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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

AUSTRALIAN GT CHAMPION LOOKS TO GT3 RETURN

After a watershed year that netted his team the Bathurst 12 Hour, the Australian GT Championship title and the Australian Endurance Championship crown – all in GT4 – M-Motorsport team-boss Justin McMillan has revealed that he is looking for a return to GT3 in season 2020, but that he would still be campaigning two GT4 … Continue reading

BATHURST 12 HOUR SIGNALS START OF 2020 AUSTRALIAN GT SEASON

The annual Bathurst 12 Hour at Mount Panorama signals the start of what is an extensive season of events for Australian GT in 2020. Taking in the 12 Hour journey as part of a three-round Australian Endurance Championship that includes arguably Australia’s best and most recognised circuits, the event signals the start of a new … Continue reading

BATES RETURNS TO AUSTRALIAN GT LOOKING FOR 2020 TITLE

Former Australian GT race winner Tony Bates unveiled a striking new livery and sponsor for his Bathurst 12 Hour return, just a fortnight out from the season opener, the experienced Audi campaigner also revealing that he will make a full-time return to the Australian GT Championship in 2020 after focusing on competition in Asia last … Continue reading

McLAREN, MERCEDES-AMG AND AUDI SET HOT PACE AT BATHURST

With almost four hours of dedicated Australian GT track time on Bathurst’s iconic Mount Panorama Circuit and a chance to take a run at the GT3 lap record, a number of the leading teams lined up for the inaugural Pirelli AGT SuperSprint intent on making an impression. The battle between newly crowned Australian GT champions … Continue reading

GT3 LAP RECORD UNDER FIRE AT MOUNT PANORAMA

The final event of the 2019 Australian GT season will see a number of Australia’s leading GT3 teams contest the inaugural Pirelli AGT SuperSprint for just under four hours of track action on one of the greatest circuits in the world – Bathurst’s iconic Mount Panorama. Unlike the previous seven events for Australian GT, the … Continue reading

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