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Ric Shaw, Saxon Motorsport driver

Ric Shaw

Driver Profile

NAME:  Ric Shaw

DATE OF BIRTH:  27th May 1965, Sydney

STATUS:   Married with 2 children

Ric Shaw with his team

Ric owns and operates a specialist motor vehicle tuning, service and enhancement business in Sydney’s inner west building and running his own race vehicles.  Ric has been active in motor sport since 1983 with the following achievements:

  • 2013/2014 Nurburgring 24 hr race in GT3 Porsche
  • 2014 Australian Production Car championship
  • 2015 australian production Car Championship
  • 2014/2015 Bathurst 12 hr endurance race
  • 2015 Barcelona 24 hr race
Ric Shaw and his car

Results

  • 1st in High Country Targa Rally 2012 Evo X 4WD class
  • 1st outright in Wakefield 300 Endurance 2011
  • 3rd in class and category in Targa Tasmania 2011
  • 3rd in Wakefield 300 2010
  • Competed in Aston Martin Nurburgring 2010
  • Competed in 2010 Australian Manufacturers Championship
  • 1st in class and category in Targa Tasmania Rally 07,08,09
  • Competed in Bathurst 12 hr 2009 7th outright
  • Competed in own “Super Sports” car in Nurburgring 24 hr .51st in field of 220 cars in 2007 , 2008 , 2009
  • Competed in Nurburgring 24 hr 2006 5th in class
  • Competed in V8 Supercar in Sepang 12 hr Malaysia 2007
  • Finished 8th outright in 2005 and 2007 Targa Tasmania tarmac rally
  • Competed in 2005 Australian Performance Car Championship
  • 4th in 2004 GTP National Championship
  • 3rd in class in Bathurst 24 Hour 2003
  • 2nd outright Australian National Improved Production Cars August 2003
  • 2nd in class in Nurburgring 24 hour (Germany) May 2003
  • 1st in class in Bathurst 24 Hour 2002, 5th outright in BMW Mcoupe
  • Finished 27th outright in Merdeka Millennium Endurance Race (12 hour) Aug 2002, Sepang Circuit, KL, Malaysia
  • 2nd in class (50th outright) in Nurburgring 24 hour (Germany) May 2002
  • Competed in Konica V8 Supercar Series 2001
  • 3rd outright in the Bathurst 2 hour GTP race 2000
  • 1st outright in the 2 hour Clipsal GTP race at Adelaide 2000
  • 2nd outright in Australian GTP Championship 2000
  • 4th in class Bathurst 3 hour GTP race 1999
  • 3rd in class Bathurst 3 hour GTP race 1998
  • Class winner of Australian GTP Championship in 1998 and 1999
  • Competed in 2 Litre Super Tourers at Bathurst in 1997 and 1998
  • Competed in V8 Supercars in the Queensland 500 in 1999 finishing 21st
  • Competed in V8 Supercars  1000 at Bathurst in 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 and 1999
  • 4th outright in Kuhmo Suzuki GTi Championship
  • NSW Sports Sedan Champion 1998
  • Competed in Bathurst 12 hour production car race 1994
  • 3rd in ARDC Sport Sedan Series 1994
  • Numerous podium finishes in Sports Sedans during 1992 to 1995
  • Numerous podium finishes in the Club Car series from 1989 to 1991
  • Numerous podium finishes in Street Sedans during 1983 to 1989
Ahead of the big race

Other highlights of Ric’s career include:

  • Test driver for Serious Business Productions
  • Driving instruction for Murcotts Driver Training
  • NSW Confederation of Australian Motorsport Competitor of the Year Award for 1998
  • Winner of ARDC Achievement Award 1994
  • Most pole positions in Australian GTP Championship 2000 and 2004
  • Instructor for Mazda Club NSW
  • Competed in 1992 Sport Sedan Support race at Bathurst
  • 5th in Alan Grice’s V8 Search for a Champion 1990
Ric Shaw in teh pits with his car

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