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Trophy Race Win for Jesus Racing

The Jesus Racing Team have taken their maiden win in the highly competitive Touring Car Masters Series beating home Mark King and Motorsport Hall of famers John Bowe and Glenn Seton in the Trophy race at Sandown today. It wasn’t all smooth sailing throughout the day though as Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher was run off the

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Jesus Racing Surges Forward

After making a lot of overnight changes, the Jesus Racing team were keen to see what improvements they had made from yesterday’s practice sessions, however this all changed when they were greeted with a wet Sandown track this morning. Having no data in wet conditions with the improved XY GTHO, the team were going into

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Mobil 1 the answer

Jesus Racing have come out firing in 2016, finishing the Touring Car Masters Trophy Race at the Clipsal 500 in 2nd place and 3rd in class for the weekend.   The biggest achievement was thanks to Southern Cross Lubes- new authorised distributor of Mobil lubricants in NSW; and their support through the provision of Mobil

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Single Focus for Jesus Racing

It will be the first time in 10 years that Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher will not race a V8 Ute at the Clipsal 500 event. Fishtail and the team has made the decision to focus on the continuing development of their Touring Car Masters XY GTHO. It was a difficult decision as it is the circuit

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Jesus Racing Ends Year on a High

The Jesus Racing team have ended their first season of running the entire racing operation on a high with 3 top 10 finishes at the Sydney 500 event in Homebush.   After struggling early in the weekend for car pace, the team made some changes throughout the racing that moved Fishtail into a starting position

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Positive day in Sydney Heat

In what was a very hot Sydney day, Jesus Racing improved from their qualifying position to finish the opening 2 races in 10th and 8th positions respectively, with some lightning starts helping to move Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher up the grid.   Starting from P12 Fishtail leaped off the line passing 3 cars by turn 2

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Positive End to Season Finale

Jesus Racing continued their year of learning right up to the last race as Andrew Fisher made his way from 19th on the grid to the top 8 after just 6 laps before an oil leakage forced him to pull over for one last time.   With yesterday’s problems fixed, Fisher made a great start

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Jesus Racing Lives to Fight another Day

Jesus Racing had a trying day of racing down at Phillip Island recording a 7th place finish in race 1 before having to retire in race 2 due to an oil gauge fault.   Andrew Fisher continued the team’s regained form in qualifying and got off to a great start in the opening race of

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Tricky conditions on the Island

Andrew “Fisthail” Fisher and the Jesus Racing team had a good first day at Phillip Island, keeping out of trouble in the wet and damp conditions to qualify in position 6 for the final round of the Touring Car Masters Championship.   Coming into the weekend the team were quietly confident of a good weekend

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Miracle needed for Jesus Ute

After a late night rebuilding the Jesus Ute Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher was looking forward to a strong showing in race 2, however what happened was anything but, with the Jesus Ute going out with an even bigger bang after just 4 corners.   Getting a rocket start off the back of the grid Fisher was

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Positive start ends with a bang

Jesus Racing Team’s Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher started his return to the series in a positive way with 6th in qualifying, but this was short lived as the team’s day was over before they even reached turn 1.   Hot off the heels of an equal first at Sandown and seeing the potential of the speed

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Fishtail Returns to Jesus Ute

After stepping aside from driving duties in the Jesus Racing V8 Ute at Bathurst, Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher will be making a return to his regular Ford when the V8 Ute Series takes to the streets of the Gold Coast this weekend.   Having made the decision to focus solely on driving the teams XY GTHO

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Mixed Day for Jesus Racing

The Jesus Racing Team endured a mixed day today with Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher suffering from another engine drama forcing the team’s XY GTHO to be parked for the weekend, and Aaron “The Disciple” Borg finishing his first 2 races on the Mountain cleanly in 16th and 14th.   Being the first cars out on a

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Mountain Top Experience

It was a momentous day for the Jesus Racing Team with 5 sessions across two categories on what was an unusually hot day at the mountain. In reflecting on the day Fisher said, “I think it was the right call not to race both cars and to put Aaron in the Jesus Racing Ford Falcon

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“Healing” for Jesus Racing’s XY GTHO

Having missed the last Touring Car Masters round due to not having an engine, the iconic Jesus Racing XY GTHO is ready for a return to the track this weekend at the iconic track of Bathurst.   After engine failure at the Ipswich round of the Championship back in August, the Jesus Racing team has

