October 20, 2013 by Sean Doyle
The more modern Van Diemen which Sean will race at the Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch
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...]
October 15, 2013 by Barry-John McHenry
Barry-John's former title winning Punto Abarth is being prepped by Kellett Motorsport for a trip to Silverstone!
Well it’s the end of the 2013 racing season & after 4 fun, but ultimately disappointing Fiesta races, myself and Kellett Motorsport are heading to Silverstone to race with the BRSCC Alfa-Romeo Championship for their final round of the season. We will be taking over 2 Punto Abarths that Alastair and myself used to take 2nd and 3rd in the 2012... [Read more...]
October 9, 2013 by Colm Blackburn
Com in his championship winning Total Oils/Leastone Racing JH004 Image from Fran Hollywood/kartracingpics.com
So the end has come to another season in Formula Vee and another championship under my belt. Last Monday night the class scrutineer confirmed my sealed engine complied with all the regulations and I was officially the Dunlop Formula Vee Champion. The whole year went quite well for me- securing 6th in the Crowne Plaza “A” championship behind... [Read more...]
October 8, 2013 by Jake Byrne
Jake at the Kirkistown chicane in his FF1600 Van Diemen.
The start of my Formula Ford Trophy races started with the Martin Donnelly Trophy at Kirkistown last weekend. After a great late season burst of five wins out of six and a double race win in the Global GT Light the last time I was at Kirkistown I felt confident that I could get myself into a rhythm in my Van Diemen RF90 which would give me a chance... [Read more...]
October 1, 2013 by Jonny McMullan
Jonny's Mondiale leads McCullough in a typically close fought FF1600 dice. Image from Fran Hollywood/kartracingpics.com
Hey everyone Since my victory at the Holmpatrick Trophy at Mondello there hasn’t been much time before the Irish Formula Ford Festival for the prestigious Martin Donnelly Trophy! With everyone eager to win the prestigious trophy there was some tough competition on the entry list to spice things up for a great final! On the entry list very fast... [Read more...]