Monthly Archives: February 2018


Media Moment at Baskerville

As a national category most of our race meetings are at Supercar events and as such time is of the essence, this is mostly due to the television commitments.  Last weekend our first meeting for the 2018 Championship was different in that the Aussie Racing Cars were the headlining act at the Baskerville 60th Anniversary race meeting.  It was 12 years since the cars had been there. What this meant was we had lots and lots of track time, two practice sessions on Thursday, 3 on Friday, qualifying and two races on Saturday and 1 warm up and 2 races on Sunday, it was amazing! On Thursday afternoon before practice we had the opportunity to undertake a media session like no other, what we mean…

Round One Baskerville Race Reports

Below are the race reports from the first round of the Aussie Racing Car 2018 Championship at Baskerville Raceway in Hobart.  The Aussie Cars headlined the 60th celebrations of the Raceway. Saturday Race One Baskerville Raceway Round One Justin Ruggier (Western Sydney Motorsport) has taken the win in the Aussie Racing Car Championship in the first race at Baskerville Raceway this afternoon, Ruggier got the perfect start off the line to maintain the lead for the 12 Lap Race. His team mate Blake Sciberras Motorsport struggled off the line and dropped to mid pack by turn one. Chasing down Ruggier was local racer Adam Gowans, he almost had the measure of Ruggier but ran out of laps, Gowans set his best lap time on the last lap of the race in…

Aussie Racing Cars Round 1 2018 Preview

AFTER A two month Summer break the Aussie Racing Cars 2018 Championship launches this weekend at the Baskerville Raceway in Hobart as part of the circuits 60th year celebrations.  The ARC pocket rockets are headlining the weekend that will see plenty of track time with a 40 minute practice session on Thursday afternoon and three sessions on Friday, on Saturday there is qualifying first up, then two races and Sunday sees three more races. The Aussie Cars last visited Baskerville in 2006, the cars are very much suited to this circuit, its tight with plenty of elevation along with long straights, its not as wide as some of the other tracks that will be visited this season.  In 2017 the whole circuit was resurfaced; the…

Entry List Round One 2018 – Baskerville Raceway

A 27 car field of Aussie Racing Cars are ready to race at the first round for 2018 the Baskerville 60th Celebrations in Tasmania.  (more…)