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Drew Russell and Ross McGregor have taken victory in race one of the Commodore Cup Ashley Cooper Memorial round of the Shannons Nationals today at Winton Motor Raceway.McGregor/Russell take first points at Winton

Drew Russell and Ross McGregor have taken victory in race one of the Commodore Cup Ashley Cooper Memorial round of the Shannons Nationals today at Winton Motor Raceway.


Winton Motor Raceway - regional Victoria’s home of motorsport – will echo to the sound of the 2011 Shannons Nationals over the June 24-26 weekend, as the national championship series arrives to contest the third round of what is regarded as one of Australia’s premier motorsport events.Cool Winton prepares for hot weekend!

Winton Motor Raceway – regional Victoria’s home of motorsport – will echo to the sound of the 2011 Shannons Nationals over the June 24-26 weekend, as the national championship series arrives to contest the third round of what is regarded as one of Australia’s premier motorsport events.


The second round of the 2011 Shannons Nationals provided the strong Mallala crowd with some outstanding action on a day where the series favourites made things look very difficult.Tough day at Mallala for series favourites

The second round of the 2011 Shannons Nationals provided the strong Mallala crowd with some outstanding action on a day where the series favourites made things look very difficult.


Jeff Bobik converted pole position for the Porsche GT3 Cup Championship's 50th race into a solid race win during the categories second round of the Jim Richards Endurance Trophy at Mallala today, but his win was overshadowed by a dramatic mid-race crash between former champion Matt Kingsley, Jon Trende and Rob Knight.Bobik takes dramatic 50th race for Porsche

Jeff Bobik converted pole position for the Porsche GT3 Cup Championship’s 50th race into a solid race win during the categories second round of the Jim Richards Endurance Trophy at Mallala today, but his win was overshadowed by a dramatic mid-race crash between former champion Matt Kingsley, Jon Trende and Rob Knight.


Mallala will resound to a once familiar battle cry, when the V8 Touring Cars return to the South Australian venue to continue the now famous Holden versus Ford rivalry during round two of the 2011 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships over the May 14-15 weekend.The V8s are back at Mallala

Mallala will resound to a once familiar battle cry, when the V8 Touring Cars return to the South Australian venue to continue the now famous Holden versus Ford rivalry during round two of the 2011 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships over the May 14-15 weekend.


Sunday’s weather perhaps provided the perfect indication of how the final days racing from the opening round of the Shannons Nationals would play out; the conditions were perfect.One the day the series celebrated its 50th birthday, came some of the best racing the Shannons Nationals has ever provided.Fantastic season opener at Wakefield Park

Sunday’s weather perhaps provided the perfect indication of how the final days racing from the opening round of the Shannons Nationals would play out; the conditions were perfect.

One the day the series celebrated its 50th birthday, came some of the best racing the Shannons Nationals has ever provided.


The Shannons Nationals turned 50 today - at Wakefield Park - the scene of the very first round of the championship series way back in March 2006. “It’s been a fantastic ride, and it’s hard to believe we’re at this milestone already,” Series Director Rob Curkpatrick admitted.50 today and still going strong

The Shannons Nationals turned 50 today – at Wakefield Park – the scene of the very first round of the championship series way back in March 2006. “It’s been a fantastic ride, and it’s hard to believe we’re at this milestone already,” Series Director Rob Curkpatrick admitted.


The opening round of the 2011 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships got underway at Wakefield Park today, in the process celebrating the 50th round of what has become an Australian motorsport success story.Let the season begin..

The opening round of the 2011 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships got underway at Wakefield Park today, in the process celebrating the 50th round of what has become an Australian motorsport success story.


The timing of the Phillip Island and Eastern Creek rounds of the Production Car Australian Endurance Championship sees the biggest changes, with the Phillip Island Six Hour moving to May 28-29, while the Eastern Creek Eight Hour will be held on July 15-17.2011 Shannons Nationals Calendar

The timing of the Phillip Island and Eastern Creek rounds of the Production Car Australian Endurance Championship sees the biggest changes, with the Phillip Island Six Hour moving to May 28-29, while the Eastern Creek Eight Hour will be held on July 15-17.


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After initially setting their competition dates for the new season well prior to the end of 2010 calendar year, Shannons Nationals Series Director Rob Curkpatrick was forced to make a last minute adjustment to work around a change in the V8 Supercar schedule.


The calendar for the sixth season of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships has been revealed, with rounds scheduled for seven circuits over nine race meetings between April and November 2011.Shannons Ensure 2011 Nationals Continue to Grow

The calendar for the sixth season of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships has been revealed, with rounds scheduled for seven circuits over nine race meetings between April and November 2011.


The Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships finished with a bang today at Sandown Raceway, with all seven categories turning on some brilliant action.Wild Finish for Shannons Nationals at Sandown

The Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships finished with a bang today at Sandown Raceway, with all seven categories turning on some brilliant action.


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The Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championship is set for a thrilling conclusion at Sandown Raceway tomorrow, after a day of high drama for several title contenders in the seven categories that took to the fast Melbourne track today.


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The Australian Saloon Car Series is shaping up for an exciting conclusion at Melbourne?s Sandown Raceway this weekend, as the fifth season of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships comes to a close.


The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge presented by Mission Foods is set for a thrilling conclusion at the Sandown Raceway round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships on October 23-24, with Queenslanders Matt Kingsley and Roger Lago set to fight it out for the title.Porsche Year to End on a High at Sandown

The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge presented by Mission Foods is set for a thrilling conclusion at the Sandown Raceway round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships on October 23-24, with Queenslanders Matt Kingsley and Roger Lago set to fight it out for the title.


The Commodore Cup National Series is set to go down to the wire when the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships hit Sandown Raceway on October 23-24, with category rookie Adam Beechey holding onto a healthy 53 point advantage over Tony Bates.Beechey & Bates in Commodore Cup Battle

The Commodore Cup National Series is set to go down to the wire when the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships hit Sandown Raceway on October 23-24, with category rookie Adam Beechey holding onto a healthy 53 point advantage over Tony Bates.


All of the action from the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Eastern Creek Raceway will be broadcast over the following two Sundays on SBS Speedweek at 12:30pm.Shannons Nationals Eastern Creek on SBS Speedweek

All of the action from the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Eastern Creek Raceway will be broadcast over the following two Sundays on SBS Speedweek at 12:30pm.


The penultimate round of the 2010 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Eastern Creek Raceway this weekend saw two action packed days of racing, with several championships set up for a thrilling finish at Sandown Park in October.Shannons Nationals Set for Sandown Showdown

The penultimate round of the 2010 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Eastern Creek Raceway this weekend saw two action packed days of racing, with several championships set up for a thrilling finish at Sandown Park in October.


Surprises were the order of the day as racing began at Sydney?s Eastern Creek Raceway as round eight of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships basked in brilliant Sydney sunshine. Saturday surprises at Eastern Creek

Surprises were the order of the day as racing began at Sydney?s Eastern Creek Raceway as round eight of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships basked in brilliant Sydney sunshine.


The Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships hit Eastern Creek Raceway today with a full round of practice ahead of this weekend?s eighth round, with five national titles on the line.Eastern Creek: F3’s Take Flight on Friday

The Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships hit Eastern Creek Raceway today with a full round of practice ahead of this weekend?s eighth round, with five national titles on the line.


The rumble of the Shannons V8 Touring Car National Series is set to fill the air at Eastern Creek Raceway this weekend, as the Ford versus Holden contest joins an action packed line up for the eighth round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships.V8 Triple Treat This Weekend at Eastern Creek

The rumble of the Shannons V8 Touring Car National Series is set to fill the air at Eastern Creek Raceway this weekend, as the Ford versus Holden contest joins an action packed line up for the eighth round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships.


The Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships is getting down to the business end of the season, with a full card of seven categories taking to Eastern Creek Raceway on September 10-12.Business Time for the Shannons Nationals at Eastern Creek

The Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships is getting down to the business end of the season, with a full card of seven categories taking to Eastern Creek Raceway on September 10-12.


All of the action from the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Morgan Park Raceway will be broadcast over the following two Sundays on SBS SpeedweekCatch the Shannons Nationals on SBS Speedweek

All of the action from the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Morgan Park Raceway will be broadcast over the following two Sundays on SBS Speedweek


The Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships hit the newly extended Morgan Park Raceway this weekend, with a big crowd enjoying two action-packed days of racing under a clear Queensland sky.Shannons Nationals Shine at Morgan Park

The Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships hit the newly extended Morgan Park Raceway this weekend, with a big crowd enjoying two action-packed days of racing under a clear Queensland sky.


