Category: Australian Motorsports

Brabham supercar to make Bathurst debut

The Brabham BT62 supercar will make its Mount Panorama debut at next week’s Bathurst 12 Hour. David Brabham is set to drive the 700-horsepower BT62 in a series of demonstration runs across the 12 Hour weekend, marking the car’s debut at Australia’s most famous circuit. The Bathurst demo will be the first of two high-profile…



1991 Bathurst 1000 winning Nissan GT-R R32

Mark Skaife shows Michael Caruso around the car he drove to victory in the 1991 Bathurst 1000, the legendary Nissan GT-R R32.



The Mark Skaife Story

In Australian motor sport, no-one can boast a record that is comparable with Mark Skaife. With more wins in the Australian Touring Car Championship than anyone else, a record equalling five Championship Titles, five Bathurst victories and more pole positions than any other driver except the great Peter Brock, Skaife is unquestionably one of the…



ALL-NEW AUSSIE ‘INDYCAR’

Big Banger open-wheel racing is returning to Australia with the new-look Super5000, which will start next year in an unexpected guise. In a late switch to appease safety concerns, S5000’s backers have adopted an FIA-approved 2018 chassis powered by an Australian-modified five-litre V8 that drives through a locally made transmission. The change has won the…



The Bend Motorsport Park Nearing Completion

The state-of-the-art $110 million circuit, situated at Tailem Bend in South Australia, is set to become one of the most advanced in the country when it officially opens its doors next month. Built to FIA Grade 2 and FIM Category A standards, the 7.7km circuit, the second longest permanent track in the world, will host…



Shane van Gisbergen Take Pole for Bathurst 12

  A ‘lap of the gods’ from a superstar New Zealand driver with a breathtaking 2m01.286s lap has dominated the headlines in qualifying for the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour today. Van Gisbergen landed the Allan Simonsen Pole Award trophy with the fastest-ever lap of Mount Panorama in a closed cockpit car, a 2m01.286s lap early…



Audi Bathurst 12 Hour liveries unveiled

Audi squads Phoenix and Jamec Pem Racing have revealed their colours for the weekend’s Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour. The German Phoenix squad has again given its look a local flavour, working with the Bathurst Wiradyuri Aboriginal Community to create its scheme. The livery features the goanna and the platypus, both of which have special meaning…



Soaked Saturday Delivers Big Results at Motor Festival

BATHURST MOTOR FESTIVAL competitors have withstood driving rain and a soaked track to produce highly competitive motor racing at Mount Panorama today. Persistent overnight rain lasted much of the day and though the track began to dry later in the day all of the races were held on a predominantly wet circuit. Brad Tilley was…