Big fields confirmed for Bathurst Motor Festival

An oversubscribed entry of HQ Holdens will feature at the Bathurst Motor Festival

An oversubscribed entry of HQ Holdens will feature at the Bathurst Motor Festival

More than 300 entries have been confirmed for Easter’s Bathurst Motor Festival.

The annual Mount Panorama event will see five categories support the headline Bathurst 6 Hour production car race held on the March 25-27 weekend.

Joining the 53 car Bathurst 6 Hour grid is an oversubscribed entry for the HQ Holdens, which return to the event after a year’s absence.

A field of 64 cars has been assembled, which is nine more than the grid capacity of 55 for each category at the event.

Category administrator Dale Youd says he has been overwhelmed by numbers his series has attracted for the meeting.

“We have had an incredible response from competitors all around Australia to the HQ’s going back to the Mountain, thanks to a year away and a return to the sprint racing format. It’s going to be quite the show,” said Youd.

“Competitors that don’t qualify for the 55-car field will be placed on a reserve list and if anyone drops out, they will be able to race. At the very least they’ll get the chance to get track time in practice and qualifying.”

The 34-strong Production Sports Cars category is expected to be headed by Vicious Rumour Racing with its new Ferrari 488 GT3 in what will be the Bathurst debut for the Italian marque’s latest GT offering.

Owner Tony DeFelice will drive the car alongside his Bathurst 12 Hour co-driver Benny Simonsen.

More than 40 Group N Historic Touring Cars have been confirmed featuring Australian and American muscle cars alongside the classic Mini Cooper, Lotus Cortina and Porsche 911.

Elsewhere, the NSW Road Racing Club and Porsche Club of NSW have each entered maximum 55-strong grids for their respective race-against-the-clock regularity competitions.

