Jump from FF1600 to Formula Sheane- with Séan Doyle.

July 16, 2014 by Séan Doyle  

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Sean leads the pack into SEAT Corner. Image from Michael Chester.

It’s been about two years since I’ve driven a Formula Sheane but last week Motorsport.ie’s Leo Nulty approached me and asked would I be interested in driving his Formula Sheane at the weekend at the Dunlop Formula Vee Festival. So as usual with last minute things it was a bit of a rush on Friday morning before testing we had to change... [Read more...]

Saloons and GTs to star at June Kirkistown meeting

June 15, 2014 by Ian Lynas  

Hutchinson leads Finn in a typical Saloon/GT scrap.

There is a packed programme for the 500MRCI June race meeting at Kirkistown which takesplace on Saturday 21 June. There are double headers for Formula Ford 1600, Saloon/GTs, Ginetta Juniors, Irish Formula Vee and Irish Formula Sheane. Adding to the mix there are races for gearbox karts. Fresh from the Irish Formula Ford Festival at Mondello Park, the... [Read more...]

Motormouth’s Mutterings- Preview of Sunday’s Mondello Race Meeting.

April 11, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Patch Fiestas again have the biggest grids for this weekend but some of the other classes have grown too! Image from Con Connolly

I can’t believe we are on the eve of the second car race meeting of the season already. The Mondello Champion of Mondello Series’ kicked off at the new March meeting last month and continues at this one, but it also sees many of the National Championships starting their own championships. The Crowne Plaza Dundalk Formula Vee title chase... [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS- O’Hara in last minute Formula Sheane deal!

April 10, 2014 by Dave Mint  

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The Motorsport.ie Formula Sheane which O'Hara will drive for the 2014 season.

O’Hara is the Vee lap record holder at Mondello and a proven FF1600 winner- can he carry this form into Formula Sheane? With just a couple of days to go to the opening round of the Formula Sheane championship, it has been revealed that 2013 Motorsport Ireland Young Driver of the Year Kevin O’Hara will challenge for the Champion of Mondello... [Read more...]

Leinster Trophy Preview

September 13, 2013 by Leo Nulty  

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Sheane leads Hearty in a typically close Formula Sheane battle.

Well, it’s Leinster Trophy time folks, so time for a look at the runners and riders who will compete for one of the most famous trophies in Irish Motorsport. The Formula Sheane class will race for the trophy for the second year in a row. This has caused plenty of chat and Facebook posting over the last few weeks but to clarify, it is more about... [Read more...]

Formula Sheane to Headline Leinster Trophy event at Mondello Park

September 9, 2013 by Fergus Brennan  

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Barry Rabbitt is one of the favourites for The Leinster Trophy this weekend. Kevin Sheane & Brian Hearty might have something to say about that though!

The competitors in The Irish Formula Sheane Championship will this Sunday compete for the most impressive and prestigious trophy they have ever raced for, as they are handed the opportunity to headline Mondello Park’s biggest car race event of the year, the Leinster Trophy meeting. The Leinster Motor Club event will feature two days of competition... [Read more...]

NI FF1600 title in the balance ahead of Saturday’s Kirkistown meeting!

August 26, 2013 by Ian Lynas  

Ivor McCullough is the red hot favourite to win the Northern Ireland Formula Ford Championship

THE penultimate car race meeting of the Ulster season takes place at Kirkistown circuit on Saturday 31 August and the 500 Motor Racing Club of Ireland has lined up a bumper programme. Formula Sheane also return to Kirkistown with Hearty, Rabbitt and Sheane expected to be the frotnrunners There are only four rounds remaining in the Northern Ireland Formula... [Read more...]

Mullan takes debut class victory

August 7, 2013 by P1 Digital  

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Jennifer stands on the top stop of the podium for the first time!

Riding the crest of a wave, Jennifer Mullan was enjoying her best run to date with four podium finishes in a row in the 2013 MicksGarage.com Formula Sheane Scholarship Championship. Getting to grips with her SaySo.ie & MobileReady.ie supported Formula Sheane thanks to the efforts of her FCR Media Racing team, Jennifer moved to one of her local circuits,... [Read more...]

July Kirkistown Blog- with Cregor Elliott

August 6, 2013 by Cregor Elliott  

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Rabbitt leads Hearty early on in Formula Sheane

It was back to business as normal after the hectic Formula Vee Festival for the July meeting at Kirkistown. The sun was only rising as Con and myself headed off for the day although others were still up from the night before. We saw two youths legging it from a taxi before we hit the motorway, the driver must have been scary ….or something. A quick... [Read more...]

Action Packed Mondello 45 Thrills Fans!

July 1, 2013 by Leo Nulty  

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Circuit founder Stuart Cosgrave was as entertaining as ever at the Saturday night event! Image from JayTee Photographic

The Mondello 45 was just one of those meetings- the weather was beautiful, the racing was close and the fans who turned up got a packed day of action. On the Saturday night, John Morris gave a tour of the Mondello Museum of Motorsport to a large crowd, in fact there was a queue around much of the walkway for the duration. Afterwards, the crowd walked... [Read more...]

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