The opening day of racing at the seventh round of the 2010 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at the newly extended Morgan Park Raceway has set the scene for a cracking countdown in all six championships, with another perfect day of Queensland sunshine expected tomorrow.Shannons Nationals Sizzle in Warwick Sun

The opening day of racing at the seventh round of the 2010 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at the newly extended Morgan Park Raceway has set the scene for a cracking countdown in all six championships, with another perfect day of Queensland sunshine expected tomorrow.


Competitors at the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Morgan Park Raceway in Warwick have spent today dialing themselves, and their machinery into the new three kilometer circuit, with the layout receiving widespread praise.Drivers Rate the New Morgan Park Layout

Competitors at the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Morgan Park Raceway in Warwick have spent today dialing themselves, and their machinery into the new three kilometer circuit, with the layout receiving widespread praise.


The Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships are approaching the business end of the season at Morgan Park Raceway this weekend, with championships on the line in all six competing categories.Title Fight to Continue at Morgan Park Raceway

The Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships are approaching the business end of the season at Morgan Park Raceway this weekend, with championships on the line in all six competing categories.


Queenslanders finally get the opportunity to race on home soil next weekend, as the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championship return to Morgan Park Raceway in Warwick, with a strong six category line up set to take to the newly extended circuit.Field Set for Morgan Park Shannons Nationals

Queenslanders finally get the opportunity to race on home soil next weekend, as the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championship return to Morgan Park Raceway in Warwick, with a strong six category line up set to take to the newly extended circuit.


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Darren Hossack will be the busiest racer at the Morgan Park Raceway round of the Shannons Nationals on August 14-15, running double duty in both the Kerrick Sports Sedan Series and the Rockpress Australian Superkart Championships.


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The seventh round of the 2010 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships on August 14-15 sees a return to Queensland?s Morgan Park Raceway, with the meeting set to be the first held on a newly extended circuit.


Stuart Kostera and Warren Luff tightened their stranglehold on the 2010 Dial Before You Dig Australian Six Hour during the second hour, extending their lead to over a minute. Luff took over the car from Kostera after one hour and fifteen minutes, with the Team Mitsubishi crew completing a front-right tyre change.Hour 2 Update

Stuart Kostera and Warren Luff tightened their stranglehold on the 2010 Dial Before You Dig Australian Six Hour during the second hour, extending their lead to over a minute. Luff took over the car from Kostera after one hour and fifteen minutes, with the Team Mitsubishi crew completing a front-right tyre change.


The third hour of the 2010 Dial Before You Dig Australian Six Hour was dominated by pit lane action, with a second round of pitstops for the lead contendersHour 3 Update

The third hour of the 2010 Dial Before You Dig Australian Six Hour was dominated by pit lane action, with a second round of pitstops for the lead contenders


Stuart Kostera and Warren Luff have cruised to victory in the inaugural Dial Before You Dig Eastern Creek Six Hour. With a three lap lead, Kostera backed off his pace by up to ten seconds per lap in the final 15 minutes.Hour 6 Update

Stuart Kostera and Warren Luff have cruised to victory in the inaugural Dial Before You Dig Eastern Creek Six Hour. With a three lap lead, Kostera backed off his pace by up to ten seconds per lap in the final 15 minutes.


Team Mitsubishi Ralliart Australia has dominated the Dial Before You Dig Australian Six Hour at Eastern Creek Raceway today, with Warren Luff and Stuart Kostera continuing their weekend long domination of the event, leading home a team one-two.Luff, Kostera & Mitsubishi Dominate Six Hour

Team Mitsubishi Ralliart Australia has dominated the Dial Before You Dig Australian Six Hour at Eastern Creek Raceway today, with Warren Luff and Stuart Kostera continuing their weekend long domination of the event, leading home a team one-two.


Stuart Kostera has led every lap from pole-position, and currently holds an eight second lead over David Wall as teams ready for the first pitstop of the race.Hour 1 Update

Stuart Kostera has led every lap from pole-position, and currently holds an eight second lead over David Wall as teams ready for the first pitstop of the race.


Team Mitsubishi Ralliart continues to streak ahead as the 2010 Dial Before You Dig Australian Six Hour reaches the end of its fourth hourHour 4 Update

Team Mitsubishi Ralliart continues to streak ahead as the 2010 Dial Before You Dig Australian Six Hour reaches the end of its fourth hour


Stuart Kostera and Warren Luff appear to be headed towards a convincing victory in the 2010 Dial Before You Dig  Australian Six Hour, as they extended their lead to over two and a half laps during the fifth hour.Hour 5 Update

Stuart Kostera and Warren Luff appear to be headed towards a convincing victory in the 2010 Dial Before You Dig Australian Six Hour, as they extended their lead to over two and a half laps during the fifth hour.


Stuart Kostera and Warren Luff have continued their dominating form at Eastern Creek Raceway today, scoring pole for the Dial Before You Dig Australian Six Hour.Kostera & Luff to Start from Six Hour Pole

Stuart Kostera and Warren Luff have continued their dominating form at Eastern Creek Raceway today, scoring pole for the Dial Before You Dig Australian Six Hour.


The opening shots have been fired in private practice for Sunday?s Dial Before You Dig Australian Six Hour, with Stuart Kostera and Warren Luff topping the time charts in their Mitsubsihi Lancer EVO 10.Kostera & Luff Top Opening Six Hour Practice

The opening shots have been fired in private practice for Sunday?s Dial Before You Dig Australian Six Hour, with Stuart Kostera and Warren Luff topping the time charts in their Mitsubsihi Lancer EVO 10.


Team Mitsubishi Ralliart Australia has set themselves up as the team to beat at this weekend?s Dial Before You Dig Australian Six Hour, to be held at Eastern Creek Raceway.Six Hour EVO Challenge on at Eastern Creek

Team Mitsubishi Ralliart Australia has set themselves up as the team to beat at this weekend?s Dial Before You Dig Australian Six Hour, to be held at Eastern Creek Raceway.


Over one third of the field in the Dial Before You Dig Australian Six Hour call Eastern Creek their home track, and they hope that their local knowledge will pay dividends in the inaugural endurance race next weekend.Sydney Drivers Take on the Best in Australian Six Hour

Over one third of the field in the Dial Before You Dig Australian Six Hour call Eastern Creek their home track, and they hope that their local knowledge will pay dividends in the inaugural endurance race next weekend.


After a successful trial of live streaming of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Sandown last November and at Wakefield Park in March, the initiative will return for the upcoming Dial Before You Dig Australian Six Hour at Eastern Creek Raceway on July 18.Six Hours of Live Streaming

After a successful trial of live streaming of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Sandown last November and at Wakefield Park in March, the initiative will return for the upcoming Dial Before You Dig Australian Six Hour at Eastern Creek Raceway on July 18.


The Australian Six Hour at Eastern Creek Raceway on July 17-18 has received a boost with Dial Before You Dig coming on board as the naming rights sponsor of the all-new production car endurance race.Dial Before You Dig On Board for Australian Six Hour

The Australian Six Hour at Eastern Creek Raceway on July 17-18 has received a boost with Dial Before You Dig coming on board as the naming rights sponsor of the all-new production car endurance race.


With only 20 days until the inaugural Australian Six Hour at Eastern Creek Raceway entries are flowing in, with a big field of production cars set to take part in the new hallmark event for the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships.Countdown on for Australian Six Hour

With only 20 days until the inaugural Australian Six Hour at Eastern Creek Raceway entries are flowing in, with a big field of production cars set to take part in the new hallmark event for the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships.


Brothers Lee and Brett Holdsworth bounced back from a controversial opening encounter to claim an emotional Ashley Cooper Memorial Trophy, as the Commodore Cup National Series headlined the fifth round of the 2010 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Winton Motor Raceway.Holdsworth Brothers Fight Back in Commodore Cup

Brothers Lee and Brett Holdsworth bounced back from a controversial opening encounter to claim an emotional Ashley Cooper Memorial Trophy, as the Commodore Cup National Series headlined the fifth round of the 2010 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Winton Motor Raceway.


The opening mini-enduro for the Commodore Cup National Series at Winton Motor Raceway today ended in drama, as the sun shone on the fifth round of the 2010 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships.Drama Charged Commodore Cup Opener at Winton

The opening mini-enduro for the Commodore Cup National Series at Winton Motor Raceway today ended in drama, as the sun shone on the fifth round of the 2010 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships.


A rain soaked Winton Motor Raceway saw Chris Smerdon debut his new BA Ford Falcon today in the Shannons V8 Touring Cars National Series, as free practice for the fifth round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships struggled against the elements.Smerdon Debuts New Falcon at Wet and Wild Winton

A rain soaked Winton Motor Raceway saw Chris Smerdon debut his new BA Ford Falcon today in the Shannons V8 Touring Cars National Series, as free practice for the fifth round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships struggled against the elements.


