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ENTRY LIST: Formula Ford grid set for AGP

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Friday 9th March, 2012 - 1:50pm

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Jack LeBrocq

Jack LeBrocq

A grid of 18 cars will front up for the opening round of the Australian Formula Ford Championship at Albert Park next weekend.

Leading the list of likely contenders for the prestigious title will be Minda Motorsport’s Jack LeBrocq and Sonic Motor Racing’s Garry Jacobsen.

LeBrocq, driving the CAMS Rising Star Mygale, finished second in last year’s championship, including four race wins and two round wins. After failing to secure a drive in an international class, LeBrocq stands out as an early favourite.

LeBrocq will be the lead Rising Star driver, teamed with Macauley Jones. CLICK HERE for more on Jones.

Jacobsen will be hoping that the champion Sonic team will weave its magic for him as he looks to improve on an up and down 2011 season, which included a broken wrist due to an accident at the Gold Coast. With experience Sonic racers Cameron Waters and Nick Foster moving onto the next phase of their driving careers, Jacobson will lead the team, paired up with West Australian Rhett Noonan.
Last year’s Formula Ford Rookie of the Year Mathew Hart will also be a championship contender. Hart will drive for former Formula Ford champions Synergy Motorsport, who will also field cars for Liam Sager and Sam Power. Hart enjoyed a competitive run in the final round of last year’s title at Tasmania and hopes that form continues at Albert Park.

Former Commodore Cup racer Scott Andrews was the last driver confirmed on the Formula Ford grid, scoring a last minute deal to drive for the factory Borland team alongside Shae Davies and Ash Quiddington.

The Victorian has had limited Formula Ford miles, but is eyeing a top 10 result.

“I have to thank the guys from Borland for the opportunity,” Andrew said.

“I’m down on seat time, but it would be a great result for everyone to be well inside the top 10 by the end of the weekend.”

Formula Ford first appear for practice and qualifying on Thursday, followed by one race on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

See below for Formula Ford’s Albert Park entry list;

# SPONSOR DRIVER STATE MODEL
2 Sonic Motor Racing Garry Jacobson VIC Mygale SJ12a
3 Sonic Motor Racing Rhett Noonan WA Mygale SJ11a
6 Anglo Motorsport Jonathan Venter NSW Mygale SJ10a
7 Borland Racing/Davbridge Shae Davies QLD Spectrum 014
10 Xceed Liam Sager QLD Spectrum 014
14 Minda Motorsport/CAMS Rising Stars Macauley Jones NSW Mygale SJ11a
19 Borland Racing Ash Quiddington VIC Spectrum 012
20 Crabtrees Real Estate Gavin Dumas VIC Mygale SAJ07a
21 Richter Bricklaying Dylan Richter SA Spectrum 011b
27 Synergy Motorsport Sam Power SA Spectrum 014
30 Team BRM Tom Goess SA Mygale SJ12a
32 National Surgical Jon Mills QLD Mygale SJ09a
41 Team BRM Simon Hodge SA Mygale SJ11a
44 Borland Racing Scott Andrews VIC Spectrum 012
48 Lucky Seven Jake Fouracre VIC Mygale SJ10a
49 Minda Motorsport/CAMS Rising Stars Jack LeBrocq VIC Mygale SJ12a
62 Innovative Fibre Industries Mathew Hart ACT Spectrum 014
88 Connexus Internet Greg Holloway VIC Mygale SJ06a

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