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TONY BATES AND JOHN MARTIN JOIN FORCES IN AUSTRALIAN GT AT PHILLIP ISLAND

Two-time 2018 Australian GT race winner Tony Bates will make a surprise return to Australian GT at Phillip Island this weekend, returning to the seat of the #24 AFS/Ctech Laser/Moveitnet/B&B Audi R8 alongside former LMP2 front-runner John Martin, the two drivers sharing the car that Bates and Daniel Gaunt took to victory at the Island … Continue reading

AUSTRALIAN GT UNVEILS EXCITING SEVEN EVENT CALENDAR FOR 2019 SEASON

Australian GT today unveils an exciting seven event calendar for season 2019 that will see the exotic racers travel across the breadth of Australia. A mixture of formats will keep the competition on its toes and push drivers to their limits with four Sprint rounds complemented by three Endurance events. The CAMS Australian GT Championship … Continue reading

BATES AND GAUNT VICTORIOUS AFTER INCREDIBLE PHILLIP ISLAND 101

Tony Bates and Daniel Gaunt have claimed an incredible victory in a drama-filled Phillip Island 101 at Round 4 of the CAMS Australian GT Championship. The pair emerged victorious after two race suspensions and a late safety car, heading the pack by 4.1 seconds at the end of 78 laps. Starting from the outside of … Continue reading

NUGARA DOES THE DOUBLE IN PHILLIP ISLAND THRILLER

Rio Nugara has won both CAMS Australian GT Trophy Series races at Phillip Island following a thrilling finale to Race 2. A stunning performance in the opening race of the day saw the EAT Furniture Audi R8 LMS Ultra race home more than seven seconds clear of Nick Kelly in the Industrie Audi R8 LMS … Continue reading

MORRISS SCORCHES TO AUSTRALIAN GT PHILLIP ISLAND POLE

John Morriss has scorched around the Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit to claim his maiden CAMS Australian GT Trophy Series pole position. The Porsche topped both qualifying sessions, recording a best of 1m 30.173s to secure himself top spot. An impressively consistent performance saw Morriss then record a 1m 30.223s lap in Qualifying 2, just … Continue reading

RECORD AUSTRALIAN GT FIELD HEADING TO PHILLIP ISLAND

An Australian GT record 35-cars are have entered for this weekend’s Phillip Island 101, run as part of Round 3 of the Shannons Nationals (June 1-3). The staggering field will showcase a host of the leading GT3 and GT4 machinery, and an incredible field of previous-generation GT3 cars. Across the weekend, Australian GT will be … Continue reading

WOOD AND MAJOR TO FRONT INTERLLOY LAMBORGHINI AT PHILLIP ISLAND

M-Motorsport heads into the opening round of the 2017 CAMS Endurance Championship to take the fight to the established endurance teams with a new driver lineup – team-boss Justin McMillan stepping aside in favour of fellow Lamborghini recruit Peter Major who will jump behind the wheel of the #48 Interlloy/Wilson Storage Gallardo R-EX alongside Glen … Continue reading

M-MOTORSPORT BACK ON THE AUSTRALIAN GT PODIUM AT PHILLIP ISLAND

After a mixed run during the third round of the Australian GT Championships in Western Australia earlier in the month, the M-Motorsport/Interlloy team arrived at Phillip Island for a unique double-header which combined round four of the championship with the opening round of the Endurance season – a 101-lap journey around the iconic Grand Prix … Continue reading

RACING SUCCESS FOR THE McLAREN 650S GT3 ON THREE CONTINENTS

Success in the USA, Australia and in the UK has given the McLaren 650S GT3 one of its most successful weekends ever. McLaren GT customer teams secured a brace of victories in both the Pirelli World Challenge and Australian GT, along with a further podium in the British GT championship. The 570S GT4 also scored … Continue reading

LOTS OF POSITIVES FOR BMW TEAM SRM AT PHILLIP ISLAND

BMW Team SRM endured a heavy schedule at the Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit over the weekend, campaigning back-to-back events with both the fourth round of the Australian GT Championship and the opening round of the Australian Endurance Championship contested at the popular Victorian circuit. With the #100 BMW M6 GT3 finally in full 2016 … Continue reading

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