The HQ Holden racing at this weekend?s round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Winton Motor Raceway will be a tribute to category stalwart Dallas Crane, who succumbed to cancer on June 15. He was 56 years old.Winton Tribute to HQ Holden Legend

The HQ Holden racing at this weekend?s round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Winton Motor Raceway will be a tribute to category stalwart Dallas Crane, who succumbed to cancer on June 15. He was 56 years old.


The traditional Ford versus Holden battle will be on in earnest at the fifth round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Winton Motor Raceway next weekend, with Saloon Cars and the V8 Touring Cars set to provide some hot on track entertainment.Ford Versus Holden Battle Continues at Winton

The traditional Ford versus Holden battle will be on in earnest at the fifth round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Winton Motor Raceway next weekend, with Saloon Cars and the V8 Touring Cars set to provide some hot on track entertainment.


At the Bathurst 12 Hour in February, it was expected that that the turbocharged challenge would come primarily from the Japanese four-wheel-drive brigade, nobody expected the home grown FPV F6 to be an outright threat.FPV’s Turbocharged Six Hour Challenger

At the Bathurst 12 Hour in February, it was expected that that the turbocharged challenge would come primarily from the Japanese four-wheel-drive brigade, nobody expected the home grown FPV F6 to be an outright threat.


Headlining the fifth round of the 2010 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Winton Motor Raceway on Jun 26/27 will be the Commodore Cup National Series with their third annual Endurance Challenge, which will see a star studded field take to the track.V8 Stars Sign on for Commodore Cup Enduro

Headlining the fifth round of the 2010 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Winton Motor Raceway on Jun 26/27 will be the Commodore Cup National Series with their third annual Endurance Challenge, which will see a star studded field take to the track.


Entries are flowing in for the inaugural Australian Six Hour production car race, which is scheduled for Eastern Creek Raceway on July 18 as a part of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships, with Peter O?Donnell set to step up a class and spearhead a two-class, three-car BMW attack on the event.Bimmer & Bowe Find New Six Hour Home

Entries are flowing in for the inaugural Australian Six Hour production car race, which is scheduled for Eastern Creek Raceway on July 18 as a part of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships, with Peter O?Donnell set to step up a class and spearhead a two-class, three-car BMW attack on the event.


Darren Hossack has finally put his name on the Clem Smith Cup with a last to first drive, as the Kerrick Sports Sedans featured at Mallala Motor Sport Park at the fourth round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships.Hossack Claims Cup from Last

Darren Hossack has finally put his name on the Clem Smith Cup with a last to first drive, as the Kerrick Sports Sedans featured at Mallala Motor Sport Park at the fourth round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships.


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Ben Barker broke through for his debut Formula 3 Australian Drivers Championship race victory today, with a crushing victory during the opening round of racing at the fourth round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Mallala Motor Sport Park.


Darren Hossack has laid down the gauntlet in the battle of the Sports Sedans for the Clem Smith Cup today at Mallala Motor Sport Park with the quickest lap time of the day, as wet weather interrupted practice for this weekend?s round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships.Hossack Looking to Make Amends at Mallala‏

Darren Hossack has laid down the gauntlet in the battle of the Sports Sedans for the Clem Smith Cup today at Mallala Motor Sport Park with the quickest lap time of the day, as wet weather interrupted practice for this weekend?s round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships.


The Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships heads to South Australia?s Mallala Motor Sport Park this weekend, with six categories featured on the action packed program.Action Packed Nationals Set for Mallala

The Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships heads to South Australia?s Mallala Motor Sport Park this weekend, with six categories featured on the action packed program.


The Kerrick Sports Sedan Series hits top gear next weekend at Mallala Motor Sport Park at the fourth round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships, with the running of the jewel in the crown for the their racing season, the Clem Smith Cup.Sports Sedans Set to Light up Mallala

The Kerrick Sports Sedan Series hits top gear next weekend at Mallala Motor Sport Park at the fourth round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships, with the running of the jewel in the crown for the their racing season, the Clem Smith Cup.


The Shannons V8 Touring Car National Series makes its mainland debut for 2010 at the fourth round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at South Australia?s Mallala Motorsports Park on May 29-30, with local drivers set to star.V8 Touring Cars Rev up South Australia

The Shannons V8 Touring Car National Series makes its mainland debut for 2010 at the fourth round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at South Australia?s Mallala Motorsports Park on May 29-30, with local drivers set to star.


From beautiful sunshine to driving rain, the five categories at the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Phillip Island over the weekend produced exceptionally close racing, as competitors faced all four seasons throughout the two days of action.Tight Racing Rules at the Island

From beautiful sunshine to driving rain, the five categories at the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Phillip Island over the weekend produced exceptionally close racing, as competitors faced all four seasons throughout the two days of action.


The Australian Six Hour at Eastern Creek Raceway on July 18 was officially launched today as a part of the festivities at the third round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Phillip Island.Holt & Bowe Seeking More Enduro Glory

The Australian Six Hour at Eastern Creek Raceway on July 18 was officially launched today as a part of the festivities at the third round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Phillip Island.


The opening day of action for the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Phillip Island concluded with three thrilling races for the Australian Manufacturers Championship, the Formula 3 Australian Drivers Championship and the Australian Superkart Championship.Kostera, Evans and McIlveen Win at Phillip Island

The opening day of action for the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Phillip Island concluded with three thrilling races for the Australian Manufacturers Championship, the Formula 3 Australian Drivers Championship and the Australian Superkart Championship.


If the racing for Commodore Cup National Series at the opening round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Wakefield Park in March is any indication, fans at this weekend?s event at Phillip Island should prepare themselves for something special.Life’s Beechey At Phillip Island

If the racing for Commodore Cup National Series at the opening round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Wakefield Park in March is any indication, fans at this weekend?s event at Phillip Island should prepare themselves for something special.


When the Australian Manufacturers Championship lines up at Phillip Island next weekend for the third round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships, the competition will be seeing double, with Lauren Gray joined on the grid by her younger sister Maddison, as this championship has its final hit out prior to the Australian Six Hour at Eastern Creek Raceway on July 18.Double Trouble for Manufacturers Championship

When the Australian Manufacturers Championship lines up at Phillip Island next weekend for the third round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships, the competition will be seeing double, with Lauren Gray joined on the grid by her younger sister Maddison, as this championship has its final hit out prior to the Australian Six Hour at Eastern Creek Raceway on July 18.


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The Superkarts first hit out with the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championship for 2010 at Phillip Island on May 1-2 is almost a full house, with the series receiving over 50 pre-registrations, including two former World Champions who are heading to Australia to compete against the best in the land.


Tom Tweedie had a dream run at Symmons Plains Raceway this weekend in the Formula 3 category, as the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships turned up the heat in chilly Tasmania, with some thrilling on track action.Tweedie Too Good at Symmons Plains

Tom Tweedie had a dream run at Symmons Plains Raceway this weekend in the Formula 3 category, as the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships turned up the heat in chilly Tasmania, with some thrilling on track action.


Matt Kingsley made a resounding return to the race track today with a dominant victory in the opening race for the Porsche GT3 Cup presented by Mission Foods, as the Shannons Nationals continued at Tasmania?s Symmons Plains.Kingsley Top Of The Pops At Symmons Plains

Matt Kingsley made a resounding return to the race track today with a dominant victory in the opening race for the Porsche GT3 Cup presented by Mission Foods, as the Shannons Nationals continued at Tasmania?s Symmons Plains.


Tom Tweedie pulled a quick time out of the bag this afternoon to top the F3 Australian Drivers Championship time sheets, as the opening day of practice for the second round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships concluded at Symmons Plains just outside of Launceston.Tweedie Shows The Way on Fast Friday

Tom Tweedie pulled a quick time out of the bag this afternoon to top the F3 Australian Drivers Championship time sheets, as the opening day of practice for the second round of the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships concluded at Symmons Plains just outside of Launceston.



Leading the charge will be recently retired V8 Supercar driver Sam Walter, who will be sharing driving duties with Kurt Wimmer behind the wheel of the Wilson Brothers Racing Subaru WRX Sti in the second round of the Australian Manufacturers Championship.” src=”http://www.thenationals.com.au/_linkedimages/thumb/Tasmanians-Primed-for-Symmons-Plains-Party_155.jpg?cache=20110304100207″/>Tasmanians Primed for Symmons Plains Party

Symmons Plains is set to celebrate its 50th anniversary this weekend with the second round of the 2010 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships, with Tasmanian drivers in three categories set to uphold local honour.