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Fishtail gives young gun a chance

Having started the team’s 200th race in the V8 Ute Series at the Sandown 500 Round and recording the team’s best ever round finish with a race win and finishing equal 1st on points, Jesus Racing’s Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher has chosen to step aside from driving duties in the V8 Ute Championship allowing Karting gun

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Jesus Racing Equal 1st for Sandown Round

Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher and the Jesus Racing Team have celebrated their 200th V8 Ute race weekend in the best way possible by scoring their best round finish ever in the V8 Ute Series having finished equal in points for the round win.   After a successful Race 1 and 2, which saw Fishtail pick up

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Jesus Racing wins 200th and 1st race

After a difficult start to the year the team celebrated a victory in Race 2 at Sandown today in what was Fishtail’s 201st race in the V8 Ute Series.   Having qualified in 11th position for race 1, “Fishtail” shot off the line for the 200th time but as they went into turn 1 things

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Fishtail Just misses top 10

Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher will start his 200th race tomorrow morning from grid position 11 after an interrupted qualifying session which saw Fishtail miss out on the top 10 shootout by a mere 0.005 of a second!   The day started out okay with the Jesus Racing Team running through some small setup changes throughout both

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Jesus Racing Reaches 200th

Jesus Racing’s Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher will reach a career milestone of 200 V8 Ute race starts this weekend when he lines up for race 1 at Sandown.   Not coming from a racing background, Fishtail started racing Daewoos, MGs and Lotus’ where he came 3rd in the national series. After the Lotus series fell over

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Engine troubles stop progress at Queensland Raceway

Having never been to the Queensland Raceway in the Jesus Racing XY GTHO, Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher finished the opening session in 8th before engine trouble caused an early end to practice session 2. Having not raced on the “paperclip” for 8 years now, Fishtail used the first practice to re-familiarize himself with the track and

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Braking challenge for Jesus Racing

Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher and the team were expecting great things from their front-end setup changes this weekend.   The day got off to a challenging start in P1 with the car not behaving how Fishtail expected with massive overheating problems in the front brakes and an imbalance front to rear. The team finished down in

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Jesus Racing with Single Focus

Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher and the Jesus Racing team will head into the fourth round of the V8 Ute Series, being held on the streets of Townsville this weekend, with a single focus of being on the podium.   The year so far has been a challenging yet rewarding one for the Jesus Racing team after

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Class Podium result for Jesus Racing

Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher had a mix of results in the heat of Darwin with a 2 place finish in the Pro-Am class of Touring Car Masters which was followed by two up and down races in the V8 Ute Series.   Starting 26th in the grid for the second V8 Ute race, Fishtail made a

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Wrong Place Wrong Time for Fishtail

After showing strong pace in both the Touring Car Masters and V8 Utes series’, Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher got caught in the wrong end of incidents in both the opening races today in the sweltering heat of Darwin.   Qualifying started well in the V8 Utes with Fishtail setting a time quick enough to put the

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Double Vision at the Top End

Jesus Racing have shown they are up for the challenge of taking on two of Australia’s premier racing categories at the V8 Supercars event in Darwin, as Andrew ‘Fishtail’ Fisher set the 7th and 5th fastest times in the Touring Car Masters and V8 Utes Series’ respectively today.   Although Fishtail has raced in Darwin

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Positive End for Jesus Racing

Jesus Racing continued its steep learning curve this weekend as they went on to record some season best results at Round 3 of the ENZED Touring Car Masters series at Winton, claiming 3rd overall in the Pro-Masters class. The highlight of the weekend came in Qualifying where Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher put the iconic Ford Falcon

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Fishtail Fires Up for Qualifying

Another blisteringly cold morning greeted the team as they arrived at Winton Motor Raceway early in preparation for Qualifying for Round 3 of the Enzed Touring Car Masters Series. Fishtail had been suffering from massive brake fade during the two practice sessions which the team diagnosed overnight as brake pad knock off so along with

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Learning Curve Continues for Jesus Racing

Jesus Racing continued their steep learning curve in the Touring Car Masters Championship down in Winton today with Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher finishing the day 14th fastest. Although the iconic Ford Falcon XY GT looks quite simple on the surface, underneath, the Touring Car Master’s cars are anything but, with the technical side of the series

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Fresh Approach for Jesus Racing

