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SHANNONS FALCON SPRINT PERFORMS WELL AT SANDOWN TCM ROUND

SHANNONS FALCON SPRINT PERFORMS WELL AT SANDOWN TCM ROUND
18 SEPTEMBER 2017

Jim came away from the fifth round of the seven round Touring Car Masters championship happy with his results in the two completed races that were run.
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JIM AND BARRY FINISH 9TH IN THE GT2 CLASS IN TARGA TASMANIA

TOP TEN FINISH FOR JIM AND BARRY IN 2017 TARGA WEST
17 AUGUST 2017

Despite inclement conditions on a number of stages Jim and Barry Oliver finished a satisfying ninth overall in the 13th edition of Quit Targa West in their Shannon’s 2017 Porsche 911 GT3 RS.
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JIM AND BARRY FINISH 9TH IN THE GT2 CLASS IN TARGA TASMANIA

JIM AND BARRY FINISH 9TH IN THE GT2 CLASS IN TARGA TASMANIA
3 MAY 2017

After six days and 35 Targa stages over 480 competitive kilometres Jim and Barry have finished 9th in the ultra competitive GT2 class for two wheel drive showroom cars.
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MIXED RESULTS FOR JIM AT FINAL TCM ROUND IN SYDNEY

MIXED RESULTS FOR JIM AT FINAL TCM ROUND IN SYDNEY
5 DECEMBER 2016

Jim went into the final Touring Car Masters round at the Sydney Olympic Park circuit at Homebush with hopes for a good result to finish off the year in the Shannons AMC Javelin but it wasn’t to be.
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JIM AND BARRY FINISH 8TH IN ULTRA COMPETITIVE TARGA HIGH COUNTRY

JIM AND BARRY FINISH 8TH IN ULTRA COMPETITIVE TARGA HIGH COUNTRY
8 NOVEMBER 2016

Last weekend’s three day 18 stage Targa High Country event covering 280 competitive kilometres proved to be a tough assignment for Jim and co-driver Barry Oliver with the Shannons Porsche Cayman GT4 finishing 8th against crews that had the advantage of big horsepower.
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JIM ENJOYS INCIDENT FREE BATHURST MEETING DESPITE HUGE FIELD

JIM ENJOYS INCIDENT FREE BATHURST MEETING DESPITE HUGE FIELD
10 OCTOBER 2016

The experiment to include 26 New Zealand cars and one USA car against the 21 Australian entries in round seven of the Touring Car Masters series at the Bathurst 1000 meeting proved to be very successful with no major incidents despite earlier concerns.
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CONSISTENT RUN FOR JIM AT PHILLIP ISLAND TCM ROUND

CONSISTENT RUN FOR JIM AT PHILLIP ISLAND TCM ROUND
12 SEPTEMBER 2016

The sixth round of the Touring Car Masters series was run at Phillip Island at the weekend and while Jim recorded competitive times in the Shannons AMC Javelin he had to settle for 8th place in each of the three ten lap races.
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CONSISTENT RUN FOR JIM AT PHILLIP ISLAND TCM ROUND

JIM AND BARRY FIGHT BACK FROM EARLY ISSUES IN QUIT TARGA WEST
19 AUGUST 2016

The 12th running of Quit Targa West started with early disappointment for Jim and Barry in the Shannons Porsche Cayman GT4 with an overshoot on both 5 kilometre runs of the Malaga street stage costing one and a half minutes in lost time.
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RARE DNF FOR JIM AT QUEENSLAND RACEWAY IN TCM ROUND.

RARE DNF FOR JIM AT QUEENSLAND RACEWAY IN TCM ROUND.
26 JULY 2016

After many months of work to completely rebuild the Shannons Falcon Sprint and fit the new Mick Webb built 302ci engine Jim was forced to retire from the second race at Queensland Raceway due to differential failure.
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JIM HAPPY WITH HIDDEN VALLEY TCM RESULTS.