Leading the charge will be recently retired V8 Supercar driver Sam Walter, who will be sharing driving duties with Kurt Wimmer behind the wheel of the Wilson Brothers Racing Subaru WRX Sti in the second round of the Australian Manufacturers Championship.



Drivers from as far afield as Holland, the United Kingdom, China, Singapore and New Zealand are all slated to race, adding some international spice to the already competitive fields.
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The Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships will have a decidedly international flavour when round two of the series hits Tasmania?s Symmons Plains Raceway on April 10-11.

Drivers from as far afield as Holland, the United Kingdom, China, Singapore and New Zealand are all slated to race, adding some international spice to the already competitive fields.


Mitch Evans made the best possible start to his Formula 3 Australian Drivers Championship campaign by taking a clean sweep of the opening three races for the year at Wakefield Park this weekend, at the opening round of the 2010 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championship.Good Evans Cleans Up At Shannons Nationals Opener

Mitch Evans made the best possible start to his Formula 3 Australian Drivers Championship campaign by taking a clean sweep of the opening three races for the year at Wakefield Park this weekend, at the opening round of the 2010 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championship.


The Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships is kicking off their 2010 season and celebrating a host of milestones this weekend at Goulburn?s Wakefield Park.Shannons Nationals Season Opener This Weekend!

The Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships is kicking off their 2010 season and celebrating a host of milestones this weekend at Goulburn?s Wakefield Park.


The Kerrick Sports Sedan Nationals Series are gearing up for the start of their 2010 season with the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships series opener at Wakefield Park next weekend, March 6-7.Sports Sedans Gearing Up For 2010 Season Opener at Wakefield Park

The Kerrick Sports Sedan Nationals Series are gearing up for the start of their 2010 season with the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships series opener at Wakefield Park next weekend, March 6-7.


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The TV schedule for the 2010 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships has been announced, with the series continuing to be broadcast around Australia on SBS? Speedweek and Inside Speed on Fox Sports.


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The 2010 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships calendar has been finalised following the confirmation of the individual category schedules. The 2010 Shannons Nationals will feature fifteen different categories across nine rounds.


FIVE CHAMPIONS CROWNED AT SANDOWN

Englishman Joey Foster was today crowned the 2009 Formula 3 Australian Drivers Champion at a rain soaked Sandown International Raceway.

Foster entered the weekend with a narrow four point deficit to Victorian driver Tim Macrow. ?I was pretty confident going into this weekend even though I was chasing Tim for the points, so to have this realised this afternoon feels pretty awesome,?


Shannons Nationals season finale to be broadcast online

In a first for the Shannons Nationals, the ninth round of the 2009 series at Sandown Raceway this weekend will be broadcast live around the world via the internet.

The Shannons Nationals has engaged the services of Pure Motorsport, a fledgling Adelaide-based company specialising in online live streaming and on-demand coverage of motorsport events ? to show action from the Melbourne circuit across the weekend to a potentially global audience.


Champions to be crowned at Sandown’s season finale

National titles will be awarded at Melbourne?s Sandown International Raceway next month, in the ninth and final round of the 2009 Shannons Nationals.

Across the weekend of 28-29 November, six national categories will hit the circuit, concluding the fourth season of the Shannons Nationals and another season of motor racing in Australia?s sporting capital.


Sports Sedans launch new class and 2010 calendar

The Kerrick Sports Sedan National Series has announced its plans for 2010, including a new class within the series and a five-round calendar with the Shannons Nationals.

Running as part of the Kerrick Series, the Production Sports Sedans (PSS) class will make national Sports Sedan competition more accessible to competitors, while all five rounds will be run with the Shannons Nationals and televised on SBS? Speedweek.


Melbourne drivers to join Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge at Sandown

A trio of Melbourne drivers will join the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge for November?s Shannons Nationals season finale at Sandown Raceway, as the all-Porsche series continues its impressive growth.

Aaron Silluzio, Mark Seamons and John Morriss will be among the newcomers at Sandown on 28-29 November, where the second-year series will be joined by five other categories in Round Nine of the 2009 Shannons Nationals.


Shannons Nationals announces 2010 calendar and new major event

The Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships has revealed its calendar for 2010, the series? fifth season, along with a new, hallmark event at Eastern Creek Raceway.

Next year?s more compact, nine-round calendar will see the series racing each month between March and October across five states and eight circuits, including the new Australian 6 Hour at Eastern Creek.


Shannons Nationals farewells Oran Park

Drivers, teams and fans said goodbye to Sydney?s Oran Park Raceway this weekend in its last national-level race meeting, Round Eight of the Shannons Nationals.

Seven categories put on exciting action over two days, with the healthy crowd invited onto the circuit at the conclusion of the final race, won by Aussie Racing Car driver David Lawrence.


Oran Park live updates

The Shannons Nationals is bidding farewell to Oran Park Raceway this weekend, for Round Eight of the 2009 season, and you can follow all of the action right here on TheNationals.com.au!

It?s a historic weekend for Australian motorsport, this weekend is Oran Park?s final national-level race meeting before it closes at the end of the year.


Bumper field of Sports Sedans set for Sydney showdown

The biggest national field of Sports Sedans in years will head to Sydney?s Oran Park Raceway this weekend for Round Eight of the Shannons Nationals.

A strong field of 26 are set to line up in Round Three of the Kerrick Sports Sedan National Series, one of seven categories taking part in Oran Park?s final national-level race meeting.


Clews to get early Father’s Day present at Oran Park

Sydneysider Jim Clews will get his Father?s Day present one week early, when he hits the track in Round Eight of the Shannons Nationals at Oran Park Raceway this weekend.

In a reversal of the traditional ?can I borrow the car, Dad?? scenario, Clews has been handed the keys to his son Kyle?s Aussie Racing Car, one of seven categories in action at Oran Park?s last national-level race meeting.


Driver’s Eye – Oran Park by Lee Castle

Round Eight of the Shannons Nationals this weekend will be the final national-level race meeting at Sydney?s Oran Park Raceway, before it closes at the end of the year.

Oran Park will be missed by fans and drivers around the country and is the favourite circuit of many, including Boylan Traffic Solutions Australian Manufacturers Championship driver Lee Castle.

Before Lee straps in for this weekend?s racing, where he will be in the thick of the AMC title fight, he takes you for a hotlap in his Subaru in the latest instalment of Driver’s Eye on TheNationals.com.au…


Oran Park’s national farewell looming

As Oran Park Raceway enters its final months, the Western Sydney circuit will host its last national-level race meeting next weekend, 29-30 August, Round Eight of the Shannons Nationals.

The event will be the final national chapter in 47 years of racing history at Oran Park, which will succumb to the urban sprawl at the end of this year.


Shannons Nationals to host Oran Park’s last national-level blast

Sydney?s iconic Oran Park Raceway will host its final national-level race meeting on 29-30 August, Round Eight of the 2009 Shannons Nationals.

The event will be the final chapter in a 40-year history of national racing at the Camden circuit, with seven Shannons Nationals categories ready to provide a fitting farewell over two days.


TV Alert – Morgan Park

The Shannons Nationals made its first visit to Queensland?s Morgan Park Raceway last weekend, for Round Seven of the 2009 season.

You can catch the racing from Morgan Park?s first national-level event on Speedweek, SBS One, this Sunday from 1pm.


Queenslanders star at Morgan Park, Jamieson wraps up Saloon Car title

Matt Kingsley and Lee Castle led the Queensland charge as the Shannons Nationals hit Morgan Park Raceway in Warwick, while Shawn Jamieson wrapped up the Saloon Car title.

Queensland drivers featured across seven classes in Round Seven of the 2009 Shannons Nationals, the circuit?s maiden national-level race meeting.


Morgan Park live updates

The Shannons Nationals? first visit to Queensland?s Morgan Park Raceway is underway. It?s our first visit to the circuit and Morgan Park?s first national-level race meeting, and you can follow all of the action right here on TheNationals.com.au!

This weekend features the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge, Boylan Traffic Solutions Australian Manufacturers Championship, Kumho Tyres Australian Saloon Car Series, CUE Production Sports Car 1 Hour, Kerrick Queensland Sports Sedans, Rockpress Pacific Superkart Challenge and Holden Gemini Challenge.


Jamieson ready to fire in Saloon showdown

South Australian speedster Shawn Jamieson is set to become the first driver to wrap up a national series at Queensland?s Morgan Park Raceway this weekend, during Round Seven of the Shannons Nationals.

Jamieson holds a massive advantage in the Kumho Tyres Australian Saloon Car Series, a competitive class with evenly-matched V6 Ford Falcons and Holden Commodores doing battle.


