The 2017 Formula Sheane champion Dave Parks made his saloon car debut at the formula ford festival this weekend at the ex formula one circuit that is Brands Hatch. Dave … Continue Reading Dave Parks makes saloon car debut at Brands Hatch FFord Festival (Rob Parks)
Firstly, I want to dedicate this blog to the late Cecil Sparks Well, what a weekend we had in England at wat was my first Targa rally across the water. … Continue Reading INSIDE LINE- Targa Time, with Robert (& Johnny) Whelan!
It’s Thursday night, or should I say Friday morning, 2.30am. I’ve just finished a two week Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta ST150 build, brand new from scratch, built only in the early … Continue Reading INSIDE LINE- Build A Racecar in 2 Weeks and Win- Nearly, with Kev Doran!
So the racing season came to a close last weekend with the famous Leinster Trophy meeting held on the International Track at Mondello. Having only done about seven laps of … Continue Reading Inside Line- Leinster Trophy time, with William Kellett
It was a cold, dark winter’s night when the idea was first floated. “I’m half thinking of going to the UK for the 50th anniversary festival”, Stephen told me…and of … Continue Reading Inside Line- When SM Racing met Cadwell Park….-with Michelle Morrin
I was asked at 11pm on Thursday night would I be interested in racing a front running Formula Sheane on Saturday in Kirkistown. Of course I jumped at the chance … Continue Reading INSIDE LINE- Back In The Hot Seat, with Tim Swail
So as you probably know, I’ve changed class this season and jumped into the Mondello Park Fiesta Zetec Championship. My first weekend out rewarded me with two front row starts, … Continue Reading Inside Line- So Near But Yet So Far, with William Kellett
It is such an amazing experience to take part in the worlds biggest GT race! The result wasn’t what we had in mind, but we gave it everything and we … Continue Reading Inside Line- Spa 24 Hour with Richard Lyons
It’s said our teenage years are the ones we most fondly remember. As such if you asked somebody what the greatest sporting moment they had was it would most likely … Continue Reading Flying the Flag @SilverstoneUK #F1
So since my last blog, my Fiesta ST season was brought to an end by a high speed shunt at turn one which was no fault of my own. The … Continue Reading Inside Line- Fiesta Fun at the Vee Festival , with William Kellett
Having signed up for the Irish Hillclimb championship for 2017, last weekend saw me take on the Wexford Hillclimb in Carrig on Bannow. Saturday turned out to be a day … Continue Reading Inside Line- Tonya Fortune Wexford Hillclimb Blog!
What a treat for the Stryker class to return to the fast and flowing impeccably groomed race circuit that Bishopscourt is and so easy to understand why the bike racers … Continue Reading Inside Line- Resurgent Strykers Thrill at Bishopscourt
2017’s SEAT Supercup kicked off a few weeks back, and we made a last minute decision to take part. We borrowed a car the day before, (thanks Rod!) but there … Continue Reading Inside Line- In the hot SEAT, with Erik Holstein
March 19th brought with it the return of hugely popular Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta ST Championship to Mondello Park. Now in its second year, a near capacity grid turned out, … Continue Reading Inside Line- With Fiesta ST Racer Kevin Doran
With just a couple of days to go until the Mazda Road to Indy Shootout, I thought I should write a little blog explaining it and how I got to … Continue Reading Inside Line- It’s Shootout Time, with Niall Murray
Lady Luck is an odd fish. She’s been keeping her head down all year, testing my patience with some crappy races and oddball car problems. Then, just when you think … Continue Reading Inside Line: @Erik_Holstein on winning @Seat_Supercup 2016 Title at #LeinsterTrophy