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.

JARVIS BROTHERS READY FOR BATHURST

Brothers Ashley and Dion Jarvis are currently preparing for what will be their second Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour and their first as part of the Australian Production Cars.

In 2017 the event doubles as the first round of the APC, with the brothers keen to make it to the flag after engine issues forced an early retirement in last year’s race.

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