Queensland production car chargers head to home turf

Queenslanders Lee Castle and Jake Camilleri will be looking to maximise their home-track advantage when the Australian Manufacturers Championship hits Warwick?s Morgan Park Raceway this weekend, in Round Seven of the Shannons Nationals.

Castle and Camilleri are front-runners in the Boylan Traffic Solutions-sponsored championship, one of seven categories taking part in Morgan Park?s first-ever national level race meeting.


Driver’s Eye – Morgan Park by Matt Kingsley

The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge will be one of seven categories in action this weekend, as the Shannons Nationals heads to Queensland?s Morgan Park Raceway for the first time.

Entering his home round, Gold Coast driver Matt Kingsley leads the standings after three consecutive round wins and gives you the inside line around Morgan Park in the latest instalment of Drivers Eye on TheNationals.com.au…


All roads lead to Warwick for Shannons Nationals competitors

Over 150 drivers from around Australia will converge on Warwick later this week, for the Shannons Nationals? first visit to Morgan Park Raceway this weekend.

The circuit?s maiden national-level race meeting will feature seven categories, with sports cars, production cars, touring cars and karts all hitting the track in Round Seven of the 2009 Shannons Nationals.


Comeback Kingsley eyeing Porsche four-peat at Morgan Park

Gold Coast driver Matt Kingsley will head to Morgan Park Raceway for Round Seven of the Shannons Nationals on 8-9 August eyeing a fourth-straight Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge round victory, as he continues a sensational return to motorsport.

After sitting out the majority of 2008 due to injuries sustained in a race accident, Kingsley leads the GT3 Cup Challenge, one of seven categories heading to Warwick for Morgan Park?s inaugural national-level race meeting.


Porsches to lap Morgan Park for charity

Local rev heads can get their need for speed and dig deep for charity next week, in the lead up to the Shannons Nationals? first visit to Warwick?s Morgan Park Raceway on 8-9 August.

One of seven categories in action at Morgan Park?s inaugural national-level race meeting, the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge will hold a very special passenger rides afternoon next Wednesday, 5 August, to raise money for Ronald McDonald House Charities.


Eastern Creek TV Alert

Sydney?s Eastern Creek Raceway hosted a sensational sixth round of the 2009 Shannons Nationals last weekend.

A bumper line-up of categories and competitors took to the track for exciting racing, which can be seen SBS? Speedweek over the next two Sundays.


Shannons Nationals heads to Morgan Park

The Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships will bring national level motorsport to Warwick?s Morgan Park Raceway for the very first time on 8-9 August.

Next month?s event will be the Shannons Nationals? first visit to Morgan Park and the circuit?s maiden national-level race meeting, attracting drivers and teams from around the country to the area.

Round Seven of the 2009 Shannons Nationals will feature sports cars, production cars, touring cars and karts in a massive weekend.


Sydney’s Wall and Sofi shine at Eastern Creek

Sydney drivers David Wall and Mat Sofi were among the success stories at Eastern Creek Raceway in Round Seven of the Shannons Nationals.

Wall won the Australian GT Championship round to extend his championship lead, while Sofi scored his first Formula 3 race victory as seven national categories hit a sun-soaked Sydney circuit.


Eastern Creek live updates

Round Six of the Shannons Nationals is underway at Sydney?s Eastern Creek Raceway. It?s a massive weekend of racing, with seven categories in action, and you can follow all of the action right here on TheNationals.com.au!

This weekend features the Australian GT Championship, Formula 3 Australian Drivers Championship, Boylan Traffic Solutions Australian Manufacturers Championship, Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge, TTM Traffic and Parking Commodore Cup, Australian Superkart Championship and Tyrepower HQ Nationals.


Sydneysider Wall leads sportscar field to Eastern Creek

Sydney rising star David Wall will lead a pack of sportscars valued at almost $10 million to Eastern Creek Raceway this weekend, for Round Six of the Shannons Nationals.

Wall sits atop the Australian GT Championship, the country?s premier sportscar class and one of seven national categories taking part in a massive weekend of racing in Sydney.


F3’s Ashes battle heads to Sydney

Sydney?s Eastern Creek Raceway will join Lords Cricket Ground as the host of a sporting contest between Australia and England this weekend, in Round Six of the Shannons Nationals.

Englishman Joey Foster and Australian Tim Macrow are fighting for the Formula 3 Australian Drivers Championship, which features young aces in Australia?s fastest race cars.


Rally ace and past champs join growing Manufacturers Championship field

A leading Australian rally driver and two former Production Car champions will be among the additions to a supersized Australian Manufacturers Championship field at Eastern Creek Raceway on 18-19 July, during Round Six of the Shannons Nationals.

The Boylan Traffic Solutions Australian Manufacturers Championship is one of seven national categories hitting the Sydney circuit next weekend for a massive, two-day event.


Driver’s Eye – Eastern Creek by David Wall

A bumper field of sports cars will battle it out at Eastern Creek Raceway in the Australian GT Championship, part of Round Six of the Shannons Nationals on 18-19 July.

David Wall currently leads the GT standings entering the fourth round of their 2009 season, driving his Porsche 997 Cup S.

As a Sydneysider, David has done plenty of laps around Eastern Creek, and gives you the inside line on how he?ll be tackling it next weekend in the latest instalment of Driver?s Eye on TheNationals.com.au…


Winton TV Alert

The Shannons Nationals made its first visit to Winton Motor Raceway last weekend, for Round Five of the 2009 season.

Make sure you check out the great action on SBS? Speedweek over the next two Sundays from 1pm-2pm.


Brothers win Commodore Cup Endurance Challenge, F3 honours split at Winton

Geelong brothers Jason and Craig Domaschenz took out the Commodore Cup Endurance Challenge while the Formula 3 success was shared, in Round Five of the Shannons Nationals at Winton Motor Raceway.

Six categories raced in the Shannons Nationals? first ever visit to the Victorian circuit, which kicked off the second half of the 2009 season.


Rally champ Simon Evans to hit Winton tarmac in Commodore Cup Endurance Challenge

Two-time Australian Rally Champion Simon Evans will trade gravel and his four-wheel drive Mitsubishi Lancer for Winton Motor Raceway and a V8 Commodore this weekend in Round Five of the Shannons Nationals.

The rallying star is a late co-driver signing to the Commodore Cup Endurance Challenge, one of six categories competing in the Shannons Nationals? first visit to the North-Eastern Victorian circuit.


State versus State in Aussie Racing Cars’ Shannons Nationals debut at Winton

The Aussie Racing Car Super Series will have its own brand of interstate rivalry at Victoria?s Winton Motor Raceway this weekend, when it makes its debut with the Shannons Nationals.

New South Wales leads Queensland and Tasmania at the top of the standings in the popular Aussie Racing Cars, among six categories racing in the fifth round of the 2009 Shannons Nationals.


Driver’s Eye – Winton by Kyle Clews

The Aussie Racing Cars will make their debut with the Shannons Nationals this weekend, in Round Five of the 2009 season at Victoria?s Winton Motor Raceway.

A big field of the 1.2Litre pocket rockets is entered, and they?re set to turn on sensational racing around the 3.0km Winton layout.

Kyle Clews currently leads the Aussie Racing Cars Super Series after two rounds, and is your chauffeur around Winton in the latest installment of the Shannons Nationals Driver?s Eye feature.


Wangaratta driver set for Winton V8 Touring Car stoush

Wangaratta?s Mark Shepherd will be in the thick of the V8 Touring Car action when Round Five of the Shannons Nationals takes place at Winton Raceway this weekend, 27-28 June.

Shepherd races in the Shannons V8 Touring Car Series, a second-year class for ex-V8 Supercars, one of six categories taking part in the Shannons Nationals? first-ever visit to Winton.


Family ties for Winton’s Commodore Cup Endurance Challenge

Four sets of fathers and sons and three pairs of brothers will be on the grid for the Commodore Cup Endurance Challenge, taking place during Round Five of the Shannons Nationals at Winton Motor Raceway on 27-28 June.

One of six categories running in the Shannons Nationals? first visit to the circuit in North Eastern Victoria, the Commodore Cup Endurance Challenge has attracted a strong, 23-car field.


Ricciardello wins Clem Smith Cup, success for South Aussies at Mallala

Tony Ricciardello won the Clem Smith Cup for Sports Sedans in Round Four of the Shannons Nationals at Mallala Motor Sport Park, where South Australian drivers starred.

South Aussies won three of the six classes in a big weekend of racing at the Adelaide circuit, with late rain challenging drivers each day.


Watch the Shannons Nationals online!

Racing from the 2009 Shannons Nationals can now be viewed online, through SBS? brand new Speedweek website!

Full episodes of Speedweek, which features the Shannons Nationals, can be viewed on demand at www.speedweek.com.au in the newest addition to the online SBS network.

