Front-line BMW Driving Experience


BMW Ireland and Mondello Park are rewarding front-line workers with an opportunity to get up close and personal with the Ultimate Driving Machine while experience the thrill of the racing line first hand, on an exclusive BMW Driving Experience Day on August 6th.

Having reopened on July 1st, Mondello Park and its official automotive partner BMW Ireland, is hosting the event to acknowledge and thank Ireland’s front-line workers for their incredible on going efforts during the Covid-19 emergency. The front-line BMW Driving Experience Day is open to heroes from across all front-line industries including healthcare, public transport, postal services, supermarkets, haulage and utilities. Each participant’s experience will include getting behind the wheel of a MINI Cooper S and BMW M2 or M4 and a hot lap in the BMW M8 Competition, which represents the pinnacle of driving luxury along with an ultimate Motorsport feeling, designed to push the limits of dynamic performance.

Mondello Park have ensured the necessary Covid-19 safety measures are in place for all of their activities, as explained by Roddy Green Managing Director of Mondello Park “We were delighted to be able to re-open our track on July 1st but the health and safety of our participants, employees and service providers is of the utmost importance to us. We are taking all the necessary steps to protect against Covid-19 and we are regularly reviewing matters due to the fluid nature of the situation”.

Spaces on the front-line BMW Driving Experience Day are limited and all participants must pre-book. For information on how to secure your space see or contact the circuit on 045-860200. One guest may accompany each participant.


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Michael is Motorhub's Editor. Well known from TV and radio, Michael has been writing, presenting and judging cars since the mid 90's. He is a renowned Producer/Director and documentary film maker. Dozens of credits include: The Whole Way Round (Gay Byrne), The Shamrock Run (Alan Shortt), The Viking Run (Clodagh McKenna) and The Irish 66ers (David Mitchell) and The Climb for Kids (Colin Farrell). Print credits include: the RTE Guide (motoring editor 1999-2003), many national daily papers and Sundays including The Irish Times (freelance) plus other magazines. National radio credits include multiple at RTE Gerry Ryan show, the Mooney Show, The Dave Fanning Show, Drivetime etc. TV credits as a motoring expert include RTE's flagship current affairs show Primetime and TV3's Ireland AM. Michael also presented RTE's car show Drive! in the late 90s and directed some items in MPH2 on TG4. Michael contributes weekly on motoring issues to The Last Word show with Matt Cooper on Today FM. Michael has represented Ireland's motoring journalists in Motorsport at the International Mazda MX-5 endurance race series in Italy and the Arctic Ice Race. He has been a Car of the Year Judge for 20 years, more recently a judge for Van of the Year. Michael is a former Chairperson of the Association of Professional Motoring Press (APMP).

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