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Mondello Park

Mondello Park
Location Caragh, County Kildare, Ireland
Time zone GMT
Length 3.503 km (2.268 mi)
Turns 13
Lap record 1:28.708 (Johnny Laursen, Ascari-Judd V10, 2006)

Mondello Park is Ireland's only international motorsport venue located in Caragh, County Kildare off the R409 regional road. It is owned by Martin Birrane, and in the past hosted the Irish round of the British Superbike Championship, Pickup Truck Racing and international GT and rallycross events. Irish Championship Car, Kart and Motorcycle races also take place, as well as car and motorcycle track days where any road-legal vehicles may be driven by the public. The circuit used to host an Irish round of the British Touring Car Championship and the British Formula Three Championship. Jap-Fest, Ireland's only Japanese car show, is held at Mondello Park annually in September since 2007. A small museum containing a number of rally and track cars from the past 30 or so years is also on-site.

The circuit

Established in 1968 the circuit has grown from strength-to-strength under the ownership of Martin Birranne and following substantial investment and development in 1999/2000, the circuit was awarded FIA International status in 2001.

Situated on 110 acres the facility incorporates 3.5km of race track, 24 race garages and 12 Hospitality Suites. It is host to National and International Race events, Motor Shows, Car & Bike Track days, Training Schools and Corporate Events.

The Circuit also has 3km of extreme off-road driving trails and a 5 acre off-road activities centre and the Museum of Motorsport.

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Simulation / Video Game

This racetrack appears in the videogames Need For Speed: Pro Street ,GT Legends and TOCA Race Driver 3.

External links

  • Official Homepage

Coordinates: 53°15′27″N 006°44′42″W / 53.25750°N 6.74500°W / 53.25750; -6.74500

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