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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…