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SUNENERGY1 AND MERCEDES-AMG GO BACK-TO-BACK IN RECORD-BREAKING BATHURST 12 HOUR

SunEnergy1 and Mercedes-AMG defended their LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12 crown in epic fashion and made the perfect start to this year’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli campaign by beating Manthey EMA and GruppeM Racing to victory in Australia’s International Enduro. Kenny Habul, Luca Stolz and Jules Gounon also belied their status as Pro class … Continue reading

BMW M TEAM WRT FINISHES THE BATHURST 12 HOUR IN FOURTH AND SIXTH POSITIONS

BMW M Team WRT competed its first race in the 2023 Intercontinental GT Challenge, the Bathurst 12 Hour (AUS). The endurance classic also marked the first official outing of the team together with BMW M Motorsport. After twelve hours of racing, held in sunny summer weather, the #32 Shell BMW M4 GT3 took the chequered … Continue reading

TWO CLASS VICTORIES FOR AUDI SPORT CUSTOMER TEAMS AT THE BATHURST 12 HOUR

As many as four Audi Sport customer teams were on the podium at the Bathurst 12 Hour 2023: After a strong recovery, the three Australians Chaz Mostert, Fraser Ross and Liam Talbot won the Pro-Am class in the Audi R8 LMS. Close behind, Audi Sport drivers Christopher Mies and Ricardo Feller with privateer driver Yasser … Continue reading

ENGEL MAKES HISTORY EN ROUTE TO BATHURST 12 HOUR POLE RECORD

GruppeM Racing and Mercedes-AMG’s Maro Engel clinched his second Allan Simonsen Pole Position Trophy by setting the fastest lap ever recorded at the LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12 Hour during this afternoon’s Pirelli Top-10 Shootout. The German – whose entry is also nominated to score Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli points – served notice of … Continue reading

CALLUM HEDGE TO DRIVE FOR TEAM PORSCHE NEW ZEALAND IN 2023

Porsche New Zealand and Earl Bamber Motorsport have announced that Callum Hedge is confirmed to drive for Team Porsche New Zealand for another Porsche Paynter Dixon Carrera Cup Australia season in 2023. Hedge finished in second place in the Porsche Michelin Junior Drivers’ standings for the 2022 Carrera Cup Australia Season. After achieving his maiden … Continue reading

BATHURST 12 HOUR GEARS UP FOR INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE SEASON OPENER

Season eight of Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli gets underway Down Under this weekend when the globe-trotting GT3 series visits Mount Panorama and the LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12 Hour (February 3-5). Reigning champions Mercedes-AMG and Dani Juncadella are both eligible to score points in the first of this year’s five IGTC-counting events, which also … Continue reading

AO RACING RELISHES CHARACTER BUILDING IMSA WEATHERTECH DEBUT

The longest and possibly the most challenging race on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship concluded on Sunday afternoon, and new sports car racing team AO Racing took great pride in facing adversity to finish the Rolex 24 At Daytona. In some ways, the team faced a stacked deck with challenging regulations, but also, the normal … Continue reading

BMW M TEAM WRT READY FOR THE BATHURST 12 HOUR

Mount Panorama is calling. Next weekend (3rd to 5th February), BMW M Team WRT will make its first official appearance together with BMW M Motorsport at Bathurst, Australia. The team, led by principal Vincent Vosse, will be competing in the classic Bathurst 12 Hour endurance race at the Mount Panorama Circuit with two BMW M4 … Continue reading

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS No. 77 PORSCHE HAS STRONG WEATHERTECH DEBUT AT THE ROLEX 24

After a grueling 24 hours of competition, the Wright Motorsports Porsche closed out the first race of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with a successful debut at the Rolex 24 At Daytona. The No. 77 Porsche 911 GT3 R (type 992) ran a mistake and penalty-free race, driven by 2022 Michelin Pilot Challenge champions Alan … Continue reading

PAUL MILLER RACING DRIVES TO EIGHTH PLACE FINISH AT THE ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

It was a hard-fought eighth-place finish for the No. 1 Paul Miller Racing BMW M4 GT3 in the 2023 Rolex 24 at Daytona as the team battled pace issues in the opening round of the 2023 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Starting 11th in the hands of Madison Snow, the No. 1 Quartz Engine Oil-backed machine … Continue reading

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