October 8, 2013 by Jake Byrne
Jake at the Kirkistown chicane in his FF1600 Van Diemen.
The start of my Formula Ford Trophy races started with the Martin Donnelly Trophy at Kirkistown last weekend. After a great late season burst of five wins out of six and a double race win in the Global GT Light the last time I was at Kirkistown I felt confident that I could get myself into a rhythm in my Van Diemen RF90 which would give me a chance... [Read more...]
October 3, 2013 by P1 Digital
NIall at speed in his Murray Motorsport Van Diemen
Single seater rookie Niall Murray has certainly been a driver to watch all season, having made the transition from Ginetta sportscar racing to the highly competitive Formula Ford series. Having not finished outside the top five all season, Murray was confident as the first of the seasons three highlight Formula Ford events got underway at the Martin... [Read more...]
October 1, 2013 by P1 Digital
Kevin poses with the prestigious Martin Donnelly Trophy- image from Raceline Photography.
Dunlop Motorsport Young Racing Driver of the Year Kevin O’Hara finally broke his run of bad luck at Kirkistown’s final event of the year, The Martin Donnelly Trophy. Kevin enjoyed a strong run in pre-event testing which he was able to carry into Saturday morning’s qualifying, taking pole position and setting the fastest ever Formula Ford time... [Read more...]
October 1, 2013 by Jonny McMullan
Jonny's Mondiale leads McCullough in a typically close fought FF1600 dice. Image from Fran Hollywood/kartracingpics.com
Hey everyone Since my victory at the Holmpatrick Trophy at Mondello there hasn’t been much time before the Irish Formula Ford Festival for the prestigious Martin Donnelly Trophy! With everyone eager to win the prestigious trophy there was some tough competition on the entry list to spice things up for a great final! On the entry list very fast... [Read more...]
September 28, 2013 by Ian Lynas
Ivor McCullough, the newly crowned NI FF1600 championship, will aim to win the Martin Donnelly Trophy for an impressive third time!
THE Grand Prix event of Formula Ford racing in Ireland takes place at Kirkistown race circuit today, The Martin Donnelly Trophy, supported by Ards Borough Council and organised by the 500 Motor Racing Club of Ireland. This will be the eighth running of this event which has grown in importance and now ranks alongside the Formula Ford Festival at Brands... [Read more...]
October 1, 2012 by Ian Lynas
Noel Robinson aims to take the Martin Donnelly Trophy for the third time web
This autumn there are a number of important Formula Ford motor racing events, three in England and in Northern Ireland, the 500 MRCI stage the Martin Donnelly Trophy for the 1600cc cars on Saturday 6 October. This meeting promises to be the biggest at the County Down circuit in 2012 with a full support programme which includes Ireland’s fastest racing... [Read more...]