Tag Archive: Bathurst

Jan 30

Manufacturers ready to start Intercontinental GT Challenge title quest in Bathurst

The third season of the Intercontinental GT Challenge starts next weekend with the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour

View article:  Manufacturers ready to start Intercontinental GT Challenge title quest in BathurstThroughout the Australian endurance classic, the representatives of Audi, Bentley, McLaren, Mercedes-AMG and Porsche will battle to claim the honours in the opening round of the only global GT3 championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 06

Winning debut down under for AERO™ Advanced Paint Technology

Pro-am victory and 2nd overall in yet another Bathurst thriller

AERO Advanced Paint Technology logo Making its first Australian outing at the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour this weekend, AERO Advanced Paint Technology shone through the long day on the mountain as Porsche drivers Marc Lieb and Patrick Long, American-based Australian David Calvert-Jones, and young Porsche Cup Australia champ Matt Campbell combined for a winning run in the Pro-Am class.

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Feb 05

Fate intervenes for Ginetta as podium loomed at Bathurst

2017 Bathurst 12-Hour

AH_Bath 12hr_Ginetta_Race_3_001 After 12 hours competing on one of the most demanding circuits in world motorsport, the RA Motorsports supported Ginetta Cars GT4 team completed the event with a fourth placed finish after overcoming a raft of challenges across the event, challenges which ultimately saw just one car greet the chequered flag, just narrowly missing the podium on the car’s Australian debut. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 04

6-HOURS; Ginetta G55s right in Bathurst 12 Hour podium battle

2017 Bathurst 12-Hour 

Ginetta_B12H_Dipper_55_AH_med The Bathurst 12 Hour has a history for drama, and whilst there has been plenty of it in the 2017 running of the event, with what seems like an endless collection of Safety Car interventions, the two Ginetta G55 GT4s are continuing to run faultlessly – providing both the #55 team and the #69 team an opportunity to race at the front of the hotly contested Class C. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 04

Paddon continues perfect Bathurst record and takes strong points lead

Round #1 – Radical Australia Cup

Paddon continues perfect Bathurst record and takes strong points lead Peter Paddon’s dream run in a Radical SR3 continued in race two of the season opening event for the 2017 Radical Australia Cup, the Sydney-sider taking back-to-back wins across the Bathurst 12 Hour weekend, extending his winning streak to six races at the mountain, in the process claiming maximum championship points. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 04

Ginetta G55 to start Bathurst 12 Hour second

2017 Bathurst 12-Hour

B12hr_Ginetta_55_Chase_Q_AH_040217_med Ginetta Cars will start second and fifth for their Bathurst 12 Hour debut with the mighty Ginetta G55 GT4, with Mike Simpson and Jake Parsons putting in some impressive lap times during the 60-minute qualifying session to set the grid for the iconic event. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 03

‘Peter Perfect’ takes fifth Radical victory at Bathurst

Round #1 – Radical Australia Cup

‘Peter Perfect’ takes fifth Radical victory at Bathurst Having won four straight Radical SR3 events at Mount Panorama, you could argue that Sydney’s Peter Paddon was the man everyone would be chasing to start the 2017 Radical Australia Cup season at Bathurst, the two-time champion wearing a significant target on his back heading to arguably the biggest stage in the country. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 01

Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “We’ll now launch an all-out offensive in Bathurst!”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logo January is the month for long-range classics. After the opener in Dubai and the 24-hour highlight in Daytona, the season now continues without any let up with this weekend’s 12-hr race at Bathurst. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 01

A new challenge for M-Motorsport and KTM at Bathurst

Liqui Moly Bathurst 12-Hour (3-5 February, 2017)

MMGT3_KTM_XBow_launch_image_B12H_010217_34_JP_med After four seasons campaigning the outright GT3 category in a Reiter Engineering built Lamborghini Gallardo, Melbourne’s M-Motorsport have taken on a new challenge for the 2017 running of the Bathurst 12-Hour, with an assault on Class C in the stunning new KTM X-Box GT4. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

Radical prepares to storm the mountain in 2017 season-opener

Mount Panorama, Bathurst (3-4 February, 2017)

RAC_B12H_2015_race_start_0215_KMP_med As it has across the last three seasons, the opening event of the 2017 Radical Australia Cup will be contested on one of the toughest stages in world motorsport – Bathurst’s iconic Mount Panorama.

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Feb 06

Australian GT regulars prepare for Clipsal with valuable miles at Bathurst

2015 Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli

Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour logo The Australian GT season-opening Clipsal 500 event on the streets of Adelaide might still be three weeks away, but a large percentage of the 34-car field that’s entered for the first event of the year are at Mount Panorama this weekend for the annual Bathurst 12-Hour. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

4-time Le Mans winner joins Skwirk Audi for Bathurst 12-Hour

Beechwood/Skwirk.com.au Audi R8 LMS GT3 ultra, 2015 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour

SkwirkBeechwood Audi 12-months ago, the Skwirk.com.au Audi R8 team of dual Bathurst 12-Hour champion Rod Salmon revealed a strong lineup for the 2014 running of the event, after confirming former Bathurst 1000 champion Jason Bright would join the team.

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Jan 16

Former champions join Pirelli for Bathurst 12-Hour assault

2015 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour

Trofeo_Pirelli_B12H_150115_med 2013 Bathurst 12-Hour champions Erebus Motorsport have become the latest high-profile signing to join the ranks of Pirelli teams making an assault on the 2015 running of the popular event, giving the Italian tyre manufacturer and Australian motorsport distributor Trofeo Motorsport the bulk of the field heading into the season opening enduro in early February [6-8].

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Feb 17

Lowndes to drive Button’s McLaren at Bathurst

He said he is confident he can break his lap record.

2011-02-13 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Jerez - Jenson Button 032011-02-13 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Jerez - Jenson Button 02A modern formula one car could pose a threat to the new fastest-ever lap at the fabled Mount Panorama circuit, otherwise known as Bathurst west of Sydney. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 13

Will Power visits Bathurst 1000 in lead-up to Nikon Indy 300

Team Australia IndyCar driver Will Power has made a fly-in visit to the Bathurst 1000

In the lead-up to the Nikon Indy 300 on the streets of Surfers Paradise on October 23-26. Read the rest of this entry »

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