December 21, 2012 by Cregor Elliott
This video has hit over a staggering half million views on YouTube!
Today’s offering is my most famous video, the so-called ‘Seagull Video’ It hails from the Saturday Formula Vee race of the Phoenix Park Races in 2007, and has a bit of everything really being high on comedy, drama, along with being on first glance unbelievable. What initially appears to be a car with a seagull on the front spreading... [Read more...]
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...]
August 27, 2012 by Cregor Elliott
Leo had asked me the previous week to help out in the commentary box, and I jumped at the chance. Photo: Jennifer Tonin
I started my Park weekend with a visit to the paddock on Friday evening after work. Teams were arriving and setting up while the track builders were putting final touches to the circuit leaving themselves with as little as possible to do when the roads closed Saturday morning. I stayed a couple of hours and arranged a lift for the following morning. The... [Read more...]
August 17, 2012 by Declan Lee
Be sure to drop down to this free admission event, purchase a programme and enjoy some fantastic action!
Upwards of 60,000 people are expected in Phoenix Park this weekend for the Phoenix Park Motor Races. The races celebrate the 110th anniversary of the very first motor racing event in the Park this weekend with the completely free event taking place all day on Saturday and Sunday. Ireland’s oldest motorsport event returns after a break of two years... [Read more...]
August 8, 2012 by Paul Phelan
Daniella Moyles waves her chequered flag to launch the 2012 Phoenix Park Motor Races outside Dublin's Mansion House this morning. Photo: Craig Elliott
At the launch of the 2012 Phoenix Park Motor Races (L-R) Richard Warbrick of Irish Dunlop, Alex Sinclair CEO of Motorsport Ireland, Ann Stevens Clerk of the Course of the 2012 Phoenix Park Motor Races and Joe Corcoran President of Motorsport Ireland. Photo: Craig Elliott A crowd of over 60,000 is expected to attend the Phoenix Park Motor Races on the... [Read more...]