26th November 2018
Following a Motorsport Ireland tribunal arising from penalties applied at round nine of the 'The Trailer Company' Fiesta ST Championship, David Maguire has been confirmed as the 2018 champion. The tribunal resulted in the reversal of a four point penalty applied to Maguire, thereby making him the ST champion for the third year in a row. At the end of the final round of the series, at Mondello Park in September, Maguire was declared as the champion. A subsequent review of the effect that his round nine penalty would have on the calculation of dropped scores threw the results into… READ MORE
21st November 2018
Mondello Park's final round of the 2018 Parts for Cars Irish Rallycross Championship will be graced by the largest Supercar grid for a domestic event for many years, this Sunday November 25th, as nine Class 1 drivers will battle it out for a place on the Superfinal grid. For the season finale the championship regulars will be joined by Welsh visitors Mike and Liam Manning, driving Ford and Subaru machines, as well as being boosted by the appearance of additional local cars. In all, four Ford's, three Fiesta and a Focus, will battle with the same number of Subaru Imprezas… READ MORE
15th November 2018
WillIam Kellett promoted to second, Darren Lawlor promoted to third Following a decision by Motorsport Ireland the final positions in the 2018 Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta Zetec Championship have been amended. The decision arises from technical checks carried out on car number 21, driven by Mark Johnston, following the Leinster Motor Club event at Mondello Park on September 15th. Following a technical inspection after rounds 11 and 12 of the championship, the engine of car number 21 was found to contravene regulation 6.5, which governs the maximum compression ratio for engines used in the Fiesta Zetec Championship. The stewards of… READ MORE
11th November 2018
Following a long and tense wait for the 2018 nominees, since the final shoot-out on October 24th, Caolán Irwin was announced as the recipient of the 2018 'Young Racer of the Year' title at the Dunlop Masters Superbike Championship awards ceremony at the Westgrove Hotel in Clane, County Kildare on Saturday night, November 10th. Irwin, from Donegal, follows in the footsteps of previous winners, Jason Lynn and Robert English as he picks up a prize package of support worth more than €10,000, to assist him in furthering his Motorcycle Racing career. The biggest award in Irish Motorcycle Racing is in… READ MORE
1st November 2018
The fifth annual Mondello Park Six Hour Fiesta Enduro finishes out the 2018 Car Racing season this Sunday, November 4th on the Kildare venues' National Track. The popular event will be run by the Mondello Park Sports Club in association with the Carlow, Kildare, MEC, IMRC and Leinster Motor Clubs. The entry list reads like a who's who of Irish Motorsport, with drivers from almost every Irish championship taking part. Last seasons' winners, 'LOH Motorsport', return with two of the winning line-up, Dan Polley and Ronan McHale, joined by Patrick O'Dwyer. Their main opposition should come from former event winners… READ MORE
1st October 2018
The biggest entry of the 2018 Parts for Cars Irish Rallycross Championship season will line up at Mondello Park this Sunday for the penultimate event of the year. The line up will feature the most exciting grid of Supercars for a number of seasons as two new cars join the six strong 4 Wheel Drive grid. Two of the established names of Irish Rallycross will make a return to the Supercar class at Mondello Park this Sunday, October 21st. Local favourite Tommy Graham will have a Fiesta Supercar at his disposal while Derek Jobb will debut his newly acquired Ford… READ MORE
30th September 2018
The 2018 Dunlop Masters Superbike Championship ended with a flourish at Mondello Park this weekend, September 29th & 30th, on the Mondello Park National Track. The high quality entertainment included a nail biting conclusion to the Superbike Cup battle, the race of the year in Superbikes and the closest finish of the season in Supersport. At the start of the weekend the battle for Superbike Cup honours was the big talking point as three riders entered the final event separated by seven and a half points. Chris Campbell led the way from Gary O'Brien and Michael Prendergast, but the series… READ MORE
24th September 2018
Following eighteen rounds over six events, the Dunlop Masters Superbike Championship will reach its climax at Mondello Park on the last weekend of September, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th, with the final three races of the 2018 season. The long seven event championship began in late March and has produced an exciting season, particularly in the Superbike and Superbike Cup classes where every race has been hotly contested. Running to new control tyre regulations, where only Dunlop tyres are permitted, has created a level playing field for all competitors and the Superbike class has thrived under the new regulations. Heading… READ MORE
17th September 2018
With the 2018 Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta Zetec championship title already wrapped up, by Harmonstown's Owen Purcell, the main battle at the season final at Mondello Park today, Sunday September 16th, was for second and third places. Mark Johnston, from Kilbride and Kells teenager William Kellett sat second and third going into the weekend with Kellett still in with an outside chance of taking the runner-up spot. Purcell continued the fine form he has shown all season in qualifying, where he picked up pole position by a huge margin, by Fiesta standards, of seven tenths of a second from Michael… READ MORE
The Final double header for the 2018, 'The Trailer Company' Fiesta ST Championship produced a cliff hanger with the championship going right down to the final lap of the year at Mondello Park today, Sunday September 16th. David Maguire from Ballsbridge, began the weekend trailing fellow Dubliner Michael Cullen by ten points, but with each driver required to drop their two worst scores, Cullen would be able to count two fourth places finishes even if he did not score in either of Sunday's races. Adding Cullen's guaranteed points to his total gave Maguire a target of thirty four points from… READ MORE