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Formula Ford to race for the ‘Vivion Daly Trophy’

Formula Ford heads to Mondello Park for the first time in 2015 this Sunday as the Vivion Daly Trophy race returns for its second year.

The popular single seaters will race twice with the second race being for the Vivion Daly Trophy, first presented last season. Inaugural winner Robert Barrable is back to try and recapture the award which is presented in memory of the late Vivion Daly, one of Ireland’s most successful Formula Ford racers. Barrable’s biggest challenges should come from Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the Year Jonny McMullan and Jake ByrBarry Rabbitt leads to the first corner © Michael CHesterne, who has won 7 times in Kirkistown in 2015.

The event’s Ford flavour is carried over into what will be the biggest class racing at the weekend, the Blackchurch Motors Fiesta Championship. The usual frantic action is expected from the popular one make saloon class, which will have a qualifying race and final to contest. Expect series leader Barry Rabbitt to battle it out with Brendan Fitzgerald, Steven Kirwan and a host of others.

The remaining races will include the ASK Supercars, where championship leaders Sean Doyle and Peter Barrable are set to resume their battle, a combined grid of Ginetta Junior Ireland and Fiesta Junior cars and the highly entertaining Future Classics, with former Abarth and Fiesta racer Barry Hallion joining the grid in a brand new Punto 1400.

Admission to Sunday’s event is €12.50 for adults with under 16’s admitted FOC and all admission includes a complimentary event programme.

For a timetable see HERE.

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