March 5, 2014 by Leo Nulty
The car everyone is talking about- Brian Fitzpatrick's beautiful SEAT Supercopa. Will he go ITCC or GT?! Image from autosportpics.com
So, just a couple of weeks to go to the start of the racing season- I can’t wait! For race fans, the return to Mondello’s traditional St Patrick’s weekend season opener is fantastic but I suppose it is slightly tougher on competitors and teams, having to have the cars ready a month earlier than in recent years. 2014 already has all... [Read more...]
February 3, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Mondello Park Sports Club is on a recruitment drive!
Mondello Park Sports Club and the Mondello Park Track Team are currently on a recruitment drive for new members interested in becoming involved in the organisation, running and presentation of motorsport events at the County Kildare Circuit and elsewhere. The Mondello Park Sports Club is one of Ireland’s most active Motor Racing Clubs, running... [Read more...]
January 29, 2014 by Leo Nulty
FF1600 has great history at Mondello Park and are fans excited to see it coming back!
Mondello Park has announced further details of its new for 2014, ‘Champion of Mondello’ Formula Ford Series. The Championship, which will be promoted by the circuit alongside the existing Irish Championships, is designed to bring the still highly popular Formula Fords back to Mondello on a more regular basis. The re-introduced single seater... [Read more...]
January 2, 2014 by The Irish Daily Star (John Kenny)
Murray capped a successful debut FF1600 year with a fantastic Formula Ford Festival win in Brands Hatch, before being crowned MI Young Driver of the Year!
Motorsport Ireland have been asked by the Motorsport Association (MSA), the governing body of British Motorsport, to impose a six month suspension on Niall Murray, the newly crowned Dunlop/Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the year. The 18 year old was crowned the 2013 Young Racing Driver of the Year earlier this month (December), an award which... [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 13, 2013 by Fergus Brennan
Patch Tyre Equipment enjoyed Mondello.tv coverage in 2013 and will continue to do so in 2014!
At the end of a very successful first year for Mondello.TV, the live streaming channel owned and run by Mondello Park, broadcast from the UK for the first time during October and is now looking forward to a bigger and better 2014. Mondello.TV began broadcasting in early 2013 and has streamed live footage from all Car Race meetings at the Kildare venue... [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...]
September 13, 2013 by Leo Nulty
Sheane leads Hearty in a typically close Formula Sheane battle.
Well, it’s Leinster Trophy time folks, so time for a look at the runners and riders who will compete for one of the most famous trophies in Irish Motorsport. The Formula Sheane class will race for the trophy for the second year in a row. This has caused plenty of chat and Facebook posting over the last few weeks but to clarify, it is more about... [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...]
June 2, 2013 by Cregor Elliott
Cregor was busy at the season opener.
The season opener from Mondello was unique in that the new Mondello.TV was launched; a new initiative that broadcast the racing live over the internet with Leo and Matt doing the commentary. Qualifying for most classes was held on Saturday afternoon leaving Sunday mostly free for racing, and almost all Irish classes made an appearance. I arrived just... [Read more...]