Motormouth’s Season Preview- with Leo Nulty

March 5, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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The car everyone is talking about- Brian Fitzpatrick's beautiful SEAT Supercopa. Will he go ITCC or GT?! Image from autosportpics.com

So, just a couple of weeks to go to the start of the racing season- I can’t wait! For race fans, the return to Mondello’s traditional St Patrick’s weekend season opener is fantastic but I suppose it is slightly tougher on competitors and teams, having to have the cars ready a month earlier than in recent years. 2014 already has all... [Read more...]

Stephen Daly: To infinity and beyond!

November 7, 2012 by Stephen Daly  

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Stephen at the wheel of his father Dan's fantastic looking Williams inspired F3000 at the Leinster Trophy meeting. Photo: Marcin Lewandowski

Hi all, bouyed by my latest mission at the Formula Vee Festival, I was eager to get out racing in the FF1600 class again. Unfortunately the FF1600 Kent class wasn’t running at the next meeting (Leinster Trophy), which left me shuffling around deciding which class to race in? I want my name on the Leinster Trophy but also throwing a spanner in the... [Read more...]

Daly’s Championship & Double win and Lap Record for Shields

October 18, 2012 by Garry Manning  

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Martin Daly was superb all season in his Formula Renault. Photo: Marcin Lewandowski

Saturday October 6th, was a dry Autumnal day, when the drivers in the 2012 Breezemount Magic Bullet Formula Libre championship lined up at Kirkistown for the last 2 rounds of the 2012 campaign. Qualifying saw the ex I-Sport GP2 car of Philip Shields on pole, followed by championship contender Martin Daly, who had new tyres for the first time this season... [Read more...]

Daly shows a clean pair of heels to take Goodyear Trophy

October 3, 2012 by Garry Manning  

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Stephen Daly was the class of the field at the Leinster Trophy Race Meeting in Mondello Park. Photo: Marcin Lewandowski

Eamon Matheson struggled in his Mission over the weekend but still leads the standings. Photo: Marcin Lewandowski The 2012 MAGIC BULLET BREEZEMOUNT FORMULA LIBRE IRELAND CHAMPIONSHIP took to the track on Saturday and Sunday September 15 & 16 after its 2 month summer break, to see who could win the famous Leinster Motor Club “Goodyear Trophy”.... [Read more...]

Who will lift the “Goodyear” Trophy?

September 14, 2012 by Garry Manning  

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Will we see Philip Shields taking one of his fantastic GP2 cars to Mondello Park for the season finale?

The 2012 MAGIC BULLET BREEZEMOUNT FORMULA LIBRE IRELAND CHAMPIONSHIP resumes this Saturday and Sunday September 15 & 16 after its 2 months summer break, the only action during which saw 7 drivers braving the Phoenix Park Motor Races Following a mid season rule change it’s the big over 2 liter cars that lead the way. Eamon Matheson 1.3T Mission... [Read more...]

Phoenix Park Motor Races expected to attract massive crowds

August 8, 2012 by Paul Phelan  

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Daniella Moyles waves her chequered flag to launch the 2012 Phoenix Park Motor Races outside Dublin's Mansion House this morning. Photo: Craig Elliott

At the launch of the 2012 Phoenix Park Motor Races (L-R) Richard Warbrick of Irish Dunlop, Alex Sinclair CEO of Motorsport Ireland, Ann Stevens Clerk of the Course of the 2012 Phoenix Park Motor Races and Joe Corcoran President of Motorsport Ireland. Photo: Craig Elliott A crowd of over 60,000 is expected to attend the Phoenix Park Motor Races on the... [Read more...]

Stephen Daly: Back in the seat

July 27, 2012 by Stephen Daly  

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Stephen behind the wheel of his Ray Formula Ford at Mondello Park last weekend. Photo: Con Connolly

2012 has been a long year without racing, but I finally got my fix!! Fresh back from college in England, I ditched the books and went back to where I first started in Formula Ford 1600!! It had been two years since I last drove a Formula Ford, back in the 2010 Formula Ford festival in Brands Hatch and ever since I’ve been itching to jump back into... [Read more...]

60 Seconds With….. The Apprentice!

July 23, 2012 by Leo  

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Eugene racing in Mondello Park earlier this year in his Rothmans Reynard. Photo: Con Connolly

Name: Eugene Heary Age: 31 Occupation: Owner of Auction House Road Car: Range Rover Race of My life: Phoenix Park 2009 Best race car: Reynard 97D F3000 Dream race car: Jordan F1 EJ11 Dream Road Car: Aston Martin DBS Other Interests: Moto x Rugby Biggest Supporter: My dad Favourite Food: I have been seen to eat everything! Favourite restaurant: Jacks It’s... [Read more...]

Cregor Elliott: The Canada Day Race Meeting!

July 6, 2012 by Cregor Elliott  

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The Excitement was simply too much for some....Photo: Cregor Elliott

The Canada Day meeting in Mondello wasn’t big on entries of either classes or drivers. The Vees were the highlight of the day and not due to qualify until after ten so I arrived around that time figuring I’d be in plenty of time which turned out to be true. The track team menu seemed to generate a lot of interest last day so the detective... [Read more...]

O’Hara breaks the ‘magic minute’ to set new Vee record

July 5, 2012 by Leo  

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O'Hara in his beautiful LOH Motorsport prepared Formula Vee. Photo: Cregor Elliott

With no Saloons, Historics or Sheanes, it was a low key meeting at Mondello last weekend but nevertheless we were treated to some fantastic racing! As ever, it was Moore vs Newsome in Formula Vee. This pair have had a slight advantage over the rest all season long and have shared the wins. Kevin O’Hara split them in Kirkistown (just losing out to... [Read more...]

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