The site will also feature additional videos – with exclusive interviews, onboard laps and other footage to accompany each Shannons Nationals broadcast.


Hossack chasing Clem Smith Cup in double duty weekend at Mallala

Dual national champion Darren Hossack will be the busiest driver in this weekend?s fourth round of the Shannons Nationals at Adelaide?s Mallala Motor Sport Park, doing double duty in a Sports Sedan and a Superkart.

In 2008, Hossack joined an elite group of drivers to win two Australian titles in the same year with his Kerrick Sports Sedan Series and Australian Superkart Championship success, with both classes featuring on Mallala?s six-category program this weekend.


Driver’s Eye – Mallala by Darren Hossack

Jumping from Sports Sedan to Superkart and back again, Darren Hossack will be a busy boy in Round Four of the Shannons Nationals at Mallala on 6-7 June, doing double duty in the two categories he won last year.

In the latest instalment of TheNationals.com.au Driver?s Eye feature, Hossack takes you for two flying laps of the Adelaide circuit in the machines he?ll use in Round Two of the Kerrick Sports Sedan National Series and Round One of the Australian Superkart Championship…


Experience and youth combine in South Australian V8 team

Veteran Adelaide driver Chris Smerdon and Barossa Valley youngster Michael Bartsch will be among the South Australians looking for hometown success in Round Four of the Shannons Nationals, at Mallala Motor Sport Park on 6-7 June.

Team-mates Smerdon and Bartsch will compete in the Shannons V8 Touring Car Series, a second-year category for ex-V8 Supercars, one of six classes on the Queen?s Birthday weekend program.


Aussie Racing Cars join Shannons Nationals

The Shannons Nationals is pleased to announce the addition of the popular Aussie Racing Cars Super Series to its 2009 schedule.

Round Five of the Shannons Nationals at Winton Motor Raceway and Round Eight at Oran Park will feature the pocket rockets, joining the originally-scheduled Nationals categories.


F3 title fight alive, Wall and Kingsley drive Porsche success

Melbourne?s Tim Macrow closed the Formula 3 Australian Drivers Championship title battle as Joey Foster had a mixed day, while David Wall and Matt Kingsley took their Porsches to victory in Round Three of the Shannons Nationals at Phillip Island.

Wall won in the Australian GT Championship and Kingsley in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge, while the Sentinel Fire Services Commodore Cup, Kumho Saloon Cars and a Porsche Club Regularity also featured in this weekend?s action at a wet, cold and windy Phillip Island.


70-strong Porsche posse heading to Phillip Island

With everything from a pair of 1958 classics to the latest racing machines, over 70 Porsches will hit Victoria?s Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit this weekend, in Round Three of the Shannons Nationals.

From Australian motorsport legend Jim Richards to Melbourne young gun Kane Rose, the German machines will be raced by a diverse group of drivers in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge, Australian GT Championship and a Porsche Club Regularity.


Driver’s Eye – Phillip Island by Tim Macrow

It?s one of the fastest circuits in the world in any car – but when the Formula 3 Australian Drivers Championship hits Phillip Island things get quicker than ever.

With a lap record in the mid 1m26s, F3 cars now lap the 4.46km circuit faster than just about anything else that races there: seven seconds quicker than a V8 Supercar and, remarkably, two to three seconds faster than the best of the best MotoGP world championship bikes.


Leanne Tander returns as Australia’s fastest head to Phillip Island

Leanne Tander will re-visit the scene of her history-making Formula 3 race win next weekend, 16-17 May, in a one-off return to the Formula 3 Australian Drivers Championship at Phillip Island.

Australia?s fastest racers, Formula 3 will be one of six classes in action at the fast and flowing Victorian circuit in Round Three of the Shannons Nationals.


Wakefield Park TV Alert

After a two month break, the Shannons Nationals fired up again in late April for Round Two at Wakefield Park.

Five categories took to the Goulburn circuit, with changeable weather resulting in plenty of exciting action – make sure you catch it all on Speedweek this Sunday!


Shannons Nationals cancels Symmons Plains round

While the 2009 Shannons Nationals will be contested over nine events following the cancellation of Round Nine at Symmons Plains Raceway, the series has announced plans to return to Tasmania bigger and better in 2010.

Symmons Plains was scheduled to host Round Nine of the 2009 season in October, however the Australian GT Championship?s withdrawal from the round, along with the Shannons Nationals finale at Sandown, made the event unfeasible.


Foster, Holt and Wallis win at wintery Wakefield

Joey Foster, Garry Holt and Adam Wallis were among the winners in Round Two of the Shannons Nationals at Wakefield Park this weekend, as wet and wintery conditions lashed the Goulburn circuit.

Five categories were in action in the Shannons Nationals? first visit to Wakefield Park since 2006, with competitors challenged by a cold snap and rapid-fire changes to the conditions driven by gale force winds.


Bathurst 12 Hour winner to tackle Australian Manufacturers Championship

Dual and defending Bathurst 12 Hour winner Rod Salmon will contest the 2009 Australian Manufacturers Championship, joining a strong field of production cars doing battle during Round Two of the Shannons Nationals at Wakefield Park on 25-26 April.

Salmon will drive his WPS Bathurst 12 Hour-winning Mitsubishi Evo X Lancer in the 2009 championship, which kicks off at the Goulburn circuit next weekend with seven manufacturers represented in an expected 20-car field.


Driver’s Eye – Wakefield Park by Brett Holdsworth

Welcome to a new feature on TheNationals.com.au, the Driver?s Eye, where a driver will take you through a lap of each circuit on the 2009 Shannons Nationals calendar.

First up is Commodore Cup driver Brett Holdsworth?s take on Goulburn?s Wakefield Park Raceway, which will host the Commodore Cup season opener and Round Two of the 2009 Shannons Nationals on 25-26 April.


Strong growth for second-year V8 Touring Car National Series

The V8 Touring Car National Series has experienced impressive growth during the off-season, with an increased field set to line up for the 2009 season opener during Round Two of the Shannons Nationals at Wakefield Park later this month.

With entries closing at the end of this week, over 10 ex-V8 Supercars are expected to do battle at the Goulburn circuit on 25-26 April, well up from grid numbers during the series? debut season in 2008.


Quinn and Jamieson win at Shannons Nationals season opener

Tony Quinn and Shawn Jamieson were among the winners in the opening round of the 2009 Shannons Nationals, held at Bathurst?s famed Mount Panorama last weekend, 20-22 February.

Running in conjunction with the WPS Bathurst 12 Hour, over 260 competitors tackled ?The Mountain? in action-packed Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge, Saloon Car, Formula Vee, HQ Holden and Improved Production races on Friday and Saturday.


Nationals competitors set for double duty at Bathurst

A group of Shannons Nationals competitors will combine their racing with a role in the WPS Bathurst 12 Hour, in a big weekend of double duty at Mount Panorama on 20-22 February.

After racing in the opening round of the 2009 Shannons Nationals wraps up on Saturday afternoon, 22 drivers and numerous crew members will remain in Bathurst for roles as competitors and officials in Sunday?s production car endurance race.


Kingsley to make comeback at Bathurst

Almost a year to the day after he was injured in a serious crash, Matt Kingsley will return to the racetrack this weekend, February 20-22, in Round One of the Shannons Nationals at Mount Panorama, Bathurst.

Kingsley, 24, will race in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge, one of five Shannons Nationals categories running in conjunction with the WPS Bathurst 12 Hour.


Shannons Nationals adds Morgan Park to 2009 schedule

The Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships will visit Queensland?s Morgan Park Raceway for the first time in 2009, following a change to this year?s schedule.

Round Seven of the Nationals? fourth season on 8-9 August has been moved from Queensland Raceway to Morgan Park, located at Warwick, 160km south-west of Brisbane.


Sandown puts on big send-off for 2007 Nationals

Allan Simonsen is the big winner following the final round of the 2007 Shannons Nationals held at Sandown Motor Raceway in Melbourne last weekend.


Championship glory for Melbourne drivers at Sandown

Melbourne drivers Mark Eddy and Darren Hossack were among six national champions crowned at Sandown Raceway today in the final round of the Shannons Nationals, while Allan Simonsen and Nick O?Halloran won the Sandown GT Classic.

Eddy claimed the Australian GT Championship and Hossack became just the third driver to win two national titles in a season when he sealed the Kerrick Sports Sedan crown at the event, attended by 3,700 people.


Melbourne students driving Hyundai’s racetrack success

Students from Kangan Batman TAFE in Coburg are behind Hyundai?s quest for success in the 2008 Australian Manufacturers Championship, which wraps up this weekend in the final round of the Shannons Nationals at Sandown Raceway.

