October 24, 2020

Bathurst reunion for famous GRM Monaro

GRM built two Monaro back in the early 2000s to compete in the Nations Cup series, as well as tackle the short-lived 24-hour race at Bathurst.The Holdens proved unstoppable at Mount Panorama, winning both the 2002 race with Garth Tander, Steve Richards, Nathan Pretty and Cam McConville, and the 2003 race with Peter Brock, Greg Murphy, Jason Bright and Todd Kelly.GRM retained ownership of …Keep reading …

De Silvestro to make GTWCE debut for ROWE Porsche team

De Silvestro was added to Porsche’s roster of factory drivers late last year when she took up a development role for the Weissach marque’s Formula E team, marking the end of a three-season tenure racing in Australia’s Supercars series.Since then, she has participated in the first two rounds of this year’s ADAC GT Masters season, sharing a Porsche 911 GT3 R with Klaus Bachler driving for …Keep reading …

Hollywood star Eric Bana eyeing Bathurst return

The Hollywood superstar, and renowned motorsport enthusiast, is no stranger to the Bathurst circuit, having made a number of Bathurst 12 Hour starts.His best result came in 2009, during the event’s production car era, when Bana combined with Tim Leahey and Peter Hill to finish 10th in a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo.Bana’s last start, and only since GT3 cars became eligible, was in a Lamborghini …Keep reading …

Nissan was too “conservative” before Suzuka breakthrough

Ronnie Quintarelli and Tsugio Matsuda scored a first win for themselves and Nissan’s flagship NISMO outfit for two years last weekend, marking a major turnaround from their struggles in the opening two rounds of the campaign at Fuji Speedway.NISMO team boss Yutaka Suzuki admitted that expectations were muted again for Suzuka but that adopting a more aggressive approach paid dividends.”From …Keep reading …

AVS splits up Hawksworth, Telitz for Road Atlanta

Hawksworth and Telitz have won two of their four races in the GT Daytona class together since being paired up in the #14 Lexus RC F GT3 for the second round of the season, the WeatherTech 240 at Daytona International Speedway.The duo won that event and then added another victory in the following race, the Cadillac Grand Prix of Sebring, and were also on the podium at Road America.Read …Keep reading …