I always wanted a pre war race car, or at least one that would allow me to race in the current Pre 55 class. People who race them told me … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Pre-War Racing Cars, old boy, that’s where it’s at…..
Motorsport came to Craigavon yesterday with the Reach Motor Festival and more than one thousand fans turned up to see many of the star drivers from the various disciplines. The … Continue Reading Reach Motor Festival a Huge Success
It’s been a while since I have put virtual pen to paper for a non specific rant, so here goes. Firstly, as you probably know if you read my virtual … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Tipos, Austin Sevens, Westfields and The Candyman!
As in 2016, the Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta ST Championship went down the wire- with two drivers in contention until the final race. Again, like last year, there were tactics … Continue Reading Irish Motorsport TV- Fiesta ST Action from the Leinster Trophy 2017
How many times have people asked you what the best way into motor racing is? In our case, many many times. Motor racing, by its nature, is never going to … Continue Reading Irish Motorsport TV- Classic Fiesta Zetec Action from the Leinster Trophy 2017
Shane Rabbitt was the ITCC title favourite this year in his self built and developed Mazda RX-7. He did most of the winning and was set to seal the deal … Continue Reading IRISH MOTORSPORT TV- ITCC From The Leinster 2017
Welcome to the new portal for Irish Motorsport action- Irish Motorsport TV! We will be covering motor racing and other disciplines in 2018 and, as a prelude to this, we … Continue Reading IRISH MOTORSPORT TV- SEAT Supercup Ireland. Leinster Trophy 2017
Whilst wandering around the paddock on the morning of the recent Historic Car Festival, I met Steve Griffin and his son in law Jason Loughrey. As we chatted, they introduced … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Want Some Soup?
I remember it well. Donal Loughrey had purchased a very second hand Zip 100cc kart- from Morgan Dempsey in Mullingar. We were both studying at Bolton Street at the time … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- How My First Class Teacher Helped me Start My Race Kart!
A few years back, through the Mercedes Club, dad found out that the SL Shop, a UK parts supplier, were organising a run for Mercedes SL owners. He mentioned it … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- My Dad Won At Brooklands, in a Mercedes!
With less than two weeks to go to Deja Vu Killarney, the organisers have released the entry list and it includes a host of rally stars. To add to the … Continue Reading Excitement Builds as Deja Vu Killarney Entry List Released
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
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!
When “Incoming call- Stephen Boden” comes up on the iPhone, it is always one worth taking. “Are you coming to the Classic Show at Terenure” was the question this time. … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Terenure Classic Car Show
Unusual one for me this, but as a friend of mine has had his car damaged, I said I would post the footage anyway. As you may know, I am … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Do You Know This Man?