Topic: V8 Supercars
Published on March 19, 2020 by FLTLT Thomas McCoy (author), LACW Jacqueline Forrester (photographer)
Team Navy's Leading Seaman Marine Technician Colin Wilson, left, and Able Seaman Electronics Technician Joshua Wakefield check maintenance equipment in the Tickford Racing team garage during the Superloop Adelaide 500, as part of the Navy Industry Outplacement Program.
The ADF had highly visible presence at the Superloop Adelaide 500 from February 20 to 23, with two RAAF F/A-18 Hornet flyovers, Army street machine burnouts, and a Defence Corner that attracted more than 25,000 visitors.
Navy’s newest Tickford Racing Industry Outplacement Program technical sailors, from left, Able Seaman Electronics Technician Joshua Wakefield; Leading Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Phillip Cowan; and Leading Seaman Marine Technician Colin Wilson.
Three Royal Australian Navy technical sailors have arrived at the headquarters of Tickford Racing for the ninth rotation of the highly successful Navy Industry Outplacement Program.
Tickford Racing outplacement member, Leading Seaman Electronic Technician Dylan Campbell, at the Tickford Racing workshop.
Navy Electronics Technician Dylan Campbell has been promoted to the rank of Leading Seaman while working as a member of the Tickford Racing Team.
Royal Australian Navy Leading Seaman Michael Dent chats with Craftsman Harrison Old (left), Craftsman Nic Ryan and Squadron Leader Michael Bailes regarding his work duties as a member of the Bottle-O Racing Team, during the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix 2019.
LS Michael Dent’s 20 years’ of experience in building engines put him in good stead to contribute to the Tickford Racing Team at the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix in Melbourne.
Tickford Racing Team Manager Chris O’Toole; Leading Seaman Marine Technician Michael Dent; Able Seaman Electronics Technician Dylan Campbell; and Able Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Basjon Ingold tour a Tickford Racing workshop in Melbourne.
Three Royal Australian Navy technical sailors have arrived at the headquarters of Tickford Racing for the eighth rotation of the highly successful Navy Industry Outplacement Program.
Driver Blaine Grills displays his Formula Ford’s new Team Navy livery as he takes turn four at Sandown Raceway.
Team Navy has received a major boost, joining Mildura’s Blaine Grills Racing. The association coincides with the start of the Victorian Formula Ford season for 2018 with Blaine Grills driving car number 68.
Able Seaman Electronics Technician Mark Richards works on one of the Prodrive Australia cars during his posting to the Supercars team.
A long interest in motorsports has served Able Seaman Electronics Technician Mark Richards well in his current posting to V8 Supercars team, Prodrive.
July 25, 2017 by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LEUT Ben Willee (author), LCDR Don Hogarth (photographer)
Able Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Tenae Drummond with the Pro Drive race car in Townsville.
The Royal Australian Navy has taken Able Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Tenae Drummond across the world.
Able Seaman Electronics Technician Mark Richards poses with the Supercheap Auto V8 Supercar driver, Chaz Mostert before a race.
Three sailors have temporarily traded the sea for the pit lane, working at the Australian Grand Prix Supercars event in Melbourne recently.
Royal Australian Navy incoming and outgoing members of the Prodrive Racing outplacement program, from left, outgoing Leading Seaman Marine Technician Dale Tiyce-Nelson; Able Seaman Electronics Technician Kyle Best; Able Seaman Avionics Technician Aircraft Aaron Armbruster; Prodrive Racing Team Manger Chris O'Toole; Able Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Tenae Drummond; Leading Seaman Marine Technician Jeremy Rupnik; and Able Seaman Electronic Technician Mark Richards at the Pro Drive Racing Australia Display Centre, Campbellfield, Victoria.
The Royal Australian Navy’s partnership with high-performance motor racing raced into its sixth year with a new batch of technical sailors posting into the Prodrive Racing Australia garage.