September 20, 2013 by Barry Rabbitt
Fist aloft, Barry adds his name to a very exclusive list as he wins the Leinster Trophy at Mondello Park.
The Leinster Trophy weekend has always been the pinacle of the racing season in Ireland. It is steeped in history and folklore with stories of Irish and visiting drivers tussling to take home the most sought after prize in Irish racing. While I was at the now legendary 1982 meeting when a certain yellow helmet wearing Brazilian took the crown I was... [Read more...]
September 19, 2013 by Barry Rabbitt
Bit different to a Formula Sheane or a Punto Abarth- but our man loved the JCR Buggy!
‘You busy tomorrow?’ said the text message, not an altogether unusual message to receive but when it comes from Motorsport.ie chief Leo Nulty it normally leads to something interesting. Sure enough the follow up message asked could I get myself to a secret location in the midlands to test one of Joe Cullen Racing’s new for 2013 Buggies.... [Read more...]
September 3, 2013 by Nicole Coffey
Nicole finished a strong fourth in her first ever car race.
I have had a very exciting summer, testing the www.motorsport.ie/Naas Court Hotel Ginetta G20 Junior in Mondello, as well as continuing my karting campaign. It was a fantastic opportunity for me to graduate to car racing so soon and I was delighted to accept the challenge as the Ginetta Junior Ireland championship is a great stepping stone and has produced... [Read more...]
August 22, 2013 by Motorsport.ie
Nicole has a proven karting pedigree- can she carry this form into cars?
Three time Irish Karting Champion Nicole Coffey will make her car racing debut at Mondello Park on Sunday. She will drive the ex Andrew Watson race winning Ginetta G20, which has been purchased by Motorsport.ie and will be run by LOH Motorsport. At just 14 years old, Nicole will be one of the youngest drivers in the class, which caters for 14-16 year... [Read more...]
September 13, 2012 by Leo
Will we see Rabbitt spring a surprise and lead into the first corner?? Photo: Con Connolly
Rabbitt two wheels the Supercharged Golf at Kirkistown Photo: Con Connolly Barry Rabbitt is the latest to throw his name in the hat for the Leinster Trophy Formula Sheane race at Mondello Park this weekend. The former Uno Cup Champion has developed a reputation as something of an all rounder in Irish racing circles lately although this will be his first... [Read more...]
June 2, 2012 by Leo
Mondello Park Grid Girls join in for the launch of Motorsport.ie. Photo: Tony Keane
Welcome to www.motorsport.ie. As many of you know, I have been blogging on Alan Kessie’s askracing.com site for some time now with increasing success. I had always harboured ambitions to set up a website but it took a suggestion from P1:Digital’s Paul Grogan (for which read a kick in the A55!) to get me to finally do anything. Paul and I have worked... [Read more...]