The Ricky Bobby Blog- with Richard Livingston.

April 15, 2014 by  

RL2

Seconds out Round 2!!! At the Patch Fiesta/Mondello Fiesta Zetec Championship. After a frantic day of running around collecting bits, petrol, new trolley jack, getting a tool box mounted on the trailer, wrapping all the breakable spare headlights, car loaded up and the straps checked for tightness for the …enth time I managed to get settled down to... [Read more...]

Motormouth’s Mutterings- Preview of Sunday’s Mondello Race Meeting.

April 11, 2014 by  

Fiesta Con

I can’t believe we are on the eve of the second car race meeting of the season already. The Mondello Champion of Mondello Series’ kicked off at the new March meeting last month and continues at this one, but it also sees many of the National Championships starting their own championships. The Crowne Plaza Dundalk Formula Vee title chase... [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS- O’Hara in last minute Formula Sheane deal!

April 10, 2014 by  

Barry7

O’Hara is the Vee lap record holder at Mondello and a proven FF1600 winner- can he carry this form into Formula Sheane? With just a couple of days to go to the opening round of the Formula Sheane championship, it has been revealed that 2013 Motorsport Ireland Young Driver of the Year Kevin O’Hara will challenge for the Champion of Mondello... [Read more...]

VIDEO- Ritmo Action from 1994

April 4, 2014 by  

Ritmo

By 1994 a number of drivers had closed the gap to the formerly dominant Alan Johnston in the one make Ritmo Challenge. He usually crossed the line ahead, but the margin was a lot smaller than before and often he had a major scrap on his hands. This is one of those occasions as Alan Byrne, sponsored by Anglo(!), chases him down and the pair battle it... [Read more...]

Murray Returns to Winning Ways at Kirkistown.

April 3, 2014 by  

MURRAY

Looking to build on his recent podium success in the Champion of Mondello Formula Ford series, 2013 Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the Year Niall Murray headed north to Kirkistown in County Down to kick off his assault on both the Northern Ireland and All Ireland Formula Ford championships coming away with a victory in race one and... [Read more...]

Positive Start to BTCC Campaign for Smith & Team BMR

April 3, 2014 by  

Smith

Despite the results sheets showing a different outlook, Árón Smith left the opening round of the 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship full of confidence in his new car and praise for his new team, BMR. Saturday’s free practice sessions showed early signs that Warren Scott’s team, under the Engineering guidance of Geoff Kingston, had... [Read more...]

CROWNE PLAZA DUNDALK PARTNERS WITH IRISH FORMULA VEE FOR 2014 SEASON

April 2, 2014 by  

VEE

Crowne Plaza Dundalk has been announced as the title sponsor to the National Formula Vee Championship. This partnership marks Crowne Plaza Dundalk’s continuation of a relationship which began at the start of 2013. The Formula Vee class races at the Mondello Park, Kirkistown and Bishopscourt motor racing circuits with races being streamed live from... [Read more...]

Kane On Shakedown Duties

April 2, 2014 by  

Kane

2014 LMP2 WEC contenders Strakka Racing has successfully completed a shakedown of its new Strakka Dome S103 chassis at Turweston Aerodrome. Driven by northern Irishman Jonny Kane and Danny Watts, the first of a new breed of LMP2 Chassis from the Strakka DOME Racing partnership is powered by Nissan’s VK45 4.5-litre V8. The car completed a number... [Read more...]

DALY HEADS TO BAHRAIN FOR GP2 SERIES OPENER

April 1, 2014 by  

Daly

Formula One support series, GP2, will open its season this weekend at the Sakhir International Circuit, Bahrain, and American Conor Daly will be on the grid. Daly will join Frenchman, Nathanaël Berthon in the Italian based, Lazarus GP team. After six days of preseason testing in Abu Dhabi and Bahrain in March, Daly feels well prepared for the season... [Read more...]

Three podium finishes and a Championship lead for Watson after Ginetta GT4 Supercup opening weekend at Brands Hatch

April 1, 2014 by  

Andrew Watson Douglas Motorsport

Nineteen-year-old Andrew Watson’s challenge for the Ginetta GT4 Supercup title got off to the best possible start this weekend when he won the first race and then followed that up with a second and third spot in the following two races at Brands Hatch in Kent. The three podium finishes across the weekend gives the young driver an impressive 93 points... [Read more...]

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