XRS Round 1 & a bit of RC3

Two posts in a week, the mind boggles. Be warned, this is a long one… Anyway, this weekend was my first event with the Mugen MTC1, the opening round of the 2018 XRS series. This is a five round regional series, that visits a number of tracks in NSW and ACT. This is the second…



Has it been so long?

Wow… only just realised it’s been over 18months since my last post… slightly surprising. Lots has happened in that time! Attended a worlds (88th) in 2016, had a real purple patch in terms of results in the middle of the year (some class wins and podiums), and made the nationals A main in TC, and…



Xray T4’16 – Testing and setup

Given that it’s been another long time since my last post, thought I really should note down some things I’ve learnt over the past months regarding the Xray T4’16. The car in question, despite the colour (why oh why Orange!), it is probably one of, if not the best cars on the market now. It’s consistent,…



Orange is the new Black..

Hmm… so it’s been quite some time since my last post, and well a lot has happened since then! To keep it short… the TRF419 has gone, and been replaced with a T4.. and the LRP experiment is over as well, but more on that later. First up, the car change. Well, quite simply, my…



2015 AARCMCC EP On-Road Nationals Day 2

So… Qualifying. Plan for the day was drivers meeting at 7.30am (meaning an early start for many), with qualifying to get under way soon after and attempt to truck through 5 rounds of qualifying, with round by round the chosen format. But, you know what they say about best laid plans… The drivers meeting didn’t…