Peter O’Reilly was only 23 years old when on Sunday the 17th of September 1978, he crashed heavily during the Formula Ford 1600 consolation race at Ratra Corner at the … Continue Reading Peter O’Reilly (1955 – 1978)- by Brian Manning
Social media exploded last week with the news that the Phoenix Park Motor Races were making a return in 2016. I had a number of messages asking me if I … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Is the Phoenix Park set to rise from the ashes?
What is it about classic cars? Growing up, I was always race car mad and had little or no interest in older cars. My dad, however, had a 1953 MG … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings. Classic Cars- what’s all that about?!
At the last Mondello Rallycross meeting, I noticed something a bit different in the paddock. Amongst the usual influx of cars, Jeeps and vans with trailers, and the odd camper, … Continue Reading Ritmos, Fiestas & racecars on the road! – Motormouth’s Mutterings
While rooting through my collection of VHS tapes the other day, I came across this one. By 2004, I had semi retired from racing and begun doing some commentary and … Continue Reading Memories of the Phoenix Park 2004 Uno and Punto Races