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Jul
26
Fri
TCM | #4 Ipswich โ€“ 2019
Jul 26 @ 05:11 โ€“ Dec 28 @ 06:11

We’re back in Ipswich at a circuit that traditionally provides cracking racing when TCM comes to town.

Location: TWillowbank, Ipswich, Queensland. ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ

Opened: 1999

map of National circuit


Length: 3.12 km
Turns: 6

Previous TCM lap record: John Bowe / Holden Torana SL/R 5000 / 1:16.3951 / 30 July 2017

Sep
28
Sat
๐ŸŽ F1 #16 Russian GP ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ โ€“ 2019
Sep 28 โ€“ Sep 29 all-day

Location: Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia

Since 2014


Length: 5.848 km (3.634 mi)
Turns: 18

Oct
11
Fri
๐Ÿ TCM | #6 Bathurst โ€“ 2019
Oct 11 โ€“ Oct 13 all-day

6th race of TCM Australia in 2019

Location: Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia. ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ

Opened: 17 April 1938

It is situated on a hill with the dual official names of Mount Panorama and Wahluu. Track is technically a street circuit, and is a public road, with normal speed restrictions, when no racing events are being run, and there are many residences which can only be accessed from the circuit. The National Motor Racing Museum is located next to the Mount Panorama Circuit.


Length: 6.213 km
Turns: 23

TCM lap record: John Bowe / Holden LH Torana SL/R 5000 / 2:17.4462 / 8 October 2017


About TCM: Setting itself apart from traditional Historic racing, the Touring Car Masters pioneered a new class of racing by introducing innovative technical regulations aiming to improve safety, reliability, cut running costs and provide an exciting and entertaining race package while maintaining the visual appeal of its period race cars.

The series has proved popular with fans for the nostalgia value and also for the mix of eligible vehicles with the majority of competing vehicles being Australian or American V8s or even classic 911s.

 

Oct
12
Sat
๐ŸŽ F1 #17 Japanese GP ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต โ€“ 2019
Oct 12 โ€“ Oct 13 all-day

Location: Suzuka Circuit, Mie Prefecture, Japan ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต

Since 1962. One of the most interesting classical track now.


Length: 5.807 km (3.609 mi)
Turns: 18
Race lap record: 1:31.540 (๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎKimi Rรคikkรถnen, McLaren, 2005)

Oct
13
Sun
๐Ÿ AUS V6 | #12 Mount Panorama (Bathurst)- 2019
Oct 13 all-day

Event: Bathurst 1000

Location: Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia. ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ

Opened: 17 April 1938

It is situated on a hill with the dual official names of Mount Panorama and Wahluu. Track is technically a street circuit, and is a public road, with normal speed restrictions, when no racing events are being run, and there are many residences which can only be accessed from the circuit. The National Motor Racing Museum is located next to the Mount Panorama Circuit.


Length: 6.213 km
Turns: 23

previous V8 Supercars lap record: David Reynolds / Holden VF Commodore / 2:06.2769 / 9 October 2016
V8 Supercars lap record in 2018:David Reynolds / Holden ZB Commodore / 2:06.1492 / 7 October 2018

Oct
26
Sat
๐Ÿ AUS V6 | #13 Surfers Paradise – 2019
Oct 26 โ€“ Oct 27 all-day

Event: Gold Coast 600

Location: Surfers Paradise, in Queensland, Australia. ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ

Opened: 15 March 1991 for the 1991 Gold Coast IndyCar Grand Prix.

BEST TRACK IN AUSTRALIAN CALENDAR! Temporary street circuit on the Surfers Paradise. Back in better days held INDY car (CART) and V8 races.

Map of current circuit:


Length: 2.98 km
Turns: 15

V8 Supercars lap record: David Reynolds / Ford FG Falcon / 1:10.0499 / 27 October 2013

Map of original Champ Cart circuit 1991-2009 (to compare):


Length: 4.47 km
Turns: 20

V8 Supercars lap record: Garth Tander/ Holden VE Commodore / 1:49.8352 / 21 October 2007

๐ŸŽ F1 #18 Mexican GP ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ โ€“ 2019
Oct 26 โ€“ Oct 27 all-day

Location: Autรณdromo Hermanos Rodrรญguez, Mexico City, Mexico ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ

Moder layout was made in 1986


Length: 4.304 km (2.674 mi)
Turns: 17

Nov
2
Sat
๐ŸŽ F1 #19 US GP ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ โ€“ 2019
Nov 2 @ 12:34 โ€“ Nov 3 @ 13:34

Location: Circuit of the Americas, Elroy, 19 km south of Austin, Texas ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธะคะปะฐะณ ะขะตั…ะฐัะฐ

Since 2012


Length: 3.427 mi (5.513 km)
Turns: 20

Nov
8
Fri
TCM | #7 Sandown Raceway โ€“ 2019
Nov 8 โ€“ Nov 10 all-day

A new home for a season finale: We can’t wait to get back to the Home of Horsepower for our 2019 showdown.

