Category: Sports Sedan

Gray set for Sports Sedan experience

Published previously on: 3rd November, 2011 Victorian driver Lauren Gray is expected to become the first female driver to contest a round of the Kerrick Sports Sedan National Series when she takes to the track at Phillip Island this weekend. Gray will step behind the wheel of a Holden Torana XU1 Sports Sedan at this…



Tony Edmonson – Alpha Romeo GTV

Tony Edmonson was a two-times Australian Sports Sedan Champion of 1980-81 and is remembered for being more than just a driver. Tony first started racing in 1970 in Ford Cortina 1500, moving several years later into a BMW sedan powered by a Repco Brabham V8 engine. In 1976 he took over a car built by…



Sports Sedan’s Drivers Lucky Escape From Inferno

It’s the moment every racer fears…. fire. When Ran Maclurkin’s Nissan 180SX Sport Sedan went up in flames at Phillip Island last weekend, his anguish and heartbreak is clear to see. Up to that point his weekend was going well with the recently rebuilt Sports Sedan and this was it’s first competitive outing for 2015….



Jack Perkins to replace Hossack in Audi After Injury

Jack Perkins has been recruited to race John Gourlay’s Audi for the May 15-17 Winton round, which will be the first appearance of Sports Sedans at a V8 Supercars event in over a decade. The 28-year-old will drive both the Audi and the #22 Holden Racing Team V8 Supercar on the Friday of the meeting…



KERRICK Sports Sedan Series – 2015 Information V1

The KERRICK Sports Sedan Series is arguably the most dynamic and exciting motor racing category in the country. The noise and the serious horsepower from the mid mounted engines of these ‘winged and wild’ racers is awe inspiring. Built and raced by a dedicated group of devotees chasing the ultimate in power to weight performance,…



Ricciardello Romps to Round Win as Hossack Haunted by Bad Luck

Tony Ricciardello has got his championship defence off to a great start in the #5 B&M Ricciardello Motors Alfa Romeo GTV, claiming two race wins this weekend including the coveted Des Wall Trophy for round victory at Sandown Raceway. Second for the round was Steven Tamasi as he starts his second year in the category…



Frank Gardner’s JOHN PLAYER Racing Corvair

This is perhaps the most well known, but mysterious of all Corvair’s. Not many details are known about the JOHN PLAYER sponsored Australian Sports Sedan from the late 1970’s. The information and photos here have been copied from a publication titled, “41 out of 49” produced by the John Player (English cigarettes) company which sponsored Frank Gardner…



Bryan Thomson

Bryan’s car racing activities started in 1959 when he drove an Austin Healey 100-4 at the long gone dirt circuit at Barjug. Bryan had planned to continue the Healey theme by buying a Healey Le Mans, but the deal fell through. He purchased the Lou Molina Monza sports car which was powered by a 2.2 litre…