JIM HAPPY WITH HIDDEN VALLEY TCM RESULTS.
24 MAY 2016

The long haul from Melbourne to Darwin for round four of the Touring Car Masters series produced a trouble free run for the Shannons AMC Javelin with Jim happy to finish where he thought would be the case.
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FEW ISSUES FOR JIM AT WINTON BUT RESULTS OK.

FEW ISSUES FOR JIM AT WINTON BUT RESULTS OK.
23 MAY 2016

The Winton round of the Touring Car Masters series provided Jim with a couple of issues over the course of the weekend but in the final analysis the Shannons AMC Javelin finished all three races without damage so that was a plus.
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JIM AND BARRY FINISH THIRD IN THE PREMIER GT2 COMPETITION IN TARGA TASMANIA 2016.

JIM AND BARRY FINISH THIRD IN THE PREMIER GT2 COMPETITION IN TARGA TASMANIA 2016.
18 APRIL 2016

After six days and 38 stages over 560 competitive kilometres Jim and navigator Barry Oliver have taken their Shannons Porsche Cayman GT4 to a very satisfying third place in the two wheel drive Showroom competition in the 25th running of Targa Tasmania.
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JIM SCORES FIRST RACE WIN IN THE 2016 TCM SERIES.

JIM SCORES FIRST RACE WIN IN THE 2016 TCM SERIES.
5 APRIL 2016

The second round of the Touring Car Masters series for 2016 proved to be very successful for Jim and the Shannons Javelin with a win in race one and a new lap record as well as finishing second overall for the round.
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DISAPPOINTMENT FOR JIM AND THE SHANNONS JAVELIN IN ADELAIDE.

DISAPPOINTMENT FOR JIM AND THE SHANNONS JAVELIN IN ADELAIDE.
11 MARCH 2016

After a very promising start to opening round of the Touring Car Masters at the Clipsal 500 meeting in Adelaide it all turned sour in the second race when the gear drive that drives the oil pump and water pump broke at the end of the 8th lap.
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JIM WRAPS UP SECOND PLACE IN PRO-MASTERS TCM SERIES AT PHILLIP ISLAND.

JIM WRAPS UP SECOND PLACE IN PRO-MASTERS TCM SERIES AT PHILLIP ISLAND.
24 NOVEMBER 2015

The final round of the Enzed Touring Car Masters at Phillip Island saw Jim lose his top spot on the series leader board with John Bowe scoring his fourth TCM Pro-Masters title having scored two wins and a second to win the round.
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JIM AND BARRY FINISH 4TH IN TARGA HIGH COUNTRY 2015.

JIM AND BARRY FINISH 4TH IN TARGA HIGH COUNTRY 2015.
11 NOVEMBER 2015

In the first full competition outing for the new Shannons Porsche Cayman GT4 Jim and Barry have finished fourth in the two wheel drive showroom class of last weekend’s Targa High Country event against some really tough opposition.
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JIM AND BARRY TAKE CLASS WIN IN TARGA WEST 2015

MIXED RESULTS AT SYDNEY MOTOR SPORT PARK FOR JIM AND THE SHANNONS AMC JAVELIN
9 SEPTEMBER 2015

After four days and 240 competitive kilometres Jim and Barry have finished 13th outright and taken out the Showroom Sports class in the Shannon's Porsche Cayman S in the 11th running of Targa West.
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JIM AND BARRY TAKE CLASS WIN IN TARGA WEST 2015

JIM AND BARRY TAKE CLASS WIN IN TARGA WEST 2015
17 AUGUST 2015

Despite not achieving the results he would have liked at round six of the Enzed Touring Car Masters at Sydney Motor Sport Park last weekend Jim now finds himself leading the Pro Masters class by ten points.
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JIM HAS LUCKY ESCAPE AT QUEENSLAND RACEWAY

JIM HAS LUCKY ESCAPE AT QUEENSLAND RACEWAY
3 AUGUST 2015

Jim Richards and the Shannons Javelin missed being involved in a major three car crash by inches on the opening lap of race two of round five of the Enzed Touring Car Masters at Queensland Raceway on Sunday.
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JIM RICHARDS RETAINS THIRD PLACE IN TCM SERIES AFTER ROUND 3.

