Japfest – IDC Round 6 2018

Venue: Mondello Park
Dates: September 22nd & 23rd, 2018

Event Description

Not content with being Ireland’s biggest car show, JAPFEST 2018 now aims for the title of ‘Biggest drift event in the world’ as not only will the infamous Irish Drift Championship conclude an incredible year of action, the Drift Masters GP European championship will also come to a close and will see 40 of the world’s best drivers invade Mondello Park to take down the best of the IDC.

The Irish Drift Championship Final. The DMGP European Final. A €60,000 championship prize-fund on the line. Not Enough? Add 600 show cars, open track-time, numerous additional attractions and extensive trade village and you have the biggest event in the Mondello Park’s history.

This is the event Irish automotive fans have been waiting for!


Tickets for this event will be available this August from the Mondello Park website. Tickets will also be available at the gate at the event, but with only very limited grandstand seating available, booking early is advised to secure your place in the stands. Adult tickets apply to anyone from the age of 17 and up.

Ticket Types & Prices
Grandstand Admission €11.00 (On top of admission ticket)
Weekend Adult Admission €28.50
Sunday Family Admission (2x Adults & 2x Kids 12-16) €45.00
Sunday Adult Admission €20.00
Sunday Kids 12-16 Admission €7.50
Saturday Adult Admission €12.50


Anyone wishing to secure a grandstand seat must purchase a grandstand seat as well as a general admission ticket. A grandstand ticket alone does not grant access to the venue for the event.


General standing admission for kids under 12 is free. Kids aged 12-16 have free Saturday admission, but must purchase a 12-16s ticket for admission on Sunday.

Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

A grandstand ticket must be purchased for any person of any age wishing to sit in the grandstand.


Pro – Saturday September 22nd
Event Portion
9.00am Pro Practice
11.30am Pro Qualifying (LIVE)
1.30pm On-Track Driver Meet & Greet
2.30pm Pro Top 24 Battles (LIVE)
3.45pm Pro Top 16 Parade (LIVE)
4.00pm Pro Top 16 Battles (LIVE)
6.00pm Podium Ceremony (LIVE)


DMEC – Sunday September 23rd
Event Portion
9.00am DMEC Practice
11.30am DMEC Qualifying (LIVE)
1.30pm On-Track Driver Meet & Greet
2.30pm DMEC Top 24 Battles (LIVE)
3.45pm DMEC Top 16 Parade (LIVE)
4.00pm DMEC Top 16 Battles (LIVE)
6.00pm Podium Ceremony (LIVE)

Please Note: All schedules are subject to change without notice.


Please check back later for the finalised track layout for this event.


Unfortunately dogs cannot be brought to this event.


Parking is available on site for this event and is free of charge.


Public camping is not available on-site at this event.


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Please check back later for the results from this event.


Using the map below, click “Directions” to get directions to the venue from any location.