Mondello Park

The Mondello Park Circuit is the only permanent racing circuit in the Republic of Ireland. The plant is located about 8 km north- west of Naas in County Kildare and is owned by the Irish multi-millionaire Birrane Martin, who is himself an avid racer and the current owner of Lola Cars.


The line was opened in 1968 with a length of 1.28 km, but expanded to 1.6 km for the 1969 season already. In the first years race here the European version of the formula were 5000 discharged in the 1970s came Events Formula Ford added.

In the 1980s, the racetrack was due to financial problems before closing, but was saved by the involvement of various automobile clubs and the Royal Irish Automobile Club. Formula Ford 2000 and various club championships were henceforth on the Mondello Park Circuit race track and drove motorcycle racing.

In order to more international events deliver the line was extended to a length of 3.5 km in 1998. 2001 it is a covered pit complex with tower and medical care facilities. In the wake of the BTCC and the British Formula 3 were held in Mondello race.

The tracks can be used in different length variants. Moreover, there are gravel roads for hosting Rallycross race. Between 1987 and 1996 a total of 10 Rallycross Championship races were held in Mondello Park, while nowadays run on both the Irish and the British Rallycross championship runs her there.