BOWE NARROWLY GRABS SEVENTH DARWIN POLE
Jun 20, 2015
STEVEN JOHNSON gave it a red hot go but fell just short of beating John Bowe to pole position for the ENZED Thunder in the Valley this morning in Darwin.
Bowe set a record 1m12.3826s lap earlier in qualifying and looked set to score a relatively comfortable pole position beofore a late run from Johnson saw him edge closer.
His last flyer of 1m12.5022s fell just 0.1196s short of denying Bowe his sixth straight and seventh Darwin pole postion overall.Read More
Jun 19, 2015
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BOWE EDGES OLD FRIEND JOHNSON IN DARWIN PRACTICE
Jun 19, 2015
THE REUNION of the Bowe and Johnson racing families under the same banner has instantly delivered the tight competition expected, during practice for round four of the ENZED Touring Car Masters today in Darwin.
John Bowe edged out Steven Johnson in today’s practice times, the Torana beating the Mustang by the tiny margin of 0.07s on a super-fast day at Hidden Valley Raceway.
The new track surface instantly delivered record lap times with Bowe’s fastest of 1m13.5842s a full 0.6s under the existing qualifying record and 1.1s under the old race lap record.Read More
MIEDECKE READY TO GO FISHING FOR RESULTS IN DARWIN
Jun 19, 2015
IT’S SAFE to say that Andrew Miedecke loves the Northern Territory.
As a keen fisherman, trips into the deep blue waters off the Northern coast and into the rugged red centre deliver plenty of rest and relaxation away from his busy working life at the helm of Port Macquarie’s Miedecke Motor Group.
And as a racing driver, the 2.8km Hidden Valley circuit just South of Darwin’s CBD delivers a driving challenge that suits the Chevrolet Camaro racer in the ENZED Touring Car Masters (TCM).Read More
TCM TORQUE – ENZED THUNDER IN THE VALLEY
Jun 16, 2015
DARWIN has been a very happy hunting ground for the ENZED Touring Car Masters since the series’ first visited the venue in 2008.
The long straight plays to the cars with plenty of ponies under the bonnet, but the technical, flowing nature of the remainder of the lap allows the smaller capacity, lighter cars to stay right in the game. Over the years there has been some giant-killing performances at the venue: notably Michael Almond qualifying a 350hp Porsche third in 2013, and Cameron Mason storming his five-litre Mustang to the front of the pack last year.
Click through to read everything you need to know about Round 4 - including the full entry list.Read More
BOWE AND JOHNSON REUNITED
Jun 9, 2015
ONE OF Australia’s most famous racing partnerships – Johnson and Bowe – will be reunited when the ENZED Touring Car Masters series for classic 60s and 70s muscle cars hits Darwin with the V8 Supercars this June.
After racing alongside friend and team owner Dick Johnson for 11 seasons of Australian Touring Car racing between 1988 and 1998 in a partnership that netted two Bathurst 1000 victories and the 1995 Australian Touring Car Championship, John Bowe will reunite the famous dynamic under his own terms when Dick’s son Steve joins John Bowe Racing in the Touring Car Masters’ ‘ENZED Thunder in the Valley’.Read More
(UPDATED) BOWE HATCHES JOHNSON PLAN FOR DARWIN
May 26, 2015
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ONE OF THE most famous partnerships in Aussie motorsport – Bowe and Johnson – could be back together on the same bit of race track sooner, rather than later.
An ambitious plan hatched by ENZED Touring Car Masters racer John Bowe could see him take on Steven Johnson in the next round of the series at Hidden Valley this June.
BOWE, YOULDEN & EDWARDS WINTON WINNERS
May 17, 2015
A CLEAN SWEEP of the Rare Spares Rose City Trophy has helped deliver the Holden Torana its first ever victory in ENZED Touring Car Masters competition this weekend at Winton Raceway.
A lights-to flag race three victory for John Bowe saw the Ford-turned-Holden driver win the ProMasters class in the third round of the championship – the third winner from as many events so far this year.
Brett Youlden won a tight battle in the ProAm class to edge out Cameron Tilley (Valliant Pacer) and Andrew Fisher (Ford Falcon GTHO) while Tony Edwards (XA Falcon GT) won Pro Sports, ahead of Leo Tobin and Garry Treloar.Read More
BOWE GETS DOUBLE TORANA WINS AT WINTON
May 16, 2015
JOHN BOWE’S first day racing a Holden was good – but his second was even better.
After topping the charts in practice yesterday, John Bowe has taken pole position and a pair of sprint race victories to open his account in the Rare Spares Rose City Classic in style at Winton Motor Raceway.
Bowe scored pole on a cool Saturday morning – scoring the first ever Holden pole position in qualifying in TCM history – before leading lights-to-flag in both 10-lap races to give the Torana model its first race wins in the series as well.Read More
QUALIFYING: CAN HOLDEN FINALLY GRAB POLE?
May 15, 2015
THERE IS a very good chance that history could be made this morning at Winton Motor Raceway.
As the ENZED Touring Car Masters field readies for qualifying this morning, fans of the Holden lion will have their fingers crossed that John Bowe – for years their arch rival – can grab pole position for the Rare Spares Rose City Trophy here at Winton.
Why? That’s simple – a Holden has never scored pole position in qualifying for a Touring Car Masters round. Never!Read More