February 28, 2014 by Leo Nulty
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...]
November 29, 2013 by Leo Nulty
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...]
October 9, 2012 by Sean Doyle
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...]
July 20, 2012 by Leo
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...]
June 14, 2012 by Ian Lynas
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...]