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…

ADPAD AUSSIE RACING CARS ROUND 7 NEWCASTLE SUPER SPRINT ENTRY LIST

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…)

Adpad Aussie Racing Cars Championship Grand Final

Adpad has secured major naming rights sponsorship of the Aussie Racing Cars Championship for the Newcastle V8 Supercar event to be held on the weekend of 24/26 November 2017. In line with the innovative and forward thinking management style of the Adpad company CEO Daniel Prasad has worked hard to secure major promotional naming rights at the event with Aussie Racing Cars. All the cars in the category will carry prime Adpad identification across the windscreen strips and in the racing pit area. The Adpad signage will be in the faces of every spectator at track and have prime exposure on the live event TV coverage on Foxtel. The Adpad is a tablet style device that doesn’t require an internet connection and delivers a comprehensive…

Round 6 Gold Coast Race Reports

Miss any of the action from Round Six of the Aussie Racing Car Championship at Sydney Motorsport Park?  You can read all about it below. A gallery of images can be seen on the Aussie Racing Car Facebook Page. Sunday Wrap THE LAST race at the sixth and penultimate round of the Aussie Racing Cars Championship Series featured a thrilling and tight finish where Jaie Robson remained steadfast in holding off Kel Treseder by a bare 0.15 seconds. Driving his 6 Star Mustang, Robson grabbed the lead off Treseder (The Kart Centre/Team Navy Camaro) on lap nine of the 11-lap event and withstood the challenges offered by the latter. The consolation for Treseder is that he won the round. Third place went to Blake Sciberras (Millennium building Services Mustang) ahead Joel Heinrich (Osborns Transport…

Gold Coast 600 2017 Preview

THE PENULTIMATE round of the 2017 Aussie Racing Car Championship is about set to rock and roll on the Gold Coast, and as close as it can get to being the home round with the ARC headquarters based just 15 mins up the road from the GC600 track. In what has already been a huge year so far round six looks set to upstage the events already run, 30 cars are locked in to “set the streets alive” as they say.  Undoubtedly one of the toughest race meetings on the schedule the Surfers Paradise street circuit is your typical concrete jungle, completely lined with 2 tonne blocks to keep the drivers honest over the 2.9km circuit. Its four years since the pocket rockets have raced…

ROUND 6 GOLD COAST 600 ENTRY LIST

A 30 car field of Aussie Racing Cars are ready to race at the Gold Coast 600 - 20-22 Oct (more…)

Round Five SMP Race Reports

Miss any of the action from Round Five of the Aussie Racing Car Championship at Sydney Motorsport Park?  You can read all about it below. A gallery of images can be seen on the Aussie Racing Car Facebook Page. Sunday Report Races 2-3-4 JAMES DUCKWORTH (RDA Brakes Camaro) continued his great form with another two scratch race wins today, as well as a second in the reverse top-14 grid event. On two occasions, he had to concede the early running to Kel Treseder (The Kart Centre/Team Navy Camaro) but overcame that for clear victories. Treseder finished second overall while Blade Sciberras (Investment Homes Millennium Building Group Mustang) was third. Treseder led the first three laps of race two before Duckworth took over for the duration. In…

Round Five Super Sprint Weekend Wrap

(Checkout our gallery of images here on the Aussie Racing Cars Facebook Page.) THE FIFTH round of the Aussie Racing Cars 2017 Championship was held at Sydney Motorsport Park under cold and extremely windy conditions last weekend. Defending champion James Duckworth (RDA Brakes Camaro) stamped his mark once more on the field after winning the same round last year.  Fastest in qualifying Duckworth won 3 of the 4 races and finished second in race three, he also set a new lap record of 1:42.9783 on Sunday morning, Kel Treseder (KKP Motorsport Camaro) continued to improve his form to take second outright for the weekend with Blake Sciberras (Western Sydney Motorsport Mustang) banking a healthy set of points to come home third. The weekend got off…

All Eyes on Sydney Round Five

ITS ALMOST 12 months since the Aussie Racing Cars visited Sydney Motorsport Park (SMP) the class was there in September last year where they featured on the NSW CAMS Championship round, this year, like all of the 7 rounds the pocket rockets feature on the under-card with the Supercars. A field of 31 cars are entered for the four race weekend, this Friday the drivers will get two runs on the Eastern Creek based circuit.  Amazingly the practice session kicks off at 7.05am so the guys and gals will be expecting a cool start to the day, qualifying is at a more respectable time of 11.20-11.40am, the 20 minute session is where it all has to come together, there are at least 10-12 cars that…

ROUND 5 SYDNEY MOTORSPORT PARK ENTRY LIST

A 31 car field of Aussie Racing Cars are ready to race at the Red Rooster Sydney Super Sprint - 18-20 Aug (more…)

Charlotte Poynting awarded WAMS Junior Development Scholarship

The Women of Australian Motor Sport (WAMS) committee today congratulated 18-year-old New South Wales racer Charlotte Poynting as the 2017/2018 recipient of the WAMS Junior Development Scholarship, supported by CAMS. Beginning in karts aged 12, Poynting placed top-three in multiple state titles, won the women’s nationals in both Clubman Light and Senior National Light and then progressed into the Aussie Racing Cars series over a year ago where she currently competes. Since joining the category, she has won eight Women’s Championship Trophies out of the nine events she’s entered, currently leads the CAMS Women’s Championship and last year became the first female to win an Aussie Racing Car race in the category’s history. “I’m so excited to have been selected as the WAMS Development Scholarship…