Two things happened at Mondello Park on Sunday that I’m not sure have ever happened before at the Kildare venue. Firstly, Shane Rabbitt’s spectacular Mazda RX-7 ignited itself on the … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- April Mondello Park Roundup
Time for the second Mondello meeting of the year this weekend folks- and it looks like an absolute cracker. ITCC, SEAT Supercup Ireland and the Pirelli Supercars all make their … Continue Reading Motormouths Mutterings- April Mondello Preview
Last Sunday, the 2017 Motor Racing season kicked off at Mondello Park- with a host of new drivers and cars making their debuts. Despite the atrocious conditions, the racing was … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Mondello Season Opener Entertains!
I usually start these pieces by saying it seems like yesterday that last year’s season ended and already we are ready to start a brand new season. This time though, … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings Mondello Preview- It’s Time To Go Racing!
Colin Dowling, his team and the Mondello Park management crew deserve a collective pat on the back. What they have done with Irish Rallycross in the last 18 months is … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- IRX continues to shine!
As you will probably have read (HERE) the opening round of the Irish Rallycross Championship was a resounding success. An impressive social media campaign, combined with Mondello Park’s exciting decision … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- IRX Mondello Round 2 Preview
On Sunday last at Mondello, there was a definite buzz in the air at the opening round of the partsforcars.ie Irish Rallycross Championship. The fact that the circuit was to … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- A New Beginning For Irish Rallycross?
Definitely age related this one, but it honestly does not seem that long since the end of the season. This weekend sees the Galway International Rally kick off the Irish … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- The Winter Break Is Over
Rangers V Celtic, Sales Vs Marketing, Racing Vs Rallying- it has always been the same- the debates ensue endlessly. Racing drivers think rally drivers are from the country, slightly wild, … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Flatstick, It’s Rally Time!
As I write my Mondello review for the CarSport Yearbook, (which should be on your shelves soon,) I always comment on the fact that the year has passed extremely quickly. … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- There’s another year gone!
In our 2nd podcast, we chat with: Tommy Byrne ahead of the release of his sensational documentary Crash and Burn. The finalists for Motorsport Ireland’s Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver … Continue Reading Episode 2 #Podcast
EPISODE 1 In our first podcast, we chat with Sean Doyle and Greg Murphy from Murphy Prototypes, Seat Supercup Champion Erik Holstein and Alistair Fisher, ahead of the Cork 20 … Continue Reading Episode 1
Like all sports, Motorsport can be cruel. Most of us who have competed, at any level, are acutely aware of this. I am old enough to remember watching Tommy Byrne … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Crash And Byrne Preview
Traditionally, the October Mondello meeting has been a small non championship event, with mechanics often having a go, and a ladies race often part of the action too. That changed … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- That’s a Wrap- @Mondello_Park October Report #msirl
Troublesome people often start their stories with “There I was, minding my own business….” but that is exactly what I was doing during a break in commentary duties at the … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- My Future Classic Debut
It is time to go back racing at Mondello Park again this weekend and although the single seaters are notable by their absence, there should be some great racing for … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Mondello August Preview