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Making Wishes come True

 

Jennifer Mullen, who will compete in selected rounds of the 2012 Formula Sheane series, pictured with P1:Digital's Paul Grogan.(Image by Con Connolly).

 

Formula Sheane, Ireland’s only one-make Single Seater Racing Championship, have linked up with Make-A-Wish Foundation Ireland to raise funds for the charity through a number of novel initiatives. Make-A-Wish in Ireland has granted wishes for over 1400 brave children, realizing their greatest wish and allowing them experience the hope, strength and joy each wish provides.

The first fundraising event is a sponsored walk around Mondello Park, the Kildare venue where the Wicklow built cars race most regularly. At 6pm on June the 9th, they will assemble at Mondello, line up on the grid and when the lights turn green, the walk, and the fundraising begins! This event is open to everybody!.

Formula Sheane cars are built by Sheane Engineering in County Wicklow, are capable of speeds in excess of 242 km/h and can accelerate from 1-100km/h in under five seconds. They race at Mondello Park in Kildare, Kirkistown and Bishopscourt in Northern Ireland and The Phoenix Park, in the centre of Dublin.

For further information and sponsorship cards please contact Leo Nulty on  leo.nulty@gmail.com

 

Author: Geraldine Herbert

Contributing Editor and Motoring Columnist for the Sunday Independent and editor of wheelsforwomen. Geraldine is also a regular contributor to Good Housekeeping (UK) and to RTÉ Radio One, Newstalk, TodayFM and BBC Radio. You can follow Geraldine on Twitter at @GerHerbert1

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