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 11, 2013 by Fergus Brennan
John Denning leads the Patch Fiesta Series coming into the final two rounds!
Having provided the most closely fought and competitive racing of any series this year, the Patch Tyre Equipment backed Patch Fiesta Championship completes its first ever season on the Mondello Park International Track this weekend. The series will be one of the highlights of two days of racing at the end of season ‘Leinster Trophy’ Races. The... [Read more...]
July 4, 2013 by Leo Nulty
Expect close spectacular action from The Formula Vees this weekend
So it’s Formula Vee Festival time again this weekend at Mondello Park. This is always a great event, with the Formula Vee committee going to great lengths to bring new faces to the Kildare venue. As ever, there are bouncy castles, face painters, entertainment in the Clubhouse Bar on Saturday evening etc but more importantly, there is a packed... [Read more...]
July 1, 2013 by Mondello Park
Bulging and a hig number of new MI Licence holders have prompted Mondello to introduct a Rookie Cup to the Fiesta Series. Image from cregornews.com
The recent introduction of a new budget saloon racing series, the Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta Championship, has been Irish Motor Racings’ success story of the year. Having only been conceived in late 2012 the series is already providing the biggest grids and most competitive racing of any Irish championship. The formula of near standard cars with... [Read more...]
June 7, 2013 by Leo Nulty
Mondello has reached middle age gracefully!
So Mondello Park is 45 years old tomorrow. Well, not exactly tomorrow, but you get my drift. Tomorrow evening I will interview the original owner of the circuit, Stuart Cosgrave alongside the current owner, and the man widely acclaimed as being the one who saved the circuit from almost certain sale and redevelopment in the mid eighties, Martin Biranne. ... [Read more...]
April 10, 2013 by Leo Nulty
The Patch Zetec Fiesta Championship Kicks off this weekend!
Mondello Park’s Car Race season starts with a bang this weekend, with a packed seventeen race programme run by the Irish Motor Racing Club taking place over Saturday and Sunday. The event will feature some brand new classes and the first ever Live Streaming Web TV Coverage of an Irish Car Race event. The season looks like being a spectacular one... [Read more...]
April 10, 2013 by Barry-John McHenry
McHenry swaps his Abarth for a Zetec Fiesta- for the first round at least!
Well it’s that time of year again, normally I would be telling you about the championship assault that I’m about to mount, sorry not this year, After 7 years of doing various different championships with great success in 2008, 2011 and 2012 in particular, I have decided to pick a number of events in a number of different cars and enjoy... [Read more...]
March 12, 2013 by Leo
It is almost time to go racing again......
Well that’s January & February out of the way- and we are a little bit closer to the start of another racing season. There are some exciting times coming too with a few new classes starting up. The Strykers have launched a new website www.irishstrykers.ie and have also become far more active on social media. There must be a few of these cars... [Read more...]
February 24, 2013 by Leo Nulty
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...]
February 6, 2013 by Leo Nulty
The new for 2013 series has already generated massive interest.
Mondello Park is delighted to announce the introduction of a new Budget Saloon racing series, the ‘Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta Championship’. The new class will be run at all 2013 Mondello Park car race events and will be contested by near standard Ford Fiesta Zetec Cars. The Fiesta Championship will have the backing of tyre trade suppliers... [Read more...]