Jim is the founder of Formula Karting. Jim brings a wealth of experience having built Formula Karting from one race circuit into a multi race circuit and a multi venue Karting group. Together with his team, he is very proud to be recognized as having some of the largest and most successful karting and event centers in the world today. Jim comes from a farming background and has many interests and hobbies. Apart from his main interest, that of his family, he enjoys farming and working with machinery, rallying, skiing, flying, socializing and weekend breaks with family and friends. Jim is also Chairman of the European Kart Circuit Operators Association, sits on the board of the NSAI (National Standards Authority Ireland) for kart safety standards in the European Commission, Jim is president of the Newry Motor Club and is a member of other local motor clubs and local football clubs.
Catherine is our Company Accountant since we opened our doors in 1992. Catherine is familiar with all aspects of the company and can put her hand to anything. Catherine was delighted to have been announced as Winner of Women In Business Awards for “Advancing Diversity in the Workplace” in 2012. Catherine has taken great lengths over the years to ensure equal opportunities for all within Formula Karting and as a team we are so very proud of her efforts!
Adele is our Company Secretary and has been with Formula Karting for six years. Over the years Adele has gained extensive experience and knowledge in various roles and these secretarial and administrative skills shine in her role at Formula Karting.
Cormac has been part of the Formula Karting team since September 2014. Cormac is also currently finishing a degree in Leisure & Events Management in UUC.
John Mc Connell
John is the main man for all repairs and is our in house mechanic. John is a valuable member of the team and knows the tracks like the back of his hand. His experience has helped so many young staff members get an insight into the background of Formula Karting.