We had a phone call from Danny Smith as we left the track at 1600 on Sunday to go home. “I also want to highlight the Hyundai Excels. The maximum is now 5 degrees. The Motorsport Australia Queensland Circuit Racing State Championships gets underway this weekend for the first time in 2020 with the highly anticipated Queensland Racing Drivers Association’s Warwick 1000. Have to put the car on a diet and see what we can get it down to. The HRCC's 2020 Historic Queensland. My mate Stiffy Martin in Tassie has his two door race Cortina down to 825kg with no driver. Honda’s sudden withdrawal can be attributed to the brand’s future in electric power, a statement read. Bloody heavy old bus. Race 3 he was 12th outright and 1st in class. “Our key goal has been to comply to government regulations and with that in mind when organising the event, we have gone over the top,” Donnelly said. Articles, Lotus Cars, Lotus Cortina, Racing, Technical, Dedicated to the promotion and enhancement of the Lotus experience, Lotus Club Drive In a Covid 19 Environment. Check out the pic. ‘We’re certainly excited for the weekend and we have had such good feedback from all competitors ahead of the event. “The club doesn’t do things for recognition but it’s nice to know the people you’re doing it for recognise the effort you’re putting into and I think that shows with how many people are entered. ABN 62 976 094 459, www.autoaction.com.au Lunch at Errol Stratford’s place and then out to the track to get our shed and timer for the car. Honda returned with McLaren five years ago fascinated by the hybrid engine technology, however the partnership quickly turned toxic and relations were strained. Hope he got home ok. That’s it for now until the next race meeting at Qld Raceway for Round 3 in 4 weeks’ time. 2020 QUEENSLAND FORMULA FORD CHAMPIONSHIP Round 3 - Morgan Park Raceway - entries are closed. We had 15mm of rain in about twenty minutes before Race 3. We know there will be a lot of disappointed people, but with all the restrictions in place, it’s not very manageable. The best time last year was 1.35.03. He was 2nd in class for Round 1 at Lakeside 3 weeks ago behind Richard Anderson’s EH Holden. The brake pads were buggered and we gave him a set of second hand EBC green pads from our white 4 door which we had just removed 2 weeks ago. The Japanese manufacturer re-entered the sport as an engine manufacturer in 2015 after leaving Formula 1 as a constructors’ team at the end of 2008. Also make sure you follow us on social media Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or our weekly email newsletter for all the latest updates between issues. WELCOME TO GROUP S RACING! Allan snapped a good pic Saturday arvo of my mate Graham Palmer and I resting our eyes after a hard day pit crewing. “Our competitors are just happy to race again and that’s all that matters.”. Sunday 26th Jul 2020 Classic Modern Motorsport Club - 26th July - Cadwell Park . There were only 2 Cortinas in Group N. Bob Stewart and our car. Invitation letter. EMAIL [email protected] By DAN McCARTHY The South Australian was stripped of […], Subaru will be represented at the front of the Bathurst 6 Hour field with FullGas Racing entering a brand new Subaru Impreza WRX STI to contest not only the Bathurst […], TOURING CAR MASTERS JOHN BOWE stormed from the back of the field to win the Waeco/Dometic Touring Car Masters Trophy Race at the Winton Super Sprint. Both Red Bull backed teams signed the Concorde Agreement to remain in Formula 1 until the end of 2025 and will need to source a new power unit partnership from either Mercedes, Ferrari, former power unit partners Renault unless they can find a new engine manufacturer. The Warwick 1000 takes place at Morgan Park on 29-30 August. Published on Thursday June 4th 2020; Historics RSS feed ... magnificent ex-Gordon Spice Morgan +4 SLR (one of three) in recent seasons, fulfilling every marque fan's dream. He had P14 calipers and he had to grind the P16 pads into shape. “We have also made the tough decision to remove spectators from the event. He came 3rd outright and 3rd in class. Off with the old one and on with a new item. Saturday morning Allan qualified 4 in a field of 10 cars just before lunch. Usually the last race […], PHONE 03 9563 2107 As the first major circuit event to take place at Morgan Park since the COVID-19 restrictions were eased in Queensland, club President Chris Donnelly admitted it’s been a challenge to comply with the Government requirements, but Motorsport Australia’s Return to Race guidelines has helped. We had coffee with the boys Friday morning before leaving for Warwick. Round 2 Black Trucks/Isuzu Ute Qld Cup Morgan Park Autumn Historics. He was up from Newcastle (about a 1600km round trip) with his Mk1 Cortina with a Jap motor in it racing in regularity. Cars sliding everywhere. He had some good close racing with Claude Ciccotelli (red EH Holden) Richard Anderson (grey EH Holden) Bruce Forsyth (white 2 litre BMW) and Ken Nelson (Mini Cooper S.). He was only 2 seconds off his best time in the wet and passed a few of the V8s. Race 2 combined field of all 21 Group N Cars. Entry list 2020 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN FORMULA