Thomas Randle

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Thomas Randle
Nationality Flag of Australia (converted).svg Australian
Born (1996-04-07) 7 April 1996 (age 24)
Melbourne, Victoria
Super2 Series career
Debut season 2018
Current team MW Motorsport
Car number16
Former teams Tickford Racing
Starts30
Wins3
Podiums10
Poles4
Best finish3rd in 2019
Previous series
2015-17
2016
2016
2015
2014-15
2013-14
Toyota Racing Series
Formula V8 3.5 Series
BRDC British Formula 3 Championship
Australian Formula 4 Championship
Australian Sports Sedan Championship
Australian Formula Ford Series
Championship titles
2017
2014
Toyota Racing Series
Australian Formula Ford Series

Thomas Randle (born 7 April 1996) is an Australian racing driver. He currently races in the Dunlop Super2 Series with MW Motorsport in the No. 16 Nissan Altima. Randle has also won the 2017 Toyota Racing Series. In 2018, he was awarded the Mike Kable Young Gun Award.

Contents

Career

Karting

Prior to his single-seater career, Randle enjoyed a successful period in karting in his native Australia. In 2012, he won Junior Clubman class of the Australian National Sprint Kart Championship and Rotax Junior class of the Australian Rotax Nationals. [1] [2]

Formula Ford and Formula 4

Randle made his single-seater debut in 2013, racing in the Australian Formula Ford Championship for the Evans Motorsport Group. He finished seventh with two podiums and another thirteen point-scoring finishes. [3] He switched to Dream Motorsport in 2014. He clinched the championship title, winning five races with just four-point advantage to Jordan Lloyd. [4]

Randle continued his collaboration with Dream Motorsport into the new-for-2015 Australian Formula 4 Championship. He again battled with Lloyd for the championship, but this time he finished as runner-up and was outscored by 54 points and five wins. [5]

Formula 3

For 2016, Randle moved to Europe to compete in the BRDC British Formula 3 Championship, racing for Douglas Motorsport. [6] He won races at Rockingham and Spa and finished fourth in the drivers' standings. [7] [8]

Formula V8 3.5

In 2016 Randle made his debut in Formula V8 3.5 in the Jerez round with Comtec Racing. [9]

Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0

In 2017 Randle switched to the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, partaking with AVF by Adrián Vallés. [10] He finished 9 of his 16 races in points (his best finish was the fourth place at Red Bull Ring). [11] He ended season fourteenth.

Super2 Series

In 2018 Randle moved to the Dunlop Super2 Series to race with Tickford Racing in a Ford FG X Falcon.

Personal life

Randle was diagnosed with testicular cancer in January 2020. [12]

He has a business called Dream Simulation which helps drivers to hone their skills in Supercars racing. [13]

He plays volleyball in his pastimes.

He is a university student

Racing record

Career summary

SeasonSeriesTeamRacesWinsPolesF/LapsPodiumsPointsPosition
2013 Australian Formula Ford Championship Evans Motorsport Group1800021317th
Victorian State Circuit Racing Formula Ford Fiesta Championship1012251847th
Morgan Park Raceway Production Sports 1 Hour10000N/ANC
2014 Australian Formula Ford Series Dream Motorsport18523122661st
Victorian State Circuit Racing Formula Ford Fiesta Championship10313310010th
New South Wales Formula Ford Fiesta Championship321226312th
Winton 400 Sports Sedan support event301213914th
Kerrick Sports Sedan Series 31011N/ANC
2015 Australian Formula 4 Championship Dream Motorsport21775153862nd
Kerrick Sports Sedan Series 15214105143rd
Toyota Racing Series ETEC Motorsport16001251810th
2016 BRDC British Formula 3 Championship Douglas Motorsport2321074244th
Toyota Racing Series Victory Motor Racing300009320th
Masters of Formula 3 Double R Racing 10000N/A11th
Formula V8 3.5 Series Comtec Racing 40000020th
2017 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 AVF by Adrián Vallés 15000039.514th
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC 300000NC†
Toyota Racing Series Victory Motor Racing1523778551st
2018 Super2 Series Tickford Racing 14010291511th
2019 Super2 Series Tickford Racing 14222513963rd
Supercars Championship 7000173226th
Australian Touring Car MastersSkye Sands31022769th

As Randle was a guest driver, he was ineligible for points. * Season still in progress.