Location: Springvale in Melbourne, Victoria,~ 25 kilometres south east of the city centre. ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ

Opened: 11 March 1962

Sandown Racecourse was first built as a horse racing facility, dating back into the 19th century, but closed in the 1930s in a government run rationalisation program. Redevelopment began not long after World War II. A bitumen motor racing circuit was built around the outside of the proposed horse track (which was not completed until 1965) and was first opened in 1962 and held the race which became the Sandown 500 for the first time in 1964.


Length: 3.104 km
Turns: 13

TCM lap record: John Bowe / Holden LH Torana SL/R 5000 / 1:15.1481 / 3 April 2016


About TCM: Setting itself apart from traditional Historic racing, the Touring Car Masters pioneered a new class of racing by introducing innovative technical regulations aiming to improve safety, reliability, cut running costs and provide an exciting and entertaining race package while maintaining the visual appeal of its period race cars.

The series has proved popular with fans for the nostalgia value and also for the mix of eligible vehicles with the majority of competing vehicles being Australian or American V8s or even classic 911s.

 

Nov
10
Sun
AUS V6 | #14 Sandown Raceway – 2019
Nov 10 all-day

Event: Sandown 500

Location: Springvale in Melbourne, Victoria,~ 25 kilometres south east of the city centre. ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ

Opened: 11 March 1962

Sandown Racecourse was first built as a horse racing facility, dating back into the 19th century, but closed in the 1930s in a government run rationalisation program. Redevelopment began not long after World War II. A bitumen motor racing circuit was built around the outside of the proposed horse track (which was not completed until 1965) and was first opened in 1962 and held the race which became the Sandown 500 for the first time in 1964.


Length: 3.104 km
Turns: 13

V8 Supercars lap record: Chaz Mostert / Ford FG X Falcon / 1:09.0987 / 16 September 2017

Nov
16
Sat
๐ŸŽ F1 #20 Brazilian GP ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท โ€“ 2019
Nov 16 โ€“ Nov 17 all-day

Location: Autรณdromo Josรฉ Carlos Pace, Sรฃo Paulo, Brazil ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท

Since: 1940. Contract was prolonged until 2022


Length: 4.309 km (2.677 mi)
Turns: 15

Nov
23
Sat
AUS V6 | #15 Newcastle Street Circuit – 2019
Nov 23 โ€“ Nov 24 all-day

Event: Newcastle 500

Location: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ

Opened: 24 November 2017

Quotes of drivers about track:

  • Shane van Gisbergen: “What a crazy track. Itโ€™s really cool. Itโ€™s going to be hard work, 250km, limited passing… itโ€™s going to be all about qualifying.”
  • Scott McLaughlin: “It’s full on […] Itโ€™s so technical. Youโ€™ve got to try and work out one corner, youโ€™re sacrificing one corner to help you regain in three corners time. Itโ€™s really bumpy too in places. It has everything a driver wants.โ€


Length: 2.652 km
Turns: 14

V8 Supercars lap record: David Reynolds / Holden VF Commodore / 1:10.6403 / 26 November 2017

Nov
30
Sat
๐ŸŽ F1 #21 Abu Dhabi GP ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช โ€“ 2019
Nov 30 โ€“ Dec 1 all-day

Location: Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช

Since 2009


Length: 5.554 km (3.451 mi)
Turns: 21
Fastest lap: S. Vettel – Red Bull Racing – 1:40.279 – 2009


Winners

  • 2018 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Lewis Hamilton / Mercedes
  • 2017 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Valterri Bottas / Mercedes
  • 2016 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Lewis Hamilton / Mercedes
  • 2015 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Nico Rosberg / Mercedes
  • 2014 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Lewis Hamilton / Mercedes
  • 2013 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Sebastian Vettel / Red Bull-Renault
  • 2012 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Kimi Rรคikkรถnen / Lotus-Renault
  • 2011 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Lewis Hamilton / McLaren-Mercedes
  • 2010 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Sebastian Vettel / Red Bull-Renault
  • 2009 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Sebastian Vettel / Red Bull-Renault