20 January 2022 | General

Respected Tasmanian business secures title rights to Race Tasmania

AWC Pty Ltd, one of Tasmania’s largest civil contracting firms, has today been announced as title partner of Race Tasmania.

To be held across February 11-13 at Launceston’s Symmons Plains Raceway, this year’s second running of the event will be known as AWC Race Tasmania.

Established in 1991, AWC is one of Tasmania’s leading civil contractors, servicing government and private clients across civil, industrial, building, and rural industries.

An independently owned and family-oriented business, AWC employs more than 100 people throughout Tasmania.

AWC also has a long history of supporting Tasmanians in motorsport and currently sponsors Launceston-born driver Lochie Dalton, a previous national karting champion who this year progresses to the Trans Am category.

AWC Race Tasmania will once again commence the national circuit racing season with opening rounds of the Supercheap Auto TCR Australia Series, S5000 Australian Drivers’ Championship and the Turtle Wax Trans Am Series.

CLICK HERE to secure tickets to the 2022 AWC Race Tasmania on February 11-13.


Elliott Booth

Chief Executive Officer, AWC Pty Ltd

“AWC is proud to be the title partner of Race Tasmania,” said Booth.

“AWC is proud to support motorsport in Tasmania which has been a longstanding passion of AWC founding directors, Andrew and Margaret Walter.

“Race Tasmania is a high-quality national motorsport event and great for the state of Tasmania, so the chance to be part of Race Tasmania is a welcome opportunity for AWC.”

John McMellan

Executive Chairman, Australian Racing Group

“We are delighted to welcome AWC as title partner of Race Tasmania,” said McMellan.

“As a Tasmanian business delivering civil infrastructure and job opportunities throughout the state, AWC is a fitting partner for our event and one with a genuine enthusiasm and passion for motorsport.

“Amidst the confronting COVID-related challenges in 2021, all stakeholders got on with the job of staging an inaugural successful and safe event in Tasmania. Tasmania has continued to stand out as being able to deliver quality sporting events through these challenging times.  ARG along with our partners looks forward to providing a quality event in Tasmania for motorsport fans and families.

“We are also greatly appreciative of the support from the Tasmanian Government, they provide invaluable guidance and support to ensure that AWC Race Tasmania can continue to build the foundations for the continued growth of this event.”