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Factory Team 2017-08-03T12:09:34+00:00

The Borland Racing factory team prepares and runs cars for Formula Ford competition. In 2017, Borland Racing is running four cars in the Australian Formula Ford Series and four cars in the Victorian Formula Ford Championship.

Jayden Ojeda

Date of Birth: 31/07/1999 

Nickname: OJ

Hometown: Penrith

Interests/Hobbies: Tennis, gym, partying

Road Car: Audi A4 Quattro

Motor-racing Debut Year: 2006

Favourite Circuit: Sandown

Motorsport Hero: Joey Mawson

Career Achievements: CIK National Championship, Team Australia representative

What’s the best advice you have been given in relation to motorsport?

Everything happens for a reason and is always character building

If you could invite five people to dinner, who would they be? Angela (Mum), Alex (Dad), Donald Trump, Ayrton Senna, Kanye West

Liam McLellan

Date of Birth: 19-03-1997

Nickname: Li

Hometown: Wheelers Hill

Interests/Hobbies: Water skiing, snow skiing, AFL, swimming and fitness

Road Car: Holden VE ute

Motor-racing Debut Year: Formula Ford 2016, go-karts 2006

Favourite Circuit: Phillip Island

Motorsport Hero: James Courtney

What’s the best advice you have been given in relation to motorsport?
You will get back what you give

If you could invite five people to dinner, who would they be?
Malcolm (dad), Jackie (mum), Matt (brother), Rachel (girlfriend), James Courtney (Supercar driver).

Ben Reichstein

Date of Birth: 11/10/1988

Nickname: Reichy

Hometown: Tennant Creek, Northern Territory

Interests/Hobbies: Racing, playing cricket, fishing.

Road Car: Ford Ranger 4X4

Motor-racing Debut Year: 2015

Favourite Circuit: Hard to go past Phillip Island.

Motorsport Hero: My Dad

What’s the best advice you have been given in relation to motorsport?

To finish first, first you must finish.

If you could invite five people to dinner, who would they be?

Excluding family members and my fiancée, I would invite Steve Waugh, Slim Dusty, Michelangelo, King Ludwig II and Mike Borland.

Paul Zsidy

Date of Birth: 08/06/1969

Hometown: Melbourne

Interests/Hobbies: Motor racing and cars… also golf, bushwalking, travel, food & wine J

Road Car: Ford Mondeo XR5

Motor-racing Debut Year: 1993

Favourite Circuit: Eastern Creek

Motorsport Hero: Ayrton Senna

What’s the best advice you have been given in relation to motorsport? Heroin is cheaper and less addictive! Seriously though; keep it fun and enjoy it!!

If you could invite five people to dinner, who would they be? Ayrton Senna, Robin Williams, Billy Connolly, Ferry Porsche, Felicity Borland

Cody Donald

Date of Birth: 17/06/2000

Nickname: Donald

Hometown: Boronia

Interests and hobbies: Boxing, anything to do with motorsport

Road car: Don’t have one

Motor racing debut: 2013 Junior National Light in karting

Favourite circuit: Phillip Island

Motorsport hero: Craig Lowndes

Best advice been given during my career: Focus on myself and nobody else, doing so will limit mistakes

If I could invite 5 people to dinner who would it be? 5 of my school mates

Brendan Jones

Date of Birth: 4 April 1968

Nickname: BJ

Hometown: Melbourne

Interests/Hobbies: Reading, relaxing and family

Road Car: BMW M3

Motor-racing Debut Year: 1991

Favourite Circuit: Bathurst

Motorsport Hero: My Dads, Peter Jones and Brian Sampson

Career Achievements: 2015-16 Victorian Formula Ford 1600 Champion; 2011, 2012 and 2014 Victorian Formula Ford 1600 runner-up

What’s the best advice you have been given in relation to motorsport? Treat it as a hobby and you’ll enjoy it for a long time.

If you could invite five people to dinner, who would they be? Clint Eastwood, Lee Child, Peter Frampton, Mario Andretti, Steve Martin.