SYDNEY BROTHERS TO RACE FOR A CURE

Sydney brothers Ben and Michael Kavich will ‘race for a cure’ for breast cancer in the 2017 Bathurst 6 Hour this Easter long weekend.

Following Ben’s wife Toula’s diagnosis in April 2016 and their mother Mary in 2004 and grandmothe Grace in 2002, the brothers are taking action for all women affected by breast cancer. They will be
taking to the track in the full pink liveried Race for a Cure Number 15 Subaru to raise money for the clinical trials research program funded by the Breast Cancer Institute of Australia (BCIA).

CONTENDERS LINE-UP TO CHALLENGE FOR BATHURST WIN

STAR DRIVER combinations are lining up to challenge for victory ahead of the 2017 Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour this Easter.

A significant increase in depth has thrown the race wide-open this year, with a large percentage of the outright cars entered amongst the 66-car grid thought to be chances at a Bathurst Podium on April 16.

The combination of brand-new cars yet to be tested on the Mountain and high quality driver combinations will likely make this race one of the most open Bathurst has seen in years.

EXCEL TEAM TO BRING 6 HOUR'S YOUNGEST STARTER

AN ADELAIDE-based team is hoping to Excel at this year's Hi-Tec Bathurst 6 Hour - literally.

Stephenson Motorsport, the only team to enter a Hyundai Excel Cup Car will tackle the race for the first time this Easter - and they'll do it with the youngest driver in the field, too.

Entered in the Invitational class, the Stephenson Motorsport Excel will be driven by experienced Formula Ford, Hyundai Excel and Aussie Racing Cars driver Scott Stephenson, Historic racer Chris Cotton and teenager Tyson Harvey - the youngest driver on the grid.

GWR LAUNCHES FOUR-CAR B6HR ATTACK

GARTH WALDEN RACING has locked in a powerhouse four-car attack on this year’s Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour, including two genuine contenders for outright victory.

The Sydney-based team has confirmed current Supercars championship Driving Standards Observer and Bathurst 12-hour winner Craig Baird will join Garth Walden in the team’s lead Mercedes-Benz AMG A45, the five-time Carrera Cup champion to make his six-hour debut this Easter.

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