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...]
June 11, 2014 by Sean Doyle
Standing on the Abrakebabra Podium after a tough but enjoyable final. Image from JayTee Photographic.
Coming into this weekend we were confident, having had a strong performance in Kirkistown the previous week after a long 10 week absence from the seat- unlike most of the drivers on the FF1600 grid. Still trying to gain back lost seat time this season! With the Champion of Mondello series continuing on, we had round 3&4 on Saturday with qualifying... [Read more...]
April 17, 2014 by Sean Doyle
Sean in his FF1600 Race Car.
This season I am supported by Nissan Ireland in their Nissan Generation Next program. This program is to help driven individuals with big plans for the future. I was selected as a part of the program after Nissan Ireland had a corporate week in Mondello Park late in 2012. As a driving instructor in Mondello, I drove the very exciting Nissan Juke-R... [Read more...]
March 18, 2014 by Sean Doyle
Autosportpics.com were one of the many photographers who captured the frightening accident in race one!
Going into this weekend I had a good feeling about it. With the first race weekend of the 2014 Champion of Mondello series for FF1600 just over it was for sure a real character building one! I’ll get to that in a minute. On Saturday I only went out for a couple of sessions just to give the car a check over and make sure all was ok for race day. With... [Read more...]
January 20, 2014 by Sean Doyle
Sean at the wheel of his MCP Van Diemen at Mondello Park
During my debut season in FF1600, I learned a lot regarding setting up the car and working within a team environment. For the majority of the season I was the only driver in the MCP team but when there was a second driver I was in good company with names such as Patrick McKenna, Robert Barrable, Rod McGovern and even Morgan Demspey (team owner), who... [Read more...]