2020 SUPER 2 DRIVERS

THOMAS RANDLE
THOMAS RANDLE#16
Date of Birth April 7, 1996
Birthplace Melbourne, Vic
Lives Melbourne, Vic
Height 183cm
Weight 82kg

DRIVER BIOGRAPHY
Young gun Thomas Randle will chase a maiden Dunlop Super2 Series victory with a new team in 2020, moving across to reigning champions MW Motorsport. Earning the prestigious Mike Kable Young Gun Award in 2018 after an impressive rookie season with Tickford Racing where he scored an ARMOR ALL Pole Position and round podium in Perth, last year saw Randle claim his first race and round wins and two more ARMOR ALL Pole Positions on his way to third in points.

He also made his ‘main game’ debut last year with the Ford squad, taking 14th overall in a wildcard entry at The Bend, and competed in his first PIRTEK Enduro Cup with Lee Holdsworth where the pair finished third in the Sandown 500 and third overall in the series. Randle was a star in karts and made the move into car racing in 2013 in the Australian Formula Ford Series. He returned to that category in 2014 and won the series with five race wins in just his second year in car racing. He then finished runner-up in the 2015 CAMS Jayco Australian Formula 4 Championship and third in that year’s national Sports Sedan series in father Dean’s V8-powered Saab.

He gathered further open-wheel experience overseas in British Formula 3 (winner of two races at Rockingham and Spa), Formula V8 3.5 Series, Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, Formula Renault 2.0 NEC as well as LMP3 sportscar competition. He also won the 2017 Toyota Racing Series in New Zealand. Randle made a one-off appearance in a Rusty French-owned Falcon BF in the 2017 V8 Touring Car Series round at Queensland Raceway and stepped into Super2 with Tickford in 2018.

In late 2019 Randle was diagnosed with testicular cancer and he continues to undergo treatment as the 2020 season gets underway.

Dunlop Super2 Series Debut
2018, Adelaide

Teams
2018-2019, Tickford Racing
2020, MW Motorsport

Round Starts 14
Round Wins 1 (2019 Bathurst)
Race Wins 2
Pole Positions 3
Best Series Result 3rd (2019)

RACE CAR INFORMATION
Car Type: Nissan Altima
Car History/Chassis: KR003, ex-Fullwood ’17 and ’19, Jacobson ’18,
R. Kelly ’17, Moffat ’13-‘15
Engineer: Matt White

ZAK BEST
ZAK BEST#28
Date of Birth October 11, 2001
Birthplace Benalla, Vic
Lives Benalla, Vic
Height 182cm
Weight 78kg

DRIVER BIOGRAPHY
Zak Best embarks on his maiden Dunlop Super2 Series campaign in 2020 for his third season on ladder towards the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship.

Best had his first taste of driving a kart at age 4 while sitting on sister – and fellow racer – Ellexandra’s knee, and progressed to racing them by age 7.

He graduated to Aussie Racing Cars in 2016 where, at age 14, he became the youngest driver to win a race in the series in claiming a victory at Phillip Island on his way to 12th in the standings. After a season in the CAMS Jayco Australian Formula 4 Championship in 2017, Best made his Supercars racing debut in the V8 Touring Car Series with MW Motorsport in 2018.

Best claimed a maiden race win at the opening round and contended for the championship through to the final at The Bend, eventually finishing second in the standings.

The same combination continued into 2019 when the series was rechristened as the Super3 Series, Best winning six races but a pair of non-finishes dropped him to fourth in the standings.

Dunlop Super2 Series Debut
2020, Adelaide

Teams
2020, MW Motorsport
Round Starts 0
Best Round Result N/A
Best Race Result N/A
Best Qualifying N/A
Best Series Result N/A

RACE CAR INFORMATION
Car Type: Nissan Altima
Car History/Chassis: KR001, ex-Goddard ’19, Rullo ’18, Davies ’17,
Wood ’16, Caruso ’13-15
Engineer: Brendan McGinniskin

JAYDEN OJEDA
JAYDEN OJEDA#31
Date of birth: 31st July 1999
AGE: 18
Resides: Penrith NSW
University: Business & Communications. University of Western Sydney.

Jayden Ojeda is a young Australian racing driver who is looking to build upon his extensive success in elite level Karting and Formula Ford racing to step up into the World’s Premier Open Wheel Development category, Formula 4.

Jayden started racing karts at the age of 7. He has never looked back!

Jayden’s first major championship win came in karting in 2010 winning the NSW State Championship. He then went on to win 2 more State Championships in 2013 and another 2 in 2014.

At 15 Jayden achieved the ultimate success in Australia’s premier Karting series, crowned Australian Champion in CIK in 2014 taking the overall victory in the Rotax Pro Tour (Junior Max) and the CIK Stars of Karting Championship (KF3).

Jayden went on to represent Australia at the 2014 Rotax Max World Championships Grand Finals in Spain.

In 2014 Jayden was recognised as the Number 1 Junior Driver in Australia by AutoAction magazine, and was identified by CAMS as an up and coming driver. He was part of the CAMS Elite Driver Program in 2014, 2015, and again in 2016.

In 2015 Jayden traded the kart for a Borland Racing prepared Formula Ford Spectrum. Competing in the Victorian State Formula Ford Championship, where he had his first race win and several pole positions and podium finishes.

2016 saw Jayden step up to compete in the National Formula Ford Series where he had several pole positions and race wins, and finished the championship in 4th position. Jayden competed again in the National Formula Ford Series in 2017, with several race wins, coming home on the podium for an overall 3rd in the National Championship.

Jayden completed his Formula Ford journey with over 20 podiums to his name over the last few seasons, along with a number of wins, pole positions and fastest laps. He still holds the Formula Ford lap record at Winton Raceway.

Jayden remains focussed on a career in motor racing and progressing into the Australian Supercars Championship.

Jayden is also currently studying a double degree in Business and Communications at Western Sydney University.

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