Aussie Racing Cars

Did you miss any of the Aussie Racing Cars action last weekend from the Winton SuperSprint Supercars event?  We have these for you below. If you’d like to see all the exciting action you can review the photographs here from our Facebook Gallery. Friday Wrap BACK FOR the first time in five years to the rural Victorian circuit, the Aussie Racing Cars turned on a sizzling qualifying session for round three of the Championship Series. Conditions were tricky with a drying track and a dry line apparent as the session progressed – unlike the earlier wet practice session. Therefore, it was no surprise to see several spinners, but no damage resulted. Putting the disappointment of Phillip Island’s round two behind him, Justin Ruggier responded to every challenge thrown…

Provisional results – Winton Round 3

Following an action packed race weekend at the Winton Supersprint, Aussie Racing Cars Race director, Vince Ciccarello is in the process of working through a number of on-track incidents which may impact the final round results.  As such the race 4 results (and hence round results) posted are provisional. See the provisional results here:  Winton Provisional Results [caption id="attachment_2732" align="aligncenter" width="700"] The melee at turn one during the last race.[/caption]



Its been Five years since the Aussie Racing Cars have raced at Winton and only a small handful of drivers in this year’s championship raced there in 2013, a couple of teams have practiced there this year, but that makes the majority of drivers going in blind. Winton is a unique tight and twisty layout which suits the pocket rockets perfectly.  12 corners and three straights provide plenty of passing opportunities with the infamous turn 1 and 2 providing some serious wheel to wheel action. The track is quite wide as well and we expect to see plenty of overtaking into turns one through four and then again over the back of the circuit for six through nine. The weather will play a part in…


A 28 car field of Aussie Racing Cars are ready to race at the third round for 2018 the Winton Super Sprint (more…)

Aussie Racing Cars adds Darwin Supercars to 2018 calendar

The Aussie Racing Cars Darwin Challenge has been added to the support card for the CrownBet Darwin Triple Crown this June 15-17. With the support of Visit NT, Aussie Racing Cars will return to Hidden Valley Raceway bringing its unique brand of thrilling, all-action motorsport to race fans in the Northern Territory. The category had previously visited Darwin for points-paying rounds in 2006, 2010, 2015, and 2016. This year’s racing will be a non-points trophy round owing to the late addition to the calendar and seven series rounds already, but Aussie Racing Cars driver have demonstrated in the past that they don’t need the motivation of points to put on spectacular battles. Category manager Brad Ward says that the Darwin event is a favourite for…

Race Reports – Phillip Island Round Two

Aussie Racing Cars

Did you miss any of the Aussie Racing Car action last weekend from the Phillip Island WD-400 Supercars 500 event?  We have these for you below. If you'd like to see all the exciting action you can review the photographs here from our Facebook Gallery. Friday Wrap IT WAS a thrilling qualifying session for the pocket rockets at Phillip Island today with Kel Treseder in his KKP Motorsport Camaro and a time of 1 minute 45.7591, earning pole position for tomorrow’s first race. Heavy fog caused the three sessions (practice, qualifying and race one) set down for the opening day of round two of the Aussie Racing Cars Championship Series to be rescheduled as two sessions (practice and qualifying) ahead of a three-race format over…

Aussie Racing Cars Round Two Phillip Island – Preview

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The second round of the 2018 Aussie Racing Cars Championship is a real family affair, the class has been known in the past as a family-based racing category with plenty of father son/daughter teams and full family teams running cars but next weekends Phillip Island round will see 6 cars across three families competing against each other. Now in her third season of the pocket rockets Maddy Dunston will line up in her McDonalds Camaro alongside her younger brother Keelan in a similarly livered Commodore, we are sure dad Dale will not know where to look. There is nothing like a Husband and Wife team to get the blood pumping, lets hope they have an extra motel room!  Emma Clark and husband Adam have decided…

Entry List Round Two 2018 – Phillip Island

A 27 car field of Aussie Racing Cars are ready to race at the second round for 2018 the WD-40 Phillip Island 500 (more…)

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…)

Aussie Racing Cars 2018 Calendar

Aussie Racing Cars headlining Baskerville 60th anniversary celebrations as part of 2018 calendar Aussie Racing Cars is proud to announce its 2018 calendar with the news that the popular national category will headline the historic Baskerville Raceway’s 60th anniversary celebrations. The 19th season of Aussie Racing Cars will begin at Baskerville Raceway on February 23-25, the same month in which the Hobart circuit opened in 1958. While the series has not visited Baskerville since 2006, it has held a round in Tasmania for seven of the past 10 seasons, including this year’s Supercars event at Symmons Plains. Aussie Racing Cars will also feature on the support card for Supercars’ first ever visit to The Bend Motorsport Park in August. Set to be a world class…

James Duckworth has won the Aussie Race Car Championship!

James Duckworth (RDA Brakes / Rinkin Motorsport) has won the Aussie Racing Cars Championship by 1 point in one of the hardest fort battles in the 18 year history of the category. Series results below: 2017 Championship Result: 5th :         Craig Woods (320 points) 4th:          Jaie Robson (320 points) 3rd:         Blake Scibeeras (333 points) 2nd:         Kel Treseder (337 points) 1st:          James Duckworth (338 points) 2017 Rookie Award 3rd:         Kyle Ensbey 2nd:         Joel Heindrich 1st:           Jaie Robson 2017 Gold Cup Trophy  3rd:         Michael Rinkin 2nd:          Jeff Watters 1st:          Brendon Tucker 2017 Masters Cup 5th           Emma Clark 4th           Craig Dontas (not attending) 3rd           Adam Cassucio (not attending) 2nd           Craig Thompson 1st            Leigh…


A 34 car field of Aussie Racing Cars are ready to race at the final round for 2017 the Newcastle Super Sprint 24-26 Nov (more…)