Virgin Australia Supercars Championship
Position
43
Points
270
Penalty 0
Average Qualifying Position 18.7
Average finishing Position 17.7

biography

Place of birth
Ipswich, QLD
Lives
Ipswich, QLD
Status
Relationship
Outside of Racing
Cycling, soccer, running
Personal Vehicle
Lancer
Engineer
Paul Scalzo

Ash Walsh returns to Supercars competition in 2018, after his '17 PIRTEK Enduro Cup was curtailed by injury.

Walsh raced with Tim Slade at Sandown, but injuries incurred testing a prototype sportscar ruled him out of the Bathurst and Gold Coast events.

He's back this year, Walsh's third with Brad Jones Racing in Slade's Freightliner Commodore.

Ipswich-born Walsh commenced his career in Formula Ford, finishing third in the national championship in 2006 and second in '07.

A stint in Europe followed, Walsh racing in British Formula Ford and the Formula Renault 2.0 Western European Cup across the next 18 months.

Those performances led to a Team Australia call-up for an A1 Grand Prix rookie test and practice sessions in the 2008/09 season.

Walsh returned to Australia and Formula Ford in 2010, before moving into the Dunlop Super2 Series with Miles Racing and then Matt Stone Racing.

With MSR, he took six race wins across the 2013 and '14 seasons, finishing second and then third in the standings.

Those campaigns coincided with a pair of enduro campaigns with Dick Johnson Racing, before spending the bulk of 2015 as a Supercars full-timer with Erebus Motorsport.

Season Progress

Event Race Qualifying Finish Championship
RABBLE.club Sandown 500 ›
Race 24 › 15 15 42
Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 ›
Race 25 › 20 17 42
Vodafone Gold Coast 600 ›
Race 26 › 21 21 43

Vehicle detail

Holden Commodore ZB
ENGINE: V8
Alliance Truck Parts Racing and Freightliner Racing

Brad Jones Racing is the only regionally-based Virgin Australia Supercars Championship team, the family-owned outfit working out of Albury near the New South Wales and Victorian border.

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