April 10, 2014 by Dave Mint
The Motorsport.ie Formula Sheane which O'Hara will drive for the 2014 season.
O’Hara is the Vee lap record holder at Mondello and a proven FF1600 winner- can he carry this form into Formula Sheane? With just a couple of days to go to the opening round of the Formula Sheane championship, it has been revealed that 2013 Motorsport Ireland Young Driver of the Year Kevin O’Hara will challenge for the Champion of Mondello... [Read more...]
March 29, 2014 by Cregor Elliott
Vee winner Blackburn crosses the line!
It was great to have the season starting back at its early St Patrick’s weekend slot after a few years of April beginnings, but there was nothing spring like about the mid March weather which was damp and gloomy. The not too hectic schedule saw me arriving just after ten having dispatched my F1 duties early following the Australian GP. Qualifying... [Read more...]
March 26, 2014 by Leo Nulty
The frightening moment when Sean Doyle's Van Diemen mounted Noel Dunne's similar machine. Happily Noel was uninjured. Image from autosportpics.com
Well the points have been released for both the FF1600 and Formula Vee Champion of Mondello series. Unsurprisingly, with a win and a second at the opening meeting, the experienced Neville Smyth heads the FF1600 standings on 74 points. Niall Murray probably rues what might have been, as he had great pace all weekend, but in reality his weekend was saved... [Read more...]
March 19, 2014 by P1 Digital
Murray at speed in his Irish Sports Council/MI Van Diemen. Image from James Foley
Current Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the Year Niall Murray got his 2014 season off to a strong start in the Bernard Dolan prepared Van Diemen Formula Ford in the opening two rounds of the Champion of Mondello Park Formula Ford series finishing second overall in race one followed by third overall in race two. Sunday morning’s wet... [Read more...]
February 26, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Niall Murray will race the Bernard Dolan prepared Motorsport Ireland Van Dieman in 2014
2013 Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the Year Niall Murray is eagerly awaiting the start of the 2014 Formula Ford Season. Having been awarded a fully funded season in the Motorsport Ireland, Dunlop and Irish Sports Council Van Diemen Formula Ford run by Bernard Dolan, Murray is keen to improve on his debut Formula Ford Season in 2013... [Read more...]
January 29, 2014 by Leo Nulty
FF1600 has great history at Mondello Park and are fans excited to see it coming back!
Mondello Park has announced further details of its new for 2014, ‘Champion of Mondello’ Formula Ford Series. The Championship, which will be promoted by the circuit alongside the existing Irish Championships, is designed to bring the still highly popular Formula Fords back to Mondello on a more regular basis. The re-introduced single seater... [Read more...]
December 9, 2013 by Leo Nulty
Andrew Morris won the Superfinal at an action packed Mondello Rallycross last month. Image from Con Connolly.
Well it’s almost time for the big man in the red suit to come visiting so things are quiet in terms of circuit racing. Rallycross seems to have shrugged off its recent woes with a great showing at the last Mondello meeting. It was almost as if the Rallycross community realised that their beloved sport was in danger and grouped together. The entries... [Read more...]
November 20, 2013 by Mondello Park
Noel Dunne leads a typcial Formula Ford battle back in 2005.
Following on from the success of similar initiatives with the Patch Tyres Fiesta Championship and OPH GT Championship in 2013, Mondello Park will introduce the ‘Champion of Mondello’ series for Formula Ford in 2014. As part of their efforts to revitalise this still popular breeding ground for future motor racing stars, a Formula Ford ‘Taster... [Read more...]