BREAKING NEWS- John Crosslé Passes Away.

September 1, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

Plum Crosslé
Plum Tyndall and John Crosslé at the RIAC last year, where they entralled the audience with some stories from their new book. Image from Michael Chester.

John Crosslé, a man who made a huge contribution to motorsport in Ireland, has passed away over the weekend. The Crosslé Car Company, which John founded back in 1957, produced some incredibly successful cars in many different formulae and disciplines. John’s first cars, as with Colin Chapman’s, were Ford 1172 based specials. The Mark... [Read more...]

VIDEO- Formula Atlantic Race from the Phoenix Park 1979

March 14, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

The Formula Atlantics were always a favourite with the crowds at the Phoenix Park!

1979 was the 50th anniversary of the 1929 Irish Grand Prix in the Phoenix Park and the main race was for Formula Atlantics. Names like Eddie Jordan, David Kennedy, Huub Rothengatter, Alo Lawlor, Patsy McGarrity and many many more took part. Watch out too for Dutch visitor Rothengatter, who was to graduate to F1 and go on to race in 30 Grands Prix. In... [Read more...]

Status GP and UK driver Webster excited as home GP3 event looms

June 28, 2013 by Status Grand Prix  

Status hope for a good showing at Silverstone this weekend. Their factory is only just down the road from the circuit!

Status Grand Prix is all set for the third round of the 2013 GP3 Series supporting the Formula 1 British Grand Prix at Silverstone, within walking distance of the team’s factory. Silverstone also represents the home event for one of Status GP’s three drivers, and as such Josh Webster is itching to score his first points in his maiden season of international... [Read more...]

Talk To The Paw: Nipped over to Le Mans!

July 19, 2012 by Tadgh  

I don't see welcome as Gaeilge!? Yer man Doyle won't be over here in a hurry...

Irvine's yoke- le hack of it!!! The Red Phone- known as Le Tadgh Line..... Nipped over to Le Mans last week. Never a big sportscar fan, me and I tell you what- when I said Le Mans would put you asleep I wasn’t wrong… Mind you, I suppose I should try going when there’s a race on! Would you believe they have a red phone in race control... [Read more...]