RETRO Cannonball is coming to Naas with a finish line at Poplar Square on Friday June 10th at 6.30pm featuring 100 classic cars, free family, live entertainment and that unique … Continue Reading ON THE ROAD- RETRO Cannonball is coming to Naas tomorrow!
It was all going so well. Both Donal (Loughrey) and I had made slow progress in our first season of Sporting Trials. We had both transferred to Donal’s Suzuki powered … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Pride Comes Before A Fall!
As regular readers of this column will know, I have been competing in Mudplugs in recent times. They really are great events and the driving is extremely challenging- but more … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Around The Pylons!
Firstly Happy New Year to you all. I hope you had as good a Christmas as one can have in these odd times and have set out your motorsport related … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- More Mudplugging!
As I have recorded previously on these virtual pages, I have some previous Sporting Trial experience. (“some…”) Having been lucky enough to have been offered double drives by Stephen Boden … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud!
It’s not so very long ago that Motor Racing in Ireland was in big trouble. Dwindling grids and lack of promotion meant the discipline was in real danger. The first … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- ICCR Impresses Again at Mondello Park
I moved office towards the end of last year and once I had set everything up, I decided to add a Sim to the place- just to see what all … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Sim Racing, How Hard Can It Be?
What a week for F1 news! Who would have thought we could have so much excitement so close to the end of the season? Firstly, we had the incredible, and … Continue Reading Motormouths Mutterings- Excitement Builds Ahead of #SakhirGP
November 15th, 2020 will mark the 18th anniversary of the passing of Vivion Daly, undoubtedly one of the most accomplished drivers of his generation to compete on the Irish and … Continue Reading Vivion Daly, an Appreciation, by Brian Manning
Well, we are finally going racing. It won’t be the same, numbers are limited and there will be no spectators, but at least the drivers will finally get to race. … Continue Reading Strong Numbers for Vee and BOSS for Mondello Season Opener
Having double driven with Michael Cullen at the TDC Beginners Autotest at Mondello Park earlier in the year, I had thought seriously thought about buying a car for the discipline. … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- A Spot of Autotesting!
Some of my earliest Mondello Park memories are of Larry Mooney. He raced an ungainly Audi 80 GT in Production Saloons before moving to a very early VW Golf GTi … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- A Lap With Larry
The Fiesta 6 Hour race has been running for a number of years now and is hugely popular with drivers and fans alike. Running after the race season has ended, … Continue Reading Irish Motorsport TV- the Naas Court Hotel Fiesta 6 Hour
The Keelan Construction Fiesta Zetec Championship provided the biggest grids and some of the best racing at last weekend’s season opening meeting at Mondello Park. 2018 Champion Owen Purcell started where … Continue Reading Purcell and Kellett Share Zetec Wins At Mondello Park
Well, well, well. I thought the Netflix F1 series was great, and I certainly wasn’t expecting the F1 season to rival it in that area, especially after Mercedes’ crushing domination … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Bahrain Grand Prix Thrills as Leclerc Stars for Ferrari
Every year it happens- sometimes we fall for it, sometimes we don’t. The Ferraris are bang on the pace, or even setting it, in pre season testing. Every year, they … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- What Can We Learn From The Australian Grand Prix?