ITCC ready for 2014

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...]

Jamie Steps It Up- with Jamie Masterson

August 15, 2013 by Jamie Masterson  

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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...]

Bishopscourt set to welcome Adelaide Masters Series

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...]

Bishopscourt- with Cregor Elliott

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...]

An action packed weekend at Bishopscourt- with Erik Holstein

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

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...]

Macaulay Dominates In The Wet

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...]

Double podium for Murray at Bishopscourt

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...]

Back to Bishopscourt- with Sean Doyle

May 14, 2013 by Sean Doyle  

Sean Doyle- still improving, can he win in 2013?

Sean Doyle- still improving, can he win in 2013?

My Van Diemen at speed. Image from

After a year break of being at the fabulous Bishopscourt race circuit it was again time to head up to the Co.Down circuit. I headed up Friday afternoon  in my Nissan Juke supplied by Nissan Ireland (very economical- the 1.5dci Puredrive engine is brilliant.)  On Saturday morning we had two 15 minutes sessions to get with the grips of the track once... [Read more...]

Bishopscourt Results

May 13, 2013 by Motorsport Ireland  

Erik Holstein leads in a VERY wet ITCC race in Bishopscourt © Michael Chester 087 8072295

LEINSTER M C/BARC RACE MEETING AT BISHOPSCOURT, CO DOWN (ROUNDS OF MOTORSPORT IRELAND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS): FORMULA FORD 1600 RACE 1 (12 laps): 1 Ivor McCullough (Van Diemen RF00) 16m 13.91s, 80.91 mph, 2 Niall Murray (Van Diemen RF99) 16m 14.80s, 3 Sean Doyle (Van Diemen RF91) 16m 21.79s, 4 Rob Barrable (Van Diemen) 16m 24.03s, 5 Jonny McMullan... [Read more...]

ITCC Champ Bags Stryker Seat at Bishopscourt!

May 10, 2013 by Keith Drofla  

Perennial Stryker Pacesetter Alan Watkins has a new challenger this weekend. Image from Con Connolly.

For the last few months the Irish Strykers Racing Championship has been pushing itself as an affordable racing series. This started towards the end of last year when there was a number of cars rented in Mondello Park and also for the weekend at The Park. This prompted the lads to get a new look website and dedicate a few hours a week to their Facebook... [Read more...]

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