Jump from FF1600 to Formula Sheane- with Séan Doyle.

July 16, 2014 by  

Chester Sean

It’s been about two years since I’ve driven a Formula Sheane but last week Motorsport.ie’s Leo Nulty approached me and asked would I be interested in driving his Formula Sheane at the weekend at the Dunlop Formula Vee Festival. So as usual with last minute things it was a bit of a rush on Friday morning before testing we had to change... [Read more...]

Abrakerabra Formula Ford Festival Blog- with Sean Doyle.

June 11, 2014 by  

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Coming into this weekend we were confident, having had a strong performance in Kirkistown the previous week after a long 10 week absence from the seat- unlike most of the drivers on the FF1600 grid. Still trying to gain back lost seat time this season! With the Champion of Mondello series continuing on, we had round 3&4 on Saturday with qualifying... [Read more...]

I have the drive- do you? Nissan Generation Next, with Sean Doyle.

April 17, 2014 by  

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This season I am supported by Nissan Ireland in their  Nissan Generation Next program. This program is to help driven individuals with big plans for the future. I was selected as a part of the program after Nissan Ireland had a corporate week in Mondello Park late in 2012. As a driving instructor in Mondello, I drove the very exciting Nissan Juke-R... [Read more...]

Flying High- with Sean Doyle.

March 18, 2014 by  

Sean Doyle

Going into this weekend I had a good feeling about it. With the first race weekend of the 2014 Champion of Mondello series for FF1600 just over it was for sure a real character building one! I’ll get to that in a minute. On Saturday I only went out for a couple of sessions just to give the car a check over and make sure all was ok for race day. With... [Read more...]

2013 Season Review- with Sean Doyle

January 20, 2014 by  

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During my debut season in FF1600, I learned a lot regarding setting up the car and working within a team environment. For the majority of the season I was the only driver in the MCP team but when there was a second driver I was in good company with names such as Patrick McKenna, Robert Barrable, Rod McGovern and even Morgan Demspey (team owner), who... [Read more...]

Graduation Day- with Sean Doyle

October 20, 2013 by  

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This is Sean’s second visit to Brands. He is pictured here in the older RF91 at the 2012 Festival. Having raced the Van Diemen RF91 all season in Formula Ford, I made to graduation on Wednesday to a newer 2000 chassis in Kirkistown As I write this we are on the road home from Kirkistown in the MCP truck. I’m happy with the progress that... [Read more...]

Last but not Least- with Sean Doyle.

September 18, 2013 by  

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Going into this weekend, the Leinster Trophy at Mondello park it was very close in the FF1600 championship standings with only nine points separating fourth place and second! Saturday was a dry morning and the sun was splitting the stones. We had a early quite an early qualifying session considering our race wasn’t till 4.55 the same day! Qualifying... [Read more...]

My GT Debut- with Sean Doyle.

August 29, 2013 by  

A dab of oppo!

At the weekend I was driving in the OPH.ie GT class at Mondello Park. Myself and Jake Byrne were sharing the fantastic RT2000 which was supplied to us by Mondello Park! It was the first time either of us had ever driven the car and what a fantastic car it was! On Saturday we had a couple of niggly problems with the brakes but we got it sorted for the... [Read more...]

Vee Festival Blog- with Sean Doyle

July 12, 2013 by  

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Coming into the Dunlop Formula Vee Festival, we could see it was going to be a warm one, and a warm one it was. With testing on the Friday, racing Saturday and Sunday there was a lot of mileage to be racked up over the weekend. We worked on the setup Friday during testing ahead of the warm weekend. I woke up Saturday morning to lovely warm weather and... [Read more...]

Ready for the Vee Festival at Mondello- with Sean Doyle.

July 1, 2013 by  

SeanD2

This weekend is the very popular Formula Vee Festival at Mondello Park. Last year it was a great event with loads of activities for the family. This weekend will be no different with a BBQ on Saturday evening, a charity auction in the bar and there will be lots of fun for all the family during the two day event. As you may know I will be out in the... [Read more...]

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