Australia’s most prestigious Motor Racing Championships
Nov 1, 2014
AN ELECTRIFYING DAY of wild weather at Sydney Motorsport Park has failed to dampen the title showdowns of several key Australian National racing categories in Round 9 of the Shannons Nationals.
A clear, hot morning turned into a sultry afternoons with wave after wave of electrical storms lashing the region with rain and lighting – before clearing soon after only to repeat again.
The dramatic conditions were matched by some exciting on-track action as the Kumho V8 Touring cars, Formula 3 Australian Drivers Championship and Radical Australia Cup series all took steps towards crowning their champions this year.
Click through to read more about a dramatic day at the races..
Nov 1, 2014
NOT even a wild pre-race thunderstorm today at Sydney Motorsport Park could derail Kumho Tyres Australian V8 Touring Car Series leader Justin Ruggier in his chase of the category title.
The Eggleston Motorsport driver won today’s nine-lap race from pole position, leading home series rival Ryan Simpson to the line by just over three seconds.
Oct 31, 2014
A THRILLER points battle in the Radical Australia Cup has two of the series best drivers almost locked together at the top of the standings ahead of this weekend’s Shannons Nationals season finale’.
SR8 class leader Tim Berryman (right) and SR3 benchmark Michael Shaw (left) might be in different cars – one races the V8 powered SR8 and the other a four-cylinder entry – but they are only one point apart on the overall standings ahead of the final three races.
Click though to read about one of several exciting title fights this weekend in our Friday wrap from Sydney Motorsport Park.
2013 Shannons Australian Motor Racing Nationals Highlights