Tag Archives: Ayrton Senna

Silverstone Classic celebrates 70th anniversary of the famous circuit’s first Grand Prix

It is exactly 70 years since Silverstone hosted its very first Grand Prix and that’s a magical milestone that will be celebrated in style at next month’s magnificent Silverstone Classic (20-22 July). Not only does the festival’s peerless programme of 21 captivating retro races feature more than 80 iconic Grand Prix cars from yesteryear but the event will also include

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Kildare motor racing venue gearing up for golden weekend!

Ireland’s premier race track, Mondello Park, will be the venue for an historic celebration of Irish motorsport as the venue officially turns 50 on the 12th of May. A fundraising event for the Irish Motorsport Support Fund, the “Mondello 50” will feature over a dozen forms of motorsport in 4 live action arenas over 2 days, the 12th and 13th

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With one of the greatest British racing drivers, Nigel Mansell CBE, confirmed for Autosport International, it’s fitting to take a look back at his illustrious career. Ahead of the 1992 F1 World Champion and 1993 IndyCar Champion’s attendance at the show, F1 Racing editor-in- chief Anthony Rowlinson shares his ten most memorable Mansell Moments, illustrated through pictures from LAT Images.

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Historic Formula Ford 2000 Headlines at Kirkistown

The 2016 Northern Ireland motor racing season bursts into action at Kirkistown on Saturday April 2 with a bumper programme containing 14 races. Headlining the programme rounds of the Historic Formula Ford 2000 Championship, which will bring memories flooding back. This formula was very popular in the late 70s and early 80s and the late Ayrton Senna on his only visit to Ireland won

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BOSS Ireland to Race for Leinster Trophy in 2016

The Leinster Motor Club have announced that the BOSS series have been awarded the Leinster Trophy for 2016 and for the first time ever, Ireland’s fastest single seater race cars will race for the famous trophy at Mondello Park in September. BOSS Ireland tendered their application to the LMC earlier this year and class co-ordinator Dave Smyth is understandably excited

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Back To The Future – Hall on F1

  I can probably (ok, definitely) seem overly critical of Formula 1 at times. I’ve tried to explain it as seeing something that you love make all the wrong choices. A better comparison is probably this: My childhood vision of how the future would be was mesmerised by the Back to the Future movies. I expected flying cars and hoverboards.

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