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Tough start for Hansford

Round 1 of the 2024 Tour¬ing Car Masters series was held recently at Mt Panorama, Bathurst as one of the support categories for the Repco Supercar champion-ship.

With repairs on the Multispares Torana being held up over Christmas, the team only got the Torana back 10 days before Bathurst.

The crew worked long hours and got the Torana prepped and ready. Ryan and the crew went to Queensland Raceway on the Sunday afternoon before leaving for Bathurst and the Torana was fast and felt great.

First up on Friday was practice and Ryan was immediately …

Welcome to TCM season 2024

Welcome to season 2024. Ryan and the team would like to thank Multispares and its partners for their continued support in 2024, the 11 th year of co-branding and racing with Ryan Hansford.

Ryan started racing in his mid-twenties in the local Qld Gemini series. He did some races in Mini’s followed by a season in Super 2 before moving to the very popular V8 Utes, which is where the Multispares involvement commenced.

When Supercars purchased the V8 Ute category and moved towards diesel powered dual cab Utes it was time to look at other …

Hansford 2nd overall

Ryan Hansford has finished 2nd overall to Steven Johnson in the 2023 Touring Car Masters series after a thrilling final round in Adelaide. The series has come down to the last round for the past 4 seasons. Ryan has finished 2nd three times and won the title in 2022.

With wet weather looming for the Thursday start to the weekend, Ryan was quickly out of the gate in practice and straight on the pace, claiming the fastest time.

After practice Ryan said, “The first practice session of the weekend is always tricky as most of the track is a public road and …

Hansford wins at Bathurst

Ryan Hansford and the Multispares Racing team had a standout performance in round 5 at Mt Panorama Bathurst, clinching victory in Race 3, securing a 2nd place overall finish, and significantly closing the points gap to Steve Johnson, who finished 5th.

During practice, Ryan was pleased with the Torana’s performance but sought additional speed due to the shortened session. “The car feels solid, and navigating Mt Panorama is always exhilarating, but I anticipated a bit more speed,” Ryan commented. Despite this, he remained optimistic, stating, “I believe we’re in a good position for Qualifying.”

Hansford heads to the mountain

Ryan Hansford and the Multispares Torana will be competing at Mt Panorama Bathurst this coming weekend, Nov 10, 11 & 12 for round 5 of the 2023 Touring Car Masters series.

Ryan won round 5 at The Bend, and sits 2nd in the series points.

With a dozen of the New Zealand TCM field coming over for Bathurst and Adelaide it will be brilliant having a big field rumbling around the mountain as part of the Bathurst International round for TCR. Racing will be shown live on Nine and Stan Sport on Saturday afternoon, followed by live coverage on Sunday exclusive on …

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For trucks, trailers, and other Heavy Duty equipment in the US, SKF offers …

Preview – The Bend

The 2023 Touring Car Masters series heads to The Bend in South Australia this weekend for round 4 of the championship.

This is the first visit to the track for the TCM series and whilst a couple of the drivers have driven there in other cars, it will be the first time for Ryan.

The final 3 rounds also include Bathurst and the Adelaide Street circuit. This weekend there are 19 TCM cars and with the NZ TCM cars joining the series for the last two rounds that will swell to nearly 30 cars on the grid.

At the last round at Winton, …

Hansford hanging onto 3rd

Round 3 of the 2023 Touring Car Masters series was held at Winton Motor Raceway in Benalla, central Victoria. Ryan Hansford arrived hoping to claw back points from runaway leader Steve Johnson. As always, practice was first up on Friday morning and Ryan was comfortably 3rd, reporting all was well with the Torana.

Next up on Friday was qualifying and not having raced at Winton since 2019 the aim was to go out and bank a quick lap then sit in the pits to save the tyres. Steve Johnson and John Bowe had other ideas, putting down some very fast times. …

Hansford’s horsepower is back

Round 3 of the 2023 Touring Car Masters series is coming up at Winton Motor Raceway, June 9, 10 & 11. Defending series champion Ryan Hansford is second in the points after two rounds and he will have his #1 engine back in the Multispares Torana, after parts were delayed many months.

Team owner, Rod Dawson was quietly confident after the 5L Chev came off the engine dyno at Cragsted Performance Engines last week. “Craig had a little more time on the dyno this time and has come up with a touch more mid-range torque, whilst still getting the maximum HP …

New Truck Parts Superstore in Truganina

After two years of site development, on 2nd June we will open our latest Truck Parts Superstore in the heart of Truganina, on the roundabout between Doherty’s Road and Foundation Road. The customer entrance is off Intrepid Place and there is plenty of parking on and around the site.

Please join us for the Grand Opening on 2nd June, between 10am and 4pm, to enjoy some food, drinks and a tour of our Truganina Superstore.

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