Australian Touring Car Racing

Australian Touring Car

In recent years this has been the best form of tin top racing anywhere. Well organised, competitive and the last outpost of that perennial Ford vs GM track battle which started in the 60’s. 2020 has thrown up two curved balls…

Covid has made things difficult for all of us, but that will sort itself
out in the medium term…..GM stabbing Holden in the back, however, has inflicted permanent injury to the series. We follow the happenings of this wonderful group of racers as they go through the transition to a new world…eventually without Holden.

Supercar Report | Barbegello Perth

Scott McLaughlin bags 300 points in Perth Another fascinating weekend…. and DJR Penske makes a statement. By the end of Qualifying on Saturday the numbers looked ominous with the Blue Oval having secured 6 of the top ten spots and had locked out the front two rows. The Holden men

Supercars Report – Philip Island

McLaughlin at full pace on one of the most picturesque tracks in the business. It goes without saying that this circuit belongs to Scott McLaughlin. The man has a rhythm to his driving here that just flows between the continuous sweeps and corners. I have watched the race 10 qualifying

SUPERCARS 2018 – LET THE GAMES BEGIN

The Virgin Australia Supercar series kicks off this weekend and brings welcome viewing after the drought of the off period. The season has effectively already started with testing at Sydney motorsport park two weeks ago giving us an idea of the pace of the field readying for Adelaide in the first week of March.

Reflections on Bathurst 2017

With the last of the Enduro series coming up tomorrow  and Sunday amongst the high rise buildings of the Gold Coast, we are set for a two race thriller , of that I am sure. I have been a little delayed in posting this week but a look back at what happened at Bathurst is

Bathurst 2017 | Weekend Update

Firstly  we need to look at the weather and I am writing this at 06:15 on Thursday morning and  overall things look good for practise, qualifying and top ten. Predicted temps for Sunday have been sunny and clear hovering around the 26-27C mark over the last few days but see that these

BATHURST 1000 2017

‘HEROES AND LEGENDS’ - The theme of this years Bathurst 1000 Thursday 5th October is just 5 days away and 16 000 Bhp will be on call to run the mountain at Bathurst…..26 Contenders and 52 drivers…..1000km….Holden, Ford and Nissan. Who will lift the trophy? ….fabulously….I do not have a clue.

Australian Touring Car Racing

As I write this article the first shots in the Pirtek Supercar endurance race series is just 19 hrs away. The Sandown 500, a race having a 40 odd Year heritage in Australian touring car racing is a bit special this year with many racers opting to display historic livery on their

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