A vastly experienced Motorsport Public Relations operator, journalist, commentator and photographer, Mark brings his unique angle to The Race Torque in both words and imagery. As well as serving as our key photographer on the ground at major events around Australia (and overseas), Walker will often chime in with his unique and pin-point sharp viewpoint of the racing world via the keyboard too.
News Mark Walker January 27, 2023

Wakefield Park Hope with $1mil Election Pledge

If it worked in South Australia, it might just pay off in New South Wales, too. Following in the footsteps of Peter Malinauskas sweeping Labor to power in 2022 on the back of a promise to revive the Adelaide 500, New South Wales Labor has similarly announced its intentions to back a resumption of racing at Goulburn’s Wakefield Park Raceway. With the NSW state election looming on March 25th, the opposition Labor party has announced that it plans to spend $1 million on sound mitigation measures at the facility. The venue was closed by its custodians, the Benalla Auto Club,

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News Team TRT January 27, 2023

12 Hour Entry Revealed

A STAR-STUDDED field packed with some of the best racing talent from around the world will tackle the 2023 LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12 Hour, Australia's International Enduro.  The final field includes 18 teams from six countries representing eight world-class brands including Audi, Mercedes-AMG, Porsche, Lamborghini and BMW. The 84 drivers assembling hail from 15 different countries and represent some of the world's best racing talent. Final additions to the field include 2022 Allan Simonsen Pole Award winner and Supercars star Chaz Mostert, who will drive with Fraser Ross and Liam Talbot in an Audi R8 LMS. The experienced Josh Hunt

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Photos Richard Craill January 26, 2023

Roar before the 24 at Daytona

Sports Car Racing's incredible new era kicks off at Daytona this week - the remarkable photographic talents of the great ANDREW HALL were on hand to capture the pre-event test known as 'The Roar' last weekend. These were the incredible results..

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News Team TRT January 25, 2023

The Kiwis are Coming to Bathurst

New Zealand team, International Motorsport will cross the ditch in support of an Audi R8 GT3 entry in the LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12-hour on February 3-5. Entered by Melbourne Performance Centre, and run by International Motorsport crew from New Zealand, the My Land Partners Audi R8 GT3 Evo 2 will be driven by car owner Andrew Fawcet, fellow Kiwi Daniel Gaunt and Australian driver Dylan O’Keeffe – with the trio competing in the silver class. The Bathurst race is a continuation of the driving partnership of Fawcet and Gaunt who shared a McLaren 720 S GT3 in New Zealand in

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News Team TRT January 25, 2023

TCM Team Switch for Bowe

AFTER Seven years, John Bowe will switch teams for his final full season of Gulf Western Oil Touring Car Masters. Bowe and the Holden Torana he has raced since 2015 will now be prepared and run by Melbourne-based Ravage Raceworks, headed up by TCM race winner Dean Lillie. It marks the first change in a relationship with Bendigo Retro Muscle Cars since the pair joined forces to run the Torana in the early stages of the 2015 season. Since then the relationship has delivered three titles and 56 race wins. The move comes purely for logistical reasons; Ravage's Melbourne base

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Feature Team TRT January 24, 2023

FEATURE: Classic dreaming..

There’s so much to look forward to in 2023 in motorsport, both here and globally. So much excitement in the air – that’s what a new season and new opportunity brings. Next week the icon Valentino Rossi will take to Mount Panorama in a BMW. In a little over a month the Supercars will unveil largely untried, perhaps unfinished, but seriously beautiful Gen 3 machines in an historic new dawn for the sport, when the series returns to the streets of Newcastle. And talking about streets, perhaps the biggest moment of the motorsport year will come towards the end of

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Photos Mark Walker January 22, 2023

Junior Top Guns Fire

THE karting season is underway, with the Morris Junior Top Guns kicking off the season at Oakleigh Kart Club over the weekend. For something completely different, the event was run in mint conditions, with the on-track action red hot amongst the various junior classes. Bring on season 2023...

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Feature Richard Craill January 21, 2023

EXCLUSIVE: Rare chance to secure Mount Panorama property

SAVE YOUR PENNIES - a rare chance to live every motorsport fans dream and tell people your address is 'Conrod Straight, Bathurst' will soon be a possibility. A large property called 'Grey Gums', Number 402 Conrod Straight, is soon to be placed on the market by its current owner, Mark Rayner. Mark is the current Mount Panorama Circuit Manager and has resided at the Conrod Straight address for 27 Years. A desire to downsize has seen the well-known Bathurst figure place the significant property on the market, with expressions of interest being taken. The large holding is accessed via a

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News Team TRT January 21, 2023

LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12-Hour broadcast details set

THE 2023 Australian Motorsport Season will launch spectacularly this February 3-5 with two days of live coverage of the LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12 Hour. Coverage will air locally and around the world on Saturday and Sunday of Australia's International Enduro. In Australia, local audiences can watch the race live and ad-break free on Fox Sports and Kayo Sports, with live, free-to-air coverage on the Seven Network and 7plus around Australia. Coverage begins at 12:30pm AEDT Saturday on both networks, with coverage of LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12 Hour qualifying, followed by support race action and the Pirelli Top-10 shootout. Fox, Kayo

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