Aussie free cams
The 515 kg all up weight provides a high power-to-weight ratio that allows the car to reach speeds in excess of 200 km/h.Lap times achieved at Oran Park Raceway are within six seconds of a V8 Supercar.Aussie Racing Cars is an Australian motor racing category.Essentially a motorcycle powered Silhouette racing car class, it was created by former touring car racer Phil Ward, influenced by the American Legends category.In mid-1983 CAMS decided that beginning on 1 January 1985 they would replace Group C with new regulations based on FIA's international Group A rules which had been in place in the European Touring Car Championship since 1982, and in New Zealand since 1984.In addition to the Australian Touring Car Championship, Group C cars also contested the following national title series: Group C touring cars also contested the Amaroo Park (Sydney) based AMSCAR series from 1981-1984.Group C Improved Production Touring Car regulations were introduced by CAMS in 1965 to replace the Appendix J rules which had been in force since 1960.
In 2009 the series made the transition from running at V8 Supercar events to run on the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships program.
Aussie Racing Cars is by far the most cost effective 1st tier category in Australia and New Zealand with options to lease a chassis for k or buy a new car outright for k.
This makes for a great competitive category that attracts lots of exposure, a great stepping stone for any racer looking to make a career out of motorsport.
The new Group C classification had been brought about by the media-driven 'Supercar scare' of 1972 which led to Ford Australia, General Motors Holden and Chrysler Australia ceasing direct involvement with the manufacture of high performance production cars for Group E racing.
Holden would continue support of touring car racing until the end of the 1970s.They feature fully adjustable suspension geometry, huge brakes and controlled competition tyres that produce high grip levels.