Australian GT season of endurance gets underway at Phillip Island June 5, 2019

Australian GT season of endurance gets underway at Phillip Island

After a sprinting start to the 2019 CAMS Australian GT Championship, the opening round of the endurance season has arrived with a return to Phillip Island for the annual early winter three-hour dance around the popular Grand Prix circuit.

Tim Blanchard makes Australian GT debut at Phillip Island June 5, 2019

Tim Blanchard makes Australian GT debut at Phillip Island

Supercars team-owner and endurance co-driver Tim Blanchard will make his Australian GT debut at Phillip Island this weekend, campaigning a Lamborghini Huracan GT3 alongside Trophy Series regular Joseph Ensabella, the two Victorians looking to gain valuable experience in a GT3 machine during the opening round of the CAMS Australian Endurance Championship.

Tony Bates and John Martin join forces at Phillip Island June 4, 2019

Tony Bates and John Martin join forces at Phillip Island

Two-time 2018 Australian GT race winner Tony Bates will make a surprise return to Australian GT at Phillip Island this weekend, returning to the seat of the #24 AFS/Ctech Laser/Moveitnet/B&B Audi R8 alongside former LMP2 front-runner John Martin, the two drivers sharing the car that Bates and Daniel Gaunt took to victory at the Island last year.

2019 Australian Grand Prix

Points Standings

GT3 CHAMPIONSHIP
1\ GEOFF EMERY – 676
2\ Max Twigg – 614
3\ Peter Hackett – 494

TROPHY SERIES
1\ RYAN HOW – 371
2\ Dale Paterson – 334
3\ Richard Gartner – 273

GT4 CHAMPIONSHIP
1\ McMillan/Wood – 737
2\ David Crampton – 323
3\ Ryan Simpson Р206

TROFEO CHALLENGE
1\ Nick Karnaros – 427
2\ Jim Manolios – 352
3\ Shane Barwood – 187