Tag Archives: Mondello Park

Lola pays tribute to former owner Martin Birrane at Goodwood

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 the famed Goodwood Hillclimb in a Diamond Anniversary ‘batch’. However, it was a poignant occasion for everyone associated with Lola, following the recent and unexpected passing of its owner Martin

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Podium finish for Alyx Coby at Mondello Park

14-year-old Alyx Coby, from Newbridge, Co. Kildare was on the grid last weekend as the Motorsport Ireland Karting Championship paid its second visit of the season to Mondello Park for Round 5 of the Championship. With the circuit design being modified since the last visit in early April, Saturday’s test session was spent learning the layout of the longer 1550

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Can Kelly Strike Again? Strykers Vee Festival Preview

With multiple champion Alan Watkins having a go at Supercars, and reigning champion Alan Auerbach taking a year out, Irish Strykers will have a new first time champion this year- for the first time in 10 years! At the opening rounds at Mondello Park, Des Bruton showed the pack a clean pair of heels in wet conditions, qualifying on pole

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INSIDE LINE- From 1967 to 2018, Mondello Park & Formula Vee – A personal View, with Christy Morrin.

Mondello Park is synonymous with all things motorsport in Ireland.  It is the only FIA Licenced Motor Racing circuit in Ireland, has been in business since 1968 and celebrates its 50th birthday this year.  I remember Mondello Park being built in 1967.  I remember playing with my cousins on the track foundations at Dunlop corner and pretending that we were racing

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Four In A Row For Kelly as Strykers Return To Mondello Park

After two exciting races at the high speed Bishopscourt circuit in Northern Ireland last month, the Irish Stryker Championship returned to Mondello Park last weekend for a double header which would mark the halfway point of their 2018 campaign. For the Mondello specialists though, there was a change- the circuit was to run anticlockwise for the first time in over

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