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PERKINS POWERS TO V8 VICTORY

28. March 2015

PERKINS POWERS TO V8 VICTORY

Jack Perkins was in a class of his own dominating today's V8 Touring Car race at the Shannons Nationals at Sandown Raceway. Starting from pole, Perkins made a strong start and by the end of the first lap had a comfortable gap to the rest of the field. Perkins' Eggleston Motorsport team-mate Liam McAdam was second ahead of Matt Palmer in a race that had virtually no passing. The cars will be back on Sunday for a further two races. Australian Formula Ford Series Champion Thomas Randle won the opening round of the Kerrick Sports Sedan Series after early race leader Darren Hossack saw his race ended with an overheating engine and a small fire. Randle, in his Father's SAAB V8 led home the V8 Alfa of Tony Riccidello and Kerry Baily in his Chev powered Aston Martin DBR9.

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21. March 2015

PLA PUTS LIGIER ON TOP AS LMP2 CARS DOMINATE SEBRING QUALY

French driver Olivier Pla will start from pole position for tomorrow's Sebring 12 hour race. Driving the Krohn Racing Ligier-Judd LMP2, Pla held off the challenge of Ryan Dalziel who will start alongside the Frenchman in the No. 1 Tequila Patrón ESM Honda HPD to qualify second for Saturday's 12-hour endurance event in an all LMP2 front row. “I knew we have a very good package and a strong car,” said Pla, who led three of the four practice sessions for the event. “It’s always nice to start on pole, especially the pole at Sebring. Of course, 12 hours is a different story. I have done this race three times, and it was never easy. This is a very demanding track and we need to be very clever with our strategy.” he said. Third on the grid, and first of the Daytona Prototypes was Joao Barbosa in the Action Express Corvette DP ahead of another LMP 2 car, the Michael Shank Racing Honda-powered Ligier-Honda.

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MUGELLO 12 HOURS THIS WEEKEND

13. March 2015

MUGELLO 12 HOURS THIS WEEKEND

Friday and Saturday (13 and 14 March), the Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello will host the second running of the Hankook 12H ITALY-MUGELLO. With an entry of 73 cars, the grid size for the endurance race in Tuscany has doubled compared to last year’s inaugural edition! “We are delighted with this great interest and we are looking forward to a fantastic event, the second round of the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook,” says Gerrie Willems on behalf of CREVENTIC. The Dutch agency is promoter and organiser of the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook in co-operation with the Dutch National Racing Team (DNRT). Once again, the race for GTs, touring cars and 24H Specials will be split up into two parts: the first four hours of the race will be held on Friday, the remaining eight hours take place on Saturday. The entry list shows teams and drivers from 24 different countries all over the world, including Australia. With BMW, Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche, the A6 class has GT3-spec cars from four different brands on the grid. Entrants include Swiss Porsche team Stadler Motorsport, Scuderia Praha from he Czech Republic with a Ferrari and Mercedes-Benz teams Car Collection Motorsport from Germany and Hofor Racing from Switzerland, all four of them previous race winners in CREVENTIC’s endurance events. With seven cars entered for the race, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 is the best represented machine in the A6 class. With 16 entries, the Porsche class for Porsche 991 and 997 Cup cars is the biggest class for the race in Mugello. Porsche teams from eight different countries have entered cars to compete in Italy and among the drivers are some well-known Porsche specialists. The SP2 class includes another Porsche Cup car plus the silhouette cars from French team GC Automobile and Australian constructor MARC Cars, as well as the Audi R8, run by Dutch team, Red Camel-Jordans.nl.

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HOME TOWN HARRIS BLASTS TO TOP FUEL OPENER

1. March 2015

HOME TOWN HARRIS BLASTS TO TOP FUEL OPENER

Local hero Damien Harris made good progress on his promise of making this his championship season with a win in a spectacular opening round of the ANDRA Top Fuel Championship at Perth Motorplex. The Western Australian driver defeated reigning national champion Phil Lamattina in the final, taking the finish line stripe for Rapisarda Autosport International […]

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23. November 2014

FORMULA E MALAYSIA: BIRD IS THE WORD

FORMULA E MALAYSIA: BIRD IS THE WORD

Sam Bird cruised to victory in the 2014 FIA Formula E Ycapital Management Putrajaya ePrix ahead of championship-leader Lucas di Grassi and Sebastien Buemi. The Virgin Racing driver crossed the line to pick up the full 25 points and clinch his maiden ePrix win. Bird dedicated his win to former GP2 team-mate Jules Bianchi, who […]

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