Brave tyre decision just fails to pay off for Karl Leonard!

April 20, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

Leonard bravely rolled the dice staying on slicks when the rain came. The gamble didn't pay off, but he still crossed the line fourth and again won his class.

Josh Webster scored an inspired victory in round four of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB at Donington Park this afternoon (Sunday 20 April). In a race that started on a dry track but turned increasingly wet, Webster bravely pitted to change tyres and then swept back to win by a massive margin. Karl Leonard (Team Parker Racing) led the race after Webster... [Read more...]

Karl Leonard takes Carrera Cup GB Pro-Am1 with superb second overall at Donington!

April 19, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

Leonard tackles the chicane in his Naas Court Hotel car en route to a class win and second overall.

Michael Meadows scored a resounding victory in round three of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB at Donington Park this afternoon. Meadows led from the start and drove a faultless race to extend his early season points’ lead as Karl Leonard starred with a fighting drive to second overall and Pro-Am1 victory. Meadows took control from the start and was able... [Read more...]

Don’t leave racing to chance; get in the right frame of mind!

January 31, 2014 by Linda Keen  

Some of Ireland's top racers have benefited from the Mindmasters courses- now you can join them!

A year ago a group of people came to Mondello Park to learn how to use the full potential of their minds in motorsport with psychotherapist and Neuro-Linguistic Programming Master practitioner, Linda Keen. It’s fair to say for some of them, the effect was pretty radical as their racing results later produced.   So if you feel you need a mental... [Read more...]

My Ginetta Experience- with Nicole Coffey.

September 3, 2013 by Nicole Coffey  

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Nicole finished a strong fourth in her first ever car race.

I have had a very exciting summer, testing the 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...]

Nicole Coffey Teams Up With

August 22, 2013 by  

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 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...]

Leonard to make Porsche Supercup debut at British Grand Prix meeting!

June 24, 2013 by P1 Digital  

Karl took two dominant Pro-Am1 victories in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB recently at Oulton Park.

Porsche Carrera Cup GB front-runner Karl Leonard has signed a last minute deal with front running Porsche Supercup team MRS for round three of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup Championship at Silverstone this weekend. Largely regarded as one of the most competitive single make GT championships in the world, the 2013 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup Championship... [Read more...]

2013 Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta Series Launched!

February 24, 2013 by Leo Nulty  

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The new Mondello- run budget series was launched at a colourful event in Naas on Friday!

The first ever Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta Championship got under way this week with a busy opening test day on Wednesday and the Championships’ official launch at the Naas Court Hotel on Friday night. The new series is already proving popular, with a number of new drivers on track for the test day and many more prospective competitors present... [Read more...]

Tadgh: Talk to the Paw!

July 14, 2012 by Tadgh  

Got the call from Lotus to take over from Grosjean! Photo: Jennifer Tonin

Alright folks, it’s time for me to put paw to pen to virtual paper. This is the first of my Talk to Tadgh pieces. I say it like it is and if you have an issue, you can talk to the paw! It has been a busy few weeks since I set up this site I can tell you. Well, I say set up the site but I have been jet setting around the world so I left those other... [Read more...]

Michael Leonard Jnr to lead Naas Court Hotel backed Porsche Mobile 1 Team at Silverstone Grand Prix

June 26, 2012 by John Kenny  

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Michael in his Porsche 911 GT3 testing at Silverstone

Having raced around the streets of Monaco in 2009, and recently demonstrated to 110,000 spectators at  Bavaria City Racing in Dublin, 37 year old Irish driver Michael Leonard, a regular in the Pro-AM Class in the British Porsche Carrera Cup, once again makes the step up to the Porsche Mobile 1 series which will support the British Grand Prix at the... [Read more...]