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F3 Returns to Kirkistown!

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Memories will come flooding back at Kirkistown on Saturday May 30 as a grid of 500cc F3 cars will take to the start line. The 500 Motor Racing Club of Ireland , formed in 1948 to promote affordable motor racing, took its name and inspiration from the then-new 500cc Formula 3 for small single seat racing cars powered by motor cycle engines. Visitors

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Racing Car Constructor Remembered at Kirkistown

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Kirkistown Circuit is to pay a lasting tribute to Dr. John Crosslé MBE, with the naming of the Chicane in his honour. In addition to establishing the Crosslé Car Company, John was an active and long-time supporter of the 500 Motor Racing Club of Ireland and many drivers have raced his cars throughout its long history, including the likes of Nigel Mansell.

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Supercar domination continues for Sean Doyle

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Wicklow racer Sean Doyle continued his domination of the ASK Supercar Championship at Kirkistown Co. Down on Saturday April 25th. Doyle took two wins at the fast Northern Irish circuit to maintain his 100% record and bring his win tally for 2015 to four. Qualifying went well for the  Nissan Generation Next ambassador as he finished up fastest Supercar driver

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Perfect Day at Kirkistown for Byrne

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Kildare’s Jake Byrne had the perfect day in Kirkistown, Northern Ireland on Saturday as he took pole position and two strong wins in Formula Ford 1600. Driving his Ray GR13, the Punchestown Festival backed driver had been looking forward to a strong showing on the fast former airfield circuit on the Ards Peninsula.  Testing had gone well during the week and

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Saloons Galore at Kirkistown!


Kirkistown stages its second car race meeting of the season, organised by the 500 Motor Racing Club of Ireland on Saturday April 25 and saloon racing fans are in for a treat with four races. Saloons/GTs will have two races as will the Ford Fiestas and following on from the season opener in March expect very close racing. Stephen Traub proved to be the

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Dunlop Sexton Trophy Winner Gears Up For Start of Season

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Motorsport Ireland Young Racing driver of the year Jonny McMullan says he can’t wait to compete in his new car for the first time in the All Ireland Formula Ford 1600 Championship this weekend. McMullan will drive the Bernard Dolan-prepared Formula Ford 1600 Van Diemen provided by Motorsport Ireland, as part of his prize for winning the Dunlop Sexton Trophy. The

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Motorsport Ireland Fixtures 28/29.3.15

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DATE:             28.3.15 CLUB:             Motor Enthusiasts’ Club EVENT:           Sporting Trial VENUE:          Inchanappa House, Ashford, Co Wicklow START TIME: 11.30 Event Secretary: Roy Stewart ph: 087-2574406   DATE:             28.3.15 CLUB:             500 MRCI EVENT:           Race Meeting VENUE:          Kirkistown, near Portavogie, Co Down START TIME: TBA Event Secretary: Richard Young ph: 04842-771325   DATE:             29.3.15 CLUB:             Midland MC EVENT:           Stages Rally (SR) VENUE:          HQ:

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