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SUNENERGY1 CLINCH MERCEDES-AMG’s FIRST BATHURST 12 HOUR VICTORY SINCE 2013

Mercedes-AMG swept the LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12 Hour podium at Mount Panorama earlier today after SunEnergy1’s Luca Stolz, Jules Gounon, Kenny Habul and Martin Konrad beat Craft-Bamboo and Triple Eight in the Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli season opener Down Under. Gounon took the chequered flag 8.7 seconds clear of Maro Engel, who shared … Continue reading

SENSATIONAL MOSTERT BAGS LAST GASP BATHURST POLE FOR COINSPOT AND AUDI

An incredible final sector helped Chaz Mostert beat fellow Audi driver Kelvin van der Linde to LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12 Hour and Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli pole position, as well as the Allan Simonsen Trophy, at Mount Panorama earlier this evening (May 14). The Coinspot R8 LMS Evo II GT3 had earlier qualified … Continue reading

MERCEDES-AMG CUSTOMER RACING TO PARTICIPATE IN BATHURST 12 HOUR WITH SIX CARS

For its season opener, the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) is returning to the Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst this weekend. The field for the popular Bathurst 12 Hour includes, among others, six Mercedes-AMG customer sport teams, each of them taking on the huge challenges of the traditional circuit in the southeast of Australia with one … Continue reading

CHANGED OMENS FOR AUDI SPORT AND ITS COMPETITORS IN THE BATHURST 12 HOUR

The 2022 endurance season in Australia begins under new auspices. The rules of the Bathurst 12 Hour from May 13 to 15 state that the previous purely professional driver lineups are a thing of the past. Instead, professional race drivers will be racing alongside amateurs at the breathtaking Mount Panorama. Six of the seven Audi … Continue reading

2022 BATHURST 12 HOUR PRIORITISES PRO-AM ENTRIES

This year’s Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, which also hosts 2022’s season-opening Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli round on May 13-15, will feature a revised class structure that places greater emphasis on Pro-Am driver crews. Australia’s International Enduro has been a magnet for factory-supported entries and professional line-ups in recent years. But the enforced date … Continue reading

2022 BATHURST 12 HOUR SWITCHES TO FEBRUARY 25-27

2022’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli campaign will begin Down Under early next year when the LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12 Hour takes place on February 25-27.  Minor calendar changes also concern next season’s Joburg Kyalami 9 Hour, which has switched to December 1-3. Bathurst’s new date is three weeks later than the traditional early … Continue reading

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS PREVENT 2021 BATHURST 12 HOUR FROM TAKING PLACE

International travel restrictions caused by COVID-19 will prevent the 2021 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour from taking place as previously planned in February. Australia’s International Enduro staged the very first Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli event in 2016 and has hosted each of the championship’s subsequent season openers ever since.  Originally a domestic event, the … 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

PODIUM AND CLASS VICTORY FOR McLAREN 720S GT3 ON BATHURST 12 HOUR DEBUT

The McLaren 720S GT3 enjoyed a memorable first weekend racing at the world-famous Mount Panorama circuit in Australia with Customer Racing team 59Racing. The Australian team scored both a second place overall finish and class win with a pair of entries in the 2020 running of the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, Australia’s premier GT endurance … Continue reading

MERCEDES-AMG TEAM CRAFT-BAMBOO BLACK FALCON FINISHES P5 IN THE BATHURST 12 HOUR

After a flawless team effort at the 2020 Bathurst 12 Hour, Mercedes-AMG Team Craft-Bamboo BLACK FALCON completes another successful but challenging weekend at the Australian endurance classic. Making its debut in the highly competitive 36 car field, the new-for-2020 Mercedes-AMG GT3 with Mercedes-AMG factory drivers Maro Engel, Luca Stolz and Yelmer Buurman at the wheel … Continue reading

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