Crowne Plaza Dundalk Partners with Irish Formula Vee for 2014 Season

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Crowne Plaza Dundalk's Amanda Flanagan At The 2014 Formula Vee Season Launch

Crowne Plaza Dundalk’s Amanda Flanagan At The 2014 Formula Vee Season Launch

With less than two weeks to go until the flag drops for the first race of the motor racing season, Crowne Plaza Dundalk has been announced as the title sponsor to the National Formula Vee Championship. This partnership marks Crowne Plaza Dundalk’s continuation of a relationship which began at the start of 2013.

The Formula Vee class races at the MondelloPark, Kirkistown and Bishopscourt motor racing circuits with races being streamed live from the track to all corners of the globe via Mondello.TV.

Crowne Plaza Dundalk’s general manager, Niamh Murphy said “Crowne Plaza Dundalk are delighted to be a sponsor of Formula Vee once again”.

Ivan Casey of Formula Vee Ireland said “we are delighted to have Crowne Plaza Dundalk back with us for the 2014 season. Over the winter, we’ve seen good growth within our class and having a prestigious partner like Crowne Plaza Dundalk back with us helps to ensure that our racing class grows from strength to strength while at the same time delivering opportunities to CrownePlaza.”

Formula Vee Ireland also announced a partnership with Finol Oils whose Finol Star of Tomorrow Championship will be run for newcomers to Formula Vee. The winner of this championship will receive a test and race in the 150mph Leastone Formula 1000.

Also returning to Formula Vee Ireland in 2014 is VW Spares who will sponsor the Highest Grid Mover award at each championship round.

CountyKildare’s Mondello Park Racing Circuit and CountyDown’s Kirkistown Racing Circuit will sponsor awards for the Fastest Race Lap at each of their respective tracks.

The first Crowne Plaza National Formula Vee Championship race of the season takes place on 13 Apr at MondelloPark.

ENDS

For further information, please contact Ivan Casey via email at info@avantisportracing.com

 

Further Information

Formula VEE was introduced to Ireland in the mid 70’s as a low-cost single-seater racing class and has become the biggest, most exciting single-seater racing formula in Ireland today. For more information on Irish Formula VEE, click here: www.formulavee.ie

CrownePlazaDundalk: www.cpireland.ie
The Crowne Plaza Dundalk National (A) Formula Vee Championship is for all registered drivers and in the past has produced champions who have gone on to race successfully in the UK, Europe, USA and Asia.

Finol Oils: www.finol.ie
The Finol Star of Tomorrow (C) Championship is for drivers who have competed in less than five races before the start of the season.

VW Spares: www.vwspares.ie
VW Spares awards a prize to the Highest Grid Mover at each National Championship event.

Kirkistown: www.kirkistown.com
Kirkistown Racing Circuit awards a prize to the driver with the Fastest Race Lap at each National Championship event taking place at the Co Down track.

MondelloPark: www.mondellopark.ie
Mondello Park awards a prize to the driver with the Fastest Race Lap at each National Championship event taking place at the Co Kildare track.

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