Matt Stone Racing is an Australian racing team competing in the Supercars Championship with two Holden ZB Commodores. Jake Kostecki drives the No. 34 car, while Zane Goddard drives the No. 35 car. They are also competing in the second-tier Dunlop Super2 Series with

Supercars Championship

Matt Stone Racing moved up into the Supercars Championship for 2018 with Todd Hazelwood. The team started in a Ford FG X Falcon previously owned by DJR Team Penske before switching to their Super 2 winning Holden VF Commodore from The bend onwards. In 2019 the team upgraded to an ex-Triple Eight Racing Engineering ZB Commodore. Having leased a Racing Entitlement Contract (REC) from Jason Bright for the 2018 and 2019 seasons.

In 2020 the team expanded to two cars having purchased RECs from Garry Rogers Motorsport and Kelly Racing. The new for 2020 number 34 was split between Jake Kostecki and Zane Goddard under the new Superlite Program. The two would also drive together for the Bathurst 1000. The 35 car was driven full time by Garry Jacobson, partnered with David Russel for the Endurance race. Jacobson finished 21st in the championship, with Goddard 25th and Kostecki 27th.

Super 2 Series

Matt Stone Racing Ford FG Falcon in which Ashley Walsh placed second in the 2013 Dunlop V8 Supercar Series
Todd Hazelwood contested the 2018 Supercars Championship driving a Ford Falcon FG X (pictured) and a Holden Commodore VF for Matt Stone Racing

In 2011, Matt Stone the son of Stone Brothers Racing (SBR) co-owner Jim, was given the opportunity to run a former SBR Ford BF Falcon in the 2011 development series with Robert Cregan driving.[1] In 2012, the team expanded to two Falcon BFs, with Daniel Jilesen and Ashley Walsh joining the team.[2] After two rounds the team expanded to three cars, with the SBR entered Ford FG Falcon of Scott McLaughlin entry transferred to the team after the signing of Mahindra Group as a minor sponsor, conflicted with SBR's Ford sponsorship.[3] McLaughlin went on to win the series.[4] In 2013, the team entered three Falcon FGs with Michael Hector, George Miedecke and Ashley Walsh driving.[5][6][7] In 2014, the team again fielded three FGs with Todd Hazelwood, Michael Hector and Ashley Walsh driving.[8][9][10] Steven Johnson drove a fourth car at the Townsville and Queensland rounds.[11] drove the fourth car at Bathurst. Shae Davies replaced Hector for the final round in Sydney. In 2015, the team only fielded two FG Falcons, with Todd Hazelwood and Shae Davies competing in all of the rounds, finishing the championship in 4th and 8th places respectively. In 2016, the team purchased a Holden VF Commodore for Hazelwood. Adam Marjoram joined the team and raced in an FG Falcon. Hazelwood finished the year in 3rd place, while Marjoram finished in 13th.

In 2017, the team purchased another VF Commodore for Marjoram. Brodie Kostecki joined the team and raced an FG Falcon. Hazelwood won 6 races and was able to win the championship by 95 points. Kostecki finished in 15th, while Marjoram came 18th for the year.

For 2018, Bryce Fullwood joined the team in an ex-DJR Team Penske Ford FG X Falcon, but switched to a VF Commodore after the Perth round. During the first 3 rounds the Commodore was raced by Tyler Greenbury and Jaie Robinson respectively.[12]

For 2019 Ash Walsh will contest the full season. Abbie Eaton entered the first round and Joel Heinrich entered rounds one and two for the team, David Russell would contest the Bathurst round. Walsh finished 9th for the year.

For 2021 MSR has signed Glenn Seton's son

TCR Australia

For the 2019 TCR Australia Touring Car Series the team would enter 2 Volkswagen Golfs in collaboration with former supercars driver Jason Bright known as Alliance Autosport. The 2 drivers would be Bright and New Zealand based Australian Alexandra Whitley. Bright would win the opening race at Sydney and would win another race at round 5 at Winton. Whitley would have more mixed results with only 3 top 10's. The team would hand over running of the cars to Melbourne Performance Centre for rounds 6 & 7.

Touring Car Masters

In 2016 the team entered the Touring Car Masters. Team Owner Jason Gomersall was entered in a Holden Torana Coupe for the full season, along with Darren Beale entered for rounds 3 through 8 in a Holden Monaro GTS. Gomersall would go on to win the Pro Am Category.

