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Race Reports – Phillip Island Round Two

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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…

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…)

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…