Tag Archives: Steve Richards

V8 Supercars – Ford Performance Racing – Bathurst Qualifying Wrap‏

October 8, 2011

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HOW IT UNFOLDED: – The rain cleared by the start of morning practice though the track was still very damp in the early laps – Times dropped more than 20 seconds across the co-driver only session and by the end of first practice a wide, dry line had appeared on the circuit – Winterbottom, Davison and Dumbrell returned […]

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V8 Supercars – FPR L&H 500 Phillip Island Preview

September 13, 2011

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Mark Winterbottom – #5 Orrcon Steel FPR Falcon Championship position/points: 6th / 1321 “I’m looking forward to getting to the enduros as they are my favourite events of the year. To go to the island and team up with Richo is a nice feeling and I’m confident we can get a strong result. The brand […]

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Steve Richards Journeys North For The Kids

August 3, 2011

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On Friday the 5th of August, two times Bathurst 1000 winner Steve Richards will lead 30 Laser Plumbing and Electrical members from Adelaide to Darwin on a fundraising automotive tour for Variety ‘the Children’s Charity’. Steve will have the Laser Plumbing and Electrical Australian Carrera Cup Porsche race car on display along the way, signing […]

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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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V8 Supercars – Ford Performance Racing Townsville Practice Wrap Up

July 8, 2011

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HOW IT UNFOLDED: – Paul Dumbrell made the best start possible by topping the times in the opening two practice sessions – Endurance co-drivers Steve Richards and Luke Youlden also took part in the first two practice sessions, giving partners Mark Winterbottom and Will Davison valuable feedback – Richards was fourth-fastest in session one behind Dumbrell – He then […]

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V8 Supercars – Ford Performance Racing Darwin Practice Wrap

June 17, 2011

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HOW IT UNFOLDED: – Endurance co-drivers Steve Richards and Luke Youlden were back again to participate in the first two  practice sessions, gaining valuable extra seat time ahead of the Phillip Island and Bathurst endurance races – Richards is a former winner at Hidden Valley and Youlden was driving the track for the first time so each […]

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V8 Supercars – Ford Performance Racing Winton Practice Wrap

May 20, 2011

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HOW IT UNFOLDED: – Endurance co-drivers Steve Richards and Luke Youlden drove the first two practice sessions to get additional seat time as the regulations allow ahead of Phillip Island and Bathurst – The duo provided valuable additional data for regular drivers Mark Winterbottom and Will Davison who they will pair with in the endurance races – Paul […]

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V8 Supercars – Statement From Steve Richards

December 15, 2010

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With Christmas and the New Year fast approaching and after lengthy consideration of all the options available to me, it is my decision to step away from the V8 Supercar Championship as a full time driver in 2011. By no means is this an announcement of any sort in relation to retiring from driving full […]

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V8 Supercars – Lowndes Takes Out Race 1

November 13, 2010

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Gains Ground In The Championship Team Vodafone’s Craig Lowndes has taken out race one at Simmons Plains in the Falken Tasmania Challenge. Championship leader James Courtney had a bad day at the office, finishing 11th, while Lowndes’ team mate Jamie Whincup finished 6th, surviving an investigation by the race stewards after an overtaking manouvre on […]

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