Leastone announces the 2014 “Leastone 1000″

March 4, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

The Leastone 1000 looks like it means business!

So the boys in Kilmeague have been busy. 18 months of hard work finally hit the ground recently and the Leastone boys are immensely proud of it. Introducing the Leastone 1000. 1000 as in the 1000cc that sits in the back of it, in the form of a Suzuki GSXR1000 engine, pumping out approximately 160bhp as standard. All these horses will be stopped by 4... [Read more...]

A Great Year in Formula Vee- with Colm Blackburn.

October 9, 2013 by Colm Blackburn  

Com in his championship winning Total Oils/Leastone Racing JH004 Image from Fran Hollywood/kartracingpics.com

So the end has come to another season in Formula Vee and another championship under my belt. Last Monday night the class scrutineer confirmed my sealed engine complied with all the regulations and I was officially the Dunlop Formula Vee Champion. The whole year went quite well for me- securing 6th in the Crowne Plaza “A” championship behind... [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS- Blackburn is MI Young Racing Driver of the Month – July 2013

August 22, 2013 by Motorsport Ireland  

Colm Blackburn July 13

Colm Blackburn from Dublin has been selected as the Dunlop Young Racing Driver of the Month for July, for his performances in the Formula Vee class. At Mondello Park on July 6, he won the first of the Formula Vee Championship races and went on to take fourth place in the Final. The following day, in the Vee Festival, he finished fifth in his heat, second... [Read more...]

Paul Heavey: Silverstone GP track 21st & 22nd of September

October 7, 2012 by Paul Heavey  

paul heavey f5 silverstone
Paul in Silverstone in the Leastone Formula 5. Photo: Copyright Jonathan Hatfield / www.jdhmotorsportphotography.com

I decided earlier in the year that all going well, I would treat myself to a race on the Silverstone GP track with the Monopostos as my last race. I competed on the original GP track at the kart GP two or three times about a hundred years ago and man, they were some events. Myself and my mate Les had some good craic and met some good blokes over the... [Read more...]

Paul Heavey: My ‘Park’ Weekend

September 2, 2012 by Paul Heavey  

Bit of a heart stopping moment in the Spire! Photo: Cregor Elliott

4pm on Friday of “The ‘Park”, Clock off work, the truck is waiting outside and hit the N7. Arrived at the Park at 5.30pm and thankfully Keno has saved me a spot but we decided to move.. parking took a while! Finally park up the trailer and start unloading the truck. I’m racing the Formula 5 in the Libre race and the Spire in the... [Read more...]

60 seconds with Paul Heavey

July 9, 2012 by Leo  

A pensive Paul Heavey before Vee qualifying. Photo: Marcin Lewandowski

Name: Paul Heavey Age: 51 Occupation: Fitter in Trench Control, Naas Road Car: Ford Mondeo Race of My life: Mondello 1995. Where I passed Ray Moore and Gerry O’Reilly at Duckhams (turn 3) on the last lap of the Vee race Best race car: The DH01 F5 with a GSXR engine Dream race car: Formula 1000 Dream Road Car: Gillespie’s Lotus Eclat Other... [Read more...]