About Radical Australia

Exclusive Distributor for car sales and parts sales in Australia

Radical Australia was founded in 2006 by existing Radical Sportscars owners. The two business Directors have a corporate and business management background and share a passion and desire to optimise the Radical experience both on and off the track.

Working closely with the UK factory, Radical Australia has built a unique service offering. The ethos is to provide a customer-focused service and experience unparalleled within traditional motorsport offerings, akin to the customer focus now provided by all prestige road car manufacturers and lifestyle service providers.

Radical Australia is now the largest importer of race cars into Australia by volume, and arguably the largest managed race team fleet in Australia. Based on track at Sydney Motorsport Park, Radical Australia achieved the honour of being awarded Radical Distributor of the Year in 2010.

Over 35 Radicals are stored and maintained by Radical Australia Sydney for permanent Arrive & Drive customers. Radical Australia also provide technical support to privateer teams and there are now over 90 cars in Australia with expectations those numbers will multiply as Radical spreads into other states.

With eight full-time employees based at Sydney Motorsport Park alongside a widely spread network of suppliers and experts in all fields, Radical Australia can provide an end-to-end service for customers who wish to avail themselves of a complete Arrive & Drive experience. Owners' cars are stored, maintained and supported by Radical factory trained technicians in accordance with factory approved procedures.

Race Team and Engineering manager Chris Papadopoulos has had a career in motorsport spanning over 20 years. Half of that time was spent in Europe working at the pinnacle of motorsport, Formula One. Chris spent 8 years at the Lotus/Renault F1 team, and counts two F1 Championships to his CV after working with drivers including Alonso, Raikkonen, Kubica and Grosjean. 

Tahlia Neilson heads up Radical Australia's program of events, which covers over 70 days on track each year. Tahlia also has a solid motorsport background having also competed on 2 wheels and worked in various race teams - she manages every aspect of the Radical Australia administration and customer event experience from hospitality to race and track day entry. 

The Radical Australia Cup is the main race series in Australia. The 2015 Championship will consit of 6 rounds across NSW and VIC circuits. All SR3 and SR8 models in factory compliance configuration are eligible. Championship prize for the series winner is a fully funded race seat, airfare and accommodation to compete in one round of the following years Radical European Masters series events in Europe.

There is also a NSW state based Radical Clubman Cup taking place throughout the year - more information is available on Radical Racing in Australia by clicking here.

Radical Sportscars has proved to be easy to drive with FIA safety features appealing to both the gentlemen drivers and racers alike.

To find out more about Radical Australia and what we can offer, please contact Tahlia Neilson or Chris Papalopoulos.

tahlia@radicalaustralia.com.au

chrisp@radicalaustralia.com.au

 
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