The Rally Experience – Mondello Park

The Rally Experience

€329

Get ready to unleash your inner rally driver with the Rally Experience at Mondello Park. If the sight of rally driving on TV sets your heart racing, imagine the thrill of actually taking the wheel of a purpose-built rally car and going sideways for real!

Experience the exhilaration of getting behind the wheel of a specially designed rally car and kicking up dirt on our crafted rally track. This track is designed to keep your heart pounding as you take advantage of the combination of loose surface and tarmac. And the excitement doesn’t stop there – a professional Driving Instructor will ride shotgun, pushing you to your limits and guiding you through the course. This Driving Experience is not for the faint-hearted.

Top Speed

210 km/h

0-60 Time

7.6 seconds

BHP/Power

143 BHP

Torque

175 LB/FT

Introduction

If watching Rally Driving on TV excites the Rally Driver within you – just imagine the thrill you’ll get when you actually experience what it’s like to go sideways for real!

Experience the thrill of getting into the driver’s seat of a purposely built rally car. Kick up the dirt on our newly designed rally track calculated to get your heart racing whilst taking advantage of Irelands only loose surface and tarmac track.

Go full throttle with our professional Driving Instructor alongside you who’s there to push you to your limits. You will be in constant communication with them as you navigate the track – letting your inner rev-head loose! This Driving Experience is NOT for the faint-hearted…

On The Day

This Experience includes:

  • Access to the Martin Birrane Collection at Mondello Park
  • Safety Briefing
  • Demonstration of the stage by your instructor with you in passenger seat
  • First Timed Rally Stage
  • Coaching from Driving Instructor and notes from first stage
  • Second Timed Rally Stage
  • Debrief with pace notes from Driving Instructor
  • Presentation of Completion Certificate
  • This Driving Experience typically lasts up to an hour and runs midweek only.

Drivers must be over the age of 18 and hold a valid full driving licence to take part in this experience.

All Gift Certificates purchased are redeemable against any Driving Experience.

We also offer monetary vouchers.

FAQs

You will be driving a specially designed Sukuki Swift 1.4 rally car built for optimal performance on our rally track. These cars are equipped with safety features and are designed to provide an authentic rally driving experience.

The Suzuki Swift 1.4 rally car is chosen for its exceptional handling, agility, and power. With a finely tuned suspension system and performance upgrades, this car offers the perfect balance between control and excitement. The 1.4-litre engine packs enough punch to ensure you experience the true essence of rally driving. Whether you’re tackling tight corners or powering through straightaways, the Suzuki Swift 1.4 rally car will keep your heart racing and adrenaline flowing.

Yes, participants must be over the age of 18 to take part in this Experience. A valid full driving licence is also required. You can also check our Terms & Conditions page for more information on our driving experiences.

 

Yes, spectators are welcome to join and witness the excitement. We have designated viewing areas to ensure everyone’s safety. At Mondello Park, safety is our top priority. To ensure a smooth and enjoyable rally driving experience for all participants and spectators, we kindly request that you adhere to the guidelines from our staff regarding the use of electronic devices, such as smartphones, cameras, and video recorders while at the track.

We recommend wearing comfortable and casual clothing. Closed-toe flat shoes are best, these types of shoes provide better control over the pedals and help maintain stability while driving.

As The Rally Experience takes place outdoors, you should dress appropriately for the weather. Additionally, we suggest that you avoid wearing loose clothing and excessive accessories while driving.

The Rally Experience typically lasts up to an hour. During this time, participants will receive a safety briefing, experience a demonstration of the stage with the instructor, go through timed rally stages, receive coaching and feedback, and have a debrief session with pace notes from the driving instructor. It’s a thrilling and action-packed hour that leaves participants with unforgettable memories of the rally driving adventure.

 

Absolutely! We offer gift certificates that can be redeemed against any Driving Experience, including the Rally Driving experience. It’s a perfect gift for thrill-seekers and motorsport enthusiasts.

 

Yes, safety is our top priority. Our rally track is designed with safety in mind, and all participants will receive a comprehensive safety briefing before getting behind the wheel. In order to get an FIA licence, an FIA inspector must conduct a very thorough assessment of the safety level of Mondello Park, which is the only FIA-approved track in Ireland.

 

Ensuring the safety and enjoyment of our participants is our utmost priority at Mondello Park. While we make every effort to operate The Rally Driving experience under various weather conditions, extreme weather situations, such as heavy rain, storms, or other adverse conditions, can impact the overall driving experience and pose potential safety risks. In such cases, we will reschedule the session for your safety and enjoyment.

Mondello Park Membership

Every Driving Experience purchased from Mondello Park comes with free membership for 12 months! Enjoy complimentary access to all our events including all Irish Championship Circuit Racing (ICCR) and Irish Rallycross Championship (IRX) along with our famous Japfest Festival and Historic Festival. Simply follow the instructions in your confirmation email to get your digital membership card automatically issued and arrive to the event with photo ID and your membership card.

Note that the Mondello Park Membership card is only applicable to events ran by Mondello Park at the venue. Please contact us before an event if you have any queries.