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PORSCHE ANNOUNCE FINAL ROUNDS OF 2021 CARRERA CUP AUSTRALIA AND SPRINT CHALLENGE SEASONS

Porsche Cars Australia (PCA) is pleased to confirm the remaining rounds of both the Porsche Paynter Dixon Carrera Cup Australia and Porsche Michelin Sprint Challenge Championships subject to regional borders between the required states opening up in time. Carrera Cup’s fourth round is currently earmarked for the Repco Bathurst 1000, part of the new six-day … Continue reading

PORSCHE CARS AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCES UPDATED 2021 CARRERA CUP AUSTRALIA CALENDAR

Travel restrictions see Phillip Island added to Porsche Paynter Dixon Carrera Cup Australia calendar Due to ongoing travel restrictions in several states, Porsche Cars Australia (PCA) has revised the 2021 Porsche Paynter Dixon Carrera Cup Australia calendar in-line with the latest changes to the Repco Supercars calendar and the cancellation of the Australian Grand Prix. … Continue reading

BATHURST 1000 TO OPEN 2020 AUSTRALIAN GT SEASON

With escalating Covid-19 numbers in Victoria, increased restrictions have hampered an earlier start to the 2020 Australian GT Championship season than had been proposed forcing organisers to again postpone the start of the sprint campaign until the Bathurst 1000 in October. “We knew when we released the last updated calendar that the underlying issue would … Continue reading

KYALAMI 9 HOUR MOVES TO DECEMBER FOLLOWING IGTC CALENDAR CONFIRMATION

This year’s Kyalami 9 Hour will now take place on December 10-12, while 2020’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli calendar remains at four events. South Africa’s historic international endurance race has been pushed back by three weeks to ease logistical considerations for teams, drivers and manufacturers whose regular programmes have been rescheduled due to … Continue reading

START TO 2020 AUSTRALIAN GT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON DELAYED

Having delayed the start of the Australian GT Championship to negotiate the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in mid-March, organisers were overjoyed to reveal a return to competition just over a week ago, with a four-round season as part of the Motorsport Australia Championships and the Supercars programs, however the recent announcement around the new … 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

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

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