Grogan Takes First Blood in Formula Vee!

April 16, 2014 by Ivan Casey  

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Grogan's Avanti Sport Leastone on the way to an impressive win!

After the long winter break, the National Formula Vee championship started at Mondello Park last weekend with Kevin Grogan taking the spoils in a very close Crowne Plaza Dundalk National Formula Vee raceReigning champion Adam Macaulay had been very strong in pre-season testing and duly qualified his Sheane on pole with Jimmy Furlong lining up beside... [Read more...]

Michael Leonard Jnr to lead Naas Court Hotel backed Porsche Mobile 1 Team at Silverstone Grand Prix

June 26, 2012 by John Kenny  

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Michael in his Porsche 911 GT3 testing at Silverstone

Having raced around the streets of Monaco in 2009, and recently demonstrated to 110,000 spectators at  Bavaria City Racing in Dublin, 37 year old Irish driver Michael Leonard, a regular in the Pro-AM Class in the British Porsche Carrera Cup, once again makes the step up to the Porsche Mobile 1 series which will support the British Grand Prix at the... [Read more...]

Adelaide Masters Series Returns to Mondello Park

June 21, 2012 by Mondello Park  

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Motorsport.ie blogger Jamie Masterson will be out to continue is top form of late. Photo: Karl Holden

Following a hugely successful season opener in April the Adelaide Masters Series returns to Mondello Park for its second event of the season this Saturday and Sunday with continued backing from Motorcycle Insurance specialists Adelaide Insurance. The event will once again include a round of the Irish Motorcycle Stunt Riding series organised by Stunt... [Read more...]

Positive weekend for Mullan at Mondello Park

June 16, 2012 by Paul Grogan  

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Jennifer in her superbly prepared goldenpages.ie Formula Sheane run by Sheane Cars. Photo: Craig Elliott

After the excitement of taking part in the Bavaria City Race on the streets of Dublin City Centre along side former Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button in his Vodafone McLaren Mercedes, just one week later Jennifer Mullan returned to Mondello Park to join the Formula Sheane Championship thanks to a new partnership with goldenpages.ie, specialists... [Read more...]

Jennifer Tonin: My day as a Photographer for Motorsport.ie

June 14, 2012 by Jennifer Tonin  

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Jennifer braving the elements to snap the very best Bavaria City Racing Dublin had to offer. Photo: Jennifer Tonin

I have taken photos for quite a while but Bavaria City Racing Dublin was my first proper assignment- to take “People & Places” pictures for motorsport.ie, specifically around the paddock area. I have to say I was a little cranky that morning, the alarm went off ridiculously early and it was not only raining- it was pouring! My choice of shoes... [Read more...]

Gary Thompson: Wanna drive a GP3 in Valencia?!

June 14, 2012 by Gary Thompson  

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This is the Jenzer Motorsport GP3 which Gary Thompson will test at Valencia tomorrow. Photo: GP3Series.com

Hi everyone. Trying to write this blog really quick as I’m supposed to be leaving to go to the airport 5 minutes ago! I just got a call earlier today asking me to go to Valencia to test GP3 tomorrow with Jenzer Motorsport. I know the team very well as I tested with them in Formula Masters around 2 years ago. I did well in the test and got along well... [Read more...]

LAVERTY – “Bavaria City Race was a really fun event”

June 10, 2012 by Pippa Morson  

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Eugene with team members Ian, Alan & Dan from Piaggio UK. Photo: Pippa Morson

The Bavaria City Race was a really fun event unlike anything I’ve done before. Riding the RSV4 Aprilia around the streets of Dublin city centre is something I won’t forget in a hurry even if the weather was unkind to us. The 6km loop was closed off to the public and lined with barriers overnight turning Dublin into a makeshift racetrack!... [Read more...]

Mullan shines at F1 Spectacular with goldenpages.ie

June 7, 2012 by Paul Grogan  

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Jennifer waves to the crowd in her goldenpages.ie Formula Sheane. Photo: Michael Chester

Fans at Bavaria City Racing Dublin reportedly in excess of 100,000 got just what they wanted from drivers such as Formula 1 driver Jenson Button and Formula Sheane driver Jennifer Mullan in Dublin City Centre on Sunday. Despite wet conditions on Sunday morning, the crowds came in their droves to see and hear an incredible display from the 2009 World... [Read more...]

Post Bavaria City Racing Q+A with Mondello Park MD John Morris

June 6, 2012 by Leo  

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John Morris enjoying a cool Bavaria at the Rotterdam City Race in 2011. Photo: Leo Nulty

With Jenson Button and Giedo Van Der Garde (or Van der Gardai as we re-named him) having jetted back to their respective countries, and all barriers, bridges and grandstands dismantled, we caught up with Mondello Park’s MD,  John Morris, one of the men behind the running of this incredible event. What was Mondello’s Involvement with Bavaria City... [Read more...]

Welcome to Motorsport.ie

June 2, 2012 by Leo  

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Mondello Park Grid Girls join in for the launch of Motorsport.ie. Photo: Tony Keane

Welcome to www.motorsport.ie. As many of you know, I have been blogging on Alan Kessie’s askracing.com site for some time now with increasing success. I had always harboured ambitions to set up a website but it took a suggestion from P1:Digital’s Paul Grogan (for which read a kick in the A55!) to get me to finally do anything. Paul and I have worked... [Read more...]

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