Extreme Rallycross begins at Lakeside Raceway
Rallycross has returned to Australia with the opening round of the Extreme Rallycross Championship underway at Lakeside Raceway.
The newly constructed rallycross circuit at the Brisbane venue will see 16 cars do battle in three classes over the inaugural event of the seven round Extreme Rallycross Championship.
Qualifying heats are due to begin this afternoon which will set the grid ahead of Saturday’s three rounds of five lap heats.
Times from the heats will decide the grid for the 10 lap finals held on Saturday afternoon.
Rally ace Alister McRae heads the line up in the top level 4WD class with the Scotsman piloting the only Supercar Lite in the six car field.
The brother of 1995 World Rally champion Colin McRae is joined by South Australian rally ace Steve Glenney in a Mitsubishi Evo.
Australian Rally Championship co-driver Darren Masters has entered a Nissan Pulsar while the class is completed by Anthony Jones (Peugeot 207), Matt Thewils (Subaru Impreza) and Anthony Bross (Suzuki Jimny).
Seven cars have been entered in the 2WD category with three entries in the Hyundai Excel class.
Erebus Motorsport V8 Supercar driver Will Davison is scheduled to complete laps in the Supercar Lite this afternoon.
Extreme Rallycross Lakeside Raceway Entry List
|28||Alister McRae||Ford Fiesta Supercar Lite|
|4||Steve Glenney||Mitsubishi Evo|
|5||Darren Masters||Nissan Pulsar|
|6||Anthony Jones||Peugeot 207|
|15||Anthony Bross||Suzuki Jimny|
|35||Matt Thewils||Subaru Impreza|
|11||Greg Cox||Suzuki Swift|
|88||Jamie Little||Suzuki Swift|
|10||Mitchell Naylor||Suzuki Swift|
|7||Jason Hore||Suzuki Swift|
|32||Shaun Keely||Suzuki Swift|
|12||Jesse Heitmann||Holden Gemini|
|16||Callan Sayers||Suzuki Swift|
|14||Luke Page||Hyundai Excel|
|56||Greg Mammen||Hyundai Excel|
|70||Steve Hay||Hyundai Excel|