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Bates Signs Powerhouse Driver/Engineer Combo for GT Campaign

Tony Bates has landed a major coup for his 2021 GT World Challenge Australia powered by AWS campaign, securing the services of 2014 Bathurst 1000 winner Chaz Mostert as his co-driver in the Bostik Audi R8 GT3. Bates has also recruited Mostert’s Supercars race engineer, Adam De Borre, for the team’s assault on the championship. [...]

By |2021-01-14T17:38:02+11:00January 14th, 2021|Client News|Comments Off on Bates Signs Powerhouse Driver/Engineer Combo for GT Campaign

ASM Confirms Holdsworth and Hanson for TCR

Ashley Seward Motorsport has locked in its driver line-up for the 2021 TCR Australia Series, signing experienced racer Lee Holdsworth to join 17-year-old rising star Jay Hanson in a two-car Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce attack. Holdsworth, 37, has competed full-time in the Supercars Championship for the last 15 seasons, amassing an impressive array of achievements [...]

By |2021-01-07T21:59:55+11:00January 8th, 2021|Client News|Comments Off on ASM Confirms Holdsworth and Hanson for TCR

Big Smiles for Bates After Superb Challenge Bathurst Performance

A satisfied Tony Bates has described today’s Challenge Bathurst outing as his best-ever performance at Mount Panorama, after punching out a scorching 2:07.4 lap time aboard his Bostik Audi R8. The former Carrera Cup Pro-Am Champion was confident of improving upon the 2:08 he achieved yesterday, but explained this morning’s first session did not go [...]

By |2020-11-27T17:45:54+11:00November 27th, 2020|Client News|Comments Off on Big Smiles for Bates After Superb Challenge Bathurst Performance

Bates Back on Track at Challenge Bathurst

Tony Bates has returned to the wheel of his Bostik Audi R8 GT3 for the first time since February’s Bathurst 12 Hour, competing in the GT SuperSprint sessions at Challenge Bathurst. Bates completed a pair of 60 minute sessions today, with a further two sessions to be held tomorrow. Bates’ excitement about returning to the [...]

By |2020-11-26T19:16:04+11:00November 26th, 2020|Client News|Comments Off on Bates Back on Track at Challenge Bathurst

Chequered Flag Chat – Daniel Flanagan

If you live in Canberra and you’ve learned to drive recently, there’s a fair chance you’ve been taught by an instructor from the Fifth Gear Motoring school and spent some time in one of their Mini Coopers. Fifth Gear Motoring is owned by Daniel Flanagan, a racing competitor with a passion for driver education. On [...]

By |2020-11-10T11:54:59+11:00November 10th, 2020|Chequered Flag Chat|Comments Off on Chequered Flag Chat – Daniel Flanagan

Road to Bathurst Graduate Set for Mountain Debut

The Road to Bathurst Program has produced its latest Mount Panorama rookie, with young gun Jake Lougher set to make his debut on the iconic circuit at next weekend’s Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, where he will compete in the Toyota 86 Series support races. The 22-year-old burst onto the circuit racing scene last year in [...]

By |2020-10-12T10:18:51+11:00October 12th, 2020|Client News|Comments Off on Road to Bathurst Graduate Set for Mountain Debut

Chequered Flag Chat – 2020 Bathurst 1000 Preview

It’s Bathurst time! In a special Great Race preview episode of Chequered Flag Chat, sports journalist Shane Jones joins Lachlan Mansell to discuss some of the variations and rule changes for this year’s event, as well as assessing the chances for each of the 25 cars in the field. Download via Apple Podcasts Download via [...]

By |2020-10-10T15:35:29+11:00October 10th, 2020|Chequered Flag Chat|Comments Off on Chequered Flag Chat – 2020 Bathurst 1000 Preview

Hanson and ASM Buoyed by Two-Day TCR Test

An excited Jay Hanson has made his return to driver’s seat of the Ashley Seward Motorsport Alfa Romeo Guilietta TCR car, completing a two-day test at Winton Motor Raceway on Tuesday and Wednesday. Like a lot of motorsport competitors, Hanson’s opportunities to turn laps have been severely limited by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the 17-year-old [...]

By |2020-09-24T09:53:17+10:00September 24th, 2020|Client News|Comments Off on Hanson and ASM Buoyed by Two-Day TCR Test

Chequered Flag Chat – Phil Alexander

He has more than four decades of experience racing in events such as the Bathurst 1000, Bathurst 12 Hour and Nurburgring 24 Hour, and now Phil Alexander is using that expertise for the benefit of the motorsport community, providing the knowledge and logistics to help new people enter the sport. On this episode of Chequered [...]

By |2020-09-24T17:58:31+10:00September 23rd, 2020|Chequered Flag Chat|Comments Off on Chequered Flag Chat – Phil Alexander

Morris Impresses in Supercar Race Debut

Nash Morris has delivered a trio of impressive race performances in his maiden Supercar race meeting, driving his Motorsportsales.com.au Ford FG Falcon to second overall in the Motorsportsales.com.au Aussie Tin Tops Class at The Bend on the weekend. After qualifying 19th outright in a damp session, Morris progressed to 12th in Race 1. In Races [...]

By |2020-09-21T21:32:01+10:00September 21st, 2020|Client News|Comments Off on Morris Impresses in Supercar Race Debut