SHOCKWAVE RACING LOCKS IN SIX-HOUR PLANS

After enjoying their enduro debut as a team at the 2016 Australian Production Cars finale, the Shockwave Signs Motorsport crew is now preparing to tackle their first Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour.

The April 14-16 event will double as the first round of the 2017 APC season.

In facing the challenges of the Mountain with their Shockwave Signs Toyota 86, the debutant crew will benefit from the experience of its two drivers, Jimmy Vernon and Mark Caine, who each have experience at the lauded venue.

BUMPER GRIDS FOR SIX-HOUR SUPPORTS

MORE than 240 cars will take to Mount Panorama this Easter on the Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour support event program.

Five categories, Production Sports Cars, Heritage Group C+A Touring Cars, HQ Holdens, Group N Historic Touring Cars and the Porsche Club NSW regularity have all attracted bumper fields to the exceptionally diverse racing program.

The return of the classic cars from Bathurst’s past headline the return of the Heritage Touring Cars category, with famous cars from the Group C and Group A eras entered amongst the deep 43-car field.

YOUNG GUNS CONFIRMED FOR SUBARU B6HR ATTACK

Two of Australia’s brightest young talents have confirmed an assault on the 2017 Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour, in a new 2016 Subaru WRX STI which will run in the outright A1 class.

Dimitri Agathos and Lachlan Gibbons will team up in the FullGas Racing machine for the prestigious production car endurance race around the nation’s most famous racetrack, with their campaign supported by Nova Employment, Castrol and Whiteline.

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