September 1, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Plum Tyndall and John Crosslé at the RIAC last year, where they entralled the audience with some stories from their new book. Image from Michael Chester.
John Crosslé, a man who made a huge contribution to motorsport in Ireland, has passed away over the weekend. The Crosslé Car Company, which John founded back in 1957, produced some incredibly successful cars in many different formulae and disciplines. John’s first cars, as with Colin Chapman’s, were Ford 1172 based specials. The Mark... [Read more...]
August 23, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Goodwood Revival takes place from 12-14 September
Where else in the world can you see a full scale model of Stonehenge, the largest gathering of Jaguar D-types and Mods and Rockers duking it out on Brighton Pier without leaving the confines of a racing track? At the Goodwood Revival of course, which takes place from 12 – 14 September at the Goodwood Motor Circuit. Keen to save motorists from the... [Read more...]
August 19, 2014 by Leo Nulty
The former World Karting Champion is confident of a strong showing in the second half of the season.
This is your first year of racing in single-seaters after competing in karts, how are you finding the transition? Single-seater racing is really different to karting and, as a result, the transition between the two is very big. Many drivers say it’s the biggest transition between levels that you’ll experience in racing. The main differences you... [Read more...]
August 16, 2014 by Leo Nulty
The organisers of the Hillsborough International Oyster Festival are making a final call to all supercar owners to join them on Supercar Sunday and help them beat their £8,000 charity record that was established in 2013. The Hollybrook Cars / Momentum Motorsports Dream Rides event runs from 1.30 to 5.30 on Sunday 7th. September, at the Sprucefield... [Read more...]
August 15, 2014 by Leo Nulty
McGovern leads a group of Fiestas as the heavens open. Image from a very wet Michael Chester.
Lashing, pouring, pi$$ing, call it what you like but it’s a long time since Mondello Park experienced rain like that. It was on and off all day but when it eventually let go, during the Patch Fiesta Qualifier, it was as if someone had angered the gods. The sheets of rain were of biblical proportions and within a minute or two, the track was completely... [Read more...]