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Round Two Tasmania SuperSprint

THE CURTAIN has closed on one of the best weekends of Aussie Racing Cars racing, round two the Tasmanian SuperSprint at Symmons Plains Raceway provided some of the best racing ever seen by the class in its 20 years. Western Sydney Motorsport were the form team with Justin Ruggier taking the overall spoils for the race meeting and Super2 ace Bryce Fullwood coming third, team owner Craig Thompson also won the Gold Cup. They didn't have it all their own way however, right through all four races there was a bevy of drivers vying for the top spots, Sean Rose Motorsports class acts were Daniel Price who put his Camaro on pole in qualifying, and Adam Uebergang who was second for the round overall. In the…

COLOURFUL CHARACTER BACK ON TRACK

One of the Aussie Racing Cars "colourful characters" joins us once again, the gentle giant that is Adam Uebergang is set to join the class at next weekend's second round down in Tasmania. Uebergang last ran with the Aussie Cars at our final round of the 2018 Championship on the Gold Coast where he finished 5th for the weekend in his Uebergang Transport Camaro.  Although for the past couple of seasons he's been unable to do the whole year, he has chosen the long distance events (travel wise) to run in, Adam ran last year at the Darwin special invitation round. Forever with a smile on his face he enjoys the battle of racing - especially the close racing that the pocket rockets provide.  Symmons…

2018 CHAMP JOINS THE FIELD FOR TASMANIAN ROUND

Our 2018 Champion Joel Heinrich will join the field at the second round of the 2019 Championship, Heinrich used his couple of years in the Aussie Cars to step up to the Supercars Super2 series, the second tier to the main game for 2019. The Super2 series are not due to have their second round of the year until the Supercars Round 5 at the PIRTEK SuperNight event at Barbagallo Raceway. "I'm super stoked the opportunity has come up that I can jump back behind the wheel of an Aussie Car for round two down in Tassie, where I first made my ARC Debut." said Heinrich "With such a big gap between round 1 and 2 of the Super2 series it will be good to…

Round 2 2019 Championship Tasmania Entry List

A 20 car field of Aussie Racing Cars are assembled for the second round of the 2019 Championship in our 20th year, round 2 at the Tasmania Super Sprint (more…)

ROUND 1 2019 ADELAIDE 500 RACE REPORTS

Below are our race reports from a big weekend in Adelaide for the 500.  Once again the Aussie Racing Cars were the star of the show, the racing was amazing, tough but fair and a crowd pleaser!  Round Two is only 4 weeks away at Tassies Symmons Plains Raceway - we hope to see you there. See over 300 images from the Superloop Adelaide 500 HERE. CONGRATULATIONS to our outright and class winners over the weekend at the Superloop Adelaide 500. 1st Outright Justin Ruggier 2nd Outright Kel Treseder 3rd Outright Blake Sciberras Gold Cup - Jonathan Bloxsom Master Cup - Leigh Bowler Rookie Award - Brad Woods Ladies Cup- Charlotte Poynting Racing And thanks again to STIHL SHOP Mount Barker for their prizes: Craig Woods- Pole Position, blew them away! David C…

GREAT MOTORSPORT ANNIVERSARIES COINCIDE 20th & 50th

 In its 20th year, Aussie Racing Cars (ARC) is proud to welcome back to the grid, ARC founder, Phil Ward as he celebrates 50th years of participation in Australian Motorsport. The category was invented and developed by race driver and engineer Phil Ward with the first car being rolled out of his workshop in 1997.  The cars were all hand built by Ward and the chassis and suspension design was tested over many track sessions at Ward’s monthly corporate Kart day’s called Kart Blanche which were run at Sydney’s Oran Park Raceway.  The first cars were sold to corporate karting guests at Kart Blanche long before CAMS sanction and long before the a national series for the cars was initiated.  From then on the category…

Round 1 2019 Championship Entry List

A 29 car field of Aussie Racing Cars are assembled for the first round of the 2019 Championship in our 20th year, round 1 at the SuperLoop Adelaide 500 (more…)

TONY QUINNS 2019 AUSSIE RACING CAR 2019 LIVERY UNVEILED

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Aussie Racing Cars owner Tony Quinn has today unveiled his Mustangs new livery for 2019, naming right sponsors Local Legends Jerky/Biltong adorn the Black and Gold car. The pocket rockets head into their 20th seasons this year and all seven rounds are alongside the Supercars, Quinns car is among a number of cars that have shown their colours before the first round of the series at the SuperLoop Adelaide 500. "We'll have one of the brightest racing classes on track this year with all the colourful liveries I have seen so far" said category manager Brad Ward. Quinn's car sports the number #100 being the 100th car made by the one make series. [caption id="attachment_2961" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Aussie Racing Cars owner Tony Quinn has today…

20th Anniversary Season Launch and Logo

The 2018 season of Aussie Racing Cars competition has now concluded with the crowning of a new champion on the Gold Coast and as we reflect on the past season, Australia’s “entertainment” category now looks to 2019 - the 20th anniversary of this great championship. As the category celebrated all of the 2018 achievements at a Gala Dinner on the Gold Coast, Category Management also unveiled the special 20th Anniversary Official Logo. The special logo features a golden laurel leaf pattern with fireworks to signify the exciting racing over the double decade. In 2019 Australia’s longest standing Supercars support category, Aussie Racing Cars will celebrate its 20th season. Over the past 20 years, ARC has achieved the strongest grids of any major national category and…

LOCAL LEGENDS AWARDED TO THOMPSON BROS

Our Local Legends of ARC Award has been presented to Craig and Grant Thompson from Western Sydney Motorsport at Sydney Motorsport Park today. "There is no other team more deserving and so local as the team from Western Sydney Motorsport, they run the category's biggest team fielding 5 Mustangs of their own and a couple of other customer cars.  Craig and Grant have been long time supports of Aussie Cars and SMP is their home track" said Brad Ward the category manager. The Local Legends Beef Jerky are new sponsors of the Aussie Racing Cars Championship and are a perfect fit for the Local Legends program.  The team from Western Sydney Motorsport will be enjoying a variety of Local Legends Beef Jerky - to keep…

LOCAL LEGENDS OF ARC AWARD

Aussie Racing Cars is proud to announce a new award to be presented at every ARC round for the remainder of the 2018 season and beyond. Sponsored by the Local Legends Beef Jerky Company, the award will be known as the Local Legends of ARC award and will be presented to a special ARC team or driver that has really stood out from the crowd and shown how legendary they really are.  The award is not necessarily for the best on track performance.  It maybe their legendary off track performance in car presentation, engineering excellence or some other Legend worthy reason. Local Legends Beef jerky will provide a range of delicious Beef Jerky snacks to keep the winning team going on race weekend. Regardless of…