Complete Formula V8 3.5 Series results

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

YearTeam123456789101112131415161718Pos.Points
2016 Comtec Racing ALC
1
ALC
2
HUN
1
HUN
2
SPA
1
SPA
2
LEC
1
LEC
2
SIL
1
SIL
2
RBR
1
RBR
2
MNZ
1
MNZ
2
JER
1

Ret
JER
2

13
CAT
1

Ret
CAT
2

11
20th0

Super2 Series results

(key) (Round results only)

Super2 Series results
YearTeamCar1234567PositionPoints
2018 Tickford Racing Ford FG X Falcon ADE
Ret
SYM
9
BAR
3
TOW
8
SAN
4
BAT
8
NEW
21
11th915
2019 Tickford Racing Ford FG X Falcon ADE
11
BAR
7
TOW
12
QLD
2
BAT
1
SAN
15
NEW
3
3rd1396
2020 MW Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 ADE
2
WIN BEN BAT SAN 2nd*284*

Supercars Championship results

Supercars results
YearTeamCar12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031PositionPoints
2019 Tickford Racing Ford Mustang GT ADE
R1
ADE
R2
MEL
R3
MEL
R4
MEL
R5
MEL
R6
SYM
R7

PO
SYM
R8

PO
PHI
R9
PHI
R10
BAR
R11
BAR
R12
WIN
R13

PO
WIN
R14

PO
HID
R15
HID
R16
TOW
R17
TOW
R18
QLD
R19
QLD
R20
BEN
R21

17
BEN
R22

17
PUK
R23
PUK
R24
BAT
R25

9
SUR
R26

6
SUR
R27

6
SAN
QR

5
SAN
R28

3
NEW
R29
NEW
R30
26th732
2020 Brad Jones Racing Holden ZB Commodore ADE
R1

ADE
R2

MEL
R3

MEL
R4

MEL
R5

MEL
R6

SMP
R7

SMP
R8

SMP
R9

WIN
R10

WIN
R11

WIN
R12

HID
R13

HID
R14

TOW
R15

TOW
R16

SAN
R17

SAN
R18

BAT
R19

BAR
R20

BAR
R21

SYM
R22

SYM
R23

SMP
R24

SMP
R25

N/A*0*

Complete Bathurst 1000 results

YearTeamCarCo-driverPositionLaps
2019 Tickford Racing Ford Mustang Mk.6 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Lee Holdsworth 9th161

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References

  1. "Australian National Sprint Kart Championship — Junior Clubman 2012 standings". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  2. "Australian Rotax Nationals — Rotax Junior 2012 standings". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  3. "Australian Formula Ford Championship 2013 standings". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  4. "Australian Formula Ford Series 2014 standings". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  5. "CAMS Jayco Australian Formula 4 Championship 2015 standings". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  6. Allen, Peter (19 February 2016). "Thomas Randle heads to BRDC F4 with Douglas Motorsport". Paddock Scout. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  7. Chokhani, Darshan (1 May 2016). "Rockingham BF3: Randle secures maiden win as Bortoleto rolls". motorsport.com. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  8. Allen, Peter (9 July 2016). "Randle storms to Spa BRDC British F3 race two win, Norris gets race three". Paddock Scout. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
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  12. "Randle reveals testicular cancer operation". Speedcafe. 16 January 2020.
  13. "Randle launches sim racing hire and coaching business". Speedcafe. 22 April 2020.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Anton de Pasquale
Australian Formula Ford
Champion

2014
Succeeded by
Cameron Hill
Preceded by
Lando Norris
Toyota Racing Series
Champion

2017
Succeeded by
Robert Shwartzman
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Will Brown
Mike Kable Young Gun Award
2018
Succeeded by
Tyler Everingham