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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

AUSTRALIAN GT CONFIRMS INVITATIONAL DETAILS FOR 2020 SEASON

With increased interest in Australian GT from teams contesting ‘endurance’ style sports cars, the category administrators have moved to confirm details of the ‘Invitational’ division that will be open to cars that fit outside the existing Australian GT Trophy Series regulations specific to GT3 and one-make production sports cars (Trofeo Challenge). Of these the most … 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

2020 AUSTRALIAN GT TROPHY SERIES TO GO FOR ‘SIX OF THE BEST’

Australian GT have introduced the last of their calendars for the 2020 season, with the unveiling of a new approach to the Trophy Series program, a schedule which will see ten events offered between February and November, with teams given the option to go for ‘six of the best’, allowing them the ability to ‘drop’ … 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

AUSTRALIAN GT RELEASES DEDICATED GT4 CALENDAR FOR 2020

In addition to the popular CAMS Australian GT Championship calendar recently released for 2020, organisers have revealed the dates of a dedicated new-look program for GT4 – a six round championship that will encompass some of the blue-ribbon events of the GT3 series, whilst also including two standalone events dedicated specifically to the GT4 category. … Continue reading

BATHURST TO DOMINATE 2020 AUSTRALIAN GT CALENDAR

Australian GT have revealed a comprehensive race calendar for the 2020 season, a calendar that includes events for the CAMS Australian GT Championship, the CAMS Australian Endurance Championship, a dedicated Championship for GT4 cars that also includes stand-alone events, and the pending Pirelli AGT SuperSprint at Mount Panorama at season’s end, a circuit that will … Continue reading

AUSTRALIAN GT MAKES BATHURST RETURN IN EASTER 2020

In the first of what is expected to be a raft of changes for the CAMS Australian GT Championship in season 2020, comes news that the popular national category will return to Bathurst’s Mount Panorama at Easter next year as part of the Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6-Hour weekend for a championship round that is scheduled … Continue reading

INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE EXTENDS BATHURST AGREEMENT UNTIL AT LEAST 2021

The Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour will remain Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli’s opening round until at least 2021. An extension to the existing partnership between Bathurst’s organisers and promoter of the world’s only global GT3 championship, SRO Motorsports Group, was agreed internally prior to this season’s event. 2020’s edition has also retained its traditional … Continue reading

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