Senna. Brands Hatch ’86- “One Shot” with Colm Doherty.

April 29, 2014 by Colm Doherty  

Senna blur
As Senna wrung the neck of the Lotus, equally, the Brands Hatch circuit seemed to strain itself to contain him....

“The most important thing for all of us is to keep the good moments, and keep the happiness that we had together” Ayrton Senna. Approaching the 20th anniversary of the loss of Ayrton Senna brings to mind one of those “good moments”. This one was in 1986, on a majestic track long since spurned by B.Ecclestone. I was lucky enough... [Read more...]

Senna at Mondello Park- the full race.

November 27, 2013 by Leo Nulty  

Senna in the FF2000 Van Diemen RF82

Well here it is, the famous race where Senna blew everyone away at the 1982 Leinster Trophy. Joey Greenan and Pat Duffy give good accounts of themselves too, despite the Euroseries running different tyres to the domestic Irish series at the time. Despite the myth that Senna took Greenan around the outside at Duckhams, you can see here that Greenan slowed... [Read more...]

Anorak’s Corner- Mondello, with Rory Cummins

July 2, 2013 by Rory Cummins  

Mondello has grown from its original .8 mile circuit to the current International Circuit at 2.5 miles.

Mondello Park has been the centre point of Irish motor racing for the last 45 years.  We all have our opinions on it, some negative but mostly positive because we all have the realisation that without it we would have been nowhere.  It has seen days of great triumph and days of unspeakable tragedy.  We have witnessed days of such brilliance that... [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE: Formula Sheane to compete for famous Leinster Trophy

July 19, 2012 by Leo  

vee grid mondello
Could a member of this group add their name to the history books and win one of the most prestigious prizes in Irish motorsport? Photo: Con Connolly

It was confirmed today that Formula Sheane will compete for the famous Leinster Trophy this September at Mondello Park. Introduced in 2001, the cars are all built by Sheane Cars in Co Wicklow. In 2012, the class was given a major boost due to the efforts of PR guru Leo Nulty and grids have already doubled in size. “I am absolutely delighted with... [Read more...]