Bathurst Motor Festival support category entry lists

Historic Touring Cars

#

Sponsor/Competitor

Drivers Name

State

Make/Model

Class

CC

11

Kenwood Homes

Michael Anderson

NSW

Ford Falcon XY GT HO

NCA

5825

12

Keven Stoopman

Keven Stoopman

VIC

Holden Monaro HQ

NC

5700

15

Jason Foley

Jason Foley

ACT

Ford Falcon XY GT

NCA

5800

22

Stuart Barnes

Stuart Barnes

SA

Ford Mustang

NCB

5000

25

MM Auto Electrical Pty Ltd

Mark Le Vaillant

NSW

Ford Falcon XY GT

NCC

5800

26

GT Fabrication/Peter May Autos

Gregory Freeman

WA

Chevrolet Camaro

NC

5815

28

Tilley Auto Garage

Bradley Tilley

NSW

Ford Mustang

NC

4735

29

Cannon Trailers

Michael Cannon

QLD

Ford Falcon

NCA

5800

33

Quentin Bland

Quentin Bland

NSW

Ford Capri

NCD

2294

34

Brian Duffy

Brian Duffy

NSW

Austin Healey 3000 MK1

Sa

3000

35

Richard Watts

Richard Watts

NSW

Porsche Carrera 911

Sc

2994

37

ZSA Cheerleading

Brett Turner

QLD

Holden Kingswood

NCB

5044

45

Clean Fleet Truck Detailing

Nathan Gordon

VIC

Holden Torana XU1

NC

3353

46

Malcolm Rutschack

Malcolm Rutschack

SA

Austin Cooper

NB

1298

49

John Harwood

John Harwood

WA

Lotus Cortina

NB

1558

50

Battery All Types

Tony Gilfuis

WA

Ford Capri

NCD

2994

51

Stuart Young Real Estate

Stuart Young

WA

Holden Torana XU1

NCC

3300

55

Tweed Heads Goodyear Tyre Brakes

Noel Davis

QLD

Holden Torana XU1

NCC

3300

58

Ashley Heffernan

Ashley Heffernan

QLD

Holden Torana XU1

NCC

3300

66

AMS

Shane Attwell

WA

Ford Mustang

NB

4799

68

Andrew Begg

Andrew Begg

NSW

Porsche 911

Sc

2700

69

Kitome

Dean Neville

NSW

Chevrolet Camaro

NCB

5000

72

Paul Tierney

Paul Tierney

NSW

Holden Torana XU1

NC

3300

73

Cruz Motorsport Co

Andrew Whiteside

VIC

Ford Mustang Trans Am

NC

5000

74

Jamie Heffernan

Jamie Heffernan

QLD

Holden Torana XU1

NCC

3300

77

Bryan Taylor

Bryan Taylor

NSW

Porsche 911

Sc

2700

78

Nicholas Taylor

Nicholas Taylor

NSW

Porsche 911 Carrera

Sc

3000

80

CS AirConditioning

Chris Stern

VIC

Ford Mustang

NC

4942

86

Graeme Woolhouse

Graeme Woolhouse

WA

Ford Mustang

NB

4700

88

Gregory Toepfer

Gregory Toepfer

NSW

Ford Mustang

NBA

4797

89

John Harrison

John Harrison

NSW

Ford Mustang

NC

4800

92

Stephen Shepard

Stephen Shepard

NSW

Mazda RX2

NCD

2063

96

William Attard

William Attard

NSW

Mazda RX2

NCD

2063

101

Macri Family Racing

Vince Macri

NSW

Chevrolet Camaro

NCC

5906

111

Burkies Automotive

Allan Burke

NSW

Ford Falcon XY GT

NCA

5820

114

Ian Wilks

Ian Wilks

WA

Mini Cooper S

NB

1300

131

Robbo Racing

Craig Robertson

NSW

Valiant Charger

NC

4300

145

Forpark Australia

Darryl Hansen

WA

Ford Mustang

NCA

5771

161

Colin onSimps

Colin Simpson

NSW

Holden Torana XU1

NCC

3300

196

John Clarke

John Clarke

NSW

Ford Mustang

NBA

4799

289

The Roses Café

Michael Rose

NSW

Ford Mustang

NB

4803

350

Brian Potts Automotive

Wayne Potts

NSW

Holden Monaro HT GTS

NCA

5735

HQ Holden

#

Sponsor/Competitor

Drivers Name

State

Make/Model

1

Baxter’s  Coaches

John Baxter

NSW

Holden HQ

2

Surfers Rent a Car

Holden HQ

3

Concept Tiles Racing

Jamie Manteufel

QLD

Holden HQ

4

Harvey’s Towing

Scott Andriske

QLD

Holden HQ

5

I Gutter

Glenn Deering

NSW

Holden HQ

6

Baxter’s  Coaches

Matthew Barker

NSW

Holden HQ

7

Network Courier’s

Michael Howlett

WA

Holden HQ

8

Mountain Fire Protection

Glen Cameron

NSW

Holden HQ

9

HQRA/Kenda Tires

Raymond Jardine

VIC

Holden HQ

10

PM Sheetmetal

Marc Watkins

WA

Holden HQ

11

Fuso Truck Bus

Scott Cameron

NSW

Holden HQ

12

Contract Resources Racing

Matthew Linscott

SA

Holden HQ

13

H.S.D Cylinder Heads

Kenneth Wright

VIC

Holden HQ

14

Anything Mechanical

Troy Stark

QLD

Holden HQ

15

Excellent Power Solutions

Brandon Wan Lum

NSW

