Abrakebabra Formula Ford Festival Blog- with Cregor Elliott

June 21, 2014 by Cregor Elliott  

Cregor Barrable
WRC Driver Rob Barrable won a hard fought Festival & with it the prestigious Vivion Daly Memorial Trophy.

What a brilliant weekends racing as the Formula Ford Festival was revived in Mondello with a trophy named after one of the all-time greats of Irish motorsport; Vivian Daly. I grew up watching Vivian racing Ffords and Opels and can still remember his 2FM, Abrakebabra, and XtraVision sponsored cars racing for wins at Mondello and Phoenix Park. I sat on... [Read more...]

On Yer Bike: The Phoenix Park Races 2012

August 27, 2012 by Cregor Elliott  

cregor on the mic
Leo had asked me the previous week to help out in the commentary box, and I jumped at the chance. Photo: Jennifer Tonin

I started my Park weekend with a visit to the paddock on Friday evening after work. Teams were arriving and setting up while the track builders were putting final touches to the circuit leaving themselves with as little as possible to do when the roads closed Saturday morning. I stayed a couple of hours and arranged a lift for the following morning. The... [Read more...]