Kildare's Mondello Park celebrates 60 years of the Mini

Historic Festival event set for August

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Kildare's Mondello Park celebrates 60 years of the Mini

Following on from the enormous success of the 50th anniversary Historic Festival in 2018, Mondello Park has announced announce of the 2019 event which will include a celebration of 60 years of the Mini.

This year’s Historic Festival which features Historic Motorsport, Classic Car displays, music and air displays, takes place at the county Kildare venue on August 17 and 18.

The centrepiece of the 2019 Historic Racing weekend will be a tribute to 60 years of one of the most important cars in automotive history, the Mini. As part of this celebration, Mondello Park will host a grid of Historic Mini racers from the UK as well as filling the circuit with Mini’s of all ages for celebratory parade laps. In addition, the Irish Mini Owners Club will bring the country's finest examples of the beloved diminutive vehicle to be part of one of the largest gatherings of Mini's ever seen in Ireland.

The 2019 Mondello Park Historic Festival promises to delight and excite whether visitors are there to reminisce on the good old days of motor sport or are first time race goers. There will be plenty to see and do, with races for Classic Cars and Bikes of all ages as well as demonstration runs by historic race cars.

Alongside the track activities, Classic Cars, Motorcycles and Classic Planes, will fill the venue, with the Mondello Park Museum of Motorsport also open to visitors, allowing free access to this unique collection of rare machinery. Mondello Park are delighted to partner with MINI Ireland who are the main sponsor of the Historic Mini race.

For 2019 Mondello Park is introducing Corporate Hospitality Packages to the Historic Festival, contact Mondello Park on 045 860200 for full details.