Author: Andrew Malkin

Kumho Tyre Australia throws its support behind the new V8 Classic Racing Series, which will see some of the most iconic cars from Australian touring car history return to the tracks at the rounds of the Australian Motor Racing Series (AMRS). The Kumho V8 Classic Racing Series has been created as a partnership between Kumho Tyre national motorsport agent, David Atkin and the AMRS. The V8 Classic Racing Series is going to be managed by Atkin’s business, Prime Race Services and will hit the track for its inaugural round at Queensland Raceway on the 6-8 August ahead of a full…

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The proudly Australian-designed and engineered MARC Cars will have their very own racing platform next season, MARC Cars Australia management announcing an agreement with the Australian Motor Racing Series (AMRS) to run as a stand-alone category for the 2022 season. MARC Cars currently run as a sub-class within Super GT Australia and have also competed within Sports Sedans. MARC Cars have had great success at the top level of Motorsport, achieving class victories in the prestigious Bathurst 12 Hour. The MARC Cars concept was born in 2013, when respected motorsport engineer Ryan McLeod built the first prototype – a Ford…

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Van Gisbergen continues his Repco Supercars Championship lead with back-to-back wins on Sunday at the Merlin Darwin Triple Crown, but Chaz Mostert took the most points home from the weekend. Shane Van Gisbergen  The Red Bull Ampol Racing driver qualified second for both Race 13 and 14, on both occasions Van Gisbergen got the jump on pole-sitter Will Davison at the start and effectively led from lights-to-flag claiming the victory for both Race 13 and 14. Jamie Whincup took the final place on the podium for both races. “We didn’t quite have the speed of Will (Davison) in qualifying, but…

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DARWIN TRIPLE CROWN – SUNDAY 20 JUNE – QUALIFYING, RACES 13 & 14 Anton De Pasquale – No. 11 Shell V-Power Racing Ford Qualifying Race 13 – 3rd (Fastest Lap: 1m5.4606s) Qualifying Race 14 – 3rd (Fastest Lap: 1m05.0875s) Race 13 – 6th (Fastest Lap: 1m07.4193s) Race 14 – 12th (Fastest Lap: 1m07.5071s)Will Davison – No. 17 Shell V-Power Racing Ford Qualifying Race 13 – 1st (Fastest Lap: 1m5.0575s) Qualifying Race 14 – 1st (Fastest Lap: 1m04.9553s) Race 13 – 2nd (Fastest Lap: 1:07.3901s) Race 14 – 2nd (Fastest Lap: 1:07.4369s) It was a day of redemption for Will Davison…

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The Shell V-Power Racing Team today unveils a special Indigenous livery for the upcoming Darwin Triple Crown. The Shell V-Power Racing Team is dedicated to the Racing Together programme that’s designed to give 12-to-18-year-old Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders an opportunity to pursue a career in motorsport as a driver or a member of a race team. The Shell V-Power Racing Team is a strong supporter of the programme. Ryan Story, the Team’s Chairman and CEO is a director of the Racing Together board, while Viva Energy the exclusive licensee of the Shell brand in Australia, recently announced a new…

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Erebus Motorsport has confirmed that the team will stick with General Motors machinery in 2022, teasing a livery inspired by this year’s Boost Mobile Commodore. The Melbourne-based outfit has seen its best success with General Motors since switching from AMG E63’s in 2016, including most remarkably a Bathurst 1000 victory in 2017 with former Erebus driver Reynolds and co-driver Youlden. Erebus Motorsport boss Barry Ryan says the decision was motivated by continuity and team owner Betty Klimenko’s preference for the brand. “We chose to run the Camaro based on the fact that Betty has always been a General Motors person,…

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The upcoming Shannons Motorsport Australia Championships round at Morgan Park which was originally meant to take place on the 25-27 June has now been rescheduled for the 13-15 of August. The ongoing border restrictions has forced the event to be pushed back until August to allow all competitors, fans and officials to attend the event in Queensland. Those who have already purchased tickets for the event will be able to use their existing tickets on the new date. Current ticket-holders do not need to do anything to have their existing tickets honoured for the new dates.Motorsport Australia Director of Motorsport…

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