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...]

VIDEO- Phoenix Park 1979- includes Eddie Jordan Interview!

March 8, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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EJ explains his hairstyle to the RTE cameras!

nSome coverage from the 1979 Phoenix Park Races. This was the 50th anniversary of the 1929 Irish Grand Prix at the same venue. It includes interviews with Eddie Jordan, Frank O’Rourke, Des Cullen etc. It features two production saloon car races, the first one is a straightforward scratch race, where the Mazda RX-3 of Phil Sparkes puts it up to... [Read more...]

Rory Cummins: Results or Money, the big decision?

October 2, 2012 by Rory Cummins  

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Lewis will join Nico Rosberg at Mercedes in 2013

Those of you who are familiar with my articles will know that I dwell mostly on the past glories of this magnificent sport. This week however I am motivated to write about current news and in particular the news from Formula One. Doesn’t really stack up with my tag of “Anoraks Corner” I know but sometimes events force your hand. I am talking of... [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE: Formula Sheane to compete for famous Leinster Trophy

July 19, 2012 by Leo  

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Could a member of this group add their name to the history books and win one of the most prestigious prizes in Irish motorsport? Photo: Con Connolly

It was confirmed today that Formula Sheane will compete for the famous Leinster Trophy this September at Mondello Park. Introduced in 2001, the cars are all built by Sheane Cars in Co Wicklow. In 2012, the class was given a major boost due to the efforts of PR guru Leo Nulty and grids have already doubled in size. “I am absolutely delighted with... [Read more...]

Eddie Jordan Counts Down to Bavaria City Racing Formula 1 Festival

May 30, 2012 by Leo  

An action packed fuel filled day in store!

Bavaria City Racing which will take place on the streets of Dublin on Sunday 3rd June promises to provide 5 full hours of FREE non-stop entertainment for everyone in the city. The Bavaria City Racing festival, endorsed by Irish F1 legend Eddie Jordan, will give everyone a first hand experience of Formula 1. Members of the public will experience for... [Read more...]