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Sandown 500 Saturday Recap - 260km Devastation

16 Sep, 2017

TODAY'S TIMES Practice Four - Position: 21st – 1:12.1377 // Fastest: Michael Caruso – 1:10.1714Qualifying - Qualified: 23rd – 1:09.3954 // Provisional Pole Position: David Reynolds – 1:08.5791Race for the Grid – 60kms (Co-Driver Race) - Started: 23rd // Finished: DNF // Winner: Luke Youlden – Erebus Penrite Racing THE RECAPToday ended in a 260km/ph devastation for Team CoolDrive, when Todd Hazelwood was...
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Sandown 500 Friday Recap

15 Sep, 2017

TODAY'S TIMES Practice One – Todd Hazelwood // Position: 9th – 1:10.0014 //Fastest: Dean Fiore – 1:09.6440Practice Two – Tim Blanchard // Position: 22nd – 1:23.5000 // Fastest: Rick Kelly – 1:20.5047Practice Three – Todd Hazelwood // Position: 13th – 1:22.3272 // Fastest: Tony D’Alberto – 1:20.9755 COMING UP Saturday 16th September9:20 – 9:35 – Practice Four10:50 – 11:10...
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Sandown 500 Preview

14 Sep, 2017

TRACK TIMES Friday 15th September11:15 – 11:45 – Practice One (Co-Drivers Only)13:35 – 14:05 – Practice Two16:10 – 16:40 – Practice Three (Co-Drivers Only)Saturday 16th September9:20 – 9:35 – Practice Four10:50 – 11:10 – Qualifying13:45 – 14:20 – Race for the Grid – 60kms (Co-Driver Race)16:15-16:50 – Race for the Grid – 60kms (Main Driver...
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BJR's Beechey Revival for Sandown

7 Sep, 2017

Brothers Brad and Kim Jones are thrilled to reveal their 3-car Norm Beechey Tribute ahead of the Sandown 500 ‘Retro Round’. Supercars Hall of Famer Norm Beechey contested in the Australian Touring Car Championship from 1963 to 1972, which consisted of 31 ATCC rounds and 26 races. Of those he won 7 races and the...
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Rollover Sensor for Trucks Reduces Risk of Fire

5 Sep, 2017

Developed to maximise safety in the event of a roll-over truck accident, the new REDARC Roll Over Sensor (ROS) is now available from CoolDrive branches Australia-wide. Meeting the latest legislative requirements for roll-over sensing, the REDARC ROS1224 triggers the vehicle’s battery master isolation switch when an imminent accident is detected, cutting power to the truck’s electrical...
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Gabriel Ultra 4WD Shockers from CoolDrive

31 Aug, 2017

Gabriel has introduced a new range of Ultra Plus Off Road gas shock absorbers for the 4WD market and they’re now available from CoolDrive. Designed to fit most popular 4WD wagons, utes and cab chassis on the Australian market, the Gabriel Ultra Plus Off Road shockers are available in original-equipment specification or for a 50mm lift. Built...
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CoolDrive Expands with Logicar Parts Acquisition & Equipment Joint Venture

28 Aug, 2017

CoolDrive has further expanded its operations in automotive parts with the acquisition of Logicar’s engine management spare parts business, effective 2 October. And at the same time, CoolDrive has acquired a 50 percent stake in the remaining Logicar Equipment and ECU reconditioning business, which will continue to operate as a separate entity in a joint-venture between...
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Supporting Orphanages by John Blanchard CEO

25 Aug, 2017

For many years now, CoolDrive has donated money to two children’s orphanages at Christmas, on behalf of our customers and ourselves. Instead of sending Christmas cards to customers we feel the high cost of postage these days this is a better option. In April, my wife, Eunice and I decided to visit one of these...
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Sydney Motorsport Park Sunday Recap - Epic Weekend for Team CoolDrive

20 Aug, 2017

TODAY’S TIMES Qualifying - Qualified: 23rd – 1:29.6305s // Pole Position: Scott McLaughlin – 1:28.2259sRace 18 – 200kms / 52 Laps - Finished: 13th // Winner: Jamie Whincup THE WORD FROM TIM “It’s been a really solid weekend for Team CoolDrive. We’ve had a couple of bad weekends earlier this year so to come away with a 10th and...
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Sydney Motorsport Park Saturday Recap - Season Best Result for Blanchard

19 Aug, 2017

TODAY’S TIMES Practice Three - Position: 12th – 1:29.6491 // Fastest: Michael Caruso – 1:28.8603Qualifying - Qualified: 23rd – 1:29.6952 // Pole Position: Scott McLaughlin – 1:28.3209 Race 17 – 120kms / 31 Laps - Finished: 11th // Winner: Fabian Coulthard THE WORD FROM TIM Today Tim Blanchard scored his best ever Sydney Motorsport Park result and his best result of the...
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