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Encyclopedia > Paul Radisich
Paul Radisich

V8 Supercar Record
Nationality New Zealander
Car # 021
Current team Team Kiwi Racing
Series Championships 0
Wins 3
Podium finishes 10
Pole positions 0
2006 Championship position

Paul Radisich (b October 9, 1962 in Auckland) is a New Zealand racing driver of Croat origin. In 1983 he was Formula Atlantic runner-up, earning the prestigious Driver To Europe award. In 1985 and 1986 he raced in British Formula 3, alongside Damon Hill. He later raced in Indy Lights and Super Vee with some success, before coming 2nd in the 1990 Bathurst 1000. Team Kiwi Racing is a V8 Supercar racing team that competes in the V8 Supercar series in Australia. ... October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... Schematic map of Auckland. ... Auto racing (also known as automobile racing or autosport) is a sport involving racing automobiles. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (where theyre one of the constitutive nations). ... The Toyota Atlantic Championship is an auto racing series with races throughout North America. ... Runner-up is a term used to denote a participant which finishes in second place in any of a variety of competitive endeavors, most notably sporting events and beauty pageants; in the latter instance, the term is applied to more than one of the highest-ranked non-winning contestants, the... The British Formula Three Championship is an annual series of motor races. ... Damon Graham Devereux Hill OBE (born 17 September 1960 in London) is a British former racing driver from England. ... The Indy Lights was an open-wheeled racing series that acted as a developmental circuit for CART from 1986 to 2001. ... Formula Vee is a popular single-seater junior motor racing formula, with relatively low-costs in comparison to Formula Ford or Formula BMW. It is based on a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle. ... Hell Corner of the Mount Panorama Circuit The Bathurst 1000 is a 1000-kilometre motor race for touring cars, conducted each October at the Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia. ...

He won the 1993 and 1994 Touring Car World Cup events at Monza and at Donington respectively. 1993 was his first British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) season, in a Ford Mondeo prepared by Andy Rouse. He finished 3rd in the series in both 1993 and 1994, but by mid-1995 the car had reached the end of its development cycle and was increasingly uncompetitive. After racing for Peugeot in 1998 he left the series and went to the V8 Supercar series in Australia. The World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) is an international Touring Car championship organized by the FIA. The WTCC was first held in 1987 concurrent to the long-running European Touring Car Championship (ETCC) in a Group A format, with races held at Bathurst, Calder Park Raceway (using both the road... Autodromo Nazionale di Monza is a motorsport race track near the town of Monza, Italy, north of Milan. ... World Series by Renault at Donington Parks Melbourne Hairpin in 2005. ... The current BTCC logo The British Touring Car Championship is a series of races for saloon cars which is held each year in the United Kingdom and Ireland. ... The Ford Mondeo is a large family car sold by the Ford Motor Company in various markets throughout the world. ... Andy Rouse (born 2 December 1947, Dymock, Gloucestershire) is an English race driver, most notably in the BTCC. He won the BTCC in 1984 and 1985. ... Peugeot is a major French car brand, part of PSA Peugeot Citroën. ... V8 Supercars is a touring car racing category. ...

In 1999 he joined Dick Johnson Racing replacing the departed John Bowe. He remained with Dick Johnson Racing until the end of 2002. In 2003 he joined Briggs Motorsport which was renamed under the Triple Eight Racing banner in 2004. In total he has 3 race wins and 7 other podium results in the championship. He surprised a lot people by signing for the patriotic Team Kiwi Racing for 2 years in 2005 racing in a Holden for the first time, helping the team to their first ever podium finish at Shanghai International Circuit in China, (third). He finished the 2005 season in 14th place, TKR's highest ever finish in a Supercar season. Dick Johnson Racing (or DJR) is Australias oldest touring car team. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Team Kiwi Racing is a V8 Supercar racing team that competes in the V8 Supercar series in Australia. ... The Shanghai International Circuit (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Shànghǎi Guójì Sàichēchǎng) is a brand new motor racing venue, situated near Shanghai in China. ...

In the 2006 Supercheap Auto 1000 race at Bathurst he had a major crash at around 200 km/h in The Chase. While attempting to overtake Nathan Pretty (Supercheap Auto Racing) he ran wide into the dirt and could not brake in time and careered into a tyre wall head on, flipping the car onto its side. Rescue teams had to cut the roof off the car in order to get him out. He was then taken to a nearby hospital and then flown to a hospital in Sydney for further scans. He broke his ankle and sternum in the crash and missed the remainder of the season. In November 2006 it was confirmed that Radisich had signed for a further 2 years with TKR and would once again be back racing in a Ford for 2007-08. He has commented that he has unfinished business in V8 Supercars. Super Cheap Auto is an Australian-based automotive retailer. ... Supercheap Auto Racing is a V8 Supercar racing team. ... The Sydney Opera House on Sydney Harbour Sydney (pronounced ) is the most populous city in Australia, with a metropolitan area population of over 4,200,000 people, and 151,920 within the city centre. ... Grays Fig. ... The sternum (from Greek στέρνον, sternon, chest) or breastbone is a long, flat bone located in the center of the thorax (chest). ...


Paul returned to the cockpit at Barbagallo for the first time since Bathurst, to the delight of many fans. He had a very good result at Pukekohe, the final round to be held at that circuit, finishing 7th in the third race.

Teams contesting the 2007 V8 Supercar Championship Series
Toll HSV Dealer Team Holden Racing Team Tasman Motorsport Stone Brothers Racing Ford Performance Racing Jack Daniel's Racing
1 Rick Kelly
16 Garth Tander
2 Mark Skaife
22 Todd Kelly
3 Jason Richards
51 Greg Murphy
4 James Courtney
9 Russell Ingall
5 Mark Winterbottom
6 Steven Richards
7 Shane Price
11 Jack Perkins
WPS Racing Team BOC Dick Johnson Racing Supercheap Auto Racing Team Kiwi Racing Britek Motorsport
8 Max Wilson
10 Jason Bargwanna
12 Andrew Jones
14 Simon Wills
17 Steven Johnson
18 Will Davison
20 Paul Dumbrell
50 Cameron McConville
021 Paul Radisich 25 Jason Bright
26 Alan Gurr
Garry Rogers Motorsport Team Sirromet Wines Autobarn Racing TeamVodafone Paul Cruickshank Racing
33 Lee Holdsworth
34 Dean Canto
39 Fabian Coulthard
67 Paul Morris
55 Steve Owen 88 Jamie Whincup
888 Craig Lowndes
111 John Bowe

  Results from FactBites:
V8X - Roadtrip (3243 words)
Radisich isn't so sure it would suit these cars, but we think he is wimping it and that it would be a great home for a second round of the series in NZ - it would be spectacular, tight and windy.
Paul Radisich is a funny bloke, even if he can't navigate and his weekend was about to turn to shit.
Paul Radisich goes to the toilet a lot; PR girl Susie calls it a Chinaman's bladder and assures us it is a commonly known fact that Chinese guys have small bladders.
V8 News - News - The Official Website of V8 Supercars Australia (411 words)
Paul Radisich in Team Betta Electrical 65 was in 13th position and Dean Canto in Team Betta Electrical car 66 was in 17th place.
Paul Radisich in Team Betta Electrical car 65 continued ton battle his way through the field to be in 11th position by lap 61.
Paul Radisich in Team Betta Electrical car 65 finished the race in 12th place after coming through the field from a starting position of 31st.
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