About The Car
SBR developed, 5.0-litre V8 Ford with SVO cylinder iron block and aluminium heads. MoTeC M48 engine management system
Estimated 700 + bhp limited to maximum 7,500 RPM
6-speed Holinger gearbox, sequential
AP Racing triple-plate carbon 7 ¼ inch
Front: SBR-developed double-wishbone suspension with adjustable damper
Rear: SBR 4-link rear suspension with adjustable watts link, coil over adjustable rear dampers
Front: SBR Developed pedal box, Alcon 6-piston V8 Supercar Control Brake Caliper, Alcon 375mm V8 Supercar Control Rotors Rear: Alcon 4-piston V8 Supercar Control Brake Calipers, Alcon 343mm V8 Supercar Control Rotors
OZ 17×12-inch Magnesium Wheels
1355kg (category minimum without driver)
305+kph (190+mph), 0-100kph: 3.8 seconds
Motec ACL Acquisition System with 1GB memory, up to 100 channels of data at up to 1000 samples per second, plus a steering wheel-mounted mini dash display and gear shift light module.
Car-to-pit Delphi Radio Telemetry system for live data monitoring of the car
Racetech FIA specification carbon fibre seat
Date of Birth:5 May 1965
Place of Birth:Sydney
Lives:Gold Coast, Queensland
Marital Status: Married, 2 children
Glenn's motor racing career commenced at the age of 14 racing karts. It didn't take long for the results to come and in 1980 and 1981 Glenn was runner-up in the Australian Junior Karting Championships.
In 1983, Glenn made his debut in the Australian Touring car Championship driving his father's Ford Capri.
1983 Drove with his father at the Hardie Ferodo 1000 at Bathurst for the first time.
Drove for the factory Nissan team with Christine Gibson in a Nissan EXA Pulsar at Bathurst.
Glenn was selected to join the Nissan Motorsports Team in 1986 and after just two seasons with the team, he placed second in the 1987 Australian Touring Car Championship and was runner-up at Bathurst.
In 1989, Glenn started his own team, Glenn Seton Racing, equipped with a Ford Sierra and backed by Peter Jackson.
Glenn won the Sandown 500 and raced to second place at Eastern Creek to win the Australian Endurance Championship in 1990. He also won the 'Group A' support race at the Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide.
In 1992, Glenn won his first of three Winfield Triple Challenge events at Sydney's Eastern Creek circuit and in 1993, he won his first Australian Touring Car Championship, taking out victory in the Triple Challenge along the way.
1994 and 1995 saw Glenn finish second in the Championship both years, with a third Triple Challenge victory and a pole position at Bathurst in 1994.
Glenn Seton Racing entered a new phase in 1996 with the support of Ford Credit. With his single-car operation, Glenn won the V8 Supercar support race at the inaugural Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne and placed third in the Championship.
In 1997, Glenn took out ten V8 Supercar victories on his way to a second Championship title. 1998 was a solid season with a sixth place overall at the end of the year.
Glenn Seton Racing became Ford Tickford Racing in 1999. The newly named team had a solid debut, ranking third in the Championship that year. The year 2000 was another solid one, finishing fifth in the Championship but 2001 saw Glenn suffer one of his toughest years, finishing 16th overall despite a burst of speed at Mount Panorama that saw him set the fastest ever recorded lap during qualifying (2:09.6770s).
At the conclusion of 2002, Glenn's run as an owner/driver came to an end when Glenn Seton Racing was acquired by Ford Performance Racing. Glenn started the 2003 season as a professional driver for the factory outfit and was rewarded with a second place at Bathurst with Craig Lowndes - Glenn's first visit to the Mount Panorama podium on his 20th anniversary at the mountain. He finished 15th in the Championship that year. 2004 was a carbon copy of 2003, with a second visit to the podium at Mount Panorama, again placing second with Craig Lowndes and another 15th place overall. At the end of 2004, Seton decided to finish with FPR and headed to Dick Johnson's Westpoint Racing team.
In 2005, at round 12, Symmons Plains, Glenn was inducted into the 200-club; one of only three drivers to pass 200 round starts in the history of the Australian Touring Car/V8 Supercar Championship (Dick Johnson, 202 starts, and Peter Brock, 212 starts). Glenn again placed 15th in the series.
Glenn join SBR as an endurance driver for the Sandown 500 and the Bathurst 1000. finished 3rd at Bathurst.
2007 - 08
Drove for the Holden Racing Team at the 2 endurances events.
Finished 11th at Bahurst in 07.
DNF at Bathurst in 08 when running in 4th with less than 20 laps from end of race.