2011 – Rnd 6 (Sandown)

Former Sandown 500 winner John Bowe won the opening leg of the AMC 500, but couldn’t realise the dream in leg 2, dropping back to sixth (pic: Nathan Wong)

They weren’t the pace-setters early, but when all was done and dusted, it was TMR’s Kostera/Tulloch that took the ‘Dial Before You Dig AMC500’ victory (pic: Nathan Wong)

Matthew Hayes had another strong run at Sandown, and puts himself within a point of Beechey heading into the final round (pic: Nathan Wong)

CAMS Rising Star pilot Jack LeBrocq leads Caleb Rayner on a wet Sunday afternoon at Sandown (pic: Nathan Wong)

Kane Rose looked set to dominate Porsche GT3CC again as he had done in 2010, before a huge crash in the final race ended his weekend (pic: Nathan Wong)

New Zealand’s Mark Gibson may have made his Australian Swift debut at Sandown, but he more than left his mark, dominating the final round (pic: Nathan Wong)

Chris Smerdon needed a strong result at Sandown to stay in the title hunt, the South Australian now heading into the final round with a 20 point lead (pic: Nathan Wong)

2011 – Rnd 5 (Morgan Park)

Stuart Kostera leads the field away for the Australian Manufacturers Championship (pic: Nathan Wong)

Reigning Kumho Tyres V8 Touring Car champion Tony Evanglou was strong in Saloon Cars (pic: Nathan Wong)

Josh Burdon comes to grief in a big way off the start of Race 1 of Formula 3, clipping Roman Krumins and inverting – his weekend was run (pic: Nathan Wong)

This is the view the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Australia field had of Matt Kingsley all weekend [again] at Morgan Park (pic: Nathan Wong)

Brooke Leech battles Rob Jarvis in the Swift Racing Series at Morgan Park (pic: Nathan Wong)

Matt Lovell struggled early but regrouped to take the Saloon Car round win and the championship lead (pic: Nathan Wong)

Bryce Moore and F3 pole-sitter John Magro battle for position behind Chris Gilmour in race two (pic: Nathan Wong)

Peter Opie dominated Radical Australia Cup’s final round, taking maximum points, but it wasn’t enough to defeat Singleton for the title (pic: Nathan Wong)

Matt Kingsley’s returned to the PGT3CCA field at Morgan Park and dominated just as he had 12 months prior, taking pole and all three race wins (pic: Nathan Wong)

Tony Haggarty drove brilliantly to finish in the top five during the final race of the Radical Australia Cup season (pic: Nathan Wong)

Tony Ricciardello was untouchable in the Kerrick Sports Sedan Series at Morgan Park, breaking records with relative ease (pic: Sean Henshelwood)

Matt Shanks leads the Saloon Car field during the opening race at Morgan Park (pic: Nathan Wong)

2011 – Rnd 4 (Eastern Creek)

Warren McIlveen – Australian Superkart Championships (pic: Nathan Wong)

Ed Singleton – Radical Australia Cup Championship leader after four rounds (pic: Nathan Wong)

Former Formula 3 champ James Winslow leads the Radical Australia Cup field in Race 1 at Eastern Creek behind the wheel of Ed Singleton’s SR3RS (pic: Chris Bronicki 321Ignition Magazine)

Aaron Silluzio – Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge at Rnd#4 of the Shannons Nationals presented by Hi-Tec Oils (pic: Nathan Wong)

Matt Hayes took a well deserved race victory in Commodore Cup at Eastern Creek (pic: Nathan Wong)

Six-time Kerrick Sports Sedan Series champion Tony Ricciardello was too good at Eastern Creek despite seriously close attention from Darren Hossack (pic: Nathan Wong)

This may well be the last time you see former Saloon Car champion Shawn Jamieson powered by a six-cylinder Holden engine (pic: Nathan Wong)

Shawn Jamieson and Sam Milton battle for position in the Australian Saloon Car Series (pic: Nathan Wong)

Danny Buzadzic leads Chris Stevenson and Marcus Zukanovic into turn one for Race 1 of Commodore Cup at Eastern Creek (pic: Nathan Wong)

Terry Wyhoon leads Justin Garioch and the rest of the Kumho Tyres V8 Touring Car Series into turn one at Eastern Creek (pic: Nathan Wong)

Cameron Waters dominated the Australian Formula Ford Championship event at Eastern Creek, the first time Australia’s premier junior Formula category has joined the series (pic: Nathan Wong)

Shane Bradford’s Chev Camaro – Kerrick Sports Sedan Series at Eastern Creek for Rnd#4 of the Shannons Nationals presented by Hi-Tec Oils (pic: Nathan Wong)

John Goodacre made the most of his debut in a ‘new’ Type 997 in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge at Eastern Creek taking the round victory (pic: Nathan Wong)

The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge field charges into Eastern Creek’s notorious turn one (pic: Nathan Wong)

Mat Sofi was the class of the Formula 3 Australian Drivers Championship field at Eastern Creek (pic: Nathan Wong)

Brooke Leech had an indifferent weekend in the Australian Swift Racing Series round at Eastern Creek, but she’s been showing plenty of aggression and a lot of speed (pic: Nathan Wong)

Adam Beechey continues to race strongly and score valuable Commodore Cup series points as he goes for back-to-back championships, victory at Eastern Creek bringing him closer to his dream (pic: Nathan Wong)

Terry Wyhoon made amends for a frustrating start to the Kumho Tyres V8 Touring Car series with three wins from three starts at Eastern Creek, giving him the championship lead in the process (pic: Nathan Wong)

Nathan Garioch’s BA Falcon breathing fire – Kumho Tyres V8 Touring Car National Series, Eastern Creek (pic: Nathan Wong)

Adam Beechey, Matt Hayes and Marcus Zukanovic in a three-way battle for the lead – Commodore Cup National Series (pic: Nathan Wong)

Allan Jarvis leads Morgan Haber – Australian Swift Racing Series at Eastern Creek (pic: Nathan Wong)

A twilight race start with headlights ablaze in the Australian Swift Racing Series at Eastern Creek during Rnd#4 of the Shannons Nationals presented by Hi-Tec Oils (pic: Nathan Wong)

2011 – Rnd 1 (Wakefield Park)

Reigning Radical Australia Cup Champion Peter Opie in his beautiful 2011 Radical SR3RS (pic: Nathan Wong)

THREE-WIDE.. RADICAL!! Chris Medland, George Pethard and Simon Haggarty battle at Wakefield Park (pic: Nathan Wong)