The 47yearold will hang up his helmet after a supercars. Steve richards driver of the autobarn lowndes racing holden commodore zb and craig lowndes driver of. Last time reported on richards, the story lead was trainer steve richards is taking the good with the bad at the moment. View the profiles of professionals named steve richards on linkedin. His apprenticeship was only short lived as he became too heavy very quickly. Tel 07506 192167 driving tuition, patient, friendly instructor. Kiwi motorsport legends set for hampton downs event. Winterbottom finished th in the 2019 virgin australia supercars championship with a season best race result of p4 and the season highlight coming in the form of the. Frank simek photo the racing world lost steve danish on august 12, 2003. He would always drove that 22 so hard and could get everything possible out of it. Fast becoming a veteran of v8 supercar racing, steven richards has followed fast in the wheel tracks of his seventime bathurst winning father jim. Steve richards racing welcome to the website of horse. Steven james richards born 11 july 1972 is a new zealandaustralian racing driver, currently competing in the porsche carrera cup australia championship richards, the son of seventime bathurst winner jim richards, is himself a fivetime bathurst winner, having won the event in 1998, 1999, 20, 2015 and 2018. Steve richards vice president motor trend certified.
Steve was to move on to working for the bart cummings stable before taking on the position as foreman for trainer. Click on the number of races to see individual races for that year. We personally feel like the xr1 will be the car to take us into the next generation of dirt late models. The driver, hugh richards was from mobile, alabama and owned a machine shop there. Click on the year to see the standings for that year. Fivetime supercheap auto bathurst winner steven richards is looking to make a supercars comeback after parting ways with charlie schwerkolts team 18. A man who influenced vermont racing as much as any driver ever did. Com the first destination for australian horse racing. His impact is reflected entities is a submitter is that of the. Steve richards is hands down one of the best in the industry. Richards, winterbottom supercars enduro combo confirmed. Steven richards relationship manager team 18 team 18 pty ltd. After one year of competition, the stats show that its proven piece and we couldnt be more proud of it. Jimmy left and ross stone in 1998, the year stone brothers racing won the bathurst with jason bright and steve richards stone brothers racing have been arguably one of new zealands most.
He also covered duke, nc state and university of north carolina basketball and football from 1986 until the midnineties for wralfm and the north carolina news network. Find everything in one place on steve richards including their biography, latest news and updates, high resolution. Stevie richards born 1971, ring name of the american wrestler michael manna. Fivetime bathurst winner steve richards retires from supercars. Driver of the laser plumbing and electrical, bmw m6 gt3 in the australian gt. Steve began his racing career in karts at 15 and went on to become the australian formula ford champion in 1994. The 1994 australian formula ford champion, richards quickly racked up experience in auscar racing before graduating to twolitre super tourers and v8 supercars with garry rogers motorsport the latter in. He entered the racing industry 1971 1972 with the ambition of becoming a jockey. Steven richards racing career profile driver database. I also had the chance to interview v8 supercar racing legend steve richards about his car which is his business and his approach to obtaining great sponsors. Steve does what he does and i do what i do, richards states. Steve does his thing, basically runs the customer part of it, and i run the racing part of it. And what better way to help richards mend than a winner and the stable has two runners at cranbourne on thursday.
The official website for dirt late model driver and record breaking fourtime world of outlaws late model series champion josh richards. Fivetime supercheap auto bathurst winner steven richards has. I know you pen out of cialis daily vs cialis as needed certain per centage upon youth in business and industry and prepare them. Schwerkolt has invited his irwin racing co driver, steve richards to drive the superute for the queensland round. Id say steves pretty mildmannered and a little reserved where im a little bit the other way, so i guess we complement each other. Colloquially known as richo, he also won the bathurst 24 hour in 2002. Ford performance racing ford driver steven richards poses for a portrait as. His ability to train, model, and provide direction to dealership employees makes him an asset to any dealership regardless of brand. The young, dominant late model driver wheeled his team to an impressive 18 wins, tying his predecessor in the rocket1 racing ride, josh richards, for the series alltime singleseason wins record. Romain dumas career overview years in numbers the following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the career details further below on the page. Also drive at sandown, bathurst and the gold coast with team vortex. Steve richards born 1960, british television and radio presenter and newspaper political columnist.
Drivers with last names starting with r racingreference. Steve richards driver of the autobarn lowndes racing holden commodore zb. All the stats, form and information about trainer steve richards available at racing. Richards looking at supercars comeback after team 18. I spoke to some laser group staff and some of their clients to really get the full picture on the whole racing car sponsorship thing.
Ive had a fantastic career in supercars, winning races, competing for championships, and driving with the best teams and drivers in the most. Most of the time, dad was doing his thing, but whether he was doing his thing being a motor racing driver, i dont know if thats any. Fivetime bathurst winner steve richards retires from. Steve richards racing career profile driver database. Very few people can say they have reached the pinnacle in their respective professions. I have never seen a better driver and consider myself so lucky to have seen him dominate yonkers. Don oneal will join current cbr driver steve francis, in the quest for the lucas oil late model series lolms. For anyone who really knows about the roots of northeast stock car racing, this should become one of the most important dates in racing history. Walter could win with any horseit sometimes seemed like he was doing it with pure will. Steven richards is currently competing in the porsche payce carrera cup australia championship and a pirtek endurance cup driver for team 18, irwin racing. Paul richards racing funny car driver dave richards will make his 2020 season debut at the amalie motor oil nhra gatornationals and is geared up to debut a new patriotic theme on his ford mustang.
Steven james richards born 11 july 1972 is a new zealandaustralian racing driver, currently competing in the porsche. Steven richards relationship manager team 18 team 18. Clint bowyer racing cbr has named veteran dirt late model standout driver don oneal as driver of the cbr no. Thank you for visiting our website of steve richards racing, located at flemington racecourse, melbourne, victoria. Now ive seen many drivers since that time but to me walter. Steven richards is currently competing in the porsche payce carrera cup australia championship and a pirtek endurance cup driver for team 18, irwin racing for the three supercars endurance races. Reigning bathurst winner steve richards will return to australias carrera cup for the 2019 season. Steve richards began his career with racehorses from an early age. With more than 5,000 cars built since the company was founded by mark richards and steve baker in 1991 and countless wins and championships among the accolades earned by competitors wheeling rocketbranded equipment, its difficult to find a company that has been more successful on dirt during the last 20 years.
Steve richards footballer born 1961, scottish former footballer steven richards born 1972, australian racing driver, son of jim richards. Hugh richards feature winner 1971donated by steve bryant. Steve is a successful victorian thoroughbred racehorse trainer with many years experience in the sport of kings. Archive often referred to as the purest form of racing these mighty midgets are a racing history teasure. I was lucky enough to see walter case drive mostly it was at yonkers raceway. Only 26 drivers can make the claim that they have won in all three of nascars top series. Tickford racing appoints new chairman winterbottom added that having richards come in straight of a stint as a t8 co driver, which yielded bathurst wins with craig lowndes in 2015 and 2018, will. Mark richards discusses dirt late model rules and costs. Fivetime bathurst winner steve richards has called time on his supercars driving career, and will join team 18 in a management role. He previously raced in the v8 supercar series for triple eight. Le mans 24 hours for steve mcqueen, and many others, a.485 905 96 957 353 1156 690 992 702 983 764 718 1105 1321 1195 482 609 884 381 352 1386 451 150 397 28 856 139 1160 990 1402 433 1250