Motoring: Life in the fast lane once more as Mondello reopens its track

A day out at the Mondello Park racetrack in Co Kildare brings the ordinary driver as close to the full motorsport experience as they will ever get

Car lovers exalt in tearing up the track at Mondello Park once more.

Irish petrolheads have flocked to the Mondello Park racetrack in Co Kildare for generations. The technical circuit opened in 1968 and is still the only FIA-licensed track in the Republic.

It was created to host motor racing events, and still does, but the business has expanded considerably over the years to include corporate entertainment, as well as training and driving experiences that anyone can pay to try out.

Today, the driving experiences account for 35 ...