May 13, 2013 by Motorsport Ireland
Erik Holstein leads in a VERY wet ITCC race in Bishopscourt © Michael Chester 087 8072295
LEINSTER M C/BARC RACE MEETING AT BISHOPSCOURT, CO DOWN (ROUNDS OF MOTORSPORT IRELAND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS): FORMULA FORD 1600 RACE 1 (12 laps): 1 Ivor McCullough (Van Diemen RF00) 16m 13.91s, 80.91 mph, 2 Niall Murray (Van Diemen RF99) 16m 14.80s, 3 Sean Doyle (Van Diemen RF91) 16m 21.79s, 4 Rob Barrable (Van Diemen) 16m 24.03s, 5 Jonny McMullan... [Read more...]
May 4, 2013 by Patrick Cummins
A Trip to the Kildare Circuit proved well worthwhile.
Ireland’s motorsport pedigree has been a wave of inconsistency over the past century. From early days, high calibre events such as the Gordon Bennett race and the Circuit of Ireland have attracted an international crowd and aesthetically, Ireland has proved to be a majestic location for the setting of road rallies. The major drawback that the... [Read more...]
April 19, 2013 by P1 Digital
Formula Vee provided great entertainment at the first Mondello meeting of 2013
The Formula Vee class returned to Mondello Park last weekend for round 2 of their three championships. Both of the Vee races were streamed live on Mondello Park’s new Mondello.tv, allowing sponsors, friends and family to watch in real time from around the globe for the first time ever! In the Dunlop B Championship and VW Spares Rookie Championship... [Read more...]
April 11, 2013 by Paul Grogan
Adam McAuley leads Dan Polley through Kirkistown's chicane with Kevin Grogan following close behind. Photo: Con Connolly
Ray Moore replied to off season paddock rumours suggesting he had retired with an impressive lights to flag win against strong opposition at the Formula Vee season opener in Kirkistown last weekend. The race for the Dunlop B Championship & VW Spares Rookie Championship was one of the best of the day, with Colm Blackburn, now driving for Leastone... [Read more...]
April 10, 2013 by Leo Nulty
The Patch Zetec Fiesta Championship Kicks off this weekend!
Mondello Park’s Car Race season starts with a bang this weekend, with a packed seventeen race programme run by the Irish Motor Racing Club taking place over Saturday and Sunday. The event will feature some brand new classes and the first ever Live Streaming Web TV Coverage of an Irish Car Race event. The season looks like being a spectacular one... [Read more...]
March 24, 2013 by Ivan Casey
David Kelly (69) leads the Formula VEE field at Mondello Park
April 6th sees the start of the Irish Formula VEE championship at Kirkistown Race Circuit in Co Down. The season sees new sponsors, new drivers and some new initiatives in Ireland’s largest single seater racing class. Crowne Plaza Dundalk has been confirmed as the title sponsors of the National class in the newly branded “Crowne Plaza Dundalk Formula... [Read more...]
March 12, 2013 by Leo
It is almost time to go racing again......
Well that’s January & February out of the way- and we are a little bit closer to the start of another racing season. There are some exciting times coming too with a few new classes starting up. The Strykers have launched a new website www.irishstrykers.ie and have also become far more active on social media. There must be a few of these cars... [Read more...]
January 23, 2013 by Cregor Elliott
The longest short race ever!
The longest short race ever! Irish Formula Vee Race, Anglesey Wales, 4 July 2009 The Irish Vees visited Anglesey for a double header in July ’09 and Saturdays race was bizarre to say the least. Officially it was one of the shortest races I’ve ever seen while unofficially one of the longest due to rain, and incidents up at Radar corner. The... [Read more...]
January 9, 2013 by Cregor Elliott
Donington Park was a magical place to me
I could see the huge benefits of Youtube when it started in 2005 and was quick to sign up but was initially hampered by the length of time it took to process videos ( in ’05 it would take all night to process a short film), and dial up internet, which when thinking back I wonder how anything atall was uploaded to the internet as it was so slow. By... [Read more...]
January 1, 2013 by Cregor Elliott
This weeks video comes from 2002 when the Vees visited Anglesey for their annual visit to the UK, and while it looks fairly hairy it scared the living daylights out of me. I used to do a separate intro to the video in those days and was always looking for something different for each meeting. I think it was Jimmy Lyons that lent me his goped for the... [Read more...]