For 2016 the team would keep Gomersall and Beale, adding Bob Wisely for select rounds in another Torana. Gomersall would finish 4th in the Pro Masters class, taking his first outright win at Winton. Beale would win the Pro Sports category, with Wisely finishing 3rd in Pro Sports despite missing a round, and failing to start the final two races at Bathurst after retiring from the first.

For the 2018 Season the team would downsize to running Gomersall as their only full time entrant. Beale would contest only a single round. Gomersall would again finish 4th overall in the Pro Masters class, taking another race win.

In 2019 Gomersall would enter only select race, electing to instead focus on his debut in the 2019 Kumho Super 3 Series. He would enter 8 races, taking 2 podiums on his way to 8th in the Pro Masters class.

GT Racing

In 2016 and 2017 Matt Stone Racing collaborated with Miedecke Motorsport to run Aston Martins in GT3 configuration. The highlights for the team were winning the Sydney Motorsport Park 101 as part of the 2016 Australian Endurance Championship and a fourth place in the top-ten shootout of the 2017 Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour.[13][14] The team would record a DNF after a crash 75 laps into the race.

Additionally in 2016, Matt Stone Racing would enter rounds 3 & 4 of the 2016 GT Asia Series. George Miedecke would contest both races, partnered by Nathan Morcom for round 3, and Ashley Walsh for round 4.

V8 Utes Racing Series

In 2014 the team stepped into the V8 Utes Series, beginning at the 5th round at Sandown. They took over the preparation and running of Reigning Champion, Ryal Harris' Ute. The team scored a win on debut and went on to finish 5th overall for the year.[15]

For 2015, Harris Stayed on with the team, and was teamed up with George Miedecke. A third car was run, with rounds split between Grant Johnson, Aaren Russell, Chris Pither, Kurt Kostecki, & Todd Hazelwood. The team won their first championship, with Ryal Harris taking the crown, Miedecke ended the year 6th.[16]

In 2016 the team ran Ryal Harris on a part-time basis, entering 5 rounds and taking 2 race wins along the way. Harris would finish 11th overall in the championship.

Results

Complete Bathurst 1000 results

Year No. Car Drivers Position Laps
2018 35 Holden Commodore VF Australia Todd Hazelwood
Australia Bryce Fullwood
20th 159
2019 35 Holden Commodore ZB Australia Todd Hazelwood
Australia Jack Smith
DNF 98
2020 34 Holden Commodore ZB Australia Jake Kostecki
Australia Zane Goddard
DNF 155
35 Holden Commodore ZB Australia Garry Jacobson
Australia David Russell
DNF 62

Car No. 34 results

Year Driver No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 Position Pts
2020 Zane Goddard 34 Holden ADE
R1

18
ADE
R2

16
MEL
R3

C
MEL
R4

C
MEL
R5

C
MEL
R6

C
SMP1
R7

SMP1
R8

SMP1
R9

SMP2
R10

24
SMP2
R11

24
SMP2
R12

10




21

21

21

Ret

21

19




16

24

20



BAT
R31

Ret
25th 438
Jake Kostecki ADE
R1
ADE
R2
MEL
R3

C
MEL
R4

C
MEL
R5

C
MEL
R6

C
SMP1
R7

22
SMP1
R8

24
SMP1
R9

22
SMP2
R10
SMP2
R11
SMP2
R12

Ret

22

14

20

23

22
BEN1
R25
BEN1
R26
BEN1
R27
BEN2
R28

Ret
BEN2
R29

16
BEN2
R30

20
BAT
R31

Ret
27th 290
2021 Jake Kostecki BAT
R1

13
BAT
R2

17

23

18

14









HID
R15

HID
R16

HID
R17

TOW
R18

TOW
R19













18th* 220*

Car No. 35 results

Year Driver No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 Position Pts
2017 Todd Hazelwood 35 Holden ADE
R1
ADE
R2
SYM
R3
SYM
R4
PHI
R5
PHI
R6
BAR
R7
BAR
R8
WIN
R9

