BREAKING NEWS- Darragh Daly is Dunlop Young Race Driver of the Month!

August 21, 2014 by  

DD3

Darragh Daly from Dunshaughlin, Co Meath, has been selected as the Dunlop Young Racing Driver of the Month for July, for his performances in the Formula Libre class at the wheel of a Formula Renault Tatuus. At Mondello Park on July 12/13, the 22 year-old finished third in both of the Libre races, having already taken a win and a third place in Irish... [Read more...]

Faulkner forecasts turnaround for Oak Tree Grand Prix, Virginia

August 20, 2014 by  

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Donegal Porsche driver, Damien Faulkner returns to the Virginia International Raceway, US, where he had a win last year, to compete in the Oak Tree Grand Prix this Sunday 24th August. This is his 9th race in the new North American super series – the Tudor United SportsCar Championship, and he’s the only Irish driver competing in the whole... [Read more...]

Mid Season Q&A with Charlie Eastwood.

August 19, 2014 by  

Charlie

This is your first year of racing in single-seaters after competing in karts, how are you finding the transition? Single-seater racing is really different to karting and, as a result, the transition between the two is very big. Many drivers say it’s the biggest transition between levels that you’ll experience in racing. The main differences you... [Read more...]

Promising Pace At Silverstone For Eastwood

August 18, 2014 by  

Charlie Eastwood

Despite showing tremendous pace at the latest round of the BRDC Formula 4 Championship, Charlie Eastwood was denied the results at the Silverstone round after a mixture of issues in rounds 13, 14 and 15 of the series. He was tapped into a spin in the first race of the weekend, fell victim to a tyre lottery in race two, and failed to make the grid for... [Read more...]

Looks Like Rain, Ted! Mondello August Report- with Leo Nulty

August 15, 2014 by  

BUDDY

Lashing, pouring, pi$$ing, call it what you like but it’s a long time since Mondello Park experienced rain like that. It was on and off all day but when it eventually let go, during the Patch Fiesta Qualifier, it was as if someone had angered the gods. The sheets of rain were of biblical proportions and within a minute or two, the track was completely... [Read more...]

Mondello Blog- with Sean Doyle.

August 12, 2014 by  

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It was back to the FF1600 last weekend in Mondello Park, and with two races on the card and qualifying all in the one day it was going to be a action packed weekend from the off! Qualifying went well with it still being slightly damp around the track after rain during the evening.  We were changing setup right until the final seconds before leaving... [Read more...]

My Fiesta Race Car Project- with Peter Campbell.

August 9, 2014 by  

Fiesta Con

Like many of us it has always been an aim of mine to race in Mondello Park some day. The idea of this blog is to follow the journey of starting racing from scratch on a tight budget. Previous experience in motorsport for me consists of a few seasons in Autograss in the Carlow and Down I’ve raced rental karts with the D.I.T Karting Club. The aim... [Read more...]

Motormouth’s Mutterings- Season Catchup.

August 8, 2014 by  

HRCA

As ever, it seems as if the season has only just begun and is already half over. Well, at least that is the way it seems if you’re a race fan like me, anyway. The various championships have begun to take shape and in some cases it is a case of business as usual with the 2013 Champions looking to set to repeat the result in 2014. Erik Holstein,... [Read more...]

Packed 16 race programme scheduled for Mondello Park this Sunday!

August 7, 2014 by  

DOYLE

This Sunday (August 10th) the Carlow Car Club will organise a sixteen race programme made up of Irish Championship and ‘Champion of Mondello’ Car Races on the Mondello Park National Circuit. The resurgent Formula Ford and Formula Vee classes will provide the single seater action, with the Patch Fiesta Championship and a mixture of Sportscar... [Read more...]

Smiley Scores first European win.

August 6, 2014 by  

Ulster racer Chris Smiley has scored a dramatic first victory in the European based Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup. Smiley’s breakthrough came at round 6,(2 August 2014) which was being held at the picturesque Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. With two races over the weekend Smiley took victory in Saturday’s 20 lap race, giving in the R-Cup one of... [Read more...]

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