Stuttgart. An ideal qualifying for the
On the 6.213-kilometre racetrack in the state of New South Wales, both
Matteo Cairoli narrowly missed out on taking part in the top 10 pole shootout by a mere 0.238 seconds. The driver from Como in Italy planted the
The Grove Racing squad claimed the second grid spot in the Pro-Am class (16th overall) on the circuit about 200 kilometres west of Sydney. In the No. 4 car, Ben Barker (Great Britain) was only 0.088-seconds shy of the class leader. Stephen Grove (Australia) and his son Brenton Grove round off the driver trio.
The qualifying for the NED Racing Team (No. 12) and
A total of 38 vehicles from eleven manufacturers take up the 12-hour event at Bathurst. The first round of the most important championship for GT3 sports cars gets underway on Sunday at 5:45am local time (7:45pm CET). Fans can follow the event Down Under live on https://www.bathurst12hour.com.au.
Fritz Enzinger (Vice President Motorsport): “I wanted nothing more than pole position for my first visit to Bathurst. And Matt did that very well. He is a fantastic driver, particularly here in Australia. Bathurst is an incredible track with many passages that are blind. The race will be really interesting. I’m looking forward to it.”
Sebastian Golz (Project Manager
Matt Campbell (
Laurens Vanthoor (
Matteo Cairoli (
Ben Barker (
Romain Dumas (
1. Jaminet/Pilet/Campbell (F/F/AUS),
2. Parente/Barnicoat/Blomqvist (P/GB/GB), McLaren 720S GT3
3. Fraga/Buhk/Marciello (BR/D/CH), Mercedes AMG GT3
4. De Oliveira/Liberati/Imperatori (BR/I/CH), Nissan GTR Nismo GT3
5. Bamber/Vanthoor/Lowndes (NZ/B/AUS),
12. Werner/Preining/Cairoli (D/A/I),
16. S. Grove/B. Grove/Barker (AUS/AUS/GB),
25. Calvert-Jones/Dumas/Evans (USA/F/NZ),
911 GT3 RS: Fuel consumption combined 13.2 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 303 g/km
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