FORD CHAMPIONSHIP 2020 WESTERN AUSTRALIAN FORMULA FORD CHAMPIONSHIP 2020 WASCC Championship Sporting Regulations - download here “Honda needs to funnel its corporate resources in research and development into the areas of future power unit and energy technologies, including fuel cell vehicle (FCV) and battery EV (BEV) technologies, which will be the core of carbon-free technologies,” the statement said. Friday, October 2, 2020 7:00 AM 07:00 Sunday, October 4, 2020 5:00 PM 17:00; Morgan Park Raceway 228 Old Stanthorpe Rd Morgan Park QLD 4370 Australia; Google Calendar ICS; Posted in Historic Race Meetings This website accompanies our TeamApp smartphone app available from the App Store or Google Play. There are a lot of procedures we have had to change, but we followed the Return to Race Document and it will hopefully be worth it. Weighed the car with 30 litres of fuel in the tank and no driver (883kg) then with the driver (969kg). Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AutoActionMagazineTwitter @Auto_Action, Bruce Williams[email protected] Honda has made the shock announcement that it will leave the FIA Formula 1 World Championship as an engine manufacturer at the end of 2021. Race 4 he was 11th outright and 3rd in class. Honda to leave F1 at the end of 2021 – Photo: LAT. Brad Jones Racing driver Nick Percat has been disqualified from the Bathurst 1000 Top 10 Shootout due to a technical breach. Saturday 22nd Aug 2020 Bentley ... Sunday 13th Sept 2020 LHMC HRDC Historics on the Hill - 13th September - Lydden Hill . We had coffee with the boys Friday morning before leaving for Warwick. Race 1 was for Na-Nb and Under 2 litre Nc cars at about 1300 Saturday arvo. In the two and a half years since the new partnerships began Honda has taken five race wins, four with Red Bull Racing and one with the Italian sister team. Best lap time for the weekend was 1 minute 35.23 seconds. There will be 70 in total which is great for us and the competitors’ safety.”. Think I will leave it like that. Worked like a beauty for the 3 races that day. Lunch at Errol Stratford’s place and then out to the track to get our shed and timer for the car. This surprising announcement will leave both Red Bull Racing and AlphaTauri on the hunt to find themselves another engine manufacturer from 2022 onwards. After the downpour there was a sports car race and then Group N went out on a greasy track. More than 160 drivers will head to Morgan Park for the Championships’ season opener as eight categories do fight it out for honours over two days of non-stop action. he club ran it as a charity round for the town of Warwick after it had suffered severely from drought and 12 months later. AUSSIE LE MANS STAR RETURNS TO MORGAN PARK FOR HISTORICS. Sunday morning I was just checking everything about 30 minutes before Race 2 and noticed that we had broken the hose clamp strap that holds the alternator together. Competitors will have access to a private practice session on Friday, before the official proceedings begin on Saturday morning. It’s really good effort. Our new Eligibility Officer, John Kingcott, went around measuring the camber on the front wheels of all the Group N cars. They are all so grateful for it to be happening,” Donnelly said. For more of the latest F1 news pick up the current issue of Auto Action. Silverstone National. PHONE 0418 349 555, Copyright © 2020 • Auto Action/Action Media Partners Pty Ltd • All Rights Reserved, Australia’s #1 Motor Racing read since 1971, https://www.facebook.com/AutoActionMagazine. Allan likes racing on a wet track. Supplementary Regulations. We had 3.5 degrees on the right front and 2.9 on the left. “It’s been a great challenge us to manage, but it’s imperative to get this meeting right as it will probably dictate how future race meetings will proceed. Goodwood. No time to fiddle with it so on with some large cable ties. Car is going like a rocket. The Motorsport Australia Queensland Circuit Racing State Championships gets underway this weekend for the first time in 2020 with the highly anticipated Queensland Racing Drivers Association’s Warwick 1000. Not sure if he will be 2nd or 3rd in class for the overall weekend’s racing. It’s amazing to have 29 entries because a lot of those guys will be competing next weekend at the Robson Civil Projects Townsville SuperSprint, so for them to commit to us as well is outstanding. “I’m also proud of our small team and the work they’ve done in conjunction with the state motor race panel, as well as the really dedicated group of officials we have. © Confederation of Australian Motor Sport Limited, trading as Motorsport Australia • 2020ABN 55 069 045 665, motorsport.org.au is powered by OctozyTerms of Use | Cookies. At the end of 2017, Honda split with McLaren and joined forces with Toro Rosso in 2018 and latterly Red Bull Racing 12 months later. We will find out in the next week or so. While a majority of the Championships’ regular categories will be on show during the weekend, including Production Touring and Sports Cars, Improved Production Cars and Sports Sedans, it’s the popular Hyundai Excel series which will boast the largest field of 29 entries. 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