Hyundai leads the Manufacturers Championship entering the season finale and will be one of six national titles decided at the Melbourne circuit.


Melbourne’s spring of racing to conclude at Sandown

Horsepower of a different kind will conclude Melbourne?s spring of racing when the 2008 Shannons Nationals wraps up at Sandown Raceway next weekend, 29-30 November.

Six categories will hit the Melbourne circuit; also bringing to a close another big year of motorsport in Australia?s sporting capital.

Across the range of sports cars, production cars and touring cars, six new national champions will be crowned over the last weekend of spring.


Shannons Nationals competitors nominated for 2008 CAMS Motorsport Personality of the Year

Seven drivers from categories within the Shannons Nationals have been nominated for the prestigious CAMS Motorsport Personality of the Year award, presented by Shannons, in 2008.

The award recognises competitors who are excellent ambassadors for Australian motor sport through their conduct both on and off the track.


Seton and Middleton clean up at Mallala

Glenn Seton made a winning return to Mallala Motor Sport Park and South Australian Bob Middleton wrapped up his fourth-consecutive Australian Supertruck title in the penultimate round of the Shannons Nationals.

Six categories took to Mallala for the ninth round of 2008, with Middleton one of three new national champions crowned over the weekend.


Glenn Seton to make Mallala return

Australian motorsport legend Glenn Seton will contest his first race meeting at Adelaide?s Mallala Motor Sport Park in a decade this weekend, in Round Nine of the Shannons Nationals.

The two-time Australian Touring Car Champion will compete in the SA Historic Touring Car Cup, 10 years after he last raced at Mallala in the circuit?s final V8 Supercar event in 1998.


South Aussies eyeing glory at Mallala

South Australian drivers will be looking to boost their title charges on home turf this weekend, in Round Nine of the Shannons Nationals at Mallala Motor Sport Park.

Locals feature prominently throughout the six categories which will be in action, with three more champions to be crowned in the penultimate event of the year.


Shannons Nationals announces 2009 calendar

For the first time, the Shannons Nationals will contest its 10 rounds at 10 different circuits in 2009.

As the second-tier series in Australian motorsport continues to grow, the calendar for its fourth season has been announced, with Wakefield Park and Queensland Raceway returning to the program and the series lining up for its first visit to Winton Motor Raceway.


Winslow grabs F3 title, Tander wins Tasmanian SuperPrix

British driver James Winslow won the 2008 Australian Drivers Championship at Symmons Plains Raceway today, while Leanne Tander took out the Tasmanian Formula 3 SuperPrix in Round Eight of the Shannons Nationals.

Three national champions were crowned at the Launceston circuit over the weekend, as competitors put on exciting racing for spectators who braved wet and wild weather.


Nationals’ finals series kicks off this weekend

The first three series champions from the 2008 Shannons Nationals will be crowned at Symmons Plains Raceway this weekend, as the season enters its final three rounds.

Round Eight will be the series? annual visit to Tasmania, with the 2008 Kumho Tyres Australian Formula 3 Championship, Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge and HQ National Series titles to be decided in a big weekend of racing.


Title fights closer after big weekend of racing at Oran Park

Bob Middleton narrowed John Falk?s championship lead in the Tankworld Australian Supertruck Nationals, as championship battles intensified in Round Seven of the Shannons Nationals at Oran Park.

With five of the six categories contesting their penultimate round for 2008 at the Western Sydney circuit, the weekend was pivotal in a number of championship battles.


Father’s Day coming early at Oran Park

Just one week out from Father?s Day, six sets of fathers will race their sons at Sydney?s Oran Park Raceway this weekend, aiming for top spot in Round Seven of the Shannons Nationals.

Set to spark plenty of discussion over Father?s Day lunch the following Sunday, the family feuds will add extra spice to the on-track competition, with over 170 competitors doing battle across six categories.


Supertrucks haulin’ back into Sydney

The popular Tankworld Australian Supertruck Nationals will return to Sydney?s Oran Park Raceway next weekend, 30-31 August, in Round Seven of the Shannons Nationals.

With 900kW of turbo-diesel power and tipping the scales at five-tonnes, the Supertrucks are far from average racing machines, and are ready to bring their unique brand of frenetic racing to Oran Park.


Just one point in F3 title fight, Bowe dominates GT Championship

James Winslow and Leanne Tander took a race win each and are separated by one point in the Australian Formula 3 Championship, while John Bowe made a successful return to the Australian GT Championship in Round Six of the Shannons Nationals at Phillip Island.

This weekend?s cold and wet weather in southern Victoria produced challenging conditions for drivers competing across seven categories.


Formula 3 title fight to heat up at Phillip Island

The Australian Formula 3 Championship battle will shift up a gear in this weekend?s sixth round of the Shannons Nationals at Phillip Island, with Nathan Caratti and Leanne Tander entering the weekend sharing the championship lead.

Phillip Island will host the penultimate Kumho Tyres Australian Formula 3 Championship round of the year and the 150th race in the championship?s history, which is the nation?s fastest class with alumni including Indycar driver Will Power and impressive V8 Supercar rookie Michael Caruso.


Big sports car fields heading to Phillip Island

Melbourne sports car enthusiasts will get two for the price of one when the Shannons Nationals heads to Phillip Island on 9-10 August, with two multi-million dollar fields of European thoroughbreds on the program.

In one of the biggest gatherings of sports cars in Australia this year, over 45 competitors are set to tackle Phillip Island across the Australian GT Championship and new Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge.


TV Alert – Eastern Creek

The on-track action from Round Five of the Shannons Nationals at Eastern Creek last weekend will go to air this Sunday!

Speedweek on SBS will broadcast the event on Sunday, 20 July, from 1pm. Check your local guides for details.


Tander takes share of F3 lead, Hossack sweeps Sports Sedans at Eastern Creek

Leanne Tander moved into a share of the Australian Formula 3 Championship lead while Darren Hossack cleaned up in Sports Sedans and Superkarts, in Round Five of the Shannons Nationals at Eastern Creek Raceway.

Tander and Hossack were among the winners in a big weekend of racing at the Sydney circuit, with seven categories in action and lap records tumbling.


Bargwanna in David vs. Goliath battle at Eastern Creek

Sutherland Shire resident Scott Bargwanna will tackle Sydney?s Eastern Creek Raceway this weekend in Round Five of the Shannons Nationals, engaging in a sportscar David versus Goliath battle.

Bargwanna, part of the successful racing family and cousin of Bathurst 1000 winner Jason, will drive a Lotus Elise against significantly more-powerful cars from Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche and Aston Martin in the Australian GT Championship; one of seven categories on show during a big weekend of racing.


TV Alert – Phillip Island

The on-track action from Round Four of the Shannons Nationals at Phillip Island will go to air this Sunday!

Speedweek on SBS will broadcast the event on Sunday, 6 July, from 1pm – check your local guides for details.


Shannons Nationals to turn 25 at Eastern Creek

The Shannons Nationals will hold its 25th event on 12-13 July at Sydney?s Eastern Creek Raceway, Round Five of the 2008 series.

Formed in 2006 as a partnership between the Confederation of Australian Motorsport, circuit promoters and racing categories, the Shannons Nationals has grown steadily and cemented its place as a viable home for national-level racing categories.


Hyundai wins Australian Manufacturers Championship opener

The revamped Australian Manufacturers Championship for Production Cars kicked off at Phillip Island this weekend as part of Round Four of the Shannons Nationals, with Hyundai emerging successful.

A promising 16-car field including nine manufacturers headed to the Victorian circuit, following a major overhaul of the Production Car scene in recent months.


New era for Production Car racing to start at Phillip Island

Signalling the start of a new era of Production Car racing, the Australian Manufacturers Championship will kick off this weekend at Phillip Island, in Round Four of the Shannons Nationals.

After a major overhaul of the local Production Car scene, Phillip Island will host Round One of the new championship, as part of one of the biggest-ever Shannons Nationals rounds, with over 160 competitors set to do battle.


Victorian youngsters to fly at Phillip Island

Victorian schoolboys Justin Tate and Joshua Hughes can?t drive on the road yet, but they?ll race around Phillip Island this weekend at speeds in excess of 240km/h.

The rising stars will trade their school uniforms for race suits in Round Four of the 2008 Shannons Nationals.

While the 17-year-olds are accomplished performers on the track, neither is old enough to get their P-Plates in Victoria, currently completing the learner driver process.


TV Alert – Mallala

SBS’ Speedweek and Inside Speed on Fox Sports will broadcast all of the action from Round Three of the Shannons Nationals at Mallala in the coming weeks.

Mallala provided plenty of exciting action, so make a note, set a mobile phone reminder and stake out a position on the couch, because you won’t want to miss it!