WIN
R10

HID
R11
HID
R12
TOW
R13
TOW
R14
QLD
R15

22
QLD
R16

18
SMP
R17
SMP
R18
SAN
Q

SAN
R19

BAT
R20

SUR
R21

SUR
R22

PUK
R23
PUK
R24
NEW
R25
NEW
R26
54th 90
2018 Ford ADE
R1

22
ADE
R2

21
MEL
R3

22
MEL
R4

Ret
MEL
R5

18
MEL
R6

19
SYM
R7

22
SYM
R8

20
PHI
R9

23
PHI
R10

24
BAR
R11

22
BAR
R12

25
WIN
R13

21
WIN
R14

25
HID
R15

25
HID
R16

24
TOW
R17

20
TOW
R18

23
QLD
R19

27
QLD
R20

23
SMP
R21

24
26th 1201
Holden BEN
R22

26
BEN
R23

25
SAN
QR

23
SAN
R24

21
BAT
R25

20

20

C
PUK
R28

24
PUK
R29

25
NEW
R30

13
NEW
R31

21
2019 Holden ADE
R1

12
ADE
R2

10
MEL
R3

23
MEL
R4

17
MEL
R5

14
MEL
R6

13
SYM
R7

14
SYM
R8

18
PHI
R9

11
PHI
R10

16
BAR
R11

23
BAR
R12

14
WIN
R13

19
WIN
R14

15
HID
R15

18
HID
R16

13
TOW
R17

14
TOW
R18

16
QLD
R19

19
QLD
R20

13
BEN
R21

Ret
BEN
R22

14
PUK
R23

14
PUK
R24

5
BAT
R25

Ret
SUR
R26

20
SUR
R27

20

11

20
NEW
R29

18
NEW
R30

10
18th 1609
2020 Garry Jacobson ADE
R1

Ret
ADE
R2

20
MEL
R3

C
MEL
R4

C
MEL
R5

C
MEL
R6

C
SMP1
R7

16
SMP1
R8

21
SMP1
R9

19
SMP2
R10

22
SMP2
R11

7
SMP2
R12

24

19

19

13

22

24

16

14

16

18

15

17

20

19

22

13

18

Ret

21
BAT
R31

Ret
21st 833
2021 Zane Goddard BAT
R1

12
BAT
R2

16

19

16

21









HID
R15

HID
R16

HID
R17

TOW
R18

TOW
R19













19th* 218*

Supercars Championship drivers

The following is a list of drivers who have driven for the team in V8 Supercars, in order of their first appearance. Drivers who only drove for the team in an endurance race co-driver basis are listed in italics.

Super2 Championship drivers

References

  1. ^ "Jim Stone's son starts V8 Supercars team". Speedcafe. 3 February 2011.
  2. ^ "Ash Walsh completes Matt Stone Racing line-up". Speedcafe. 21 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Scott McLaughlin switches Dunlop series teams". Speedcafe. 26 June 2012.
  4. ^ V8 Supercar Development Series 2012 standings Driver Database
  5. ^ "Miedecke gets new sponsor, team for 2013". Speedcafe. 5 February 2013.
  6. ^ "Ash Walsh confirms 2013 Dunlop series program". Speedcafe. 13 February 2013.
  7. ^ V8 Supercar Development Series 2013 standings Driver Database
  8. ^ "Hazlewood completes MSR Dunlop line-up". Speedcafe. 17 February 2014.
  9. ^ "Ash Walsh signs new Dunlop Series deal". Speedcafe. 5 January 2014.
  10. ^ V8 Supercar Development Series 2014 standings Driver Database
  11. ^ "Steven Johnson to join Dunlop series". Speedcafe. 25 June 2014.
  12. ^ Adam, Mitchell (18 December 2017). "Fullwood to race MSR's second ex-Shell Ford". Supercars.com. Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  13. ^ "Father and Son duo win emotion charged Sydney Motorsport Park 101". Australian GT. 27 August 2016. Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  14. ^ Lomas, Gordon (4 February 2017). "Walsh: The most committed lap I've ever done". Speedcafe. Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  15. ^ "Win on debut for Matt Stone Racing in V8 Utes". Speedcafe. 13 September 2014. Retrieved 26 October 2020.
  16. ^ "East Coast Bullbars Australian V8 Ute Racing Series 2015 standings | Driver Database". www.driverdb.com. Retrieved 26 October 2020.

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