August 1, 2014 by Adam Mcaulay
Head down, leading the pack at the Dunlop Formula Vee Festival. Image from Cregor Elliott.
Well it’s the middle of the summer, the Vee championship is in full swing and the rounds are coming thick and fast. Things have been going well, very well. After the Dnf at round 1I had four wins on the bounce coming up to the Vee festival. Ray Moore came out for this one and duly showed me up by beating me soundly in the championship round on Saturday.... [Read more...]
July 30, 2014 by Sophie Byrne
Sophie goes round the outisde of David Hammond's Uno on her charge up through the pack. Image from James Foley.
I have to begin by saying that my debut in the Future Classics class at the Vee Festival (supporting the amazing Lauralynn charity,) was an unexpected venture which I was certainly unprepared for but unbelievable. The rollercoaster began with driving my adorable Fiesta XR2 for the first time on the Friday before the event, with racing on Sunday only... [Read more...]
July 16, 2014 by Séan Doyle
Sean leads the pack into SEAT Corner. Image from Michael Chester.
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...]
July 8, 2014 by Cregor Elliott
Jim Hutcheson's Spaceframe Mk 1 Escort had a great scrap with Connaire Finn's Ginetta.
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...]
June 21, 2014 by Cregor Elliott
WRC Driver Rob Barrable won a hard fought Festival & with it the prestigious Vivion Daly Memorial Trophy.
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...]