like so many in the Mondello paddock, I was deeply saddened to hear of the recent passing of David Sheane. I am just one of the countless people he helped … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- David Sheane, the man who made Motorsport accessible…..
Day one of the Leinster Trophy meeting provided more excitement than most two day race meetings normally do. There was huge speculation about qualifying for the BOSS Ireland race for … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Leinster Trophy Day One Entertains!
The Phoenix Park Motor Races and the Leinster Trophy meeting were always the two “big ones” on any club racer’s calendar. The Phoenix Park, or “The Park” as it was known- … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- It’s Leinster Trophy time- but don’t tell anyone!
Hard to believe that we have already reached the halfway point of the season, but then I always think that at this time of the year. Fear not though, there … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- 2018 Formula Vee Festival Preview
Left hand in, Anti clockwise, wrong way round- call it what you like, but there was widespread delight when the Mondello Park management announced that they were to run a … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Action Packed Anti Clockwise Meeting at Mondello!
It’s always a bittersweet time for Mondello racers when the Leinster Trophy comes around. It’s the biggest meeting of the year (although the Vee Festival comes close) and was traditionally … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Leinster Trophy 2017- Class By Class
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
The annual Motor Enthusiasts Club Car Race event, will see a varied twenty race programme run over the weekend of June 10th & 11th. The races will be evenly split … Continue Reading Varied line-up for two day Mondello Park Meeting This Weekend
I used to pen this piece for the sorely missed Irish Motorsport Annual- following on from Robin Rhodes, Tommy Burke and Declan Quigley- from memory. It has always triggered debate … Continue Reading Leo’s Top Ten Race Drivers of 2016
When the 1.25 Fiesta Zetecs were introduced back in 2013 (where are they all gone by the way?) there was already a plan to have a step up, a more … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- New Fiesta ST class stars on Mondello Debut
It is all excitement in motor racing circles this week as we approach the second race meeting of the season. Many of the championships have not yet raced and will … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Let’s Go Racing Boys!
1.Niall Murray. As a former MI Young Driver of the Year and Formula Ford Festival winner, Murray’s pace is unquestioned. Controversy, though, has never been too far away in his … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Top Ten Race Drivers of 2015
Traditionally, the Leinster Trophy meeting is the big one at Mondello Park. It used to be two weeks before or after the Phoenix Park meetings and for all classes, they … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Leinster Trophy Review.
At this time of the year, with the season all but finished and the Leinster Trophy just around the corner, the talk is generally about previous winners. Senna is the … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Leinster Trophy Preview
Brian Hearty has been racing at Mondello Park for over 25 years. In that time he has amassed an incredible 10 championships and somewhere in excess of 120 wins- an … Continue Reading VIDEO- Hearty Dominates- Formula Vee Action from 1999 – Motorsport.ie
500 MRCI KIRKISTOWN RACE MEETING: FORMULA FORD 1600 RACE 1 (16 laps): 1 Jake Byrne (Ray GR13) 16m 37.99s, 87.27 mph, 2 Alan Davidson (Mondiale M89S) 16m 41.62s, 3 Adrian … Continue Reading MOTORSPORT IRELAND Results for 25/26 July 2015 – Motorsport.ie