Circuit

March 24, 2017
Pirelli and Lamborghini set Nürburgring record

Images: PIRELLI With a Huracán Performante, on P Zero Trofeo Rs LAMBORGHINI has broken the record for production cars on the Nürburgring circuit, fitted with Pirelli P Zero Trofeo R tyres, specially developed by Pirelli engineers. Pirelli tailored its tyres to the new Lamborghini Huracán Performante which, in a time of 6 minutes 52 seconds…

March 23, 2017
GT3 Lambo Next Step for Aidan Read

Images: BAM MOTORSPORTS. Confirmed for BlancPain Asia Series AIDAN READ this year alone has been in LMP2 and LMP3 machinery in the Asian Le Mans Series, GT4 at the Bathurst 12 hr race this year and more recently a Porsche Cayman in the Creventic Touring Car Endurance Series. Now the 18-year-old Perth lad is set to embark…

March 19, 2017
NightMasters a Great Success

Image: DYLAN BARR Good Crowd Bodes Well for 2017 Season  A few comments from those who attended the season opening NightMasters at Barbagallo Raceway on Saturday. TIM RILEY, WASCC Committee member: “What a great day/night event at Barbagallo Raceway! “First good news was WA Sporting Car Club President Russell Sewell announcing the Stadium SuperTrucks are coming to our…

March 16, 2017
Record Entries for Saturday’s Night Masters

 Image: DYLAN BARR. 145 Race Cars Line up at Barbagallo   IF YOU HAVEN’T BEEN to Barbagallo Raceway for a while, Saturday’s season opening NightMasters offers a great day’s entertainment. I shall never forget the sight and sound of Tony Ricciardello’s blood-red rocketship weaving its way through a packed field from the back of a reverse…

March 8, 2017
Another Perth Gun Loaded and Ready to Fire

  Image: GILMOUR RACING. Number One Dallara for Calan GILMOUR RACING has elevated Calan Williams to the #1 Dallara F311 to contend for outright honours in the 2017 Australian Championship. The 2011-spec car is the latest generation of Formula 3 available here. The European Formula 3 Championship – the pinnacle of world F3 racing – is contested…

March 6, 2017
Want to go Racing?

Featured Michael Grogan Image: SHANE CASSIDY. Then Why Not Try Regularity! NO QUESTION about it. Regularity is a great way to “test the water” in Circuit Racing. The WA Sporting Car Club has initiated the Inaugural Twilight all-regularity event scheduled for Barbagallo Raceway on Friday March 17, 2017. This is the first of a further…

March 4, 2017
Ryan Humfrey’s Journey – PART THREE

PART THREE Trial and Error – A Trusted Progression APART from helping out in the pits during karting days, Ryan Humfrey is proud of his Team’s self-taught, through trial and error, progression. “During the early years, my now wife Elloise was my Number One and only pit crew and we had great initial success, which just…

March 4, 2017
Arise Racing Lap Challenge attracts Perth’s best

Radical SR3RS – World’s Fastest Production Race Car by Dianne  Bortoletto AFL footballer Nat Fyfe, Test cricketers  Mitchell Johnson and Adam Gilchrist, and Olympic Gold medallist Steve Hooker are among a host of superstars who have put the pedal to the metal in the Arise Racing Lap Challenge. The competitive ‘Top Gear style’ lap challenge isn’t in a…

March 3, 2017
Clipsal Preview – 2016, Just for the Record

My Clipsal 500 preview in The West Australian from 2016. A few names have changed – and the V8s are now the Virgin Australia Supercars, and some drivers and teams have done the annual musical chairs, including Garth Tander. All eyes on 16-year-old Perth lad Alex Rullo, who this weekend becomes the youngest ever Supercars…

March 3, 2017
Ryan Humfrey’s Journey – PART TWO

Ryan and the Sixpot. Image: ELLOISE HUMFREY. SIXPOT Does its Dash RYAN HUMFREY dabbled in Speed and Regularity events around Western Australia – until the super reliable SIXPOT blew its first ever head gasket after 10 years of abuse. “So I had to decide on what donk to go with, as I had outgrown the 220hp…