January 19, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Griffin and Cullen share the front row in front of the TV cameras.
Once upon a time in Mondello Park- a Fiat 128 was the thing to have. In the Up To 1300cc Production saloon class, the 1290cc sohc screamers, in both SL Coupé and later 3P variants, were pretty much unbeatable. As the years went by, the newer Kadett SR and Fiesta Supersport were quicker round the twists and turns of Mondello, although the Fiats always... [Read more...]
August 22, 2013 by Leo Nulty
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...]
August 17, 2013 by Leo Nulty
Erik Holstein and Murray Motorsport have already wrapped up the 2013 ITCC series!
It is almost the time of year where the radio stations start playing those depressing “Back to School” ads. They depressed me as a kid for obvious reasons and nowadays they just remind me that we are well into the second half of the motor racing season. Most of the titles are still up for grabs as I type this, the exception being the ITCC-... [Read more...]
August 13, 2013 by Leo Nulty
Cullen leads the pack in the European Ferrari Challenge- can he do the same in Patch Tyre Equipment Fiestas?!
Multiple Irish champion Michael Cullen will come out of semi- retirement to race in the Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta Championship at Mondello Park on August 25th. Michael Cullen is probably Ireland’s most successful saloon car driver, having won an incredible 8 titles between 1992 and 1996 before winning the European Ferrari Challenge twice and... [Read more...]
August 20, 2012 by Rory Cummins
Brian Hearty was one of the leading Formula Vee drivers during the 90's Photo: Con Connolly
Over the years in Mondello there have been many different types of driver. There have been those who burst onto the scene, burned bright and faded fast, some have been dedicated clubmen who have been there for the craic and the joy of racing all carried along by the distant hope that they might sneak a win. Others have been quick but just not quick... [Read more...]