December 6, 2013 by Mondello Park
The newly branded E.Fox Engineering Bridge at Mondello Park today.
Mondello Park today announced their latest commercial partnership, with E Fox Engineers Ltd. taking title sponsorship of the bridge at the venue for 2014. The Bridge has been completely revamped in the company’s blue and red colours and branded Beta Britool, Facom and Jefferson- all brands supplied by the Baldonnel based firm. E. Fox Engineers Ltd... [Read more...]
December 3, 2013 by Leo Nulty
Dan Rooney was never far from the front when the >1350 GTs were on track! Image from cregornews.com
Here is another one from the attic. GT racing started in Ireland when the flagging Modsports and Modified Saloon grids were combined giving the MG Midgets and Sprites a chance to race against the various Imp and Mini saloons. In 1983, the capacity was increased to 1600cc to allow the Irish built TMC Costin to race and this class grew with George Crozier’s... [Read more...]
November 29, 2013 by Leo Nulty
Cliff Dempsey was a FF1600 frontrunner before he set up his sucessful race team. Image from Con Connolly.
Another cracker from FF1600. In this one, the unbeaten Vivion Daly gets jumped off the line by the spectacular Fionn Murray in the works Crossle. The ensuing battle is enthralling and gets a little heated at times. Cliff Dempsey, John Coffey and Mike Edgar are not too far away, just in case they can pick up the pieces! Vivion and Fionn are sadly no... [Read more...]
November 28, 2013 by Mondello Park
Ireland's Top Drifters will be back in action at Mondello for the new December event.
Drift fans starved of sideways action during the winter months now have a new event to look forward to during the Christmas break. Mondello Park will host the first ever Drift-Jam Matsuri, a single day drift festival on Sunday December 29th. The event will feature Pro and Street Drift Cars on two separate drift tracks, and a Drifting demonstration by... [Read more...]
November 27, 2013 by Leo Nulty
Senna in the FF2000 Van Diemen RF82
Well here it is, the famous race where Senna blew everyone away at the 1982 Leinster Trophy. Joey Greenan and Pat Duffy give good accounts of themselves too, despite the Euroseries running different tyres to the domestic Irish series at the time. Despite the myth that Senna took Greenan around the outside at Duckhams, you can see here that Greenan slowed... [Read more...]
November 20, 2013 by Mondello Park
Noel Dunne leads a typcial Formula Ford battle back in 2005.
Following on from the success of similar initiatives with the Patch Tyres Fiesta Championship and OPH GT Championship in 2013, Mondello Park will introduce the ‘Champion of Mondello’ series for Formula Ford in 2014. As part of their efforts to revitalise this still popular breeding ground for future motor racing stars, a Formula Ford ‘Taster... [Read more...]
November 19, 2013 by Fergus Brennan
With the superfinal controversially reinstated for the last round, it's "winner takes all" for the Rallycross on the 24th!
The 2013 Irish Rallycross Champion will be crowned this weekend at Mondello Park and for the first time the title will be awarded following a single event shoot out. The Irish Rallycross crown will go to the winner of the Superfinal at Sunday’s season finale, and the organisers are hoping the return of the Superfinal and the awarding of the overall... [Read more...]
November 17, 2013 by Linda Keen
Four wins and a host of podiums brought Mindmaster pupil Keith Donegan to runner up spot in the closely fought Ginetta Junior Series in the UK.
The racing season is all but finished but on Saturday, December 7th, Mondello Park will be playing host to another event altogether. Linda Keen will be running another of her unique Motorsport Mind Mastery Seminars, which have helped several drivers this year race their way to MI Young Driver of The Year Kevin O’Hara is a fan of Linda’s... [Read more...]
October 28, 2013 by Leo Nulty
Ryan Farquhar(left), the 2012 Irish Motorcyclist of the Year, launched this year’s Adelaide Motorcycle Awards with Sam Geddis of Adelaide Insurance Services (right) and David Weir of the Enkalon Club.
The Irish Motorcyclist of 2012 Ryan Farquhar has launched the search for the winners of this year’s Adelaide Motorcycle Awards. The annual gala event, which has become the hottest date in the biking calendar, will be staged at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Belfast on January 17, 2014. Once again organisers have teamed up with the Enkalon Motorcycle Club,... [Read more...]
October 18, 2013 by Leo Nulty
Kevin O'Hara is one of the many Irish drivers capable of challenging for victory at the Formula Ford Festival
Mondello Park is delighted to announce that Mondello.TV, the Live Streaming TV channel run by the Irish circuit, is set to go International as it crosses the Irish sea to broadcast selected races, Live from the Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch, Kent, on Sunday, October 27th. Joining Mondello.TV in making its first overseas foray will be the Patch... [Read more...]