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CRAMPTON UNVEILS NEW KTM X-BOW GT4 AHEAD OF AUSTRALIAN GT SEASON RETURN

“Wow,” was the feedback from GT4 stalwart David Crampton after his first laps back in a race car at Phillip Island recently, the reigning AUS#2 having spent more than six months out of the seat, but more than the fact that he was able to blow out the cobwebs, the Vantage Racing team-boss was finally … Continue reading

AUSTRALIAN GT LOCKS IN NEW DATES FOR RACING RETURN

Australian GT have locked in their calendar for a return to competition upon the relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions, with four dates confirmed for the remainder of this year, with rounds shared between Supercars and Motorsport Australia events. “We’re pleased to be able to confirm three additional dates to that which we released a week ago … Continue reading

SYDNEY MOTORSPORT PARK TO HOST AUSTRALIAN GT SEASON RETURN

Sydney Motorsport Park will host the return of the Australian GT season with organisers revealing they have locked away the opening round of the sprint program as part of the Shannons Motorsport Australia Championships scheduled for August 14-16. “For the last fortnight the calendar has seen many iterations, and whilst we are close to revealing … Continue reading

SIMPSON MOVES TO MERCEDES-AMG FOR 2020 AGT ASSAULT

As one of the stars of the 2019 season of Australian GT, the announcement that multiple national title-holder Ryan Simpson will compete with his own car in a return to competition in season 2020 comes as welcome news, the impressive New South Welshman having taken delivery of the ex-Mark Griffith Mercedes-AMG GT3 during the off-season … Continue reading

AUSTRALIAN GT READY TO RACE AND PREPARING FOR 2020 SEASON RETURN

With Covid-19 restrictions beginning to ease around the country, the potential that sporting events will be back on the calendar in the not too distant future has allowed Australian GT to start moving forward, with recent weeks seeing a survey of teams and drivers, whilst further discussions have been had with stakeholders, all focused on … Continue reading

CRAMPTON UPDATES TO 2020-SPEC X-BOW IN HUNT FOR AUSTRALIAN GT GT4 TITLES

After claiming the runner-up position in both the 2019 Australian GT Championship [GT4] and the GT4 division of the Australian Endurance Championship, Vantage Racing’s David Crampton has stepped things up another gear ahead of the new season, with the pending arrival of a new MY20 ‘EVO’ spec KTM X-Bow, the passionate GT4 competitor intent on … Continue reading

EXPERIENCED INTERNATIONAL COMPETITOR TO TAKE DSO REIGNS FOR AUSTRALIAN GT

One of the changes to the structure of the various 2020 Australian GT Championships sees the introduction of an experienced former international competitor as the new Driving Standards Observer [DSO] for the category, with British-born Marcus Mahy taking on the role, beginning with the GT Sportscar Festival event at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit … Continue reading

DRAMATIC AUSTRALIAN ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP BATHURST OPENER

The opening round of the 2020 Australian GT season came as part of the annual Bathurst 12 Hour with the Endurance Championship entries carding points in their respective classes relative to their title rivals ahead of the two dedicated 4-Hour endurance rounds scheduled for Phillip Island through March and August. Typically the racing was world … Continue reading

BATHURST 12 HOUR HOSTS OPENING ROUND OF THE AUSTRALIAN ENDURANCE SEASON

The opening round of the 2020 Australian Endurance Championship gets underway this weekend as part of the annual Bathurst 12 Hour event, with registered teams competing in the GT3 Pro-Am and Silver categories, the Invitational MARC II cars and GT4. From reigning champion Geoff Emery – who joins long-time friends and rivals Tony Bates and … Continue reading

MERCEDES-AMG GT4 TO MAKE AUSTRALIAN GT DEBUT

Mark Griffith will make a full-time return to Australian GT in season 2020 with Mercedes-AMG, but unlike his cameos of recent years, the popular Queenslander will campaign an AMG GT4 – the successful twin-turbo V8 making it’s competition debut in Australia. “I’ve enjoyed my time with the Mercedes-AMG GT3, but I’m keen to push the … Continue reading

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