Tag Archives: Queensland Raceway

V8 Supercars – Tim Slade Debuts 2012 Lucky 7 Falcon

February 8, 2012

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Lucky 7 V8 Supercars driver Tim Slade has given his brand new Ford a shakedown at Queensland Raceway and launched his new colours ahead of this weekend’s season opening test day in Melbourne. Slade is the first and only driver to enjoy laps in his V8 prior to the compulsory Sandown Raceway test and will […]

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Formula Ford – Foster Charges To Race One Win

September 10, 2011

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Nick Foster fought off multiple challengers to take the opening race win for round five of the Australian Formula Ford Championship at Sandown Raceway today, claiming victory from pole position. The Steeline Mygale driver had to work hard to fend off the advances of Sonic Motor Racing Services team mates Cameron Waters and Gary Jacobson, […]

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Formula Ford – Waters Extends Championship Lead With Victory In Queensland

August 21, 2011

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Cameron Waters has become the first repeat winner in the Australian Formula Ford Championship this season after taking victory in round four at Queensland Raceway today. The Linde Mygale driver took victory in the final race of the weekend and once again proved that consistency counts as the other round contenders came to blows on […]

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Formula Ford – Foster Holds Off Hard Charging Brabham For Victory

August 20, 2011

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Nick Foster dominated proceedings on Saturday at Queensland Raceway for Round 4 of the Australian Formula Ford Championship, taking pole position and victory in race one. The Steeline Mygale driver used his experience to fend off teammates Matt Brabham and championship leader Cameron Waters after a race long battle at the front. The victory continues […]

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V8 Supercars – Lowndes strikes first blow topping Queensland Raceway practice‏

August 20, 2011

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TeamVodafone‘s Craig Lowndes has firmed as a front runner for the Coates Hire Ipswich 300, posting the fastest time during today’s practice sessions at Queensland Raceway. The #888 driver ended the first session P6 before leaping to the top of the time sheets with a 1.09.6586 in the second session. Teammate Jamie Whincup‘s best time […]

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V8 Supercars – TeamVodafone Hope To Defy Home Track Trend With Victory At Queensland Raceway

August 17, 2011

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TeamVodafone are determined to defy the odds against home teams at this weekend’s Coates Hire Ipswich 300 and drivers Craig Lowndes and Jamie Whincup have a number of factors weighing in their favour. Craig Lowndes is set to be the favourite this weekend boasting 6 wins on the ‘home’ track, more than any other driver […]

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V8 Supercars – Saturday Qualifying The Key FocusFor Irwin Racing‏

August 17, 2011

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At the halfway point of the V8 Supercars championship IRWIN Racing can look at itself and be pleased with its results compared to what it achieved last year. In the 15 races that have been staged so far this season, IRWIN Racing has been one of the success stories, with seven top ten qualifying results […]

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V8 Supercars – Glass Assist Sign Multi-Year Agreement With Kelly Racing‏

August 17, 2011

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Kelly Racing has added to its line-up of commercial partners with confirmation of a multi-year agreement with Glass Assist. Glass Assist branding will adorn the windscreens of Kelly Racing’s #11 Pepsi Max Commodore driven by Greg Murphy and #16 Stratco Commodore driven by David Reynolds, as well as additional branding on the rear of Todd […]

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V8 Supercars – Courtney Can Defend Ipswich Crown With Toll HRT

August 17, 2011

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Reigning V8 Supercar Champion James Courtney believes he and the Toll Holden Racing Team can begin the second half of the season with a win in the Coates Hire Ipswich 300, while team-mate Garth Tander is confident HRT’s return to speed will continue.   The 2011 V8 Supercar Championship resumes this weekend at Queensland Raceway, […]

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A Lap Of Queensland Raceway on 2 & 4 Wheels

August 17, 2011

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V8 Supercar driver Craig Lowndes and QBE Australian Superbike rider Josh Waters agree that Queensland Raceway is one of the country’s most deceptive and technical tracks to master. This week’s Coates Hire 300 will see the 2+4 format feature at the 3.12km Ipswich circuit for the first time, and some of the most keen spectators […]

