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 26, 2013 by Motorsport Ireland
Sean Lillis in action at Mondello Park. Image from James Foley.
Congratulations to 22 year-old Sean Lillis from Kilsallaghan, Co Dublin, who has been selected as the Dunlop Young Racing Driver of the Month for August. Sean scored a win and a third place at Mondello Park on August 25 in the newly created and ultra-competitive Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta Zetec Championship, and also set the best lap in the second... [Read more...]
August 22, 2013 by Leo Nulty
The Patch Fiesta regulars will need to be on their toes this weekend as a trio of champions join the party!
This coming Sunday (August 25th) the Carlow Car Club will be in charge of the penultimate championship Car Race event of the 2013 Mondello Park season. The race meeting will take place on the National Circuit with six different race series competing across an eleven race programme. Mondello Park has introduced two new classes for 2013 and it is these... [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...]
August 13, 2013 by Leo Nulty
Cullen leads the pack in the European Ferrari Challenge- can he do the same in Patch Tyre Equipment Fiestas?!
Multiple Irish champion Michael Cullen will come out of semi- retirement to race in the Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta Championship at Mondello Park on August 25th. Michael Cullen is probably Ireland’s most successful saloon car driver, having won an incredible 8 titles between 1992 and 1996 before winning the European Ferrari Challenge twice and... [Read more...]
July 1, 2013 by Leo Nulty
Circuit founder Stuart Cosgrave was as entertaining as ever at the Saturday night event! Image from JayTee Photographic
The Mondello 45 was just one of those meetings- the weather was beautiful, the racing was close and the fans who turned up got a packed day of action. On the Saturday night, John Morris gave a tour of the Mondello Museum of Motorsport to a large crowd, in fact there was a queue around much of the walkway for the duration. Afterwards, the crowd walked... [Read more...]
May 28, 2013 by Fergus Brennan
With over 30 cars already entered, the Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta race will add to the excitement at the Mondello 45! Image from Cregornews.com
With less than two weeks to go to the biggest car race event of the season thus far, more details of the ‘Mondello 45′ have been confirmed. The 45th Birthday celebrations for Ireland’s only International Motorsport venue, take place over the weekend of June 8th & 9th beginning with a special evening on the night of Saturday 8th... [Read more...]
May 4, 2013 by Patrick Cummins
A Trip to the Kildare Circuit proved well worthwhile.
Ireland’s motorsport pedigree has been a wave of inconsistency over the past century. From early days, high calibre events such as the Gordon Bennett race and the Circuit of Ireland have attracted an international crowd and aesthetically, Ireland has proved to be a majestic location for the setting of road rallies. The major drawback that the... [Read more...]
April 25, 2013 by Barry-John McHenry
Testing went well for the former Abarth Champion...
Well after a long winter, I was only too happy to get back on track last week and was really looking forward to the highly anticipated new Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta Championship! I went up to Kellett Motorsport on Wednesday night before the race and did the fitting for our new seat in the car. The final touches were sorted as Alistair had made... [Read more...]