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April 10, 2013

New Classes and Live Streaming to feature at Mondello

Mondello Live Mondello Park's Car Race season starts with a bang this weekend, with a packed seventeen race programme run by the Irish Motor Racing Club taking place over Saturday and Sunday. The event will feature some brand new classes and the first ever Live Streaming Web TV Coverage of an Irish Car Race event.

The season looks like being a spectacular one with many classes seeing increased entries and the introduction of three new series, two of which will be on show this weekend.

The most impressive of these new classes is the Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta Championship, with the brand new series for standard Fiesta Zetec's cars, having attracted an entry of more than 25 cars for its for race. The Fiestas will be joined on the timetable by the new 'Future Classics' championship for modern Historics, which are not eligible for the current Historic Racing age limitations. The third new class will be the revitalised GT series which will début at the next event on June 10th.

The Fiesta Series will be one of five classes which will star in the first Mondello.TV Live broadcast, which will transmit from the County Kildare circuit throughout Sunday's event. Joining the Patch Tyre Equipment supported series will be Formula Vee, Formula Libre, Irish Touring Car Championship and Ginetta Juniors. Each class will race twice and both races for each series will be broadcast. In between races the presentation team will bring viewers background information from the event and interviews with drivers and other guests. The live stream will be accessible through or the Mondello Park web site.

With the season opener being so busy the event is scheduled to take place over two days with qualifying taking place on Saturday afternoon and Racing all day Sunday. Joining the Televised classes on the timetable will be the Future Classics with a single race and the HRCA Historics, Strykers, and Global Light classes with double headers.

Admission to Sundays race day is just €10 for adults with accompanied under sixteen’s admitted free of charge. All admission includes a complimentary event programme. For a event timetable see