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V8 Supercars – FPR Welcomes Royal Couple

August 15, 2011

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Ford Performance Racing (FPR) now has its very own royal couple after Will Davison’s new #6 Trading Post FPR Falcon was christened ‘Kate’ following an internal Trading Post staff competition to name the new chassis.   FPR’s ‘Will and Kate’ met for the first time earlier today after Davison flew back into the country following […]

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V8 Supercars – Makeover For Triple F Racing Falcons

August 15, 2011

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Triple F Racing has undertaken a complete overhaul in car liveries for this weekend’s round at the Coates Hire Ipswich 300, with both Dean and Todd’s entries sporting new colour schemes. V8 Supercar Championship Dean Fiore ran a competition in the lead up to this weekend’s event, whereby existing partners and a consortium of people […]

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Formula Ford – Foster Looking For A Queensland Double

August 11, 2011

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Australia’s future motor racing stars will head north next weekend for round four of the Australian Formula Ford Championship at Queensland Raceway, as the series returns to the V8 Supercar support program. The last round at Eastern Creek in New South Wales produced another first time winner with Cameron Waters taking the top spot on […]

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V8 Supercars – Endurance Testing The Focus For TeamVodafone

August 4, 2011

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While the eighth instalment of the 2011 V8 Supercar Championship Series at Queensland Raceway is just around the corner, TeamVodafone hit their home track in enduro mode, focusing most of todays test session on the dual-driver races.   The Brisbane-based team took full advantage of Mark Skaife’s presence, putting him behind the wheel of the […]

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V8 Supercars – Schuie Has Van Gisbergen In A Spin

August 4, 2011

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Australia’s top Freestyle Motorcross rider Matt ‘Schuie’ Schubring had fans looking skyward when he launched himself over Stone Brothers Racing’s SP Tools Transporter at the Queensland Raceway drag strip this morning. Coming from a BMX background “Schuie” is known as an innovator and has mastered some of the biggest tricks in FMX with incredible style […]

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V8 Supercars – Davo’s New Ride 10 Out Of 10

August 2, 2011

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Ford Performance Racing’s (FPR) Will Davison will debut a brand new #6 Trading Post FPR Falcon at Queensland Raceway later this month which will be one of the final two current-generation FG Falcon V8 Supercars the team ever builds. FPR engineers have incorporated in their final two FG chassis all the lessons learnt following several […]

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Formula Ford – Foster Jumps To Second With Eastern Creek Race Win

July 19, 2011

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Steeline-backed driver Nick Foster has jumped to second place in the 2011 Australian Formula Ford Championship points standings after taking victory in the final race of Round 3 of the season at Eastern Creek Raceway in Sydney, New South Wales over the weekend. Foster turned around a tough weekend to grab his first race win […]

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V8 Supercars – Aussie Legend Mick Doohan Tests Toll HRT Commodore

July 14, 2011

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Aussie legend Mick Doohan has driven his first laps in a Toll Holden Racing Team Commodore, the five-time 500cc Grand Prix Motorcycle World Champion getting behind the wheel of HRT’s T2 V8 Supercar at Queensland Raceway today. After first taking a passenger ride alongside reigning V8 Supercar Champion James Courtney, Doohan then jumped behind the […]

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V8 Supercars – Trying Times For Triple F In Townsville

July 13, 2011

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Triple F Racing experienced a tough weekend in North Queensland, where the team were left scratching their heads as to why they weren’t where they should have been on the grid. Dean’s FG Falcon struggled for outright pace through practice and qualifying which put him off 25th position for Race 14 of the V8 Supercar […]

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V8 Supercars – McLaughlin Completes First V8 Supercar Laps 2011

March 8, 2011

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Teenager Scott McLaughlin completed his first V8 Supercar laps of 2011 this week when he shook down his re-fettled, new look Fujitsu Racing SBR Falcon at Queensland Raceway. McLaughlin, who has been contesting the BNT New Zealand V8 Championship over the summer, was thrilled to be back behind the wheel of his Stone Brothers Racing-prepared […]

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