The 2-month break since round 1 of the V8 Ute Racing Series has allowed the Jesus Racing Team to hit the reset button on their 2015 season as they look to return towards the front of the field. While most teams have had some down time over the past 2 months since Round 1 of

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Wall of Strength for Jesus Racing

Jesus Racing has received some welcome support as they attempt to compete in two national championships running their own cars for the first time. This year has seen Jesus Racing add to its V8 Ute program by joining the TCM series full time campaigning the Iconic number 9 XYGT HO. Team founder Andrew Fisher explains,

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Learning Continues for Jesus Racing

The Jesus Racing team has finished off another successful weekend of learning as they continue to develop the setup in their iconic Ford Falcon XY GT and continue to build themselves as a team in what was only their second race weekend on their own. Starting from 10th on the grid in the final championship

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Symmons Plains Day 2

After a good start on Day 1 to Round 2 of the Touring Car Masters Series the Jesus Racing Team was looking forward to hitting the track with a day of fine weather.   Qualifying was on first thing in the morning and the team chose to sit out the first part in order to

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Jesus Racing hits the Reset Button

After a frustrating start to the 2015 Touring Car Masters Championship that saw the team sidelined for race 3 with a cracked block, the team was relieved to hit the track for Round 2 and have basically hit the reset button for the 2015 campaign.   Just over a week ago the Jesus Racing team

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Jesus Racing Ready for Tour of Tassie

The Jesus Racing team has overcome a chaotic start to the 2015 season and part of the team have arrived in Melbourne a week before Round 2 of the Touring Car Masters Series in order to fit the rebuilt engine that was found to have a crack in the block at Round 1.   Things

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Jesus Racing in a Race Against Time

With just over 2 weeks remaining until Round 2 of the Touring Car Masters Championship begins in Tasmania, the Jesus Racing Team is in a race against time after discovering a crack in the block of the 351-powerplant in their iconic Ford Falcon XY GT.   After the disappointment of missing the final race at

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Positive end to debut weekend

Jesus Racing have finished their first weekend as their own team in a great way as Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher made his way from 19th to 10th in just 4 laps of racing in the shortened V8 Ute race 3.   Fishtail made the most of the action packed race and weaved his way through the

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Positive Signs for Jesus Racing

Although suffering from a difficult weekend so far, the Jesus Racing team is looking forward to tomorrow’s final races with a positive attitude after some great pace was seen today. The V8 Ute race started really well with Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher having a tremendous opening lap as he moved the Jesus Racing Ford V8 Ute

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Brighter day but no joy yet

After yesterday’s slow start, things were looking very promising for an improvement with the improved pace of the teams Ford Falcon XYGT seen in qualifying. Fishtail put in a fast time early but disaster struck when one of the axles broke on the car forcing an early exit from the session. Things didn’t get much

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Tough debut for Jesus Racing

Day One of the Clipsal 500 V8 Supercar event was a tough one for Jesus Racing as they tackled the big challenge of being the only team racing in both the V8 Ute Series and the Touring Car Masters Championship.   After a big off-season for the Jesus Racing team, which included moving the entire

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Paradise Returns for Jesus Racing

Local motor dealer Paradise Motors Mazda has joined Jesus Racing again for the third year as they head into round 1 of the V8 Ute Series in Adelaide this weekend.   With Jesus Racing being more than just a race team, dealer principle Jeff Neale has enjoyed the benefits that come from being partnered with

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Local Support Builds Jesus Racing

The Jesus Racing Team has had a massive start to 2015. Having moved their racing operation to its new base in the Illawarra suburb of Oak Flats, the team have completely rebuilt both their Ford Falcon FG XR V8 Ute and the Ford Falcon XYGT HO race cars.   With the big move being planned

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Anxious Wait for Jesus Racing

Jesus Racing’s iconic Ford Falcon XYGT which competes in the Touring Car Masters Series, has been put on a diet over the off-season with the team cutting out close to 20 kilograms in an attempt to get closer to the category’s minimum weight limit.   Having successfully competed in the last few rounds of the

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Shakedown for Jesus Racing

The Jesus Racing Team completed their first shakedown of 2015 last Friday at Sydney Motorsport Park in their Ford FG V8 Ute. The test didn’t exactly go to plan but has put the team one step ahead as they tackle the big year ahead.   Team driver Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher didn’t take long to get

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Big Year Ahead for Jesus Racing

2015 is set to be the biggest year yet for Jesus Racing as they face new challenges that will keep the team extremely busy both on and off the track.   Having made the decision to control all racing activities, the Jesus Racing workshop is still being setup with new tools, transport vehicles and specialized

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Great result rewards the efforts

Jesus Racing driver Andrew Fishtail Fisher has repaid his teams amazing efforts by scoring an impressive result in race 1 of the NRMA500 at Sydney’s Olympic Park street circuit after having to rebuild the whole front end of his Falcon V8 ute.   Fishtail hit the concrete wall on turn 5 in the first practice

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FISHTAIL IS SHAKEN BUT NOT STIRRED.

