Friday, 05 June 2020 / Published in ARDC News, Major Events, SMSP News
OFFICIAL RELEASE 05/06/20: The Australian Racing Drivers’ Club (ARDC), operators of Sydney Motorsport Park, along with key stakeholders and category managers have agreed to postpone the 16th running of the annual Sydney MasterBlast Ft. Muscle Car Masters™ in the interest of public health and safety. With restrictions due to COVID-19 still in place for large
Saturday, 16 May 2020 / Published in ARDC News, Major Events, News, SMSP News
May 16, 2020: Supercars has announced its long-awaited return to racing on the weekend of June 27-28, 2020 at Sydney Motorsport Park, Eastern Creek (SMSP). The Australian Racing Drivers’ Club (ARDC), operators of SMSP, has been working closely with Supercars and Motorsport Australia to identify possible dates and operational procedures for the former’s return to live racing within
Tuesday, 05 May 2020 / Published in ARDC News, News, SMSP News
TUESDAY MAY 5, 2020: The first of 132 light towers was installed on pole position today at Sydney Motorsport Park (SMSP), placing the Western Sydney venue in the spotlight as Australia’s first permanent motorsport facility with the ability to operate both day and night. The light tower was craned in and installed in front of
Friday, 13 March 2020 / Published in ARDC News, Major Events, SMSP News
30/03/20: OFFICIAL RELEASE, NSW OFFICE OF SPORT AND RECREATION As of today, Monday 30 March 2020, the Office of Sport, in consultation with NSW Health, now considers that all organised sport and recreation activities to be classified as non-essential activities, and therefore strongly recommends that these activities cease as of midnight Monday 30 March 2020.
Thursday, 05 December 2019 / Published in President's Report
November 2019 Everyone now knows that there will soon be a Supercar team based at Sydney MotorSport Park! ARDC has been working closely with several parties for some time to make this ambition a reality. We are delighted that Australia’s largest city will again have a resident team in Australia’s most popular motor racing category.
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 / Published in President's Report
This morning I attended the Australian Institute of Company Directors annual Essential Directors’ Update. [I hear thousands of responses already…….”BORING!”] Well, it may not seem immediately relevant or interesting with respect to motorsport, but high standards of governance are an essential requirement for ARDC’s ongoing occupation and management of Sydney Motorsport Park.  As I have
Wednesday, 09 October 2019 / Published in SMSP News
THURSDAY OCTOBER 10, 2019: The Australian Racing Drivers’ Club extends its congratulations to Supercars on this afternoon’s announcement of a new two-car race team to be permanently based at ARDC-managed Sydney Motorsport Park from 2020. ARDC CEO Glenn Matthews commented: “The ARDC views the permanent establishment of a Supercars team at SMSP as further evidence
Thursday, 03 October 2019 / Published in President's Report
What a BLAST! The 2019 Paynter Dixon ARDC MasterBlast on Father’s Day weekend was a fantastic celebration of motorsport.  We were blessed with great weather on race weekend (even if it was a bit dodgy for private practice on the Friday) and plenty of people gathered up family and friends to come along. There were