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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 Three Barbagello Perth Weekend Wrap

THE THIRD round of the seven round 2017 series saw the teams make the longest haul by road, well for the truck drivers that is, the road trip is at least two to three days from the main centres, across the Nullabor into Perth. It's been a couple of years since the pocket rockets have had a hit out on the Western Australian circuit and this was the second time only they have visited.  Once again like the previous round more than half the field had not run on the Perth circuit, but it didn’t take them long to get the feel for it. Barbagello Raceway is characteristically a slippery track, the run offs are deep sand traps and often this is dragged onto the…