MEDIA RELEASE/Aussie Racing Cars - Photo: Velocity Magazine Following the cancellation of the 2020 Aussie…
The Aussie Racing Cars had to cancel their next round which was slated to run at Wakefield Park this coming weekend, but sibling racers Madison & Keelan Dunston will get a run at the Townsville Supercars 400 in their Pitstop Karting pocket rockets.
DriveIT will be running one of the support classes, the North Queensland Supersprinters, which will see Madison and Keelan compete in a Super Sprint format of 5 x 20min timed sprint seesions over the weekend with 3 runs on Saturday and 2 on Sunday.
The drivers are required to have a Motorsport Australia current speed licence, and safety gear like race suits and gloves.
“I am super excited to be running at the Townsville 400 this weekend in my Aussie car alongside my brother who will also be in his Aussie car!” Madison told Velocity Magazine.
“We will be with 30 other local race cars in a Super Sprint so it will be different to a normal race weekend.”
“Its been almost 2 years since being in the aussie car! Which was at the Gold Coast in 2018. I cant wait to get back in my little pocket rocket for the weekend especially being in my home town.”
“Racing at home is totally different to racing anywhere else, because I have all my friends and family there watching and supporting me which I love! “
“I am so incredibly lucky to still have so much support, especially with whats going on in the world right now. I still have all my sponsors and local businesses helping me out which I can’t be more grateful for! I am stoked to have the opportunity to be able to get some seat time and see how the weekend will go being with different cars on the track!”
Both of the Dunston Aussie Racing Cars will feature sponsorship from Pitstop Karting Townsville a Velocity Magazine Gold Sponsor, Dale Dunston the siblings father and co-owner of Pitstop Karting works tirelessly on their cars ensuring they are ready for a busy race weekend.
An eclectic range of cars are expected for the Super Sprints including runs from Roland Dane owner of Triple Eight Race Engineering and Red Bull Holden Racing Team along with DriveIt board member Paul “The Dude” Morris who will also be competing in the DriveIT NQ Supersprinters events.
Velocity Magazine will be in attendance at both of the Supercars NTI SuperSprint events, “we are really looking forward to getting back to the track, the last time I was there was for the closed down Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix in March” said Darin Mandy, VelocityMagazine Online Editor. We will have images and stories up daily from the Supercars and all of the Support Classes, stay tuned on our website and Facebook Pages.
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