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Ryan Hansford takes out round 3

Sydney Motorsport Park (SMP) has been a favourite track for Ryan Hansford and his Multispares Torana but Ryan was one race win off a clean sweep for round 3 of the 2021 Gulf Western Oil Touring Car Masters series on May 2nd/3rd.

Ryan set a new qualifying record for TCM cars to secure his second pole position for 2021 and won two of the three races. He also set a new lap record. His 2nd place in race 3, to Steve Johnson, still gave him the round win and had he had a few more laps would have passed Steve to …

Sydney Motorsport Park next stop for TCM

Ryan Hansford and the Multispares Torana will compete in round 3 of the 2021 Gulf Western Oil Touring Car Masters series at Sydney Motorsport Park on April 30 – May 2nd and all the action will be live on 7Plus and 7Mate.

The 7 network and ARG the series promoters have tweeked the schedule this week so that TCM has its qualifying at 8pm on the Friday night, under lights and live on 7. This will make great TV.

Some may remember how spectacular the TCM cars were at SMP in 2019 as part of the Muscle Car Masters race meeting …

Hansford shakes up TCM at the mountain

Ryan Hansford has pulled off a sublime race win at Mt Panorama Bathurst in race 3 of the 2nd round of the 2021 Gulf Western Oil Touring Car Masters series.

After surprising many with 2nd fastest in qualifying, and holding the top spot until the last 30seconds to the flying Camaro of young gun Adam Garwood, Ryan was confident going into race 1 with the Multispares Torana’s speed across the top of the mountain but until he got into race conditions he still wasn’t sure he could off off the superior straight line speed of the 6 litre Camaro’s, Mustang’s and …

Ryan Hansford racing at the Bathurst 500

The Torana is prepped and loaded into the transporter and will leave tonight for Bathurst for round 2 of the 2021 Gulf Western Oils Touring Car Masters series.

Unlike round 1 at Symmons the team have the right diff and gearbox ratios sorted, and last time Ryan raced at Bathurst in 2019 was the first time he was well and truly quicker than John Bowe. The shock absorbers are also adjusted to the previous Bathurst settings and Ryan is confident and is aiming to give the team another podium result.

Bathurst has big long straights and does favour the cars with 6 …

2021 Round 1 Preview

Welcome to the 2021 Touring Car Masters series. It’s very close to 12 months since Ryan and the team were in Adelaide competing in round 1 of the 2020 series.

It certainly feels like “take 2” as the team does its final checks for getting this season underway.

Even though the car did just the one race meeting and a few drive days, Rod and Pete have given the Torana the once over and the engine has had a top end refresh so it can do the whole season. Ryan is super fit as he was last year but even …

2020 Round 1 Review

The 2020 Touring Car Masters series got off to a start on Feb 20 – 23 around the streets of Adelaide.

It had been 12 months earlier that the brand new Multispares Torana debuted. With some more testing/development in the New Year for the car and a “mind and body program” for our driver Ryan Hansford, the team rolled out the fresh looking A9X Torana full of anticipation.

Multispares and the team welcomed back all of the suppliers from last season plus the addition of Garrett.

The schedule for Adelaide was one practice session, then qualifying, …

2020 Round 1 Preview

The 2020 Gulf Western Oil Touring Car Masters series get underway this coming weekend in Adelaide as part of the Superloop Adelaide 500.

The Multispares A9X Torana and driver Ryan Hansford are ready to rumble the streets of Adelaide in what is always a tough test on man and machine. This time last year the new Torana had just been finished but this year the car has had a season of testing and development and the driver has been pounding the pavement running up and down Mt Cootha in Brisbane throughout the summer to be ready for the heat that gets …

2020 400 Thunder Drag Racing

Last weekend’s round win of the 400 Thunder Drag Racing series takes the Multispares Drag Racing team a step closer to grab the championship at the Winternationals finals in June! Frank and his team delivered a solid performance to take the round win and their first “Gold Tree” home and Frank’s mum was there for her first Drag Racing experience in 88 years! She brought with her some luck as the team was dealt what could have been a terrible blow in the first round of the elimination finals! Unbeknown to the team, the starting officials entered an incorrect “Dial …

Round 6 Preview

Its Bathurst week…

It’s our Grand Final, but we have 2 rounds to go. Sandown follows Bathurst so its two huge rounds of Touring Car Masters to finish the 2019 season.

The Multispares Torana finished 3rd overall for the last round at Sydney Motorsport Park (SMP) and the team have been back to Queensland Raceway (QR) testing again to find the next important part of the puzzle – consistency over all 3 races contested, maintaining speed against “Johnson, Seton, Bowe and team mate Harris as the tyres “go off”.

The rules for TCM is that you get a new set of Hoosier tyres …

Round 5 Review

Round 5 of the 2019 Touring Car Masters series was run last weekend at Sydney Motorsport Park, formally known as Eastern Creek, as part of the Sydney Master Blast and Muscle Car Masters.

For the first time the TCM cars raced on the Saturday night under lights and over the weekend put on some sensational racing.

Ryan Hansford turned up fit and ready and after Friday’s practice it was obvious the front group of 5 cars would again be split by tenths or hundreds of a second. Bowe, Johnson and Seton was once again joined by Hansford and team mate Harris….