2011 NEWS



Final Test Day for 2011

Under brilliant blue skies at Winton we finished our testing program for the year.

Robbo and the crew went through their paces in the # 34 car trying many different setup and aero changes with some very promising results.Read More 




Sydney 500, Homebush

With our strong results in Sydney over the past two years the team headed into the weekend with very high expectation and emotion, as it would also be Lee’s final race meeting with the team. Read More 




Norton 360 Sandown Challenge

With the cars returning from Tasmania on Tuesday morning, we had a quick turn around to be at Sandown on Thursday to set-up for the weekends racing.

Friday practice sessions ran in the same format as Tasmania. Robbo running in all four sessions and Lee in the final two sessions. Read More




Falken Tasmania Challenge 

It is great news that the Symmons Plain round of the V8 championship has been secured for a further three years, and to see such a large crowd cheer on the transporter parade really showed that there is a huge amount of support for the event from the local community.

Friday, we hit the track for practice. Read More




Gold Coast 600

The race weekend started early for the team with a test day at Queensland raceway for the international drivers on Wednesday.

Augusto and Simon got their heads around our V8 Supercars quite quickly but both commented on how brutish the cars were, but in a good way. Read More



Bathurst - Race Report


It was great to announce over the weekend that Fujitsu will be continuing their support of the team for a further 2 years. 

It is very rewarding to have secured Fujitsu as our major sponsor once again and to continue the association with a corporation of equally high profile and branding as their own. Read More



Fujitsu to remain with GRM


Garry Rogers Motorsport announces Fujitsu General will continue their sponsorship of the V8 Supercar team for a further two years.

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Phillip Island - Race Report


We took the short drive down the freeway to Phillip Island for the start of the ‘Season of Endurance’.

Greg Ritter and Marcus Marshall have joined the team for the endurance events in 2011.

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Queensland Raceway – Race Report

After a five week break we were back in sunny Queensland for Round 8 of the championship.

Greg Ritter and Marcus Marshall joined the team for Friday’s practice sessions.  Read More 




GRM signs two young hotshots for Gold Coast event

A relationship forged almost 30 years ago has led to the latest international signing for this year’s Armor All Gold Coast 600, October 21-23.  Read More 




Townsville 400 - Race Report

After leaving a freezing cold Melbourne it was great to arrive in Townsville, put away the winter woolies for the weekend, and get the shorts and t-shirts out.  Read More




Move over JR, here comes GRM!!!


V8 Supercars has announced that we will be heading to the United States in 2013, to complete a round of our championship at the new Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.  Read More 

 

 




Hawks footy players join Leethal at Calder Park Raceway

Lee had the opportunity to take a few of the boys from the Hawthorn Football Club for a ride around Calder Park Raceway. 

Jordan Lewis, Josh Gibson, Brendan Whitecross and Luke Hodge all thoroughly enjoyed their V8 Supercar experience.  Read More




Darwin Race Report

Narrowly avoiding the volcanic ash cloud that had been hampering air travel across the country, the team arrived in Darwin without any dramas.

It is always fantastic to be back in Darwin and we were definitely looking forward to enjoying the local climate and hospitality.   Read More




Winton Race Report

After a successful test at Winton earlier this month, the team was feeling very confident heading into the race weekend.


The weekend was an all sticky tyre event and we also had the opportunity to run our endurance drivers during practice sessions 1 and 2 on the Friday.Read More



GRM Employee wins Chisholm's Apprentice of the Year

Congratulations to Matthew Chick for winning “Chisholm’s Institutes Apprentice of the Year Award for 2010”.

 

Matthew or “Chicky” as he is known around the Garry Rogers Motorsport Headquarters has excelled in his chosen trade course.  Read More



Barbagallo - Race Report

It was great to be racing in Perth and to see such an enormous crowd turn up for the event. 


With the facilities being upgraded, this event will become bigger each year. Read More

 




ITM400 Hamilton - Race Report

We headed across the ditch to New Zealand for race 5 and 6 of our championship.

The cars were on track Friday for practice, Lee ran in all four practice sessions and Michael in sessions 3 and 4.  Read More

 



Marcus Marshall to join Fujitsu Racing GRM for 2011 Endurance Races

Fujitsu Racing GRM has confirmed that Marcus Marshall will join their team for the endurance races this year.

Marcus will join Lee Holdsworth, Michael Caruso and Greg Ritter for the 2011 V8 Supercar Championship endurance season.  Read More




Australian GP, Melbourne - Race Report

 It was a very tight turn around from the Clipsal 500 weekend to get the cars back to Melbourne and into Albert Park for the Grand Prix on the Wednesday.

At the Grand Prix this year it was great to have our own pit lane and garages to work from especially with the weather turning nasty on the Thursday for practice.   Read More




Clipsal 500 - Race Report

After a months break since Abu Dhabi it was great to hit the track again in Adelaide.  Clipsal is always such a great event to be a part of and this year was no different.

It was great to see so many of our friends, fans and sponsor group there.Read More

 

 



Abu Dhabi - Race Report

Welcome to the 2011 V8 Supercar season.  We hope that you and your family had an enjoyable festive season and are now set for another big season of V8 Supercars.

Arriving in Abu Dhabi a few days before the racing started Lee and Robbo had the opportunity to take in a few sights.  They spent time riding camels at the Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort and also tamed the 240km/h roller coaster at Ferrari World.  Read More 



Team Ready for the Middle East

The massive task of loading our shipping containers with spares and equipment is completed, and the race cars are set for the long journey to Abu Dhabi this Sunday 6th February.

The 2011 V8 Championship kicks off with Round 1 at the spectacular Yas Marina Circuit, and after our successful first test at Eastern Creek the crew and drivers are fired up and raring to go.  Read More




Eastern Creek Test day Jan 2011

The first test day for 2011 at Eastern Creek was a great success with an excellent crowd in attendance.

As with any test day the team had a plan to work through, making a number of changes on the cars throughout the day.  Read More

  

 




Fujitsu Racing GRM in 2011

With the start of the  2011 season only a few weeks away, we have released our 2011 livery.

Garry has described our new look as smart and simple. 

After finishing 2010 in the best way possible, with a win in the final race of the year at the Sydney Telstra 500, the team has continued to work hard in the off season. Read More





Homebush 2010

With the long championship year nearing its end, we headed to Sydney for the final races of 2010.

Our speed at Homebush in 2009 was excellent so we were looking forward to rolling the cars out again and hitting the very challenging 3.2 km street circuit.

Practice on the Friday would see Lee and Robbo right amongst the action, with Leethal finishing second for the session.  Read More