VIDEO- Sierra Cosworths battle it out at Mondello Park

March 13, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

Burns and Hayes get ready for the off.

The early days of the “Cossies” at Mondello Park, this one is from 1990. Peter Faulkner, Gordon Kellett and John Burns were usually the men to beat, with Frank O’Rourke still staying faithful to the Opel brand in the 16v Kadett for one last year. In this one though, the ever spectacular John Hayes sources a car for the televised Leinster... [Read more...]

Old GT Race from Mondello Park

December 3, 2013 by Leo Nulty  

Dan Rooney was never far from the front when the >1350 GTs were on track! Image from

Here is another one from the attic. GT racing started in Ireland when the flagging Modsports and Modified Saloon grids were combined giving the MG Midgets and Sprites a chance to race against the various Imp and Mini saloons. In 1983, the capacity was increased to 1600cc to allow the Irish built TMC Costin to race and this class grew with George Crozier’s... [Read more...]