The UK FF1600 series returned to the high speed Kirkistown circuit in Northern Ireland in 2017, and produced some superb racing at the former airfield venue. Thirty years ago though, … Continue Reading VIDEO- UK RAC #FF1600 Championship Action from Kirkistown in 1988!
Having just finished his leaving certificate exams, James Roe from Naas, rejoined the British Formula Ford 1600 championship at the famous Donington Park circuit at the weekend. Having taken his … Continue Reading More #FF1600 Wins for Team Ireland’s James Roe
18 year old James Roe starred as the Britcover.Avon Tyres BRSCC Formula Ford series visited Kirkistown in Northern Ireland on Saturday. Fresh from sitting his Leaving Certificate Exams, the Naas … Continue Reading Roe Wins at Action Packed Kirkistown #FF1600 Meeting
18 year old James Roe, from Naas, travelled to the Knockhill in Scotland at the weekend for the latest rounds of the BRSCC Formula Ford 1600 championship. James was confident … Continue Reading Up and Down #FF1600 Weekend In Knockhill for James Roe
Young James Roe endured a challenging day at Kirkistown Northern Ireland on Saturday. The Naas racing driver had approached the third meeting of the season for the WAM-Dawson Formula Ford … Continue Reading Difficult Times for James Roe at Kirkistown
18 year old James Roe, from Naas in County Kildare, heads North this weekend for rounds five and six of the Dawson-WAM Northern Ireland Formula Ford 1600 championship at Kirkistown. Having … Continue Reading Roe Confident Ahead Of Kirkistown #FF1600 Challenge
It was finally time for the Northern Ireland season to start last weekend as the 500MCI opened the gates of Kirkistown for the opening rounds of many of their various … Continue Reading O’Hara does the job as #FF1600 season kicks off at Kirkistown
With just a couple of days to go until the Mazda Road to Indy Shootout, I thought I should write a little blog explaining it and how I got to … Continue Reading Inside Line- It’s Shootout Time, with Niall Murray
Like all sports, Motorsport can be cruel. Most of us who have competed, at any level, are acutely aware of this. I am old enough to remember watching Tommy Byrne … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Crash And Byrne Preview
So its the halfway point in my first year of Formula Ford. Its also the first time that I am doing a blog for Motorsport.ie, so I suppose I better introduce … Continue Reading Inside Track- with Jordan Dempsey
Motorsport Ireland Young Driver of The Year Jake Byrne announced today that he will leave the 2016 Young Driver of The Year programme with immediate effect. Having encountered a number of … Continue Reading BREAKING NEWS- Jake Byrne to leave Motorsport Ireland Young Driver Programme.
That headline reads like something from the mid 1970s, a period when Ireland produced some of the fastest and best FF1600 drivers in the world. Michael Roe, Derek Daly, David … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Irish FF1600 Invasion Kicks off at Oulton!
In the 19 short years he spent on this planet, Neil Shanahan from Churchtown in Dublin left an indelible mark on so many people. It is hard to believe that … Continue Reading Neil Shanahan. 16 Years Gone Today.
Having shown such good pace at the Formula Ford Festival, qualifying pole for my heat, winning the heat with fastest lap and subsequently leading the semi final comfortably after lap one … Continue Reading How to win The Walter Hayes Trophy- with Wayne Boyd
In 1981, Dundalk’s Tommy Byrne was on the crest of a wave. He was rapidly becoming known as one of the fastest drivers in the business and looked set for … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- Tommy Byrne- FF2000 at Mondello Park in 1981