Mark Noske

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Mark Noske
Nationality Australian
Born (1975-07-25) 25 July 1975 (age 39)
Related to Tony Noske (father)
V8 Supercar
Years active 1997-09
Teams Holden Young Lions
Rod Nash Racing
Garry Rogers Motorsport
Stone Brothers Racing
WPS Racing
Robert Smith Racing
HSV Dealer Team
Tasman Motorsport
Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport
Starts 45
Wins 0
Poles 0
Best finish 19th in 1999 Shell Championship Series
Previous series
1990
1994-95
1996
1997-98
2000-01
2011
Australian Touring Car Championship
Australian Formula Ford Champ.
US Formula Ford 2000
Australian Drivers' Champ.
Australian Nations Cup
Australian Carrera Cup

Mark Noske (born 25 July 1975) is an Australian V8 Supercar driver. Noske has never placed higher than third in a national event, but has placed third four times in such events.

Formula Racing[edit]

The son of former 1980's Sprintcar and Group A racer Tony Noske, Mark started in Formula Ford in Australia in 1993 after three seasons of Karting finishing fourth in 1994 and third in 1995[1] championships. He tried his luck in the US Formula Ford 2000 in 1996 with fellow Aussie Jason Bright but only did half a season.

In 1997 and 1998 he entered the Formula Holden class finishing sixth and Third respectively. He made a brief return in 2002 for two races only.

Touring/GT Racing[edit]

Mark Noske got his first start in touring car racing in 1990 driving a Ford Sierra RS500 for Peter Brock's Advantage Racing, running selected rounds of the 1990 Australian Touring Car Championship. Unfortunately he failed to get a drive in the late season endurance races with the team as Brock had British driver Andy Rouse, while Andrew Meidecke opted for the more experienced Charlie O'Brien and Brock's 1987 James Hardie 1000 winning co-driver David Parsons.

He started racing V8 Supercars in 1995 as mainly a co-driver in the endurance events. His only full season was in 1999 driving for the Holden Young Lions program. He continued as a co-driver for enduarnce events and was drafted into the vacant Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport seat for the remainder of the 2010 V8 Supercar Championship Series.

He tried GT racing in the Australian Nations Cup finishing third in 2000 and seventh in 2001, both years driving a Ferrari 360 Challenge for Prancing Horse Racing. In 2011 he stood in for an ill Jason Richards as a guest driver at the Australian Carrera Cup Championship third round in Townsville.

He has also done selected Production Car Racing mainly in long distance events. His best finish was in the 1995 Eastern Creek 12 Hour finishing third driving a Porsche 911 RSCS.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.formulaford.com.au/content/records/1995.php 1995 Australian Formula Ford Pointscore

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