A big 140 km/h hit into the concrete barriers of the NRMA500 street circuit has left V8 Ute Racing Series driver Andrew Fishtail Fisher shaken but not stirred.   Fishtail was pushing hard on the first lap of the opening practice session when he smashed hard into the wall on turn 5. The contact ripped

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JESUS RACING READY FOR ON-THE-LIMIT SEASON FINALE.

Andrew Fishtail Fisher is full of expectations for a big performance at his home event and the final round of the 2014 V8 Ute Racing Series, the NRMA500, at Sydney’s Olympic Park next weekend.   Fishtail is a fan of street circuits even though they are narrow, lined with car destroying concrete walls, wheel breaking

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Disappointing end to weekend

After finding an issue with the XYGT after Race 1 the team was confident that Race 2 would provide a great result. Fishtail once again slightly missed the jump of the rolling start although he held strong down into Turn 1 and managed to only let one other car through.   After this he put

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Jesus Shocks at TCM

The hard work of Jesus Racing and Global leader of race suspension engineering company Supashock resulted in a top 4 qualifying result at Philip Island today.   Having been 7th fastest in P1 and 6th fastest on P2 the team made some additional changes in an attempt to bring extra speed to the car. The

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JESUS RACING TO SHOCK TCM COMPETITION

Following a successful campaign together at the Bathurst 1000 round of the Touring Car Masters the Jesus Racing team and leading damper manufacturer Supashock have been fine tuning the engineering of their Falcon XY GT with the goal of taking another significant step forward at the final round of the championship at Philip Island next weekend.

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Life in the Fast Lane.

Like any elite sporting team Jesus Racing enjoys winning which they did at the last round of the Australian V8 Ute Series held on the streets of Surfers Paradise. The real enjoyment for driver Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher however comes from seeing the reaction on the faces of around 30,000 High School students and hundreds of

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FISHTAIL KEEPS IT ‘FAST AND CLEAN.’

Andrew Fishtail Fisher has started his campaign at the Gold Coast round of the Australian V8 Ute Racing Series fuelled by Hogs Breath on a strong, positive note with sizzling hot times and not a dent in the panel work.   On a day where 6 utes over the two sessions hit the walls of

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Jesus Racing on a Roll

Following a hard weekend of Racing in two categories at the Bathurst 1000 weekend, unlike other teams who returned home, Jesus Racing stayed in town to visit some of the detainees at the Bathurst Correctional Centre. A new program written by Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher has been recently delivered at the Cairns High and Low Security

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Jesus Popular on Top of the Mountain

Driving into the track before the sun had risen, the fans were already thickly outlining the track, getting their prized position to watch the day’s action.   First out on track on the last day of the Bathurst 1000 event was the 28 strong field of Touring Car Masters. Fishtail had worked his way up

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Day 3 Report

Day 3 was another big day for the Jesus Racing Team as it headed to Mount Panorama Bathurst for Race 1 of the V8 Utes, powered by Hogs Breath which got underway at 7.45am.   The Jesus Racing Falcon FG V8 Ute started in grid 11. A great start from Andrew resulted in a good

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Back to Back for Jesus Racing

Racing just one category around Mount Panorama at Bathurst takes a lot of bravery so how do you describe racing two different championships back to back? Perhaps crazy is the best word or maybe just committed!   Jesus Racing’s Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher is tackling the mountain in two classes this weekend. He promises that he

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LOOKS LIKE NEW, ONLY DRIVEN ON WEEKENDS!

