Macaulay’s Vee title defence back on track with double win at Bishopscourt!

May 13, 2014 by Ivan Casey  

A packed grid of Vees head towards Turn One.

After a first corner incident at the season opener, Adam Macaulay got his title defence of the Crowne Plaza Dundalk National Formula Vee Championship back on track with two wins at the Bishopscourt Racing Circuit.Initially race 1 was started in monsoon conditions on Saturday afternoon. After several incidents, including a heavy shunt for Macaulay,... [Read more...]

Nulty to swap microphone and laptop for overalls and helmet for Bishopcourt ITCC debut!

March 19, 2014 by Dave Mint  

The ex Race 2 Race Integra which Nulty will drive at the LMC meeting at Bishopscourt in May. Image from Con Connolly.

Mondello Commentator Leo Nulty will return to the track when the ITCC visits the ultra fast Bishopscourt circuit in Northern Ireland on May 10/11.  Nulty is a former saloon car racer having won races in Ritmos, Unos and Puntos before moving to Historics in his famous fibreglass Imp.  For his first foray into the ITCC, he will drive the ex Race2Race... [Read more...]

Leinster Trophy Blog- with Barry Rabbitt

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...]

Formula Sheane to Headline Leinster Trophy event at Mondello Park

September 9, 2013 by Fergus Brennan  

Barry Rabbitt is one of the favourites for The Leinster Trophy this weekend. Kevin Sheane & Brian Hearty might have something to say about that though!

The competitors in The Irish Formula Sheane Championship will this Sunday compete for the most impressive and prestigious trophy they have ever raced for, as they are handed the opportunity to headline Mondello Park’s biggest car race event of the year, the Leinster Trophy meeting. The Leinster Motor Club event will feature two days of competition... [Read more...]

Video of The Week- Near Miss with Cregor Elliott

June 19, 2013 by Leo Nulty  

If this one doesn't make you laugh, there's something wrong with you!

Cregor Elliot is one of the characters of Irish Motorsport. For quite a few years now, he has been shooting and commentating on his own inimitable coverage of Irish Formula Vee, amongst other things. This weeks video is an absolute cracker. During one of the early LMC Anglesey meetings, Cregor borrowed a moped to go down to turn one and film some action.... [Read more...]

Bishopscourt Results

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...]

Bishopscourt back on the racing calendar for 2013!

October 18, 2012 by Mark Kelly  

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Bishopscourt prooved to be a favourite amongst competitors in 2012 and is back on the calendar for 2013. Photo: Con Connolly

Leinster Motor Club (LMC) is delighted to announce the return of motor car racing to Bishopscourt Racing Circuit in 2013. LMC will team up with BARC again to promote the event. LMC & BARC have been approved the date of 11th and 12th May 2013 by the Association of Northern Irish Car Clubs (ANICC). The date is subject to licence from the MSA. The... [Read more...]

Daly shows a clean pair of heels to take Goodyear Trophy

October 3, 2012 by Garry Manning  

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Stephen Daly was the class of the field at the Leinster Trophy Race Meeting in Mondello Park. Photo: Marcin Lewandowski

Eamon Matheson struggled in his Mission over the weekend but still leads the standings. Photo: Marcin Lewandowski The 2012 MAGIC BULLET BREEZEMOUNT FORMULA LIBRE IRELAND CHAMPIONSHIP took to the track on Saturday and Sunday September 15 & 16 after its 2 month summer break, to see who could win the famous Leinster Motor Club “Goodyear Trophy”.... [Read more...]

Sheane Jnr adds his name to the Leinster Trophy history books

October 2, 2012 by Paul Grogan  

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Kevin Sheane Jnr celebrates with the famous Leinster Trophy at Mondello Park. Photo: Jennifer Tonin

Kevin Sheane Jnr added his name a star studded history book when he won the famous Leinster Trophy at Mondello Park racing in Formula Sheane. The re-energised championship thanks to the efforts of PR-Guru Leo Nulty in 2012 boasted increasing grid numbers right throughout the season, particularly peaking at he Leinster Trophy race meeting on Mondello... [Read more...]

Barry Rabbitt: Leinster Trophy

September 22, 2012 by Barry Rabbitt  

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Barry leads Brian Hearty and Enda O'Connor in a thrilling Leinster Trophy Race. Photo: Michael Chester

In a car prepared at the elevneth hour, Barry put on a performance on a par with the seasoned regulars. Photo: Michael Chester Fresh from taking the chequered flag first at the Phoenix Park ITCC race in Dave Clarkes Golf GTI, we started talking about the possibility of racing the car at the Leinster Trophy weekend the following month. It was decided... [Read more...]

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