the last couple of years, we’ve been proud of our record for introducing racing
newcomers to the APRA Series, and we’re pleased to be looking after some more
newbies this weekend in the 2019 season opener at Wakefield Park.
Keegan is a familiar name in RaceAway world – he’s done a lot of our track days
and also participated in the Cheap Car Challenge events at Marulan’s Pheasant
Wood circuit, but has decided the time is right to progress to full-blown
Pulsar racing – he’ll steer our #53 N15 this weekend.
debutant is Jamie Canellis, also driving an N15 (a brand-new one!).
N14 Pulsars will be Russell West and Damon Schofield, and these four rookies
will compete as part of a massive 35 car field around the technical Wakefield
also pleased to welcome Benny Powell into our Hyundai Excel for the Series X3 NSW
races – this weekend features a non-championship “warm-up” round for the
category. The Excel made its debut in the series at the enduro last year, and
since then it has undergone some further setup development so we’re sure Ben
will have a blast.
always, thanks to Terry Denovan and his team for putting together a
well-organised MRA race meeting – see you all trackside at Wakefield Park!
Mazda RX8 Cup Series driver Aaron Prosser has been listed among the top 10 drivers of the year for the 2018 Australian Motor Racing Series (AMRS).
After achieving some successful results in speedway, the Kiwi made the transition to circuit racing in the brand-new series, and completed some track days with RaceAway Track Time to fine-tune his driving techniques and car setup.
Prosser burst onto the scene at Morgan Park, where he led one of the races and finished on the podium for the weekend. Despite having to learn every circuit he visited, Prosser continued to improve throughout the season and in the final round at Winton, he took the fight right up to the eventual series champion Ric Shaw, winning a couple of races.
Prosser’s performances were recognised by the AMRS judging panel, and earned him a place in the coveted Driver of the Year Awards.
The Cheap Car Challenge four-hour races at Marulan’s Pheasant Wood circuit have become extremely popular over the last couple of years, and since the middle of 2007, we have run a car in several events.
At the end of last year, we expanded to a two-car team and for 2019, we’re looking to run two cars in all eight rounds of the series.
The dates for 2019 have just been announced, and are as follows:
Sunday, 17 February
Sunday, 17 March
Sunday, 14 April
Sunday, 19 May
Sunday, 16 June
Sunday, 18 August
Sunday, 22 September
Sunday, 18 November
The Pheasant Wood circuit was refurbished at the start of last year, and has a technical mixture of corners and elevation changes. The Cheap Car Challenge events are ideal for learning traffic management, and we recommend them for people who want to sharpen their race-craft while enjoying wheel-to-wheel combat.