The Leinster Trophy “Cup” was commissioned by the Leinster Motor Club in the early 1930s to coincide with the upcoming car race meeting to be held at Skerries on August … Continue Reading The Story of the Leinster Trophy “Trophy”- with Brian Manning
Golden Mondello – From Grass to Glory, a 1 hour sporting documentary which celebrates 50 years of Irish Motorsport at Mondello Park will be broadcast on RTE ONE on Bank Holiday … Continue Reading “Golden Mondello – From Grass to Glory” to screen on June 3rd on RTE1
McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has completed a unique new McLaren P1™ GTR bespoke project to mark the 30th anniversary of Ayrton Senna’s maiden Formula 1 World Championship. The striking McLaren … Continue Reading McLAREN P1™ GTR COMMEMORATES SENNA’S 1988 MAIDEN CHAMPIONSHIP
The Leinster Trophy has been the pinnacle of motor racing in Ireland since it was first run in 1934. In its early years it was one of the highlights of … Continue Reading LEINSTER TROPHY – 75TH ANNIVERSARY FACTS & FIGURES- By Brian Manning
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 … Continue Reading Silverstone Classic celebrates 70th anniversary of the famous circuit’s first Grand Prix
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 … Continue Reading Kildare motor racing venue gearing up for golden weekend!
One of the most memorable events in the history of Donington Park, the rain-soaked 1993 European Grand Prix, will be celebrated at this year’s Donington Historic Festival (May 4, 5 … Continue Reading Donington Historic Festival To Celebrate Senna’s Famous 1993 Win
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 … Continue Reading MANSELL’S MOST MEMORABLE MOMENTS- MEET HIM AT AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL
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 … Continue Reading Historic Formula Ford 2000 Headlines at Kirkistown
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 … Continue Reading BOSS Ireland to Race for Leinster Trophy in 2016
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. … Continue Reading Back To The Future – Hall on F1
If 42 was the answer to Life, the Universe and Everything, then 41 would appear to be the measure of greatness in Formula 1. Coming into the Singapore GP weekend it … Continue Reading 41: The Answer to Senna, Hamilton & Everything. Hall On F1.
Some people used to think this was a myth. “Senna, in Ireland, at Mondello? C’mon, I suppose he banged wheels with Schumacher into turn three, did he?” Well the truth … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- The Day Senna Raced at Mondello!
Celebrating thirty of years of partnership with McLaren, TAG Heuer today presented ‘Don’t Crack Under Pressure’. This unique film features the most iconic car in the 30 year partnership, the … Continue Reading McLaren- don’t crack under pressure! Alonso drives Senna’s MP4/4
The tragic events of the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix were the first significant time that the hidden horror of Formula One played its course in front of the TV cameras. Although … Continue Reading Senna’s Safety Legacy- 21 years on- with Ben Sweeney
In 1981, Dundalk’s Tommy Byrne was on the crest of a wave. He was rapidly becoming known as one of the fastest drivers in the business and looked set for … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Tommy Byrne- FF2000 at Mondello Park in 1981