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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

BENTLEY’S GOUNON, PEPPER AND SOULET WIN AT BATHURST

Bentley finally broke its Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli duck today at Mount Panorama where M-Sport trio Jules Gounon, Maxime Soulet and Jordan Pepper claimed a long-awaited Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour victory. The #7 Continental GT3 enjoyed a largely trouble-free run from 11th on the grid, the lowest starting position for any winner since … Continue reading

BATHURST 12 HOUR COMES TO A PREMATURE END FOR WALKENHORST MOTORSPORT

The Walkenhorst Motorsport BMW M6 GT3 was unable to finish the Bathurst 12 Hour (AUS), the opening round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge. One week after their highly-acclaimed class victory at the 24 Hours of Daytona (USA), drivers Augusto Farfus (BRA), Chaz Mostert (AUS), and their team-mate Nick Catsburg (NED) were struck by misfortune this … Continue reading

KCMG SHOWS FRONT-RUNNING PACE IN 2020 BATHURST 12 HOUR

KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) showed strong pace in the 2020 Bathurst 12 Hour, running inside the top five for much of the race in the #18 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 before a late brake change saw them drop a number of places. Returning to the mountain venue with the Japanese manufacturer, KCMG entered a pair … Continue reading

BEST PORSCHE FINISHES FOURTH AT BATHURST, VICTORY IN THE PRO-AM CLASS

At the season opening round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge at Bathurst, Absolute Racing finished on fourth place as the best Porsche customer team. The three Porsche works drivers Matt Campbell (Australia), Mathieu Jaminet and Patrick Pilet (both France) shared driving duties in the 500+hp Porsche 911 GT3 R with the starting number 911. Three … Continue reading

DISAPPOINTMENTS AND SETBACKS ON MOUNT PANORAMA FOR R-MOTORSPORT

The 2020 Bathurst 12 Hour in Australia will go down in history as one of the toughest ever. R-Motorsport were faced with many setbacks in the race and were only 16th at the chequered flag. The Swiss team had high hopes initially, as Jake Dennis and team-mates Scott Dixon and Rick Kelly had qualified in … Continue reading

DISAPPOINTING IGTC SEASON OPENER FOR AUDI SPORT

At the incredibly thrilling season-opening round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC), Audi Sport fell short of its own expectations. After racing cars from seven different manufacturers had qualified in the top ten, Audi headed into the Bathurst 12-hour race feeling optimistic. However, setbacks hampered all three of Audi Sport Team Valvoline’s racing cars. The … Continue reading

KCMG QUALIFIES STRONG FOURTH FOR 2020 BATHURST 12 HOUR

KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) began the 2020 Bathurst 12 Hour weekend with strong speed, qualifying fourth in the #18 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3. After Alexandre Imperatori and Edoardo Liberati demonstrated good pace during the practice sessions, Mount Panorama debutant Joao Paulo de Oliveira immediately showed that he had acclimatised quickly to the challenging 6.213 km … Continue reading

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