26th June 2020
Like all other sports venues Mondello Park has been closed since March due to government restrictions in place to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. With Irish motorsport's governing body, Motorsport Ireland, also having cancelled all Motorsport events until July 20th at the earliest, the Irish Motorsport season has not seen any action so far this year. As the government restrictions are now being eased, circuit racing is almost ready to make its return, albeit behind closed doors, and Mondello Park is currently planning a reduced season of Car, Rallycross and Rallysprint events. As part of this gradual return to action the… READ MORE
27th March 2020
COVID-19 is causing unprecedented challenges in many industries, and Mondello Park is no exception. During this time of unprecedented uncertainty, all of us here at Mondello Park are concerned about the safety and well-being of our families, colleagues, customers and partners that make up Mondello Park’s vibrant family. Mondello Park is adhering to health professionals and Government’s advice around the COVID-19 situation. Social distancing is the opposite of what motorsport enthusiasts do, but of course we are all willing to make that sacrifice for the good of everyone. A big part of the sacrifice for all of us is the… READ MORE
5th March 2020
The Irish RallyX Championship will look to start its new season in impressive style, as the six round championship heads to Mondello Park this Sunday, March 8th, for its season opener. Round one has attracted an impressive line up in the Supercar and Modified classes with some new machinery ready to hit the track alongside the series regulars. No less than eight high performance four wheel drive RallyX Supercars will battle it out on Sunday to see who will take the championship initiative. Former European champion Derek Tohill, local favourite Tommy Graham and overseas visitor Mike Manning with their Fiestas,… READ MORE
30th October 2019
This Sunday, November 3rd, the Irish Motor Racing season is rounded out by the longest and toughest event of the year as the annual Fiesta 6 Hour Endurance Race hits Mondello Park. Contested by cars from the Keelan Construction Fiesta Zetec series the grid for the race will be made up of more than twenty cars with up to four drivers per team. Many top Irish drivers from other race series will join the Zetec Championship regulars for the marathon event, with a number of famous names and some up and coming young stars also on the entry list. One… READ MORE
16th October 2019
Mondello Park has this afternoon announced, that the penultimate event of the 2019 'Parts for Cars' Irish Rallycross championship, which was scheduled to run at the Kildare circuit on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th of October, will now not take place. The decision to cancel the championship double header, which has been taken reluctantly by the circuits management, was brought about by continuing low levels of entries for Rallycross events, despite exhaustive efforts to breathe new life into the championship by Mondello Park, Motorsport Ireland and a number of other parties. In recent times, entry numbers had fallen below the… READ MORE
3rd October 2019
Kilkenny's Richie Ryan made Dunlop Masters Superbike Championship history at Mondello Park on Sunday September 29th, as he came out on top of the Superbike battle to become the first Triple Champion in the history of the class. The Supersport division went to Ray Casey from Cork, as that title also went down to the final day of the eighteen round series. Richie Ryan's third championship triumph in a row was his hardest fought as the Mobil1 Yamaha rider was pushed harder this season than ever before. The Kilkenny man went into the final three races at Mondello Park's season… READ MORE
28th August 2019
The penultimate event of the 2019 Dunlop Masters Superbike Championship saw the Superbike and Supersport Championship leaders both maintain their lead following an incident filled weekend on the Mondello Park National Track, but both battles will go down to the wire as the point differences remain tight. Richie Ryan won both of the Superbike races that were run, as delays on Saturday, caused by accidents and an oil spillage, caused the cancellation of most of the afternoons racing. The Supersport Championship did complete its full programme and it was Andrew Murphy who scored best as he closed the gap to… READ MORE
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