News TRT Media Release July 4, 2024 (Comments off) (66)

Racer Industries Hits the TGRA Cup

Australia’s leading performance and motorsport parts supplier, Racer Industries, is thrilled to announce its support of talented racers Clay Richards and Harrison Blanchard as they take on the challenge of the 2024 TGRA GR Cup.

The one-make Toyota GR86 series presents a thrilling platform for drivers to showcase their skills on some of Australia’s premier tracks, with a potential field of over 30 drivers at each round and is dedicated to supporting the motorsports community at every level.

In the upcoming GR Cup this week at the Townsville 500, Clay Richards will be behind the wheel of the #3 Racer Industries GR86, while Harrison Blanchard will pilot the #7 Racer Industries car.

Both entries will feature striking inverted liveries that highlight the support from Racer Industries and its supporting brands, with both vehicles sure to turn heads on the track.

Mathew Nilsson, Business Development Manager at Racer Industries, hailed this partnership as a testimony to the brand’s commitment to supporting grassroots motorsports.

“While Racer Industries is proud to supply more than 100 control parts to the Supercars teams, we are also dedicated to supporting every level of motorsport and every type of competitor, from grassroots right through to elite Supercars teams,” said Mathew.

“Both Clay and Harry are exceptional talents, and Racer Industries is proud to fuel their growth through the support of this exciting series.
“Racer Industries is honoured to be a part of the premier grassroots circuit racing category and we can’t wait to be part of the exciting racing that the GR Cup always delivers.”
Clay Richards is a third-generation racer hailing from a legendary racing lineage. Notable for his solid performances in the top tier 86 series last year and current participation in TCR Australia, Richards brings a wealth of experience and ambition to the team.
“I am proud to have the opportunity to represent Racer Industries, which are the go-to source for motorsports parts in Australia,” said Clay.
“It’s great to be back in the series and we are definitely going after the championship this year.
“I look forward to teaming up with Harry after mentoring him in the Scholarship Series, this year is going to be a lot of fun for us in the new car.
“A big thank you to Racer Industries, Blanchard Racing Team, and Yarra Valley and Croydon Toyota for their support.”
Harrison Blanchard, who has competed in the TGRA 86 Scholarship Series is equally excited about the upcoming season.
“I am very excited to finally have the opportunity to push the new car to its limits,” said Harrison.
“The Scholarship Series has been enjoyable so far and I am keen to transfer what I have learned to the new platform.
“I will be giving it my all to get some good results to kick off the season.”
Commencing this weekend at Townsville, the 2024 TGRA 86 Series will feature five thrilling rounds across Australia’s most iconic race tracks, providing a challenging yet rewarding environment for the drivers to test their skills and push their limits.
Established in 2004, Racer Industries has become the go-to source for motorsport parts in Australia.
With a commitment to supporting all levels of motorsport, Racer Industries is proud to provide competitors with high-quality gear at affordable prices, sourced directly from local and international manufacturers.
As the Official Race Accessories Partner of Motorsport Australia, Racer Industries has an impressive history of backing grassroots motorsport.
The Racer Industries Trackside Store plays an active role at local motorsport events, providing assistance to drivers and teams in a range of categories at Club, State and National level competition, and at iconic events such as World Time Attack.

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