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...]

VIDEO- Dunlop Irish Touring Cars from Mondello Park- 1997.

January 31, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

Turley sits on pole in the Steve Griffin run Civic.

In 1997, the previously unbeatable Astras were in trouble in the Dunlop Irish Touring Car Championship. Ed O’Connor’s Clio Williams, with its Harlow Motorsport built powerplant was well nigh unbeatable. Mark Turley and Steve Griffin had got to grips with the ex Mardi Gras works Civic VTi and Ciaran Greenan was proving to be at least as quick... [Read more...]