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20th August 2019
The 2019 Mondello Park Historic Festival, on Sunday August 18th, attracted large crowds and an impressive turn out of Mini's of all ages as the event celebrated sixty years of the groundbreaking British car. Sunday's festival was also set to include Car and Motorcycle Racing as well as Historic Race Car demonstrations, music, food and entertainment, with the retro feel added to by the circuit staff and many show visitors opting to dress in fifties and sixties style. Displays of Mini's from the early years of the car right through to the latest BMW built versions proved popular with show… READ MORE
7th August 2019
The excitement around Mondello Park in anticipation of the 2019 Historic Festival is contagious. The Historic Festival will take place at Mondello Park on the 17th and 18th of August 2019 and will feature more to see and do than ever before. Having previously announced the celebration of sixty years of the Mini at the festival, Mondello Park can also now introduce another star car to the show line-up. One of the most important cars in the history of Irish Motorsport, Derek Daly’s 1981 F1 March 811, along with the legend himself, will be in attendance. The Guinness sponsored March… READ MORE
6th August 2019
Masters Superbike Championship Young Racer of the Year, Caolán Irwin, continued his strong form in the British Superstock 600 championship at Thruxton last weekend (August 2nd to 4th), as he took his second British Championship podium of the season with an impressive third place. Twenty One year old Irwin, from Kilmacrennan County Donegal, is racing in the British Superstock 600 Championship this season with backing from the Young Racer of the Year award sponsors, Mondello Park, Dawn International, EICL and the British Superbike Championship. Thruxton circuit is one of the fastest and most difficult to master of all of the… READ MORE
25th July 2019
Japfest at Mondello Park is undoubtedly the biggest and best Japanese car show in Ireland with an average of 15,000 car enthusiasts and spectators attending over each of the past three years. With planning for this years spectacular show well under way, 2019 promises to be the best yet! The main element of Japfest is the ‘Show and Shine’ where you can expect to see more than 650 of the highest quality Japanese cars on display, representing more than 50 of Ireland’s finest Japanese Car Clubs as well as individual owners and entries are now open. All of the hand… READ MORE
24th July 2019
Following on from the enormous success of the 50th anniversary Historic Festival in 2018, Mondello Park is delighted to announce details of the 2019 event which will include a celebration of 60 years of the MINI. This year’s Historic Festival which features Historic Motorsport, Classic Car displays, music and air displays, takes place at the County Kildare venue on August 17th and 18th. The centrepiece of the 2019 Historic Racing weekend will be a tribute to sixty years of one of the most important cars in automotive history, the MINI. As part of this celebration, Mondello Park will host a… READ MORE
23rd July 2019
The Masters Superbike Championship battles will be re-joined this weekend, July 27th and 28th at Mondello Park as Ireland's top Motorcycle Racers take to the Kildare venue's International Track for the second time this season. Entries in the Superbike and Supersport classes at the Masters are well up on last years levels and a field of more than thirty Superbikes and forty Supersport machines is expected. The quality of the field has also improved, particularly in the Superbike class, where up to a dozen Pro grade riders will be on the grid, many on the latest superbike machinery with Yamaha,… READ MORE
22nd July 2019
Masters Superbike Championship young Racer of the Year Caolán Irwin continued to make progress in the British Superbike paddock at Snetterton, Norfolk over the weekend of July 20th & 21st. Starting with his best qualifying performance of the season, to grab second on the grid, he finished the weekend with fourth place in the events' single race, taking another important haul of championship points and moving into the Championship top ten. Twenty One year old Irwin, from Kilmacrennan County Donegal, is racing in the British Superstock 600 Championship this season with backing from the Young Racer of the Year award… READ MORE
24th June 2019
Changeable weather conditions at the Dunlop Masters Superbike Championship at Mondello Park on June 22nd and 23rd, led to changeable results as Luke Johnston mastered the conditions to take his first Superbike wins on the National Track while Supersport produced three first time winners. Johnston held the lead of the Dunlop Masters Superbike Championship as the series headed back to the Mondello Park National Track. The Antrim man had beaten Richie Ryan, on all three occasions at the previous event as he took three second places but was yet to take a victory. Following a slow start Johnston found himself… READ MORE
18th June 2019
This weekend, June 22nd and 23rd, the Dunlop Masters Superbike Championship battles will continue on the National track layout. The Superbike and Supersport  riders will contest three more rounds, as the series moves towards its half way point. The championship is currently led by Antrim's Luke Johnston whose consistency over the first six races has helped him to move ahead of reigning double champion Richie Ryan. Ryan's winning streak with his Yamaha R1 was interrupted last time out by Brian McCormack and with the longer International Track seemingly suiting those riders using BMW machinery, the Kilkenny man also had to… READ MORE
17th June 2019
2018 'Young Racer of the Year' award winner Caolán Irwin achieved his best result of the season so far when he took a podium finish at Brands Hatch over the weekend of June 15th and 16th. Riding in round four of the British Superstock 600 championship, the Donegal based rider took third place on his Kawasaki 636 to equal his previous best finish in the extremely competitive championship. Irwin, from Kilmacrennan County Donegal is racing in the British Championship this season thanks to support form the Young Racer of the Year award sponsors, Mondello Park, Dawn International, EICL and the… READ MORE