Youlden and Caratti among Mallala Nationals winners

Luke Youlden won the Clem Smith Cup for Sports Sedans and Nathan Caratti took the Australian Formula 3 Championship lead in Round Three of the 2008 Shannons Nationals at Mallala Motorsport Park in South Australia on 17-18 May.


TV Alert – Oran Park

Make sure you tune into Speedweek on SBS this Sunday, to catch the action from Round Two of the 2008 Shannons Nationals at Oran Park.

The weekend featured plenty of great racing from the Tankworld Australian Supertruck Nationals, Biante Touring Car Masters, Kumho Tyres Australian Formula 3 Championship, Holden Commodore Cup and Saloon Cars.


Paul Morris to support Ashley Cooper Foundation in Adelaide

V8 Supercar driver Paul Morris will support the Ashley Cooper Foundation and Transplant Australia this weekend at Adelaide?s Mallala Motorsport Park, in Round Three of the Shannons Nationals.


CAMS committed to production car racing future

The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport Ltd (CAMS) is committed to the future of production car racing in Australia while acknowledging the decision by SPHERIX to relinquish category management rights for the Australian Manufacturers? Championship (AMC) and the Australian Production Car Championship (APCC).

CAMS can confirm that this year?s championships will still begin as scheduled and is working closely with the Shannons Nationals organisers, SPHERIX and the Production Car Association of Australia (PCAA) to ensure the success of the Series for 2008.


Sports Sedans fire up for 2008 at Mallala

Australia?s fastest racing sedans, the Kerrick Australian Sports Sedan Series, will race for the Clem Smith Cup next weekend, 17-18 May, as Adelaide?s Mallala Motorsport Park hosts Round Three of the Shannons Nationals.


Supertrucks and superstars shine at Oran Park

Round two of the 2008 Shannons Nationals at Oran Park Raceway on 26-27 April had it all, with V8 Supercar drivers and Supertrucks stealing the show.

Sydney?s fortnight of rain cleared in time for the event, with a healthy crowd treated to an exciting weekend of racing, which included the popular Tankworld Supertrucks and cameos from a pair of V8 Supercar aces.


V8 flavour for Shannons Nationals Sydney showdown

A trio of V8 Supercar stars will be in the thick of the action in round two of the Shannons Nationals this weekend, 26-27 April, at Sydney?s Oran Park Raceway.

Two-time Bathurst winner Steven Richards and young-gun Lee Holdsworth will get behind the wheel during a bumper weekend of racing, while reigning V8 Champion Garth Tander will figure behind the scenes.


Supertrucks set for Sydney start

One of Australia?s most-popular racing categories, the 2008 Tankworld Australian Supertruck Nationals will kick off at Sydney?s Oran Park Raceway next weekend, 26-27 April, as part of round two of the Shannons Nationals.

A long-time favourite at Oran Park, the Supertrucks will bring their unique brand of racing to Sydney, kicking off their five-round 2008 series with backing from new naming rights sponsor Tankworld.


Shannons Nationals Statement – Australian GT Championship at Oran Park

Shannons Nationals organisers regret to advise that round four of the 2008 Australian GT Championship will not take place at next weekend?s, 26-27 April, Shannons Nationals event at Oran Park Raceway, as originally intended.


Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Australia announces calendar

Preparations for the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Australia series are well under way with some great racing on offer for this year which will meet the core objectives of the category – enjoyable, uncomplicated and affordable motor racing for the Porsche competitor.


Statement from Formula 3 Australia

The Executive Committee of Formula 3 Australia (F3A) today announced that it is ?business as usual? for Australia?s premier open wheel category, the Kumho Tyres Australian Formula 3 Championship for the CAMS ?Gold Star? irrespective of the issues surrounding Opes Prime, one of the category?s keenest supporters


2008 Shannons Nationals taking shape

The 2008 Shannons Nationals will kick off in earnest next month at Sydney?s Oran Park Raceway, with the series gearing up for its biggest year yet.

In its third season, the series will again host some of Australia?s best national-level motor racing and provide value-for-money entertainment for spectators across the country.


Exciting New Direction For Production Car Racing

The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport is pleased to announce a brand new direction for production based Group 3E cars under the new title of ?The Australian Manufacturers Championship?.


New V8 Touring Car category in 2008

A new category for old cars (with plenty of grunt) will be at Australia?s premier motor racing circuits in 2008, and the cars will be very familiar to fans.

The V8 Touring Car category grew from the knowledge that AU Falcon and VT/VX Commodore V8 Supercars will soon not be eligible to compete in the V8 Supercar Fujitsu Series, so Saloon Car founder and stalwart Les Morrall put the idea forward.


Spectacular Sandown Set for 2008 Showdown!

A Majority of National sporting events end with a major show ? a way of giving fans and participants a reward for their support throughout a long and arduous season ? and the Shannons Nationals will be no exception in 2007.


Spectacular round in Sydney sets the scene for ’08 Nationals schedule

A spectacular round of the Shannons Nationals at Oran Park Raceway in Sydney has set a positive scene for a thrilling 2008 season.


2008 Shannons Nationals Calendar announced

The Shannons National Motor Racing Championships have today announced a nine round schedule ? plus a support event at the Bathurst Motor Festival in February ? for the 2008 racing season.


Big weekend ahead for Nationals on Oran Park return

There have been some big rounds of the Shannons Nationals in 2007 ? but this weekends ninth of ten could well be the biggest yet.


Ricciardello wins Clem Smith Cup at Mallala

Tony Ricciardello has added the inaugural Clem Smith Trophy to his long list of Sports Sedan successes, at round seven of the Shannons Nationals at Mallala.


Sports Sedans time to shine when Nationals & Supertrucks return to Mallala

The fastest closed-roof racing cars in Australia will provide something special for race fans when the Shannons Nationals and Biodiesel Supertrucks 2007 return to Mallala Raceway this weekend. .


John’s weekend but Bart’s Trophy at Shannons Nationals Symmons return

JOHN BOWE may have been the centre of attention at the Shannons Nationals? recent trip to Tasmania last weekend; however four national categories were each given their chance to shine in front of an enthusiastic audience at Symmons Plains ? and shine they did.


Nationals action heads to Tasmania

After setting the Apple Isle alight for the first time in 2006 ? with near lap record times, close racing and some great entertainment ? the Shannons Nationals returns to Tasmania?s Symmons Plains Raceway for the second time, this weekend, bigger and better than ever.


Shannons Nationals has big weekend – Despite the wind and rain!

Gale force winds, followed by persistent wet weather failed to dampen the enthusiasm of spectators or competitors at last weekend?s sixth round of the Shannons Nationals, held at the Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit.


Best of the best shoot for Nationals Glory at Phillip Island

Quality is the byword when referring to this weekend?s sixth round of the 2007 Shannons Nationals, when the series returns to the Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit in Victoria for the second time this season.


Half way point for Shannons Nationals reached at Eastern Creek

The Shannons Nationals (www.thenationals.com.au) has celebrated the half way point of its second season with a weekend out in the sun at Eastern Creek Raceway in Sydney.


Momentum building for Shannons Nationals in return to Eastern Creek

THE Shannons Nationals head to Sydney?s Eastern Creek Raceway for the first time in 2007, consistently building momentum for the second half of the season.


Big crowd watches exhilerating Adelaide Action at Shannons Nationals

A record crowd for a Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships event has witnessed some stunning racing and plenty of drama in round four at Mallala Motor Sport Park, near Adelaide, at the weekend.


Make or break weekend for some as Nationals heads south to Mallala

Several Championship Battles have the potential to be either blown wide open or become even more competitive when the Shannons Nationals heads to Mallala Raceway, near Adelaide, this weekend.


Sun shines on Shannons Nationals in stunning Queensland Raceway foray

Some of the most competitive racing of the year was a highlight of the third round of the Shannons National Motor Racing Championships held at Queensland raceway at the weekend.


Power, Prestige and Performance on offer in Queensland this weekend!

POWER, PRESTIGE and PERFORMANCE are perhaps the three key words to use in relation to this weekend?s third round of the Shannons Nationals, to be held at Queensland Raceway near Ipswich…


Hot championship battles warm up Phillip Island at Shannons Nationals

THE Battle for championship honours within the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships is heating up following an action packed second round at the Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit last weekend…


High speed at the Island – Phillip Island welcomes Shannons Nationals

The Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit will be descended upon by a record number of National Championship competitors in this weekend?s second round of the 2007 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships.


Shannons Nationals Gears up for 2007

Oran Park, Sydney, April 19th: Over 130 cars and trucks will feature when the Shannon?s National Motor Racing Championships gets underway at Oran Park Raceway in Sydney this weekend.



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