News TRT Media Release July 21, 2024

Jones and Flack Dominate

HARRI JONES and Adrian Flack have swept Sydney before them to claim dominant victories in Round 4 of the Porsche Paynter Dixon Carrera Cup Australia Championship at Sydney Motorsport Park.  The pair head into a mid-season break holding commanding leads in their respective title battles thanks to imperious weekends at Sydney Motorsport Park that saw Jones take pole and three wins in Equity-One Pro, and Flack achieve the same in SP Tools Pro-Am. Jones led home Dylan O'Keeffe and David Russell in the Pro class, while Flack was joined on the Pro-Am podium by second-placed Rodney Jane and Matt Belford.

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Feature Mark Walker July 20, 2024

Ipswich’s Remarkable Motorsport Heritage

In the coming months, The Race Torque will be taking a deep dive into the history of Queensland Raceway, which is celebrating its 25th birthday in 2024. To set the scene, we are first exploring the rich motorsport heritage in Ipswich, which led to the ultimate formation of the city’s motorsport precinct. For over a century, the pioneering of the sport in the area has provided many disciplines with places to race, and some surprisingly close to the modern Willowbank hub. Here is a selection of motoring and motorsport moments we have managed to track down in the lead-up to

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News TRT Media Release July 20, 2024

Jones Lights up the Night

THE Porsche Paynter Dixon Carrera Cup Australia night race has gone to Harri Jones in a commanding victory under the Sydney lights on Saturday night.  Jones led home Dylan O'Keeffe and David Russell in a lights-to-flag performance to take Equity-One Pro, while non-finishes for Dale Wood and Jackson Walls could prove costly to their title hopes. In SP Tools Pro-Am, Adrian Flack continued his winning ways, leading home Rodney Jane and Matt Belford in an action-packed battle. In cold conditions, Jones made the best of the starts and charged his way to an early lead over O'Keeffe. Walls lost ground

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News Media Release July 19, 2024

Huge US Sprintcar Series Comes Downunder

High Limit Racing is expanding beyond the USA borders for the first time through a partnership with Perth Motorplex in Perth, Western Australia. The three-day “High Limit International: Perth” will pay an Australian sprint car record $100,000 to the finale’s winner. High Limit International: Perth will stream live across the globe exclusively on FloRacing. “All of us at High Limit are excited to take the first step in expanding our brand to an international level,” said Kyle Larson, Co-Owner of High Limit Racing. “Australian sprint car fans are passionate and super supportive. They deserve a six-figure paying race as do

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Feature Mark Walker July 18, 2024

Latest Motorsport Plans for Mount Panorama Revealed

Future side projects at Mount Panorama continue to be in the spotlight, with the latest meeting of the Bathurst Regional Council noting the possibility of a motorsport-themed technology park to be built alongside Conrod Straight. Mayor Jess Jennings, a noted revhead, included the concept of a motorsport-themed tech park within the Mayoral Minutes of the July 17th Ordinary Council Meeting. The Motion read that the Council: a) Investigate initiating and development of motorsport manufacturing in the area marked ‘Technology Park’ on Council owned land between Conrod Straight and College Road, excluding existing camping. b) Investigate private and public options for

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News Mark Walker July 18, 2024

Multi-level Karting Comes to Melbourne

Melbourne now has its own multi-level indoor karting venue, with the opening of PowerPlay Moorabbin. The venue, featuring a fleet of electric Sodi Karts, is the first east-coast outlet for PowerPlay, which has gained a foothold on the Perth market since 2020. The concept is the brainchild of noted rally co-driver Glenn Macneall, who scouted karting facilities around the planet to source ideas for the venture. Macneall has already opened two venues in Perth, namely at Bibra Lake and Joondalup, with the company having ambitious plans to spread its wings around the country, with the potential for up to 18

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Podcast Team TRT July 17, 2024

Garth Tander’s Racing Return and Supercars Download

Garth Tander is back On the Grid this week - literally - racing in the Porsche Carrera Cup at Sydney Motorsport Park. He chats about how important being sharp for the enduros is, who he most wants to beat in the Porsche Pack, Penrite Racing's upward trend and just why it's so hard to be consistently competitive in Supercars. PLUS, our instant reaction to the news that a friend of the show, Hunter McElrea, will become an IndyCar driver this weekend.  Listen at the player below or via any of your favourite podcast applications. Spotify: Click HereApple: Click HereDeezer: Click Here

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News TRT Media Release July 17, 2024

Motors & Masterpieces Art & Photography Competition Now Open

Australia's preeminent motoring festival, Motors & Masterpieces, is set to celebrate the best of the creative community, following the announcement of the inaugural Art and Photography Competition, which will take centre stage at the Melbourne Showgrounds from November 22 to 24, 2024. The subject matter for prospective entrants is simply ‘The Classic Motoring Movement’, and it is recommended that entries attempt to fit into one of the event’s ten themes. Come November, selected pieces will be displayed at the event in the relevant area for thousands of enthusiasts to enjoy. Separate awards are available in the artwork and photography divisions,

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Feature Richard Craill July 16, 2024

The crazy race held on a freeway interchange

THIS weekend sees the 25th anniversary of the best car race we never knew about - the Aurum 1006km Enduro in the middle of absolutely nowhere, Lithuania. As such, we felt it appropriate to revisit our story, first published on July 20, 2022, that tells the story of how those crazy Eastern Europeans created a street track out of a freeway interchange.. IT’S LATE. You’re on the motorway, coming home from work, the airport, a date, whatever. There’s little traffic and the road around you is clear as you head towards your exit. Ahh yes – your exit. Not just

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