Firstly, a massive thanks to everyone on the team for the past weekend. To say I am relieved, elated and beyond excited after securing the Championship this weekend is mild! Even if the weekend didn’t go exactly to plan!
Testing on Friday was challenging, I had to bring myself back up to speed with the technical layout but racing on the international circuit again was going to be exciting. I know it is a huge effort to cover the many, many turns on Mondello’s longest variation so a big shout out to all the marshalls for making it possible!
Reigning UK Monoposto champion Mark Reade gave the Leastone 1000 its competitive debut on Irish soil last weekend at Mondello Park’s Leinster Trophy event, racing in the Formula Libre class. The local man recorded an impressive pair of top 5 finishes, battling hard against a great turn out of Formula 3, Formula Renault and F3000 machines.
Testing was limited to a handful of sessions on Friday which gave him some feel for the 1000 around the technical 3.6km Donore circuit, before heading into Saturday morning’s qualifying session. Struggling with...