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Jordan 193 F1 car demo laps in 2016

  The Jordan 193 F1 car will be doing demo laps both days at this years Phoenix Park Motor Races The car was the 1st F1 car raced by Rubens Barrichello and has a Hart V10 engine Rubens raced the car in 1993 The sound will be mega #ppmr16 #msirl

2016 Races

The Phoenix Park Motor Races will be back in 2016! Note the dates: 30-31 July & keep them free. More details to follow. Sponsorship opportunities available, Contact Us for details

Park History

The Phoenix Park – This is Dublin’s playground and one of its most famous landmarks – the largest urban enclosed park in Europe, with a circumference of 11km (7m) and a total area of 712 hectares (1,760 acres). Situated 3km (2m) west of the City centre. Ornamental gardens, nature trails, and broad expanses of grassland, separated by avenues of trees, including oak, beech, pine, chestnut, and lime. Deer roam the forested areas, and horses romp on polo fields and once a year we turn this wonderful park into a MOTOR RACING CIRCUIT. The rolling grasslands and clear roads of Phoenix Park have long been a draw for sports and sportspeople alike including running, cycling, polo, cricket, soccer and hurling. From motor racing to cycling, polo, cricket, soccer and hurling, the wide expanses allow for a broad range of activities. – The Park residences include Dublin Zoo, Áras an Uachtaráin, Ashtown Castle, Farmleigh, the American Ambassador’s home, Garda Headquarters, and more. – The Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed Park in Europe and hosts almost 250 events annually. Motor racing has taken place in the Phoenix Park since 1903, and during the period 1929 -1931 the Park was the venue for the first ever Irish Grand Prix which led to the annual motor racing event that continues to this day. The Motor Races were originally the model for Albert Park in Melbourne which also set up its own race meeting.  Today, that meeting is the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix. During the 1990’s, a number of sponsors used the Phoenix Park Motor Races to promote their involvement in Formula 1, bringing World Champion Jacques Villeneuve to the circuit in 1996, and Damon Hill in 1997. The rich history of the Park has seen memorable racing by John Watson, Derek Daly, Eddie Jordan, all of whom became international names. Motorsport