Makris wins opening round of 2021 season

Makris wins opening round of 2021 season

Jason Makris has started the 2021 Australian Prototype Series on a high, winning the first round of the year at Sydney Motorsport Park. It was a highly consistent weekend from the 2018 series winner, who added another runner-up finish to his second place yesterday.With heavy fog on Sunday morning causing the series’ second race for the weekend to be cancelled, all...

Drake secures maiden pole

Drake secures maiden pole

John Paul Drake will start an Australian Prototype Series race on pole for the very first time in his career today after a thrilling performance in this morning’s qualifying session.After a mixed first day of the season yesterday, which resulted in missing the final practice session to car complications, Drake bounced back superbly today to claim the Jam Motorsport Shop...

Purdie powers to race win

Purdie powers to race win

Blake Purdie has secured his first ever Australian Prototypes Series win, overcoming a stall on the start line to salute at Sydney Motorsport Park.Purdie started on the front row in his Nippy’s/PJK Transport Wolf Thunder alongside Jam Motorsport’s John-Paul Drake, who earlier in the day secured the Jam Motorsport Shop pole position prize.But it wasn’t a smooth start for either...

Prototypes back on track

Prototypes back on track

After more than a year away, the Australian Prototype Series has returned to action, with young gun Blake Purdie topping the time charts in practice one.Eighteen cars make up a competitive and intriguing field, with plenty of new faces and some familiar names on the timesheets.This weekend marks Purdie’s APS debut, after winning the OTR Sportscar Invitational Series in 2020,...

Makris, Purdie shine in Sydney practice

Makris, Purdie shine in Sydney practice

The Australian Prototype Series has begun its 2021 season in style, three practice sessions getting the Shannons Motorsport Australia Championships round for the category underway. It was a familiar top two across each session, with Jason Makris and Blake Purdie sharing the spoils throughout Friday.Practice was spread out across morning, afternoon and evening sessions – the final session under Sydney Motorsport...

Prototype Series enter Sydney with healthy field

Prototype Series enter Sydney with healthy field

The 2021 Australian Prototypes Series begins this weekend at Sydney Motorsport Park with a host of big names forming a healthy entry list. Taking place as part of the Shannons Motorsport Australia Championships’ third meeting for the year, 18 competitors have confirmed their place in the series’ first of five rounds for 2021, including former champions Jason Makris and Mark Laucke. Joining...