2014 DUNLOP FORMULA VEE FESTIVAL IN AID OF LAURALYNN CHILDREN’S HOSPICE AT MONDELLO PARK

June 24, 2014 by Ivan Casey  

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Always a great event- it is almost Vee Festival time again!

Following on from the success of the 2012 and 2013 events, Irish Formula Vee, in conjunction with Dunlop Tyres are holding the 2014 Irish Formula Vee Festival at Mondello Park on 12/13 July with all proceeds from the weekend going to the LauraLynn Children’s Hospice for children with life limiting conditions. Over the last two seasons, this event... [Read more...]

McMullan is MI Driver of the Month!

October 18, 2013 by Motorsport Ireland  

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Jonny at speed in the elderly but very quick Mondiale! Image from Raceline Photography.

Jonny McMullan from Newtownabbey, Co Antrim has been selected as the Dunlop Young Racing Driver of the Month for September. The 21 year-old won the second Formula Ford 1600 race at the Leinster Trophy meeting at Mondello Park, having earlier finished fourth in race one. Two weeks later, he was runner-up in the final of the Martin Donnelly Memorial Trophy... [Read more...]

O’Hara wins Martin Donnelly Trophy thriller.

October 1, 2013 by P1 Digital  

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Kevin poses with the prestigious Martin Donnelly Trophy- image from Raceline Photography.

Dunlop Motorsport Young Racing Driver of the Year Kevin O’Hara finally broke his run of bad luck at Kirkistown’s final event of the year, The Martin Donnelly Trophy. Kevin enjoyed a strong run in pre-event testing which he was able to carry into Saturday morning’s qualifying, taking pole position and setting the fastest ever Formula Ford time... [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS- Blackburn is MI Young Racing Driver of the Month – July 2013

August 22, 2013 by Motorsport Ireland  

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Colm Blackburn from Dublin has been selected as the Dunlop Young Racing Driver of the Month for July, for his performances in the Formula Vee class. At Mondello Park on July 6, he won the first of the Formula Vee Championship races and went on to take fourth place in the Final. The following day, in the Vee Festival, he finished fifth in his heat, second... [Read more...]

O’Hara feeling confident at season mid-point

July 31, 2013 by P1 Digital  

O'Hara leads the pack into the Kirkistown hairpin. Image from Steve Hawthorne.

Current Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the Year Kevin O’Hara made the trip to Kirkistown for the latest round of the Northern Ireland Formula Ford Championship. Having just returned from the European Selection event for the FIA Excellence Academy held in Austria, O’Hara was keen to put the misfortune of the previous event in Mondello... [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS- Niall Murray is Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the Month!

July 5, 2013 by Motorsport Ireland  

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Murray has impressed thus far in 2013, having graduated from Ginettas to FF1600

Niall Murray from Dublin has been selected as the Dunlop Young Racing Driver of the Month for May, for his achievements in the Formula Ford 1600 class. At the second championship meeting of the year at Bishopscourt, the 18 year-old, in his first season in single seaters, finished second in both of his races behind the reigning Northern Ireland class... [Read more...]

O’Hara Dominates at Oulton Park.

July 1, 2013 by P1 Digital  

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Motorsport Ireland Young Driver of the Year Kevin O'Hara bagged two impressive wins at Oulton Park. Image from JayTee Photographic

Current Dunlop Motorsport Ireland Young Racing of the Year Kevin O’Hara made his first visit to the UK this season in his Irish Sports Council and Dunlop supported Formula Ford at Oulton Park. As a new visitor to the Cheshire venue, O’Hara was looking forward to the challenge of measuring himself against some new opposition over the weekend. Friday’s... [Read more...]

2013 DUNLOP FORMULA VEE FESTIVAL IN AID OF LAURALYNN CHILDREN’S HOSPICE AT MONDELLO PARK

June 23, 2013 by Formula Vee  

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Festival Favourite? Adam Mcaulay has been doing all the winning in Formula Vee lately, can anyone stop him winning the prestigious Vee Festival?

Following on from the success of the 2012 event, Irish Formula Vee, in conjunction with Dunlop Tyres are holding the 2013 Irish Formula Vee Festival at Mondello Park on 6/7 July with all proceeds from the weekend going to the LauraLynn Children’s Hospice for children with life limiting conditions. Last years event was the largest car racing event... [Read more...]

Moore of the same…

April 11, 2013 by Paul Grogan  

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Adam McAuley leads Dan Polley through Kirkistown's chicane with Kevin Grogan following close behind. Photo: Con Connolly

Ray Moore replied to off season paddock rumours suggesting he had retired with an impressive lights to flag win against strong opposition at the Formula Vee season opener in Kirkistown last weekend. The race for the Dunlop B Championship & VW Spares Rookie Championship was one of the best of the day, with Colm Blackburn, now driving for Leastone... [Read more...]

Thirty-two cars confirmed for this year’s Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship

March 21, 2013 by Simon Melluish  

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Motorsport.ie Blogger Aron Smith with Colin Turkington and their 2013 BTCC Rivals

The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) has today (Thursday 21 March) announced both a record – and capacity – 32-car entry list for the upcoming 2013 season. An incredible 13 models from 11 different marques are entered, including both Honda and MG as official Manufacturer teams. In total this amounts to the biggest BTCC season entry... [Read more...]

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