September 20, 2013 by Barry Rabbitt
Fist aloft, Barry adds his name to a very exclusive list as he wins the Leinster Trophy at Mondello Park.
The Leinster Trophy weekend has always been the pinacle of the racing season in Ireland. It is steeped in history and folklore with stories of Irish and visiting drivers tussling to take home the most sought after prize in Irish racing. While I was at the now legendary 1982 meeting when a certain yellow helmet wearing Brazilian took the crown I was... [Read more...]
September 13, 2013 by Leo Nulty
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...]
July 20, 2013 by P1 Digital
The FCR Media Racing team after their first Formula Sheane win!
FCR Media Racing approached rounds six and seven of the MicksGarage.com Formula Sheane Championship at Mondello Park last weekend for the Formula Vee Festival which was supporting the LauraLynn Foundation. Saturday morning’s qualifying session got underway and immediately Barry in the goldenpages.ie machine was running towards the sharp end of the... [Read more...]
July 18, 2013 by Leo Nulty
Barry Rabbitt will have almost 4 times the power of his Golden Pages Formula Sheane at his disposal this weekend!
Fresh from his debut single seater win at Mondello last weekend, saloon car racing specialist Barry Rabbitt will tackle a completely new challenge at the Mondello Park Truck Show this weekend. Amongst the many attractions and challenges at the Truck Show is the “Stop Go Challenge” on the main straight. Tractor Units line up on the grid... [Read more...]
July 10, 2013 by Barry Rabbitt
Barry on the top step of the Formula Sheane Podium- his first single-seater win! Image from Cregornews.com
After a difficult first half of the MickGarage.com Formula Sheane Championship, rounds 6&7 will hopefully be the turning point for my season. Going into the mid season races which were part of the fantastic Formula Vee Festival at Mondello Park I had nothing but bad luck to date. A solidary podium and 4th in the rankings didn’t make for good reading.... [Read more...]
June 7, 2013 by Leo Nulty
Mondello has reached middle age gracefully!
So Mondello Park is 45 years old tomorrow. Well, not exactly tomorrow, but you get my drift. Tomorrow evening I will interview the original owner of the circuit, Stuart Cosgrave alongside the current owner, and the man widely acclaimed as being the one who saved the circuit from almost certain sale and redevelopment in the mid eighties, Martin Biranne. ... [Read more...]
April 17, 2013 by Barry Rabbitt
Heading out to qualify with my FCR Media Racing team mate Jennifer behind.
Finally, after a long and boring winter, race season is back. The Sky box is full of recorded races and racecars are out of their winter hibernation and back where they belong – on track! It’s been a busy few weeks for me on the run up to the start of the season but it’s all looking to be worth it. I was delighted to be chosen... [Read more...]
April 2, 2013 by FCR Media Racing
Barry Rabbitt will join Jennifer Mullan at FCR Media Racing for the 2013 Formula Sheane Championship. Photo: Michael Chester
FCR Media Racing today announced its new title sponsorship of the P1 Racing Formula Sheane team for the 2013 season. P1 Racing will compete under the FCR Media Racing banner for the forthcoming season having signed a deal with FCR Media, publishers of goldenpages.ie, SaySo.ie, MobileReady.ie as well as eircomphonebook.ie. The teams all new livery will... [Read more...]
September 2, 2012 by Paul Grogan
Jennifer going through the chicane just ahead of Eoin Crowley with motorsport.ie's Tadgh onboard for support. Photo: Con Connolly
Just one week after an exciting weekend racing around one of Europe’s largest city parks, the Phoenix Park in Dublin, Jennifer Mullan brought her goldenpages.ie Formula Sheane to Kirkistown for the next two rounds of the 2012 Formula Sheane Championship. After a disappointing end to her last championship race at Mondello Park having to retire due... [Read more...]
June 16, 2012 by Paul Grogan
Jennifer in her superbly prepared goldenpages.ie Formula Sheane run by Sheane Cars. Photo: Craig Elliott
After the excitement of taking part in the Bavaria City Race on the streets of Dublin City Centre along side former Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button in his Vodafone McLaren Mercedes, just one week later Jennifer Mullan returned to Mondello Park to join the Formula Sheane Championship thanks to a new partnership with goldenpages.ie, specialists... [Read more...]