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
Well, what a weekend. I know I sometimes drone on about the old days, but I was practically brought up in the Mondello paddock. I remember the screaming Formula Atlantics, … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Mondello Turns 50 and Winds Back The Years
“Forget Schumacher and Senna. Tommy Byrne was the best of them all.” So says former F1 team boss and TV pundit Eddie Jordan. From grasstracking Minis in Dundalk, via Mondello Park initially, Tommy … Continue Reading Tommy Byrne to race James Hunt’s Hesketh at Mondello Historic Festival!
Lola Cars celebrated its 60th anniversary in spectacular fashion at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, with a number of its cars, from all spheres of the sport, running up … Continue Reading Lola pays tribute to former owner Martin Birrane at Goodwood
It is with great sadness that the Birrane family has confirmed the unexpected passing of Martin Birrane. The owner of Peer Group plc and Mondello Park racetrack, Martin died suddenly on Saturday 9th June, … Continue Reading The Man who Saved Mondello Park, Martin Birrane, dies at the age of 82
Back in 1999, around the time Mondello Park was receiving a raft of upgrades, the International Loop, extended paddock and the plans for pitlane garages, someone somehow persuaded Eddie Jordan … Continue Reading The day Jordan Grand Prix brought their F1 car to Mondello!