May 16, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Not a bad weekend- taking the flag in the Motorsport.ie Integra. Image from Cregornews.com
I pretty much retired from racing at the end of 2011. It wasn’t a conscious decision, just something that kind of happened. I had become more involved with Mondello and once Motorsport.ie took off, I did not have as much free time as I had enjoyed previously. Before I knew it, two years had elapsed and with my commitments to Mondello.tv, it was... [Read more...]
May 13, 2014 by Erik Holstein
Erik heads for yet another ITCC win, shadowed as ever by Dave O'Brien's E46 M3. Image from Autosportpics.com
Hard to believe we’re already half way through the 2014 ITCC season and we are only in May! Last weekend saw the troops trek up to Bishopscourt for some flat out action. Everybody loves the circuit, and the track and grounds were in pristine condition on our arrival. Murray Motorsport had given the M3 something of a mini overhaul since the last... [Read more...]
May 13, 2014 by Ivan Casey
A packed grid of Vees head towards Turn One.
After a first corner incident at the season opener, Adam Macaulay got his title defence of the Crowne Plaza Dundalk National Formula Vee Championship back on track with two wins at the Bishopscourt Racing Circuit.Initially race 1 was started in monsoon conditions on Saturday afternoon. After several incidents, including a heavy shunt for Macaulay,... [Read more...]
December 18, 2013 by ITCC
Holstein's M3 dominated ITCC in 2013, but will fresh opposition for 2014 spice things up? Image from Con Connolly.
The Yokohama Irish Touring Car Championship has today announced it’s plans for the 2014 season. The season will be held over 6 weekends at Mondello Park with the popular Bishopscourt Event returning in its traditional May slot. Full calendar below March 16th Mondello Park National Circuit April 13th Mondello Park National Circuit May 10/11th Bishopscourt June... [Read more...]
August 15, 2013 by Jamie Masterson
Jamie at speed on his JMR Suzuki.
After another great weekend for all the JMR squad at rounds 7 and 8 of the Adelaide Masters series from Bishopscourt, I’m now well on top of my game knocking seconds of my personal best laptime around the Northern Irish Circuit. After a slow start to the season where I struggled to even match my laptimes from last year I’ve clicked into... [Read more...]
August 2, 2013 by Fergus Brennan
Adelaide Masters series moves from the techincal Mondello circuit to the ultra fast Bishopscourt in County Down in just over a weeks time!
The third event of the 2013 Adelaide Masters Series season is just over a week away as the series heads to Northern Ireland and the ultra fast Bishopscourt track. The Co. Down circuit is preparing for one of its biggest events of the season as it welcomes the championship for a single day event on Saturday August 10th. Backed by Motorcycle Insurance... [Read more...]
May 26, 2013 by Cregor Elliott
Another Early Start for Cregor- this time for Bishopscourt
McAulay leads the Vee pack en route to a popular victory. It was an early start for the weekends racing at Bishopscourt when I was picked up bleary eyed at 4.30am. A couple of hours and coffees later Brendan, Kevin and I arrived the County Down track where the Leastone crew were already set up and the kettle was on. Saturday morning was set aside for... [Read more...]
May 24, 2013 by Erik Holstein
Erik Holstein leads in a VERY wet ITCC race in Bishopscourt © Michael Chester 087 8072295 © Michael Chester 087 8072295 firstname.lastname@example.org
With the first 2 race meetings now completed, the 2013 ITCC season is well up and running. Having missed Bishopscourt last year, I was looking forward to what I knew was a great circuit. It didn’t disappoint, with proper fast corners which are rare on race circuits in Ireland. It was great to see more cars out as well, with a decent grid of ITCC... [Read more...]
May 15, 2013 by P1 Digital
A strong weekend from Adam McAuley put him into a joint championship lead coming home!
After outqualifying the entire grid by over one second, Adam Macaulay took his first ever win by dominating Round 3 of the Crowne Plaza National Formula Vee Championship at a damp Bishopscourt. Despite a brief challenge at the first corner by the fast starting Kevin Grogan, Macaulay in his Newsome Racing assisted Sheane pulled out a comfortable lead... [Read more...]
May 15, 2013 by P1 Digital
Murray is already making his mark in FF1600
Niall Murray approached Bishopscourt confident of a strong weekend for rounds two and three of the All Ireland Formula Ford Championship. After an encouraging performance in the official pre-event test, Murray was aiming for at least one race win and to leave the weekend second in the championship. The weekend would not start out so well for the young... [Read more...]