Team RDA Brakes - James Duckworth maiden ARC crown

Posted by RDABrian

James Duckworth

James Duckworth secured a maiden Aussie Racing Cars title as Charlotte Poynting and Craig Woods shared the spoils in the final two races of the season at Hampton Downs.

Duckworth edged Woods to the championship after finishing ninth and eighth respectively in Sunday’s races.

Woods put up a strong fight for the title as he fought from the back of the grid to third in the reverse grid race, before finishing second in the final heat of the year.

The opening race of the day saw Poynting come through the pack to score her maiden victory and podium in the category.

Starting from ninth on the grid, Poynting managed to surge through to the lead by lap 3, where she stayed for the remainder of the 8 lap reverse grid race.

Glenn McNamara settled for second ahead of the charging Woods, while Kel Treseder finished fourth ahead of Brendon Tucker and Peter Carr.

The final championship race of the year provided a thrilling three-car battle between Treseder, Woods and Carr for the win.

Treseder quickly assumed the lead with Woods and Carr in hot pursuit.

The trio quickly broke away from the pack before they began to dice which saw the lead change hands on several occasions.

Despite coming under immense pressure, Treseder managed to hang on to take the win by 0.04s in a drag race to the flag from Woods, with Carr in third.

Aussie Racing Cars will return for a seven round series next year beginning at the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide from March 2-5.    

The RDA Brakes Team have now just got to finish with a decent result in New Zealand to win the 2016 Aussie Racing Car Championship.

Posted by RDABrian

Last weekend Aussie Racing Cars were in New South Wales competing at the fifth round of the Aussie Racing Car Championship at Sydney Motorsport Park

We entered the round knowing it was our home track but knew it was our main competitors home track also. 
The RDA Brakes team started the weekend qualifying 4th out of 38 cars. 
 
Entering the weekend i was hopeful on getting our first win for the season, The RDA Brakes Team pushed hard in Race 2 and managed to take the win but unfortunately the race was called a non event due to not enough laps being completed,The RDA Brakes Team were a little dejected but we knew we had to focus on the other two remaining races on Sunday.

Sunday was a day to remember, We walked away with two victories leading every lap.

I was able to win the round and extend the Championship by several points.

The RDA Brakes Team have now just got to finish with a decent result in New Zealand to win the 2016 Aussie Racing Car Championship.
 
Once again I'd like to thank you for your on going support to the Aussie Racing Cars Super Series which gives me the opportunity to race in one of the best categories Australia has.

Now to get the car prepared again for New Zealand in October.
 
Kind Regards.
James Duckworth.

Our RDA Brakes Aussie Racing Car team was able to extend the Championship lead to 7 points.

Posted by RDABrian

Last weekend Aussie Racing Cars were in Queensland competing at the fourth round of the Aussie Racing Car Championship at Queensland Raceway.
 
Going into the weekend i knew i had to stay consistent within the top 5 to stand a chance, Being the home track for several title contenders.

The RDA Brakes team started the weekend qualifying 4th out of 38 cars. 

Myself and the RDA Brakes team worked together to fine tune the car to try and achieve a greater result, The RDA Brakes Backed Aussie Racing Car was able to go under the lap record and finish 2nd for the weekend, In doing that our RDA Brakes Aussie Racing Car team was able to extend the Championship lead to 7 points.

Also i was able to meet Isabelle and Adam, I was really impressed by their professionalism and was able to show them both around the RDA Brakes Aussie Racing Car.

Once again I'd like to thank you for your on going support to the Aussie Racing Cars Super Series which gives me the opportunity to race in the best support category the V8 Supercars have.

Now to get the car prepared again for Sydney Motorsport Park in September.
 
Kind Regards.
James Duckworth.

RDA Brakes team results in the Aussie Racing Car Championship in Darwin

Posted by RDABrian

Last weekend Aussie Racing Cars were competing at the third round of the Aussie Racing Car Championship in Darwin

The RDA Brakes team started the weekend qualifying 2nd out of 37 cars

Our RDA Brakes backed Aussie Racing Car had good pace all weekend running with the front group.

Last lap contact pushed us off the podium, In the end we the RDA Brakes team walked away with 5th place for the round.

With this result our RDA Brakes Aussie Racing Car is still leading the Drivers Championship.

Once again I'd like to thank you for your on going support to the Aussie Racing Cars Super Series which gives me the opportunity to race in the best category the V8 Supercars have.

Now to polish the RDA Brakes Aussie Racing Car for the next round at Queeensland Raceway next month.

Kind Regards

James Duckworth.

http://www.aussieracingcars.com.au/

Targa Adelaide - The Results are in!

Posted by RDADave

Congratulations to Steve Glenney on returning to the winners podium in Tarmac. Read the full article over at Targa.com.au

Also from Targa Adelaide.

"On August 25, the team at Redback Racing lined up for what was to be a brilliant result at the end of four days racing in Targa Adelaide. With their results of 1st and 2nd in Showroom 2WD category in their Renault Megane RS 250/265s and an outright finish in the top 12 for Adam Spence and Erin Kelly. "

Read the full article over at RallySportMag.com.au

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