JIM RICHARDS MOVES UP TO SECOND PLACE IN TCM CHAMPIONSHIP
17 JULY 2015

A consistent weekend in the top end has seen Jim move up to second place in the Pro Masters class of the Enzed Touring Car Masters championship in the Shannons Javelin. Jim finished in the top four of every practice and qualifying session as well as the three races to finish fourth overall for the weekend and move up one place in the championship standings with four rounds to go.
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JIM RICHARDS RETAINS THIRD PLACE IN TCM SERIES AFTER ROUND 3.

JIM RICHARDS RETAINS THIRD PLACE IN TCM SERIES AFTER ROUND 3.
18 MAY 2015

The Winton round of the Enzed Touring Car Masters provided mixed results for Jim in the Shannons Javelin but at the end of the three races the seven time Bathurst winner has retained his third place in the Pro Masters class just 26 points behind new series leader Gavin Bullas in the Mustang.
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TOUGH WEEKEND FOR JIM RICHARDS IN TCM AT SYMMONS PLAINS.

STEADY RUN TO FOURTH PLACE FOR JIM AND BARRY IN TARGA TASMANIA.
5 MAY 2015

Jim Richards and Barry Oliver have enjoyed a trouble free run in the Shannons Porsche Cayman S in the six day Targa Tasmania event which finished in Hobart on Saturday May 2.
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TOUGH WEEKEND FOR JIM RICHARDS IN TCM AT SYMMONS PLAINS.

TOUGH WEEKEND FOR JIM RICHARDS IN TCM AT SYMMONS PLAINS.
16 MARCH 2015

Round two of the Enzed Touring Car Masters at Symmons Plains was both frustrating and reasonably successful for Jim and the Shannons AMC Javelin with fourth place overall in Pro Masters at the end of three races.
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EXCITING RACING AND GREAT RESULTS FOR JIM RICHARDS AT THE AGP.

EXCITING RACING AND GREAT RESULTS FOR JIM RICHARDS AT THE AGP.
16 MARCH 2015

Jim Richards enjoyed a very successful run at Australian Grand Prix meeting competing in the three races for the Group A and Group C Heritage Touring cars in the Nissan Skyline HR31 that carried him to a Touring Car Championship win in 1990.
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ENCOURAGING DEBUT FOR NEW SHANNONS AMC JAVELIN AT CLIPSAL 500 MEETING.

ENCOURAGING DEBUT FOR NEW SHANNONS AMC JAVELIN AT CLIPSAL 500 MEETING.
3 MARCH 2015

Jim Richards has come away from the opening round of 2015 Touring Car Masters series delighted with the first up performance of the new Shannons AMC Javelin which has taken two years to build.
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RICHARDS AND OLIVER WIN THE SHANNONS CLASS IN THE 2014 TARGA HIGH COUNTRY EVENT.

RICHARDS AND OLIVER WIN THE SHANNONS CLASS IN THE 2014 TARGA HIGH COUNTRY EVENT.
11 NOVEMBER 2014

In one of the toughest battles in the 22 years that the team of Jim Richards and Barry Oliver have been competing in tarmac rallies the Shannons duo have taken out the Showroom class of Targa High Country in the Porsche Cayman S.
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SECOND PLACE AT BATHURST GIVES RICHARDS A CHANCE OF BACK TO BACK TITLES.

SECOND PLACE AT BATHURST GIVES RICHARDS A CHANCE OF BACK TO BACK TITLES.
14 OCTOBER 2014

Defending Touring Car Masters champion in the Pro Masters class ,Jim Richards ,has narrowed the gap to championship leader John Bowe after a successful meeting at Bathurst where he finished second overall in the sixth and penultimate round.
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RICHARDS AND OLIVER ENJOY SUCCESS IN 2014 TARGA WEST.

RICHARDS AND OLIVER ENJOY SUCCESS IN 2014 TARGA WEST.
19 AUGUST 2014

The Shannons Porsche Cayman S driven by Jim Richards and navigated by Barry Oliver has taken out the Showroom class and was the first two wheel drive car in the 2014 Quit Targa West. Read More...


