Monthly Archives: February 2017


Round 1 Clipsal 500 Entry List

A 40 car field of Aussie Racing Cars are ready to race at the Clipsal 500 March 2nd-5th March (more…)

Aussie Racing Cars Pre-Season Test Day Sydney Motorsport Park

11 drivers elected to test at Sydney Motorsport Park last Friday in searing heat, the East Coast of Australia is in a heatwave!  Temperatures climbed to 44C but the cars managed to keep circulating. Western Sydney Motorsport had seven cars here, their own Mustangs of Craig Thompson, Grant Thompson, and Craig Woods (Blake Sciberras is due to test in Queensland).  Plus they had client cars join them from Jaie Robson, Ben Walsh and Charlotte Poynting. At the other end of the pitlane was the Rinkin Racing team of Mike Rinkin, James Duckworth the category current champion, and two client cars that have joined them of Scott O’Keefe and Adam Cassuico. Testing is ultra important before the season begins, and no more so than this year…

Kumho Driving the Aussie Racing Cars with an all new tyre for 2017

Aussie Racing Cars (ARC) is proud to announce that Kumho Tyre has been selected as its exclusive competition tyre for 2017 season and beyond. For the first time in nearly 20 years, the ARC will introduce a brand new tyre to the category and all indications are that the new tyre is set to get ARC drivers’ hearts racing.  A bunch of teams have fallen in love with the new Kumho V700 tyre following pre-season test sessions in the lead up to the Championship opener at the Clipsal 500 Adelaide (2-5 March).  “It‘s great to welcome Kumho Tyre as a major category sponsor and the Official Tyre of the Aussie Racing Cars Championship for 2017 and beyond”,  said ARC Category Manager, Brad Ward. “As part…

2016 Aussie Racing Car Champion is back to Defend his Title

The current Aussie Racing Car Champion James Duckworth is back to defend his title in 2017 and he’s continuing his successful association with the Rinkin Racing Team. Duckworth has been extremely busy building a new car for the 2017 series.  “Everything will be revealed in the coming weeks”, “I’ve been keeping myself prepped by jumping in and out of a “410 SprintCar” said Duckworth. “My 2017 aspiration is to try to be the first driver in over 10 years to win consecutive titles, I also excited to welcome back my key sponsors RDA Brakes, my105.com.au and Formaz Parts Plus” he said. Last year Duckworth only won one of the 6 round series (round 7 at Pukekohe was a non-championship round) at Sydney Motorsport Park, but…