Australian GT Championship Melbourne entries, schedule and stats

Australian GT Championship Melbourne entries, schedule and stats

12.03.2019: Rnd#1, 2019 CAMS Australian GT Championship Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit, Melbourne (14-17 March) Entries: 1. Geoff Emery - Valvoline, Audi R8 LMS GT3 (CHAMP)

Rnd#1, 2019 CAMS Australian GT Championship
Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit, Melbourne (14-17 March)


1. Geoff Emery - Valvoline, Audi R8 LMS GT3 (CHAMP)

7. Tony Quinn - Local Legends Snacks, Aston Martin Vantage GT3 (CHAMP)

8. Max Twigg - WM Waste, Mercedes-AMG GT3 (CHAMP)

16. Victor Zagame - MPD Steak Kitchen, Audi R8 LMS GT4 (GT4)

21. Shane Barwood - Melbourne Orthopaedic, Porsche Type 991 GT3 Cup (TROFEO)

22. Chris/Luke Seidler - Seidler Group, Porsche Type 991 GT3 Cup (TROFEO)

24. Tony Bates - KFC/Ctech Laser/Moveitnet/B&B, Audi R8 LMS GT3 (CHAMP)

25. Nick Karnaros - Earth Electrical Contractors, Porsche Type 991 GT3 Cup (TROFEO)

28. Lee Patridge - Aussie Driver Search, Audi R8 LMS GT3 (CHAMP)

29. Jim Manolios - Haemokinesis/Trofeo Estate, Huracan Super Trofeo EVO (TROFEO)

34. John Morriss - Motorsport Leasing, Porsche Type 997 GT3 R (TROPHY)

48. Justin McMillan/Glen Wood - M-Motorsport, KTM X-Bow GT4 (GT4)

50. David Crampton/Trent Harrison - Vantage Freight, KTM X-Bow GT4 (GT4)

55. Mark Griffith - Griffith Corporation, Ginetta G55 GT4 (GT4)

59. Fraser Ross - 59Racing/hsy/Opti-Coat, McLaren 720S GT3 (CHAMP)

63. Peter Hackett - Eggleston Motorsport, Mercedes-AMG GT3 (CHAMP)

64. Joseph Ensabella - Aaron Laboratories, Type 997 GT3 Cup Car (TROPHY)

69. Richard Gartner - Safe-T-Stop, Lamborghini Gallardo R-EX (TROPHY)

71. Dale Paterson - DPM Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro GT3 (TROPHY)

74. Ryan Simpson - 59Racing, McLaren 570S GT4 (GT4)

75. Kenny Habul - SunEnergy1 Racing, Mercedes-AMG GT3 (CHAMP)

87. David Greig - Daikin Air Conditioning, Porsche Type 991 GT3 Cup (TROFEO)

99. Nick Kelly - Industrie, Audi R8 LMS GT3 (TROPHY)

125. Ryan How - BTE Bulk Transport/REN Racing, Audi R8 LMS GT3 (TROPHY)

222. Scott Taylor - Scott Taylor Motorsport, Porsche Type 997 GT3 R (TROPHY)

SCHEDULE (times AEDT - GMT+11):

Thursday, 14 March, 2019
11:50am - Qualifying#1 (20-minutes)
3:40pm - Qualifying#1 (20-minutes)
6:25pm - Race#1 (25-minutes)

Friday, 15 March, 2019
10:15am - Race#2 (25-minutes)

Saturday, 16 March, 2019
9:55am - Race#3 (25-minutes)

Sunday, 17 March, 2019
11:40am - Race#4 (25-minutes)

Australian GT at the Australian Grand Prix:


Qualifying#1; 1. Craig Baird (AMG) 1:55.1854R, 2. Giancarlo Fisichella (Ferrari) 1:55.2208
Qualifying#2; 1. Fraser Ross (McLaren) 1:57.0842, 2. Max Twigg (AMG) 1:58.0842
Race#1 (9-laps): 1. Baird (AMG), 2. Fisichella (Ferrari), 3. Marcel Fassler (Audi)
Race#2 (11-laps): 1. Jaie Robson (AMG), 2. Ross (McLaren), 3. Hackett (AMG)
Race#3 (8-laps): 1. Baird (AMG), 2. Fassler (Audi) 3. Martin (Porsche)
Race#4 (11-laps): 1. Robson (AMG), 2. Hackett (AMG), 3. Ross (McLaren)


Qualifying#1; 1. Kelvin van der Linde (Audi) 1:54.4975, 2. Ash Walsh (Audi) 1:54.5778
Qualifying#2; 1. Max Twigg (AMG) 1:56.8136, 2. Roger Lago (Lamborghini) 1:56.8136
Race#1 (11-laps): 1. van der Linde (Audi), 2. Dan Gaunt (Audi), 3. Walsh (Audi)
Race#2 (11-laps): 1. Lago (Lamborghini) 2. Fraser Ross (McLaren), 3. Twigg (AMG)
Race#3 (11-laps): 1. van der Linde (Audi), 2. Gaunt (Audi), 3. David Russell (Lamborghini)
Race#4 (8-laps): 1. Liam Talbot (Porsche), 2. Twigg (AMG), 3. Geoff Emery (Audi)


Qualifying#1; 1. Chris Mies (Audi) 1:54.9059, 2. Jonathon Webb (McLaren) 1:55.6953
Qualifying#2; 1. Benny Simonsen (Ferrari) 1:56.8768, 2. Matt Solomon (AMG) 1:57.1049
Race#1 (11-laps): 1. Craig Baird (AMG), 2. Mies (Audi), 3. Marcus Marshall (Audi)
Race#2 (11-laps): 1.  Morcom (McLaren), 2. Simonsen (Ferrari), 3. Klark Quinn (McLaren)
Race#3 (6-laps): 1. Solomon (AMG), 2. Steve McLaughlan (Audi), 3. Klark Quinn (McLaren)
Race#4 (10-laps): 1. James Koundouris (Audi), 2. Geoff Emery (Audi), 3. Tony Walls (McLaren)

Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit:

Location: Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria
Circuit length: 5.303-kilometres
Corners: 16 (6-left hand, 10-right hand)
Circuit first opened: 1996
Australian GT [race] lap record: 1:54.7311 (Craig Baird (Mercedes-AMG), Race#1, 2018)
Australian GT [qualifying] lap record: 1:54.4975 (Kelvin van der Linde (Audi), Q1, 2017)

2019 CAMS Australian GT Championship

Rnd#1 - 14-17 March, Australian Grand Prix, Melbourne, Victoria [SPRINT]
Rnd#2 - 2-4 May, Barbagallo Raceway, Western Australia [SPRINT]
Rnd#3 - 7-9 June, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Victoria [ENDURANCE]
Rnd#4 - 12-14 July, The Bend Motorsport Park, South Australia [ENDURANCE]
Rnd#5 - 20-22 September, Sandown Raceway, Melbourne, Victoria [ENDURANCE]
Rnd#6 - 25-27 October, Gold Coast, Queensland [SPRINT]
Rnd#7 - 8-10 November, Sandown Raceway, Melbourne, Victoria [SPRINT]

Pirelli AGT SuperSprint - 28-29 November, Mount Panorama, Bathurst

- Sean Henshelwood  photo AGT


12.03.2019 / MaP

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