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Event Information | Irish Festival of Speed

Event Information

Here’s what Happened Last Year..

The 2011 Event @ Adare Manor hosted the first of its kind Irish Festival of Speedlast August Bank holiday weekend (Sunday 31st July 2011). It celebrated the Engine in all its facets; Racing Cars (past and present) Super Cars, Rally Cars, Motorbikes, Air Displays and more. Festivals like this have been held successfully in the UK for many years, attracting many hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts and fans annually. In addition it commemorated the rich racing heritage of the region, in particular the 75th anniversary of the 1936 Limerick Grand Prix

Top Class Racing!!

80 or more cars Sprinted for 3km and against the clock around the Manor grounds on our specially upgraded race track. Limerick Motor Club hosted the track events and every era and type will was represented like this F1 1969 World Championship winning Brabham BT24, Chevvy Camaro, 1927 Bentley, Porsche 911 and many more..

Formula 1 racing was represented in the form of the Sasol Jordan F1 car along with a Jaguar R5 as driven by David Coulthard and Mark Webber. The Jordan performed demonstration laps in the hands of owner Dan Daly while the Jaguar was on static display and was used for the charity pit stop challenge competition.

See the Full Event Summary Listing in 2011 ‘Event Info‘ and much much more – be sure to check back regularly for updates or ‘Subscribe to updates’ (opposite top) and we’ll tell you!