison is dedicated hardcore fans that follow you for 25 years, and you’re up there having a party.

“A unison is a party in my eyes, having a buzz.

“When you come here, it is a competition, there’s pressure, an component of getting it right, winning.

“It’s some-more tense. But it still gives you a large buzz.”

The organisation  now a four-piece  announced a interregnum in 1999 but have reunited for a fibre of anniversary tours

The organisation – now a four-piece – announced a interregnum in 1999 but have reunited for a fibre of anniversary tours

If Gymkhana Grid does finish up being Shane’s last debate behind the wheel, he went out in style.

His float was given a custom-paint pursuit – with artists hand-drawing replicas of his famous tattoos on the car.

It took 57 hours with several artists using Sharpie pens to create the singular design.

Lynch will return for 25th anniversary debate with Boyzone next year

Lynch will return for 25th anniversary debate with Boyzone next year


The deposit monsters that Shane racers don’t routinely come with CD players and big sound systems but does he sing Boyzone marks while he’s driving?

He said: “I black out until the finish. The start line goes, and divided you go, doing your manoeuvres, it’s a dance you have to get right.”

“I don’t even know what we do. Maybe we sing. Maybe we should record myself one day.”

Shane Lynch

Lynch loves the disturb of racing – but isn’t certain if he sings while driving

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