BUMPER AUGUST RACE MEETING AT KIRKISTOWN

August 23, 2014 by Ian Lynas  

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A Crosslé 9S leads a typically diverse pack through the Kirkistown chicane.

THE penultimate car race meeting of the 2014 season at Kirkistown takes place on Saturday 30 August and the 500 Motor Racing Club of Ireland has a bumper entry. Single seater racing fans have a treat waiting as there will be double headers for Formula Ford 1600, Irish Formula Vee and Formula Sheane. So far two drivers have been the winners in Formula... [Read more...]

MACAULAY CONTINUES FORMULA VEE WINNING STREAK

June 19, 2014 by Ivan Casey  

Mcaulay leads the pack into Ford Corner.

Following on from his recent double victory, reigning champion Adam Macaulay had a perfect weekend by taking pole, fastest lap and the race win at Round 4 of the Crowne Plaza Dundalk National Formula Vee Championship at Mondello Park. The Newsome Racing driver crossed the line almost 9 seconds ahead of AvantiSport Racing’s Kevin Grogan who could only... [Read more...]

THE AVANTISPORT CHRONICLES- with Ivan Casey

February 24, 2014 by Ivan Casey  

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Avantisport enjoyed their first win in 2013- and will be looking for more of the same when the 2014 season starts in a few weeks time!

Working at Home- the new Vee is slowly taking shape. So I’ve been threatening to start a blog for some time now but I’ve been too busy enjoying my motorsport. Tonight was different because I took my work home with me. Prepping bodywork isn’t fun at the best of times, but prepping bodywork on the kitchen table at 10.30pm on a Thursday is absolutely... [Read more...]

A Great Year in Formula Vee- with Colm Blackburn.

October 9, 2013 by Colm Blackburn  

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Com in his championship winning Total Oils/Leastone Racing JH004 Image from Fran Hollywood/kartracingpics.com

So the end has come to another season in Formula Vee and another championship under my belt. Last Monday night the class scrutineer confirmed my sealed engine complied with all the regulations and I was officially the Dunlop Formula Vee Champion. The whole year went quite well for me- securing 6th in the Crowne Plaza “A” championship behind... [Read more...]

Mature Macauley Wins Again- Crowne Plaza Formula Vee Championship Update.

September 7, 2013 by Ivan Casey  

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The story of the season in Irish Formula Vee- Mcaulay Vs Moore! Image from JayTee Photographic.

After 6 years of trying, overnight success Adam Macauley bounced back from a DNF to take his fourth win of the season in dominant fashion at Round 8 of the Crowne Plaza National Formula Vee Championship held at Mondello Park. Ray Moore in his Bernard Dolan run Leastone had been consistently fastest during Saturday testing and throughout qualifying which... [Read more...]

Exciting Racing Expected at Mondello this Sunday!

August 22, 2013 by Leo Nulty  

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The Patch Fiesta regulars will need to be on their toes this weekend as a trio of champions join the party!

This coming Sunday (August 25th) the Carlow Car Club will be in charge of the penultimate championship Car Race event of the 2013 Mondello Park season. The race meeting will take place on the National Circuit with six different race series competing across an eleven race programme. Mondello Park has introduced two new classes for 2013 and it is these... [Read more...]

Dunlop Formula Vee Festival Preview- with Leo Nulty

July 4, 2013 by Leo Nulty  

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Expect close spectacular action from The Formula Vees this weekend

So it’s Formula Vee Festival time again this weekend at Mondello Park. This is always a great event, with the Formula Vee committee going to great lengths to bring new faces to the Kildare venue. As ever, there are bouncy castles, face painters, entertainment in the Clubhouse Bar on Saturday evening etc but more importantly, there is a packed... [Read more...]

Macaulay Dominates In The Wet

May 15, 2013 by P1 Digital  

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A strong weekend from Adam McAuley put him into a joint championship lead coming home!

After outqualifying the entire grid by over one second, Adam Macaulay took his first ever win by dominating Round 3 of the Crowne Plaza National Formula Vee Championship at a damp Bishopscourt. Despite a brief challenge at the first corner by the fast starting Kevin Grogan, Macaulay in his Newsome Racing assisted Sheane pulled out a comfortable lead... [Read more...]