Vee Festival Fiesta Blog- with Barry Rabbitt.

July 17, 2014 by  

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I’ve been a big fan of the Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta championship since its inception, I started racing in a similar series, the Fiat Uno Championship and always felt it was a great way to learn the art of racing cars. So when I was approached by John Woods from Blackchurch Motors to drive their car for the remainder of the season I didn’t... [Read more...]

Jump from FF1600 to Formula Sheane- with Séan Doyle.

July 16, 2014 by  

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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...]

First Canadian race for Faulkner’s team in US Championship series

July 11, 2014 by  

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The leading international Porsche driver, Donegal’s Damien Faulkner, flies to Toronto today for his team’s first Canadian race this Sunday, as part of North America’s new super series – the United SportsCar (USC) Championship. Faulkner, who is the main driver for team GB (Global Barista) Autosport says he enjoys racing at Mosport. “I have... [Read more...]

Kirkistown Blog- with Cregor Elliott

July 8, 2014 by  

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It’s unusual to be making only the first trip of the year to Kirkistown at the end of June but that’s the way the calendar worked out this year so on the longest day of the year I was headed north. Having been unable to secure a lift on the Saturday morning it was out with the bike for a 7am start. Good time was made despite a stop for fuel near... [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS- Tommy Graham to race 1100bhp Truck at Mondello Park Truckshow this weekend!

July 4, 2014 by  

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Prosperous Sand & Gravel Haulier Tommy Graham has secured a guest drive in one of the UK based 1100bhp race trucks for the popular Mondello Park Truckshow this weekend. The Race Trucks headline amongst many other events over the two days, with the finale coming on Sunday afternoon just before all the Trucks take to the track for Ireland’s... [Read more...]

2014 DUNLOP FORMULA VEE FESTIVAL IN AID OF LAURALYNN CHILDREN’S HOSPICE AT MONDELLO PARK

June 24, 2014 by  

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Following on from the success of the 2012 and 2013 events, Irish Formula Vee, in conjunction with Dunlop Tyres are holding the 2014 Irish Formula Vee Festival at Mondello Park on 12/13 July with all proceeds from the weekend going to the LauraLynn Children’s Hospice for children with life limiting conditions. Over the last two seasons, this event... [Read more...]

Frustrating weekend at Snetterton for Eastwood

June 23, 2014 by  

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Charlie Eastwood faced a frustrating weekend at Snetterton after a gearbox failure at the start of qualifying meant he was unable to post a single lap in the session and was forced to start from the back of the grid for races one and two. The Northern-Irish Douglas Motorsport racing driver headed into the third round of the BRDC Formula 4 Championship... [Read more...]

Abrakebabra Formula Ford Festival Blog- with Cregor Elliott

June 21, 2014 by  

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What a brilliant weekends racing as the Formula Ford Festival was revived in Mondello with a trophy named after one of the all-time greats of Irish motorsport; Vivian Daly. I grew up watching Vivian racing Ffords and Opels and can still remember his 2FM, Abrakebabra, and XtraVision sponsored cars racing for wins at Mondello and Phoenix Park. I sat on... [Read more...]

Faulkner New York-bound for 5th race in US Championship series

June 20, 2014 by  

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Leading international Porsche driver Damien Faulkner, from Donegal, is in New York State this week for his 5th race in North America’s leading new series – the IMSA United SportsCar Championship. Faulkner’s the main driver for GB (Global Barista) Autosport and says the team arrived this week to start preparing for the Sahlen’s Six Hours... [Read more...]

A Challenging Le Mans 24 hrs for Griffin

June 19, 2014 by  

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Ferrari GT ace, Matt Griffin experienced a disappointing race weekend at the Le Mans 24 hrs, due to various issues with his GT Pro class, Ram Racing entered, Ferrari 458. An accident in qualifying on Thursday evening was the start of the weekend’s disappointment when Griffins WEC team mate, Alvaro Parente, crashed at the Ford chicane, leaving the... [Read more...]

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