Holden HQ

17

DTC Transport/Tyrepower Ingleburn

Duane Cambridge

NSW

Holden HQ

20

Schweigen Appliances

Michael George

VIC

Holden HQ

22

Kensington Park Tyrepower

Klyde Goding

SA

Holden HQ

23

Command Digital Signage

Christopher Molle

NSW

Holden HQ

24

Lamination System

Matthew Wright

SA

Holden HQ

25

XZILR8 Events

Holden HQ

26

Melbourne Natural Grass Fed Beef

Andrew Lorgelly

VIC

Holden HQ

28

Tyrepower Blackwood

Darryl Crouch

SA

Holden HQ

31

Wadley Property Group

Bradley Schomberg

QLD

Holden HQ

33

Security Merchants

Rodney Raatjes

VIC

Holden HQ

39

Bob Jane T Mart/Melbournes Cheapest Cars

Cameron Fisher

VIC

Holden HQ

40

Melbournes Cheapest Cars

Paul Ireland

VIC

Holden HQ

42

A/Class Automotive/ Macey Pty/Ltd

Adam Leach

NSW

Holden HQ

45

Ingleburn Tyrepower

Nicholas Jackson

NSW

Holden HQ

48

API Engines

Darren Jenkins

SA

Holden HQ

49

CJ Racing/GKR Engines

Gregory King

NSW

Holden HQ

50

Fivestar Car Rentals, Brisbane

Holden HQ

52

Epic Racing

Paul Blackford

NSW

Holden HQ

57

Hartrite/Baxter Coache’s

Anthony Camilleri

NSW

Holden HQ

58

Harvey’s Towing

Allen Shuttlewood

QLD

Holden HQ

62

B.H.E Enterprises

Brian Pangler

WA

Holden HQ

66

Kenna Transport

James Kenna

VIC

Holden HQ

67

Matso’s Brewery

Laurence Marsh

WA

Holden HQ

68

D I Y Stckers

Peter Marsh

WA

Holden HQ

69

Harvey’s Towing

Joseph Andriske

QLD

Holden HQ

71

Surfers Rent a Car

Warren Trewin

VIC

Holden HQ

72

ADH Golf & Utlility Vehicles

Stuart Kenny

WA

Holden HQ

73

Scott Racing

Peter Scott

NSW

Holden HQ

74

ADH Golf & Utlility Vehicles

Michael Woodbridge

WA

Holden HQ

75

Impressions Window Cleaning

Phillip Breen

WA

Holden HQ

76

C N W Electrical Wholesaler

Jason Levitt

QLD

Holden HQ

77

Hurley Smash Repair

Anthony Beggs

NSW

Holden HQ

78

Carter Automotive

John Carter

QLD

Holden HQ

80

Baxter’s  Coaches

Mark Baxter

NSW

Holden HQ

81

Surfers Rent a Car

Holden HQ

82

Andrew McLeod Steel Fabrication

Andrew McLeod

VIC

Holden HQ

84

Energy Storage Solutions/Lamination System

David Smith

SA

Holden HQ

85

XZILR8 Events

Graham Francis

VIC

Holden HQ

86

Osborns Transport/Boys from the Bush Racing

Brett Osborn

NSW

Holden HQ

89

Pilkington Motorsport

Kieren Pilkington

NSW

Holden HQ

90

Toowoomba Steering & Suspension

Gary Bonwick

QLD

Holden HQ

91

Brett Jenkin Engineering

Eric Hill

VIC

Holden HQ

92

Entire Digital Imaging

David Keleher

VIC

Holden HQ

93

Top Drill

Adam Butler

WA

Holden HQ

94

Eric Allanson Pty/Ltd

Colin Selby-Adams

QLD

Holden HQ

96

Concept Tiles Racing

Brock Mitchell

QLD

Holden HQ

97

ADH Golf & Utlility Vehicles

Mark Alfonsi

WA

Holden HQ

98

Wadley Property Group

Warren Wadley

QLD

Holden HQ

99

Mt Noorat Freighters

Tony Moloney

VIC

Holden HQ

Production Sports

#

Sponsor/Competitor

Driver A Name

State

Driver B Name

State

Make/Model

Class

CC

2

Excalibur Racing

Neale Muston

NSW

Porsche 997 GT3 Cup

A

3800

3

Midcoast Windows

Garry Watson

NSW

Porsche 911 GT3

B

3598

4

Dyson Logistics

Darrell Dixon

NSW

Chevrolet Corvette Z51

B

6200

6

Cancian Engineering

Nicholas Cancian

NSW

Mazda MX5

B

1840

7

Deputy

Stephen Shelley

NSW

Jake Shelley

NSW

Lotus HPE

B

2000

8

Iain Pretty

Iain Pretty

NSW

Scott Flemming

NSW

Roaring Forties GT40

A

5800

9

The Triffio Bar Venue

Tony Martin

QLD

Porsche 997

GT

3800

11

DDS Transport Solutions

Steven McFadden

QLD

Raymond Angus

QLD

Porsche 997 Cup

A

3600

12

Canberra Physio Centre

James Cousin

ACT

Jaguar E Type

C

6000

17

Fernandez Motorsport / Valmont

Marcel Zalloua

NSW

Tadros Zalloua

NSW

Porsche 997 GT3 Cup

B

3600

19

Griffith Corporation & Hogs Breath Café

Mark Griffith

QLD

21

Freem

Daniel Stutterd

VIC

Porsche 997 GT3 Cup

GT

3800

22

CCC Polished Concrete.com.au

