18th June 2018
Richie Ryan tightened his grip on the Dunlop Masters Superbike Championship with another hat-trick of wins on the Mondello Park National Track over the weekend of June 16th and 17th. The Kilkenny rider was pushed hard by Waterford's Peter Moloney and Ballymena's Luke Johnston but still increased his 2018 tally of Superbike wins to nine. In Supersport the returning Jason Lynn, from Maghera, showed his class as he took three dominant victories over the championship regulars. Ryan's Mobil-1 backed Yamaha started from pole for race one on Saturday and led from start to finish, in an unusually uneventful race, to… READ MORE
11th June 2018
Martin Birrane, entrepreneur, racing driver and owner of Peer Group plc and Mondello Park, dies at the age of 82 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, at the age of 82. Martin Birrane was rated among Ireland’s most successful business people, having built the London-based Peer Group property portfolio to its current worth of £190 million. But his route to success, like his favourite sport - motor racing, was colourful and varied.… READ MORE
10th June 2018
Michael Cullen emerged from rounds six and seven of the 2018 'The Trailer Company' Fiesta ST Championship at Mondello Park today, Sunday June 10th, with an increased championship lead following a pair of action packed races. Racing on the reversed Mondello Park National Track for the first time, the Fiesta ST championship proved to be the highlight of Sunday's programme with Cullen taking his third win of the year and Graham McDonnell taking his first, to make it five different winners from the first seven races of the season. Despite the new track layout. it was the championship top two… READ MORE
9th June 2018
The 2018 Patch Tyre Equipment fiesta Zetec Championship reached its half way point as the championship raced on the reversed Mondello Park National Track today, Saturday June 9th. The budget saloon racing series served up some quality racing with series leader Owen Purcell made to work hard for two wins which have extended his advantage at the head of the field. Purcell started from pole position for race one and had relative newcomer Colin Murray for company in the early laps. Purcell had to work hard to hold off his less experienced rival but finally began to open a gap… READ MORE
7th June 2018
The next event of the 2018 Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta Zetec Championship takes competitors to Mondello Park this Saturday June 9th, to race on a new circuit as they tackle the Mondello Park National Track in reverse, the first time this layout has been used since the nineteen nineties. The popular Fiesta Zetec championship continues to be the best supported Irish saloon racing series and is once again backed by Patch Tyre Equipment, which has a long association with motorsport, having sponsored Rally competitors before branching out into circuit racing when the Fiesta Championship was introduced in 2013. Since then… READ MORE
6th June 2018
'The Trailer Company' Fiesta ST Championship returns to Mondello Park this coming Sunday, June 10th, for rounds six and seven of its 2018 schedule, where it will race 'the wrong way around' on the County Kildare Track. Having started the season on the Mondello Park National Track in April and then made its debut appearance at Bishopscourt County Down in May, Sunday's double header will take the series to its third different circuit of the season as it tackles the reversed version of the Mondello Park National Circuit. For 2018 the Mondello Park promoted Fiesta ST Championship is backed by… READ MORE
5th June 2018
The second Mondello Park Car Race event of the 2018 season will have some added spice as drivers tackle the National Track in reverse for the first time in more than twenty years. The Motor Enthusiasts Club will be in charge for the two day event which takes place this coming Saturday and Sunday, June 9th and 10th. The anti-clockwise version of the Mondello Park National track was last used in the nineties so this weekend's event will be a new challenge for almost all of the drivers taking part. The reverse layout, surprisingly, is a completely different proposition to… READ MORE
1st June 2018
Mondello Park will roll back the years on August 18th & 19th as the circuit celebrates it’s 50 year anniversary at the Historic Racing Festival. Speaking at the official launch Mondello Park General Manager said “We will be offering visitors a taste of yesteryear as we celebrate the circuit's rich history, featuring the finest in Classic Motorcycle and Car Racing, including visiting classes from the UK, as well as hosting a classic aviation display, both in the air and on the ground.” The event will feature on-track and off-track entertainment with a Vintage Aircraft display, as well as a lunch… READ MORE
29th May 2018
Richie Ryan made the most of the absence of championship leader Charles Stuart from rounds seven, eight and nine of the Dunlop Masters Superbike Championship, on April 26th & 27th, by taking three wins from three races on the Mondello Park International Track. Stuart suffered and engine blow up during Friday testing leaving the way open for both Ryan and Peter Moloney to overtake him in the championship chase. Qualifying for Superbike race one was led by the BMW of Luke Johnston who took his second pole position of the season, beating Ryan's Yamaha R1 by less than a tenth… READ MORE
23rd May 2018
The third event of the 2018 Dunlop Masters Supersport Championship will offer competitors a new challenge as they race on the Mondello Park International Track layout, which was recently partially resurfaced, for the first time this season. The longer International Circuit usually throw up some different results and many of the Superbike Championship competitors will be hoping for just that, as they aim to close the gap to Charles Stuart at the head of the field. This weekend also marks a year since the last time anything other than a Yamaha R1 was ridden to victory at the Masters, offering… READ MORE