February 19, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Byrne waves furiously from pole postion, but with the RTE cameras rolling, a delayed start is not an option!
Tommy Byrne returns to Mondello Park in the works Van Diemen with backing from OLA oils, Navan Shopping Centre and The Fairways Hotel. Speaking to Tommy recently, he remembers it well. “I broke first gear coming down to the line, and put my hand up. Ralph Firman jumped the barrier to ask what was wrong and as I was telling him- out of shot- an... [Read more...]
February 15, 2013 by Leo
Tommy recalls the race of his life as a celebrity race at Snetterton in 1982
Name: Tommy Byrne Age: 54 Occupation: Driver Coach Instructor Road Car: Mazda Miata Crashed & Byrned is a book about Tommy’s life as a racing driver Dream Road Car: Porsche GT3R Race of My Life: Celebrity Race at Snetterton 1982 Biggest Supporter: John McCambridge Favourite Food: Mince meat and mash potatoes It’s Motorsport.ie’s round-... [Read more...]