Championships set to go down to the wire following Incident packed Masters event

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…

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Six of the best for McCormack at Dunlop Mondello Masters

It was six of the best at the Dunlop Mondello Masters as Tramore rider Brian McCormack dominated all the six main class races over the International Track, taking the three Superbike and three Supersport wins over the two days. Saturday was the first time that Brian got the chance of riding the new 600 Yamaha, and he took pole position, and in the race itself, he dominated this from the start, taking his maiden win on the Roadhouse Macau machine. Brian also dominated the first Superbike race beating Luke Johnston…

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Tenth Anniversary Dunlop Masters season continues on Mondello Park International Track

The 2019 Dunlop Masters Superbike Championship pays its first visit to the full Mondello Park International Track this weekend, April 11th & 12th, as the riders chasing glory in the tenth season of the popular championship tackle rounds four, five and six. As always the Dunlop Superbike class will be where most of the attention will focus, particularly with Richie Ryan on his Yamaha R1, pushing to become the first rider to win three Superbike titles and the first to do three in a row. Lining up against him will…

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Popular ‘Nifty Fifty’ enduro opens Mondello Park season

The longest event on the Irish Motorcycle racing calendar, the annual ‘Nifty Fifty’ charity endurance race, opens up the season at Mondello Park this Saturday, February 23rd. The event is one of the most popular and least serious races of the year and will be contested by a grid of more than thirty five teams as it reaches its eleventh straight year. As well as blowing off the cobwebs for some of Ireland’s top racers, the Nifty Fifty also attracts groups of hardy enthusiasts for whom this will be their…

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Masters Action continues on Mondello Park International Track

The 2018 Dunlop Masters Superbike championship action continues this weekend, June 16th & 17th as the series reaches its half way point on the Mondello Park International Track. Rounds ten, eleven and twelve will share the County Kildare venue with ‘Party in the Park’, Mondello Park’s annual family fun event. The Masters will run over two days with Party in the Park adding to the entertainment for Sunday. Following a break of just three weeks the Masters competitors find themselves back on the full Mondello Park International Track, which produced…

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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. At the age of 17 he left school and took…

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