Mondello Blog- with Sean Doyle.

August 12, 2014 by Sean Doyle  

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Hard at work mid race. Excellent image from Michael Chester (chester.ie)

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 Peter Campbell  

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The Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta Series has been a huge success and allows many first timers to make their debut on a limited budget.

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...]

It’s the Small Details- with Adam Mcaulay.

August 1, 2014 by Adam Mcaulay  

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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...]

My Future Classics Debut- with Sophie Byrne.

July 30, 2014 by Sophie Byrne  

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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...]

Jump from FF1600 to Formula Sheane- with Séan Doyle.

July 16, 2014 by Séan Doyle  

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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...]

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