Motormouth’s Mutterings- Season Catchup.

August 8, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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E Type, 911 and TMC Costin mix it up in a typical HRCA battle! Image from JayTee Photographic.

As ever, it seems as if the season has only just begun and is already half over. Well, at least that is the way it seems if you’re a race fan like me, anyway. The various championships have begun to take shape and in some cases it is a case of business as usual with the 2013 Champions looking to set to repeat the result in 2014. Erik Holstein,... [Read more...]

VIDEO- FF1600 Final from Mondello Park 1993

February 28, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Cuneely, Collier, Duke and Paul ready to go......

With the new “Champion of Mondello” bringing Formula Ford back to Mondello for 2014 the timing of this one is quite good! In the early 90s FF1600 was very strong in Ireland- as can be seen from this grid! Having already run a C and B “Star of Tomorrow” race, the qualifiers battle it out in the “Ford of Ireland”... [Read more...]

Classic FF1600 Racing from Mondello Park!

November 29, 2013 by Leo Nulty  

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Cliff Dempsey was a FF1600 frontrunner before he set up his sucessful race team. Image from Con Connolly.

Another cracker from FF1600. In this one, the unbeaten Vivion Daly gets jumped off the line by the spectacular Fionn Murray in the works Crossle. The ensuing battle is enthralling and gets a little heated at times. Cliff Dempsey, John Coffey and Mike Edgar are not too far away, just in case they can pick up the pieces! Vivion and Fionn are sadly no... [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE: Exciting news for young Doyle

October 9, 2012 by Sean Doyle  

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Sean showed that he could easily mix it with the front runners on his single-seater debut in the Leinster Trophy earlier this year. Photo: Jennifer Tonin

After a great weekend at the Leinster Trophy in his first ever outing in a Formula Sheane, Sean has been presented with an opportunity he cannot refuse. The young Wicklow driver will get the opportunity to race at the world famous Brands Hatch Indy circuit in the Formula Ford festival at the end of October. The festival celebrates its 40th anniversary... [Read more...]

Motormouth: Vee Festival Preview

July 20, 2012 by Leo  

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Will we see Moore and Newsome leading into the first corner on Sunday? Photo: Con Connolly

So it’s Festival time at Mondello- Formula Vee Festival that is. Once again, the Vee boys have excelled in the preparation and promotion of this event. It will run over two days with a few heats on the Saturday and semis and the all important final on Sunday. Lee Newsome & Ray Moore have done all the winning this year but Kevin O’Hara... [Read more...]

Formula Fords to star at Kirkistown June Meeting

June 14, 2012 by Ian Lynas  

Formula Ford 1600 tops the Kirkistown bill on Saturday 23 June
Formula Ford 1600 tops the Kirkistown bill on Saturday 23 June. Photo: Kirkistown.com

Formula Ford 1600 tops the bill for the June car race meeting at Kirkistown circuit and just like F1 there have been a number of different race winners. Ivor McCullough, Jonny McMullan, Adrian Pollock and Noel Dunne have all enjoyed the top spot on the podium with McCullough topping the points table. This time it is another double header as at the last... [Read more...]