Monthly archives: April, 2015

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…



NASCAR – The Art of Rollover

Motorsport can be a beautiful sight to behold. Mechanical beasts dancing on the edge of control, at speeds that can boggle the mind. It is something that unites motorsport fans around the globe. However, sometimes that dance goes wrong, and all hell can break loose. Take for example suffering a rollover while doing nearly 300km/h…



McLaren F1 making strides with Honda

McLaren and Honda have made significant strides in their Formula 1 working relationship during the early stages of the season, according to the team’s racing director Eric Boullier. The renewed alliance, which dominated Formula 1 from 1988-1991, has had a difficult start to the season with no points scored so far. “There are a lot…



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….



Red Bull faces F1 engine limit crisis

Daniel Ricciardo finished today’s Bahrain Grand Prix in a blaze of glory as he suffered an engine failure at the final corner of the final lap of the race. The Australian driver had endured a rather lonely and uneventful race up until that point, circulating in sixth place with a 20 second buffer both in…



Lewis Hamilton Wins In Bahrain

Lewis Hamilton raced to his third win of this season in Bahrain while Kimi Raikkonen won a thrilling fight for second. While Hamilton had an easy run in the desert on Sunday night, only ever relinquishing the lead while the pit stops played out, Ferrari and Nico Rosberg had a great battle. Rosberg first had…



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,…



No points for Force India in Shanghai

Sahara Force India returned without points for the second successive race as Sergio Perez finished 11th and Nico Hulkenberg did not finish the Chinese Grand Prix, here on Sunday. After beginning with seven points from the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, Force India have missed out on top-10 finish in Malaysia and now in Shanghai. Perez…



David Wall aims for return at Barbagallo WA round

Factory Volvo V8 Supercar driver David Wall is recovering well from a skin graft to his burned big right toe and is confident he will get the green light to go racing when he meets with his surgeon on April 13. Wall suffered what has now been confirmed as a third degree ‘full thickness’ burn…