   
THREE TOP THREE POSITIONS IN THE TOP END FOR RICHARDS.

THREE TOP THREE POSITIONS IN THE TOP END FOR RICHARDS.
24 JUNE 2014

Defending Touring Car Masters Pro Masters champion Jim Richards and the Shannons Ford Falcon Sprint have come away from round three of the championship at Darwin’s Hidden Valley Raceway with top three finishes in each of the three races to maintain second place in the championship. Read More...


DISAPPOINTING END AFTER A GREAT START FOR RICHARDS/OLIVER AND THE SHANNONS PORSCHE  CAYMAN S IN TARGA TASMANIA.

DISAPPOINTING END AFTER A GREAT START FOR RICHARDS/OLIVER AND THE SHANNONS PORSCHE
CAYMAN S IN TARGA TASMANIA.

15 MAY 2014

For only the second time in 22 years of Targa Tasmania competition Jim Richards and Barry Oliver were forced out of the 2014 event after an incident on the fourth day damaged the radiator leaving the eight time outright winners stranded. Read More...


TCM ROUND 2 SUCCESS FOR RICHARDS AT WINTON.

TCM ROUND 2 SUCCESS FOR RICHARDS AT WINTON.
8 APRIL 2014

Two time Touring Car Masters champion Jim Richards has come away from round two of the series at the Victorian circuit with an overall win in his crowd pleasing Shannons Falcon Sprint. Read More...


SUCCESS FOR RICHARDS AT PHILLIP ISLAND HISTORIC MEETING.

SUCCESS FOR RICHARDS AT PHILLIP ISLAND HISTORIC MEETING.
12 MARCH 2014

Jim Richards ran his 1990 Nissan Skyline HR 31 at the Phillip Island Historic meeting under the Gibson Motorsport banner and came away with a very satisfying two seconds and one third in the Group A and C Historic Touring Car races. Read More...


SUCCESS FOR RICHARDS AT PHILLIP ISLAND HISTORIC MEETING.

CAUTIOUS START FOR RICHARDS IN OPENING 2014 TCM ROUND.
5 MARCH 2014

Defending Touring Car Masters champion Jim Richards has come away from the three race opening round of the TCM series in Adelaide thankful to have an undamaged car and reasonable results. Read More...


RICHARDS WRAPS UP TCM PRO-MASTERS TITLE AT PHILLIP ISLAND.

RICHARDS WRAPS UP TCM PRO-MASTERS TITLE AT PHILLIP ISLAND.
26 NOVEMBER 2013

Despite a tough weekend at Phillip Island without a top three result Jim Richards is the winner of the 2013 Touring Car Masters Pro-Masters title as a result of consistent results throughout the eight round championship. Read More...


RICHARDS EXTENDS TCM CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD AFTER BATHURST ROUND.

RICHARDS EXTENDS TCM CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD AFTER BATHURST ROUND.
15 OCTOBER 2013

After a dramatic Touring Car Masters round at Bathurst ,which saw the first race finish under safety car conditions, Jim Richards and the Shannons Falcon Sprint now lead the championship by 56 points with just the final round at Phillip Island to run. Read More...


RICHARDS LEADS CHAMPIONSHIP AFTER TCM ROUND AT SANDOWN.

RICHARDS LEADS CHAMPIONSHIP AFTER TCM ROUND AT SANDOWN.
18 SEPTEMBER 2013

Jim Richards has taken the lead in the Touring Car Masters championship in his Shannons Ford Falcon Sprint after a very strong performance in the sixth round run at Sandown. Read More...


SECOND PLACE OVERALL FOR RICHARDS AT MUSCLE CAR MASTERS MEET.

SECOND PLACE OVERALL FOR RICHARDS AT MUSCLE CAR MASTERS MEET.
6 SEPTEMBER 2013

Despite some hiccups Jim Richards and the Shannons Falcon Sprint have finished second overall in round five of the Touring Car Masters championship which was held at the popular Muscle Car Masters meeting at Sydney Motor Sport Park. Read More...


TESTING CONDITIONS FOR RICHARDS/OLIVER IN TARGA WEST.

