May 13, 2013 by Colin Dowling
Irish Rallycross needs a boost- a new budget class should help.
To all Rallycross enthusiasts We all know the number of cars at recent events has dropped to a very low level. During the open forum many issues were discussed. But the most important issue has to be to get more cars and drivers to the starting grid. If we don’t get numbers out, we won’t have a championship. So here’s what I’m... [Read more...]
May 3, 2013 by Mark Twomey
Image from JayTee Photographic
At last the wait is finally over and the 2013 race season is underway. As usual the weather in Mondello was as miserable and unpredictable as ever. After a dry Saturday morning testing the rain came just as qualifying began. The Global GT Lights qualifying was the last session to run and as the afternoon qualifying sessions progressed the rain eased... [Read more...]
May 3, 2013 by Leo Nulty
Mondello's International Track now stretches to 3.5kms
Almost exactly 45 years ago to the day, Mondello Park opened as Ireland’s first permanent race circuit. The original layout grew within a year to the extended 2km National Circuit. In 1985, the circuit was purchased by Martin Birrane and has gradually evolved into the venue we have today. To celebrate this, the June 8/9 meeting will run as the “Mondello... [Read more...]
May 2, 2013 by Fergus Brennan
Race Trucks return to Mondello
After more than a ten-year absence the Mondello Truck Show makes a welcome return to the Irish Show scene complete with the return of the always popular Truck Racers. Always one of Mondello Park’s most popular events, this two-day festival of road transport will be held at the County Kildare motor racing circuit on July 20th & 21st. As with the... [Read more...]
April 25, 2013 by Barry-John McHenry
Testing went well for the former Abarth Champion...
Well after a long winter, I was only too happy to get back on track last week and was really looking forward to the highly anticipated new Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta Championship! I went up to Kellett Motorsport on Wednesday night before the race and did the fitting for our new seat in the car. The final touches were sorted as Alistair had made... [Read more...]
April 20, 2013 by Leo Nulty
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Well it has been hectic this last few weeks as the season finally kicked off. I always think that March is such a slow month waiting for the first race meeting of the season. I, along with a good selection of the Mondello regulars, pointed her North for the first meeting of the season at the end of last month. With Vees, Sheanes, Ginetta Juniors all... [Read more...]
April 19, 2013 by P1 Digital
Formula Vee provided great entertainment at the first Mondello meeting of 2013
The Formula Vee class returned to Mondello Park last weekend for round 2 of their three championships. Both of the Vee races were streamed live on Mondello Park’s new Mondello.tv, allowing sponsors, friends and family to watch in real time from around the globe for the first time ever! In the Dunlop B Championship and VW Spares Rookie Championship... [Read more...]
April 15, 2013 by Paul Grogan
Weekend Results for 13/14 April 2013
WEEKEND RESULTS for 13/14 April 2013 IRISH MOTOR RACING CLUB RACE MEETING AT MONDELLO PARK: FORMULA LIBRE RACE 1 (8 laps): 1 Martin Daly (Tatuus F Renault) 7m 31.49s, 73.33 mph, 2 Fergus Faherty (Tatuus F Renault) 7m 40.11s, 3 Eugene Heary Jnr (Reynard 97D) 7m 44.25s, 4 Donal Griffin (Reynard 90D) 7m 45.06s, 5 Stanley Watson (Lola F3000) 7m 47.45s, 6... [Read more...]
April 10, 2013 by Leo Nulty
The Patch Zetec Fiesta Championship Kicks off this weekend!
Mondello Park’s Car Race season starts with a bang this weekend, with a packed seventeen race programme run by the Irish Motor Racing Club taking place over Saturday and Sunday. The event will feature some brand new classes and the first ever Live Streaming Web TV Coverage of an Irish Car Race event. The season looks like being a spectacular one... [Read more...]
April 9, 2013 by Johnny JOMO
The business end of Ian's Integra is ready to go!
Myself, JOMO and driver Ian Radford didn’t do the recent pre season test day at Mondello Park. The car had been shaken down by Ian a few weeks ago, and with the weather being so cold we decided to do a bit of work on the car instead. We tidied up a few things and took a little bit of weight out of the car. Ian even thought he might trim down... [Read more...]