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...]
June 14, 2014 by Cregor Elliott
I got soaked taking this one of Adam Mcaulay- but it was worth it.
Fresh off the plane from Spain I was picked up in the truck on Friday afternoon for the long enough drive to Bishopscourt. I had a good feed at lunchtime as I figured there would be limited options for eating once we crossed the border, Holstein and O’Brien slug it out for ITCC honours. plus the fact I had very little sterling didn’t help matters.... [Read more...]
March 29, 2014 by Cregor Elliott
Vee winner Blackburn crosses the line!
It was great to have the season starting back at its early St Patrick’s weekend slot after a few years of April beginnings, but there was nothing spring like about the mid March weather which was damp and gloomy. The not too hectic schedule saw me arriving just after ten having dispatched my F1 duties early following the Australian GP. Qualifying... [Read more...]
August 6, 2013 by Cregor Elliott
Rabbitt leads Hearty early on in Formula Sheane
It was back to business as normal after the hectic Formula Vee Festival for the July meeting at Kirkistown. The sun was only rising as Con and myself headed off for the day although others were still up from the night before. We saw two youths legging it from a taxi before we hit the motorway, the driver must have been scary ….or something. A quick... [Read more...]