TESTING CONDITIONS FOR RICHARDS/OLIVER IN TARGA WEST.
21 AUGUST 2013

The long time tarmac rally combination of Jim Richards and Barry Oliver had to battle greasy and sometimes very wet roads for the first three days of Quit Targa West in their Shannons Porsche GT2 RS in conditions which really suited the large field of four wheel drive cars in the Modern Competition. Read More...


STRONG PERFORMANCE BY RICHARDS AT QUEENSLAND RACEWAY.

STRONG PERFORMANCE BY RICHARDS AT QUEENSLAND RACEWAY.
31 July 2013

The fourth round of the Touring Car Masters at Queensland Raceway saw Jim Richards and the Shannons Falcon Sprint score a race win and put in a competitive performance in the other two races to finish fourth overall for the weekend. Read More...


STEP BACK IN TIME FOR JIM RICHARDS AT LAKESIDE.

STEP BACK IN TIME FOR JIM RICHARDS AT LAKESIDE.
24 JULY 2013

Jim Richards made the long haul to the Lakeside circuit last week to compete in the Touring Car Classic meeting in the same Group A Nissan Skyline HR31 that he drove in the first six rounds of the 1990 Touring Car championship that formed the base for his title win. Read More...


RICHARDS CLAIMS THIRD OVERALL IN DARWIN DESPITE EARLY ISSUES.

RICHARDS CLAIMS THIRD OVERALL IN DARWIN DESPITE EARLY ISSUES.
19 JUNE 2013

Jim Richards and the Shannons Falcon Sprint have fought back from some early problems in round three of the Touring Car Masters at Hidden Valley to claim third overall for the meeting and remain second in the championship chase. Read More...


RICHARDS FINISHES SECOND OVERALL IN THE WEST.

RICHARDS FINISHES SECOND OVERALL IN THE WEST.
13 MAY 2013

The second round of the Touring Car Masters championship at Barbagallo in Western Australia proved to be a successful weekend for Jim Richards in the Shannons Falcon Sprint with a victory in race three and second place overall for the round. Read More...


RICHARDS AND OLIVER FINISH FOURTH IN TARGA TASMANIA.

RICHARDS AND OLIVER FINISH FOURTH IN TARGA TASMANIA.
24 APRIL 2013

The Shannons tarmac rally team of Jim Richards and navigator Barry Oliver have finished fourth overall in Targa Tasmania in the Porsche GT2 RS which was a better result than the team expected going into the event. Read More...


RICHARDS TARMAC RALLY NAVIGATOR HONOURED WITH AWARD.

RICHARDS TARMAC RALLY NAVIGATOR HONOURED WITH AWARD.
19 APRIL 2013

Jim Richards long time friend and tarmac rally navigator Barry Oliver has been honoured by the newly formed V8 Media Association by being inducted into the Hall Of Fame for his contribution to course commentary and journalism. Read More...


RICHARDS FINISHES SECOND OVERALL IN OPENING TCM ROUND
15 MARCH 2013

Jim Richards driving the Shannons Ford Falcon Sprint has finished second overall to defending Touring Car Masters champion John Bowe in the first round of the eight round series held at Sydney Motor Sport Park last weekend. Read More...


SOLID FIFTH PLACE IN TARGA WREST POINT FOR RICHARDS
11 FEBRUARY 2013

The third round of the CAMS Targa Championship held in southern Tasmania has resulted in a solid fifth placing in the Modern competition for Jim and navigator Barry Oliver in the Shannons Porsche GT2RS. Read More...


RICHARDS JAVLIN REBUILD UNDERWAY
11 FEBRUARY 2013

Following the devastating crash at the final round of the Touring Car Masters championship at Sandown ,which caused extensive damage to the Shannons AMC Javelin, the decision was made to start with a replacement shell rather than repair the damaged race car. Read More...


'THE JAVLIN'
30 NOVEMBER 2012

Jim and the crew won the trophy in 2010 with the Ford Falcon Sprint, But Jim had another classic that made his eye glint. Read More...


