Taz Douglas

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Taz Douglas
Nationality Australian
Born (1984-02-11) 11 February 1984 (age 31)
Dunlop V8 Supercar Series career
Debut season 2008
Current team Image Racing
Car no. 10
Former teams Eggleston Motorsport
FasTaz Motorsport
Starts 72
Wins 1
Best finish 9th in 2009
Previous series
Formula Ford Victoria
Formula Ford NSW
Formula Ford Australia
Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series
International V8 Supercar Championship
Championship titles
2006 Formula Ford Victoria

Taz Douglas (born 11 February 1984) is a part-time Australian race driver. douglas came 2nd at the supercheap auto bathurst 1000 with james moffat in 2014

Douglas was born in Frankston, Victoria, Australia. Having scored numerous karting titles in his junior years - including the Ford Kart Stars Series in 2000.

He returned to motorsport in 2005, making his Formula Ford debut in the Victorian Championship, finishing fourth.

In 2006, Douglas won the title and began working with the squad for HSV dealer team in V8 Supercars and testing their Commodore in the second half of the season.

In 2012, Taz Douglas was called up to drive for Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport as their full-time driver.

In 2013, Taz Douglas did not retain his full-time International V8 Supercars Championship seat at Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport. Douglas would return to the Dunlop Series where he had spent his time driving his own team prior to getting his main game call-up. Douglas would race with Image Racing in 2013 in the ex-Shane van Gisbergen, Stone Brothers Racing Ford FG Falcon. In 2013 Douglas will also make his fourth start in the V8 Supercars Endurance races, getting a call-up from Nissan Motosport to partner James Moffat in the Norton backed Nissan Altima.

Douglas in 2007

2007 race results[edit]

Douglas' Mygale SJ06 in the pits
Round Track Race 1 Race 2 Race 3
Round 1 Clipsal 500 Support DNF 8th DNF
Round 2 Barbagallo 9th 14th 8th
Round 3 Winton DNF 4th DNF
Round 4 Eastern Creek 6th 14th 14th
Round 5 QLD Raceway DNF 8th 3rd
Round 6 Sandown 500 Support DNF 9th DNF
Round 7 Symmons Plains DNF DNF 10th
Round 8 Phillip Island 4th DNF DNF
  • Note: All Formula Ford Races Are held as a support event to the V8 Supercars at selected rounds.

Career results[edit]

Douglas (#92) fighting for position with Nick Percat (#15)
Season Series Position Car Team
2000 Australian Ford Kart Stars 1st Douglas Racing
2005 Victorian Formula Ford Championship 4th Van Diemen RF 01 - Ford Douglas Racing
2006 Australian Formula Ford Championship 17th Van Diemen RF 05 - Ford Minda Motorsport
2006 Victorian Formula Ford Championship 1st Van Diemen RF 01 - Ford Douglas Racing
2006 New South Wales Formula Ford Championship 17th Van Diemen RF 01 - Ford Minda Motorsport
2007 Australian Formula Ford Championship 8th Mygale SJ06 - Ford G-Force Motorsport
2007 Victorian Formula Ford Championship 20th Van Diemen RF 01 - Ford Douglas Racing
2008 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series 32nd Ford AU Falcon
Holden VZ Commodore
Image Racing
Eggleston Motorsport
2009 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series 9th Holden VZ Commodore Fastaz Motorsport
2009 V8 Supercar Championship Series 63rd Holden VE Commodore Greg Murphy Racing
2010 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series 19th Holden VZ Commodore Fastaz Motorsport
2010 V8 Supercar Championship Series 55th Holden VE Commodore Kelly Racing
2011 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series 19th Holden VZ Commodore Fastaz Motorsport
2011 International V8 Supercars Championship 73rd Ford FG Falcon Tony D'Alberto Racing
2012 International V8 Supercars Championship 26th Holden VE Commodore Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport
2013 Dunlop V8 Supercar Series 6th Ford FG Falcon Image Racing
2013 International V8 Supercars Championship 57th Nissan Altima Nissan Motorsport