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Determination Yields Solid Finish for GWR at Bathurst 12 Hour

The GWR Australia/Hobson Motorsport Nissan GT-R has finished the 2020 Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour fifth in the Silver Cup Class, and 21st outright, after what team owner Garth Walden described as a demonstration of the crew’s never-say-die attitude. Starting 31st on the grid after battling a series of niggling brake issues throughout practice and [...]

By |2020-02-02T19:34:28+11:00February 2nd, 2020|Client News|Comments Off on Determination Yields Solid Finish for GWR at Bathurst 12 Hour

Team Bostik All Set For Bathurst 12 Hour

Bostik Audi R8 GT3 driver Tony Bates is satisfied with his team’s preparation for tomorrow’s Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, and is predicting a high attrition rate after an incident-packed day of qualifying at Mount Panorama. Bates, along with Geoff Emery, Max Twigg and Dylan O’Keeffe will start tomorrow’s race from sixth in the Silver [...]

By |2020-02-01T20:01:43+11:00February 1st, 2020|Client News|Comments Off on Team Bostik All Set For Bathurst 12 Hour

Solid Progress for Bostik Audi in 12 Hour Practice

Bostik Audi R8 drivers Tony Bates, Geoff Emery, Max Twigg and Dylan O’Keeffe have enjoyed a solid day of practice for the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour today, making significant gains across the four sessions on their way to seventh-fastest in the Silver Class. While the team’s “Pro” driver O’Keeffe completed a handful of early installation [...]

By |2020-01-31T19:19:09+11:00January 31st, 2020|Client News|Comments Off on Solid Progress for Bostik Audi in 12 Hour Practice

GWR Finalises Bathurst 12 Hour Drivers

GWR Australia’s drivers for this weekend’s Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour have been confirmed, team owner Garth Walden joining Brett Hobson and Dunlop Super2 Series front-runner Kurt Kostecki in the Hobson Motorsport Nissan GT-R for Australia’s premier international endurance race. Kurt’s brother, Jake Kostecki, was originally slated to drive the car, but a late withdrawal [...]

By |2020-01-29T12:32:00+11:00January 29th, 2020|Client News|Comments Off on GWR Finalises Bathurst 12 Hour Drivers

Sargent Returns to National Formula Ford With CHE Racing

Tom Sargent says a national title will be firmly in his sights when he returns to the race track for the 2020 Australian Formula Ford Championship. The 18-year-old driver from Young has confirmed he will again drive for the Canberra-based CHE Racing outfit in his third season of competition in the junior development category. Over [...]

By |2020-01-22T11:47:20+11:00January 22nd, 2020|Client News|Comments Off on Sargent Returns to National Formula Ford With CHE Racing

Sponsor and Drivers Confirmed for Bates’ Bathurst 12 Hour Attack

An energised Tony Bates has unveiled a bold livery, announced a new major sponsor and confirmed an accomplished driver roster for his assault on the upcoming Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour. Bates has secured support from renowned industrial and domestic adhesive manufacturer Bostik for his 2020 campaign, and can barely contain his excitement about the season [...]

By |2020-01-12T11:13:45+11:00January 13th, 2020|Client News|Comments Off on Sponsor and Drivers Confirmed for Bates’ Bathurst 12 Hour Attack

Jay Hanson Confirms TCR Campaign With ASM

Ashley Seward Motorsport has secured the services of 16-year-old Jay Hanson for the 2020 TCR Australia Series. Hanson, who won the final race of this year’s Australian Formula Ford Championship, will move into his first competitive season of touring car racing, driving the Alfa Romeo Guilietta TCR car campaigned by Dylan O’Keeffe this year. Hanson [...]

By |2019-12-10T15:04:58+11:00December 10th, 2019|Client News|Comments Off on Jay Hanson Confirms TCR Campaign With ASM

The SuperUtes Story

Last weekend’s Newcastle 500 marked the final round of the turbo-diesel era for the SuperUtes, before the category ushers in a new, V8-powered formula for the 2020 season. There’s no doubt the last couple of years for the series have been – to put it diplomatically – polarising. To see what I mean, just read [...]

By |2019-11-29T15:23:48+11:00November 29th, 2019|Chequered Flag Chat|Comments Off on The SuperUtes Story

Solid Finish to International Season for Bates at Sepang

Tony Bates has completed his first season of international racing with a sixth-place finish in the final race of the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup at Sepang today. After qualifying the AFS/Moveitnet/Local Roadways/C-Tech Laser/Bryant & Bryant Audi R8 sixth, Bates made a typically strong start, surging to fifth on the opening lap. He was challenging [...]

By |2019-11-25T09:35:37+11:00November 25th, 2019|Client News|Comments Off on Solid Finish to International Season for Bates at Sepang