DISASTER FOR RICHARDS AT SANDOWN
29 NOVEMBER 2012

The final round of the Touring Car Masters Championship at Sandown last weekend proved to be to be a disaster for Jim Richards when the Shannons AMC Javelin was extensively damaged in race two after winning the first race.Read More...


RICHARDS AND OLIVER FINISH THIRD IN TARGA HIGH COUNTRY
14 NOVEMBER 2012

After missing the opening round of the Australian Targa Championship in Adelaide due to other commitments the Shannon's team of Jim Richards and Barry Oliver have scored some good points by finishing third in the Modern competition in last weekend's Targa High Country in their Shannon's Porsche GT2 RS. Read More...


Touring Car Masters Round 6

JIM RICHARDS VOTED 'THE GREATEST KIWI TOURING CAR DRIVER OF ALL-TIME'
7 NOVEMBER 2012

Gentleman Jim Richards has romped away with the Pirtek Poll after Speedcafe.co.nz readers overwhelmingly voted the expat Kiwi the best New Zealand touring car driver of all-time. Read More...


Mixed Results for Richards at Bathurst

MIXED RESULTS FOR RICHARDS AT BATHURST
10 OCTOBER 2012

The penultimate round of the Touring Car Masters at Bathurst produced bitter sweet results for Jim Richards and the Shannon’s AMC Javelin with the car punted off the circuit into the sand trap by another competitor on the final corner of the final lap of race two. Read More...


Touring Car Masters Round 6

RICHARDS SCORES FIRST WIN IN THE SHANNONS JAVELIN
7 OCTOBER 2012

Round six of the Touring Car Masters series at Sandown proved to be the most successful weekend of the season for Jim Richards and the Shannons AMC Javelin with the combination scoring their first pole position, first race win and first round win for the season. Read More...


Touring Car Masters

RICHARDS FINISHES THIRD AT SYDNEY MOTORSPORT PARK
5 OCTOBER 2012

Jim Richards has finished third in his Shannons AMC Javelin in round five of the Touring Car Masters series which was conducted at the revamped Sydney circuit over the Fathers Day Muscle Car Masters weekend. Read More...


Quit Targa West

RICHARDS AND OLIVER WIN QUIT TARGA WEST
5 SEPTEMBER 2012

The 2012 edition of Quit Targa West was run from August 16 to August 19 with 80 cars lining up for the 29 stage event over 220 competitive kilometres. It proved to be a very successful event for us with the Shannons Porsche GT2 RS coming home in first place. Read More...


Targa West Rally

JIM RICHARDS AND BARRY OLIVER FINISH A VERY CREDIBLE THIRD IN THIS YEAR'S TARGA WEST RALLY.
1 SEPTEMBER 2011

Jim Richards and his navigator Barry Oliver finish a very credible third in this year's Quit Targa West event held in and around Perth last weekend. Read More...


Rally Tasmania

RICHARDS RETURNS TO GOODWOOD IN RARE PORSCHE 961
3 JULY 2011

Richards and the one of a kind Porsche 961 Seven time Bathurst 1000 winner, and reigning Touring Car Masters champion, Jim Richards has returned to the hallowed grounds of Lord March's Goodwood House for the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Read More...


Rally Tasmania

VISIT THE MALL – DO 250KM/H WITH JIM
28 APRIL 2011

If you visit Brisbane's Queen Street Mall on Thursday May 12 you could find yourself travelling at around 250km/h beside racing champion Jim Richards. Legally. Read More...


Rally Tasmania

JIM RICHARDS HONOURED BY NEW ENDURO TROPHY
10 March 2011

The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Australia will award the 'Jim Richards Endurance Trophy' to its highest placed driver in the three endurance races this year. Read More...


Rally Tasmania

RICHARDS WINS RALLY TASMANIA
1 March 2011

Richards added yet another trophy to his extensive collection by taking out the 31st Rally Tasmania. Read More...


Goodwood

GOODWOOD REVIVAL A REAL EYE-OPENER FOR RICHARDS
24 September 2010

A magical step back in time to revel in the glamour of the golden era motor racing, the Revival is the world's most popular annual historic motor race meeting. The sell-out crowd was treated to a spectacular array of vehicles from 1940's, 50's and 60's driven around Goodwood's hallowed tarmac by motor racing stars old and new. Read More...


