REDEMPTION FOR LYNTON AND LEAHEY IN DOMINANT BATHURST 6 HOUR WIN

THE 2019 Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour delivered sweet redemption for Beric Lynton and Tim Leahey, the BMW M3 duo powering to a record-breaking victory after being denied within sight of the flag last year.

HI-TEC OILS EXTENDS SUPPORT OF B6HR A FURTHER FOUR YEARS

HI-TEC OILS will support the Bathurst 6 Hour for a further four years, following the announcement of an extended partnership on the grid prior to the 2019 race commencing today.

George Gambino, Hi-Tec Oils Managing Director, and Bathurst 6 Hour Promoter James O’Brien announced the extension to an already successful relationship, that commenced with the inaugural race in 2016.  

It will ensure the partnership will continue through the 2023 event as Bathurst’s newest Easter tradition continues to grow.

BoP HIT FOR POLESITTING BMW

Hi-TEC OILS polesitters Beric Lynton and Tim Leahey have been handed an additional pit stop following a Balance of Performance revision after qualifying yesterday.

According to a bulletin released by the Stewards of the meeting:

“In accordance with the Supplementary Regulation I. Sporting, Chapter 3.18 and 1.18.7, the Organiser has applied a BoP to the BMW M3 F80 LCI Competition Car 23.

BREAKING: SHERRIN CAR EXCLUDED, SENT TO BACK OF GRID

THE DEFENDING winners of the Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour will start the 2019 race from last position after their BMW M4 was excluded from the results of qualifying. 

Having originally qualified third, the car was found to have exceeded it's maximium turbo boost pressure as per the regulations and was subsequently disqualified. 

According to Bathurst 6 Hour supplimentary regulation Number 3.18.2, the BMW M4 F82 can not exceed 1.45 bar of boost pressure at any point in the rev range. 

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