The Jesus Racing Ford Falcon FG ute arrived at the Wilson Security Sandown 500 – round 5 of the Australian V8 Ute Racing Series fuelled by Hog’s Breath Cafe – looking resplendent in its new livery after a complete rebuild which included a new engine. Driver Andrew Fishtail Fisher said the only part carried over from the battered remains of

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SAFETY CAR STOPS PROGRESS

It was only the appearance of the safety car which saved the cars directly in front of a flying Andrew Fishtail Fisher of Jesus Racing from being overtaking in race 1 of the Wilson Security Sandown 500 today – Round 5 of the Australian V8 Ute Racing Series fuelled by Hog’s Breath Cafe.   Fishtail

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’NEW’ UTE FEELS BEAUT’ AT SANDOWN.

The new-look Jesus Racing ute is at the ‘pointy end’ of the field after today’s practice sessions for the 5th round of the Australian V8 Ute Racing Series fueled by Hogs Breath.   The Jesus ute required a complete rebuild after receiving multiple hits from other cars at the previous rounds. It looked like it

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FISHTAIL HAS HIS SIGHTS ON SANDOWN.

Jesus Racing driver Andrew Fishtail Fisher is very keen to pick up a haul of points at the Sandown round of the Australian V8 Ute Racing Series this weekend following a super human effort in the previous round which was rewarded with both the Hard Charger Award and Masters Award.   Fishtail was on the pace

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FISHTAIL’S OPEN DOOR POLICY AT TCM.

Jesus Racing driver Andrew Fishtail Fisher is known as being an approachable guy but this was tested at round four of the Touring Car Masters at Sydney Motorsport Park when a fellow competitor tried to get “up close and personal”by climbing in through his driver’s door with the front of his car – the door

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FISHTAIL’S ALMOST-AWESOME ARRIVAL TO TCM.

Jesus Racing has made a confident entry into the Touring Car Masters championship with a strong drive in Race 1 which was only marred by a last-minute gearbox jam.   Andrew Fishtail Fisher started the 10 lap event 9th on the grid of 22 starters and true to form started moving up on the cars

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Jesus Racing Makes A Statement At TCM Debut.

Jesus Racing Andrew Fishtail Fisher has shown he is a man on a mission at his debut in the Touring Car Masters championship at Sydney Motorsport Park. Driving the Steve Makarios leased Falcon XY GT for the very first time “in anger”at today’s practice and qualifying sessions he immediately set sizzling lap times which put

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NUMBER 9 RETURNS TO AUSSIE TOURING CAR RACING.

A Falcon GT with number 9 on the door will again be seen by motor racing fans across Australia, 40 years after this combination first appeared with legend Allan Moffat.   Jesus Racing has announced it is entering the Touring Car Masters championship with an XY GT which carries the same number as their Falcon

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BRINGING DIRECTION TO THOSE BEHIND BARS.

Veteran V8 racing driver Andrew Fishtail Fisher has made an historic visit to a maximum security prison. The Lotus Glen facility has 700 inmates and is located close to Cairns.   Fishtail says the unique opportunity came after a huge amount of persistent effort was made by two of the inmates. The men had been

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NEW FRONTIER & CHANGE OF PACE FOR JESUS RACING

A week ago experienced V8 racing driver Andrew Fishtail Fisher was wowing trackside spectators and TV audiences at Townsville in his v8 powered Ford Falcon in the Australian V8 Ute Series…this week he is in Cairns speaking to hundreds of prison inmates and more than 1500 students at a number of local high schools.  

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CHANGE OF PACE FOR V8 RACING DRIVER IN TOWNSVILLE.

Experienced V8 racing driver Andrew Fishtail Fisher will have a very different audience from trackside motor racing fans and millions of TV viewers when he visits the detainees at the Cleveland Detention Centre this week.   Fishtail drives the Jesus Racing Falcon in the Australian V8 Ute Series and this year he has also raced

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JESUS RACING AWARDED FOR SUPER-EFFORT

Andrew Fishtail Fisher has been presented with both the Hard Charger Award and Masters Award after a phenomenal never-say-die performance at the Castrol Townsville 500, round four of the 2014 Australian V8 Ute Racing Series fuelled by Hogs Breath.   The awards recognised his amazing feat of overcoming adversity and being able to ‘thread the

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IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE.

Zero point seven seconds, about the time it takes to blink, is all that separates the Jesus Racing Falcon FG ute from the front row of the grid at tomorrow’s first race of the Castrol Townsville500, round four of the Australian V8 Ute Racing Series fuelled by Hogs Breath.   Andrew Fishtail Fisher and the

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