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RICHARDS TO RACE AT GOODWOOD
14 September 2010

The Earl of March, patron of the UK's most celebrated motor sport meetings has invited Touring Car Masters legend, Jim Richards to compete in this year's Goodwood Revival on 17-19 September. Read More...


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RICHARDS VOTED BETTER THAN BROCK
13 September 2010

The Touring Car Masters presented by Autobarn driver, Jim Richards has been voted Australia's best ever touring car driver - ahead of Peter Brock. In a recent public poll of more than 6400 people on Australia's leading motorsport website, Speedcafe.com.au, Richards was a clear winner in the search to find the country's best ever touring car driver. Read More...


Hill Climb

RICHARDS TO DEBUT NEW GT3 RS AT COOTHA CLASSIC
10 May 2010

Racing legend Jim Richards plans to debut his brand new $337,000 Porsche GT3 RS at this month’s Cootha Classic sponsored by Shannons at Brisbane’s iconic Mount Coot-tha over the May 29-30 weekend. Read More...


Hill Climb

JIM RICHARDS BACK WITH BLUE OVAL FOR ALL FORD DAY
23 December 2009

Seven-time Bathurst winner Jim Richards will return to his Ford roots when he attends the 19th Annual Kiwanis all Ford Day on February 21 as a special guest. Read More...


Hill Climb

SHANNONS CONGRATULATES JIM RICHARDS ON BATHURST MUSEUM HONOURS
26 October 2009

Shannons Ambassador, Jim Richards, has been honoured in bronze at the National Motor Racing Museum at Mt Panorama, Bathurst (NSW). Read More...


Hill Climb

RICHARDS BACK ON THE MOUNTAIN
22 September 2009

The most experienced man to have ever contested the Bathurst 1000, Jim Richards is returning to take on the Mountain once again. Read More...


Hill Climb

RICHARDS SCORES FIRST BIANTE WIN IN QLD DEBUT
26 August 2009

The Biante Touring Car Masters delivered an action-packed debut at Queensland Raceway (QLD) with a well-earned first round win for Shannons driver Jim Richards, this weekend. Read More...


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BRISBANE'S STREET RACE
5 June 2009

For the first time in almost 90 years, apart from the odd rallying Super Special stage, motorsport has taken inside Brisbane with the Cootha Classic hillclimb held on the slopes on the home of Brisbane television, Mount Cootha. Read More...


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RICHARDS IN TARGA CRASH
2 May 2009

Eight-time Targa winner Jim Richards became a Targa spectator for the first time after crashing out of the event on the day’s fifth stage, putting the Targa legend on the sidelines for the first time in his 16 year history in the event. Read More...


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RICHARDS WIN TEMCO PROLOGUE
28 April 2009

Eight-time Targa Tasmania winner, Jim Richards, once again looks like the man to beat in the Modern car section of the tarmac rally after setting the pace in the official Temco Prologue, held around the streets of George Town on the north coast of Tasmania. Read More...


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MIXED RESULTS FOR JR AT CLIPSAL SA
25 March 2009

This year’s Clipsal 500 round saw Jim Richards with 2 entries, the Biante Touring Cars Masters series in the Falcon Sprint and a return to the Carrera Cup car in the Australian GT championship. Read More...


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JIM RICHARDS ONE OF ONLY SIX CARRERA CUP PORSCHE'S SELECTED TO JOIN AUSTRALIAN GT CHAMPIONSHIP
10 March 2009

The Australian GT Championship won’t be the saviour that some of the stranded Carrera Cup competitors were looking for, with the series sticking to its regulations regarding seeded drivers and a limit on individual makes of car. Read More...


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RALLY TASMANIA ROUND 1 – TASMANIA
10 March 2009

Queensland’s Tony Quinn held off a fierce challenge by seventime Bathurst winner Jim Richards to take his first Rally Tasmania title in one of the closest finishes in the event’s 29 year history. Read More...


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