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.
Insight Mark Walker May 31, 2023

You Never Forget Your First

Growing up, I never really understood why you would bother driving a Datsun, but wherever you looked across the club motorsport scene, against a sea of choice, the discontinued Japanese marque was, and continues to be, every-bloody-where. This story dates back 20-something years to the turn of the century when I was asked along for my first ride in a racecar. Fortuitously, my younger self was a competent note-taker, although the details of that day were well and truly etched in the memory bank… The invitation came from David Paterson, a long-time campaigner and commentator in the state racing scene

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Photos Team TRT May 30, 2023

Forest Rally Action

Our friends at Unlabelled Photography went off the beaten track for one of the highlights of the Australian Rally Championship, capturing all of the action from the Forest Rally in Western Australia. Head over to their Facebook page and give it a like!

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Photos Mark Walker May 28, 2023

Vic State Race PI Sunday

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Photos Mark Walker May 27, 2023

Vic State Race PI Saturday

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News Team TRT May 27, 2023

Radical Cup Australia signs new major backer

WORKHORSE, one of Sydney’s premier Diesel truck repair centres, will back the Radical Cup Australia Series in 2023. The Workhorse Radical Cup Australia will contest a five-round series this year, commencing at Sydney Motorsport Park at the Motorsport Australia Trophy Series event on June 16-18. Based just around the corner from Sydney Motorsport Park, Workhorse Fleet Maintenance and Workhorse Collision Repairs has developed a reputation for providing outstanding customer service, quality workmanship and extensive knowledge in the Heavy transportation industry. The business has experience in the light and heavy vehicle repair industry and are a one-stop shop for all light

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News Team TRT May 25, 2023

Aussie touch for 2023 Radio Le Mans crew

Radio Show Ltd, the team behind the hugely popular Radio Le Mans, is busy preparing for what has been rightly touted as the ‘Race of the Century’ – the 2023 instalment of the one and only Le Mans 24 Hours. Marking the centenary year of the world’s oldest and most iconic active endurance race, no other event in global motorsport has such appeal with drivers, teams and, most importantly, the hundreds of thousands of fans trackside and millions more listening or watching at home worldwide. 24H Le Mans takes place over the weekend 10th/11th June at the world-famous Circuit de

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Podcast Richard Craill May 25, 2023

Cameron Hill on Belief, Tassie wrap

FIRST YEAR Supercars driver Cameron Hill drops by to chat about how believing his own ability has helped him push his way to the front in the Supercars Championship, after an impressive and career-best weekend at Symmons Plains for the Matt Stone Racing driver. Plus there's all you need to know about the weekend that was and an extensive list of Hot & Not nominations - plus IndyCar, NASCAR and much more. Spotify: Click HereApple: Click HereDeezer: Click Here Or listen on the Radio Show Ltd channel RS1 at 9pm (UK time) on Thursday nights.

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News Richard Craill May 24, 2023

Molly Taylor joins Castrol’s team of champions

Castrol is pleased to confirm that Australian rally champion and media personality Molly Taylor has joined Castrol’s team of athletes as part of a multi-year partnership. Taylor is widely regarded as one of the best Australian rally drivers having won the 2016 Australian Rally and 2021 Extreme E championship. After competing internationally as a teenager, Taylor returned to Australia to win the 2016 Australian Rally Championship, becoming the youngest driver to achieve the feat. In recent years, Taylor restarted her international racing career, competing in the Extreme E Championship, winning the inaugural season. She currently leads the third edition of the electric-powered championship. “It’s great to be welcomed

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News Mark Walker May 23, 2023

Toyota 86s Headline PI Vic State

A bumper entry has been nominated for the third round of the 888 Home Loans 2023 Victorian State Race Series, which is set for Phillip Island this weekend, with the Toyota 86 Scholarship Series destined to star in its first Victorian appearance. Featuring a bumper entry of 29 up-and-comers, the same as the season opener, the racing is sure to be spicy. Ex-Development Series runner Marcus La Delle swept that first round, with drivers like Cody Burcher, Max Geoghegan, Ben Gomersall, Lachie Bloxsom and Clay Richards also in the mix. Victorians from that opener who could definitely feature on home

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Feature Mark Walker May 23, 2023

Pantless Dance at the Australian Grand Prix

Sometimes here at The Race Torque, when we are researching stories, we fall into rabbit holes that unearth some absolutely cracking yarns. Recently while delving into the 1954 Australian Grand Prix at Southport in Queensland, we stumbled upon a story regarding one of the greatest legends of Australian motorsport – “Gelignite” Jack Murray, and frankly, it’s too good not to be retold. Gelignite As far as characters in Australian motorsport go, Jack Murray is platinum certified top of the pops for the rest of time, never to be beaten. His exploits from the circuits of Australia, and indeed from the

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