VIDEO- Formula Vee Final from Mondello Park in 1991

March 20, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Paul, Heavey, Flynn and the rest ready for the off.....

Chris Paul was the man in Formula Vee back in 1991, with Padraic Owens pushing him hard (before dominating the class the following year.) In this one, FF1600 Star Pat Duffy makes a cameo experience,  in a borrowed Sheane. He qualifies on the second row, anticipates the start slightly and the rest, as they say, is history!    Read More →

FF1600 Final, Mondello Park 1985

January 8, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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In the mid 80s, the Irish built Crossle & Mondiale chassis were amongst the best available.

Another FF1600 battle from Mondello Park. In this one the experienced Martin Boyle in the latest Mondiale, battles with Pat Duffy, the Meath ace having stepped down from a successful FF2000 campaign, in an old Crossle, with Alan McGarrity right there too in a current Crossle. Vivion Daly is also there, having swapped from the unsuccessful Reynard FF85... [Read more...]

Senna at Mondello Park- the full race.

November 27, 2013 by Leo Nulty  

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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...]

60 seconds with Pat Duffy

July 16, 2012 by Leo  

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Pat and Trevor with Pat's beloved Caterham 7!

Name: Pat Duffy Age: 60 Occupation: Farmer Road Car: Questionable……Berlingo van…Ford Focus and Caterham 7 Race of my Life: 3…. Phoenix Park FF1600 in ‘81…1st. Euro FF2000 Sept 82 Place 4th or winning the FF Festival Mondello in ‘85……cant decide which was better! Best Race Car: Crossle 35F Dream race car:... [Read more...]