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...]
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...]
September 18, 2013 by Sean Doyle
Sean leads the FF1600 Pack into Ford Corner for the first time.
Going into this weekend, the Leinster Trophy at Mondello park it was very close in the FF1600 championship standings with only nine points separating fourth place and second! Saturday was a dry morning and the sun was splitting the stones. We had a early quite an early qualifying session considering our race wasn’t till 4.55 the same day! Qualifying... [Read more...]
August 29, 2013 by Sean Doyle
A dab of Oppo! Sean drifts the RT2000 out of turn three. Image from JayTee Photographic.
At the weekend I was driving in the OPH.ie GT class at Mondello Park. Myself and Jake Byrne were sharing the fantastic RT2000 which was supplied to us by Mondello Park! It was the first time either of us had ever driven the car and what a fantastic car it was! On Saturday we had a couple of niggly problems with the brakes but we got it sorted for the... [Read more...]
July 12, 2013 by Sean Doyle
Sean Doyle was quick and spectacular at the Vee Festival Weekend. Image from cregornews.com
Coming into the Dunlop Formula Vee Festival, we could see it was going to be a warm one, and a warm one it was. With testing on the Friday, racing Saturday and Sunday there was a lot of mileage to be racked up over the weekend. We worked on the setup Friday during testing ahead of the warm weekend. I woke up Saturday morning to lovely warm weather and... [Read more...]