Richard Mensa

VIC

Porsche 977GT

GT

3800

23

Allstar Equiptment Sales

Dylan O’Keeffe

VIC

Porsche 944

C

2499

28

Boylan Gtoup Pty Ltd / Cairns Plaza Hotel

Peter Boylan

NSW

Porsche 991 Cup

GT

3598

33

Killer Signs

Wayne Udy

QLD

Porsche 997 Cup

B

3600

41

Suite Black

Geoffrey Morgan

NSW

Porsche 991 Cup Car

GT

3598

42

Balance Recruitment

Simon Hogg

NSW

Lotus Elise

A

2000

43

Brennan IT

David Stevens

NSW

Ferrari F430

A

4300

46

Anthony Skinner

Anthony Skinner

NSW

Porsche 911 GT3 Cup

A

3598

49

DeFelice

Antonio DeFelice

VIC

Benny Simonsen

DEN

Ferrari 488 GT3

GT

3900

60

Logicar Australia

Michael Stillwell

VIC

David Stillwell

VIC

Porsche 911 GT3 Cup

GT

3797

63

Koala Furniture International

Ross Lilley

QLD

Porsche  GT3 R

GT

4000

68

PR Technology / First Focus IT

James Burke

NSW

Peter Paddon

NSW

Porsche 964 Carrera RS

C

3600

69

Koala Car Rentals

Brenton Griguol

SA

Timothy Macrow

NSW

Ferrari F430 GT3

GT

4300

72

Smith STMP

Douglas Smith

VIC

Cameron Beller

VIC

Porsche 977 Cup

A

3600

73

Beta Marine

Glenn Townsend

NSW

Lotus Exige

B

2400

92

Flexcon Packagin Pty Ltd

Stephen McLellan

QLD

Mazda MX5

C

1839

99

Fire Rating Solutions

Matthew Turnbull

VIC

Lamborghini LP-560

GT

5200

178

B/P/G Platinum Helicopters

Adam Burgess

NSW

Craig Burgess

NSW

Ginetta G50

B

3496

222

Scott Taylor Motorsport

Scott Taylor

QLD

Porsche 911 GT3R

GT

4000

609

Prep’d Motorsport

Alexander Cook

NSW

Damien Meyer

NSW

Porsche 997 Cup

B

3600

777

BER

Sam Chester

NSW

Mazda    RX7 FD

1308

TBA

PI Store

Anthony Soole

NSW

Lotus

Porsche Club Regularity

#

Sponsor/Competitor

Drivers Name

State

Make/Model

4

Timothy Bickford

Timothy Bickford

NSW

Porsche 911 Carrera IROC Replica

5

Bryan Fitt

Bryan Fitt

VIC

Porsche 993 Carrera RSR

6

Mark Croudace

Mark Croudace

NSW

Porsche 997 GT3

8

Daryl Head

Daryl Head

NSW

Porsche 997 GT3

9

Swepco Oils

Darien Herreen

SA

Porsche 911 SC

14

Stuart Elshaw

Stuart Elshaw

SA

Porsche 928 S4

15

Geotherm

Garry Hobson

NSW

Porsche 996 GT3

16

Weltmeister

Jamie Lovett

VIC

Porsche 987 Boxster S

17

Elf Racing Fuels

Mark Tierney

VIC

Porsche 911 Carrera

19

RACEMOVES

Graeme Cook

SA

Porsche 911 Carrera IROC Replica

22

James Bullock

James Bullock

NSW

Porsche 996 GT3

23

Warwick Morris

Warwick Morris

NSW

Porsche 996 GT3

27

Michael Treffene

Michael Treffene

QLD

Porsche 997 GT3

28

Roxanne Saba

Roxanne Saba

NSW

Porsche 987 C Cayman S

34

Stephen Richardson

Stephen Richardson

NSW

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR Replica

40

Anthony Carolan

Anthony Carolan

VIC

Porsche 996 GT3

41

Geoffrey Morgan

Geoffrey Morgan

NSW

Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7

43

Michael O’Brien

Michael O’Brien

VIC

Porsche 911 SC

46

Mark Bloxham

Mark Bloxham

NSW

Porsche 944 Turbo

52

Dylan De Szabo’

Dylan De Szabo’

NSW

Porsche 987 Boxster Spyder

53

Antony Van Der Drift

Antony Van Der Drift

QLD

Porsche 964 C2

54

IWED.COM.AU

Laurence O’Daly

SA

Porsche 996 GT3

55

IWED.COM.AU

Amelia Eime

SA

Porsche 996 GT3

58

Rodney Loomes

Rodney Loomes

NSW

Porsche 987C Cayman S

62

Adam Trimmer

Adam Trimmer

SA

Porsche 997 GT3 Cup

64

Christopher Stannard

Christopher Stannard

NSW

Porsche 964 RSR

70

Russell Norden

Russell Norden

NSW

Porsche 911 ST Recreation

77

Richard Potok

Richard Potok

NSW

Porsche 987C Cayman

78

Thomas Black

Thomas Black

QLD

Porsche 911 T

80

Bruce Davidson

Bruce Davidson

NSW

Porsche 991 GT3

81

Colin Anderson

Colin Anderson

VIC

Porsche 944 Turbo

84

Melanie Treloar

Melanie Treloar

VIC

Porsche 986 Boxster

86

PMF Motorsport

Victor Watts

NSW

Porsche 968 CS

87

East Coast Suspensions

Paul Dortkamp

NSW

Porsche 987C Cayman S

91

Aporschapart

Dennis O’Keefe

VIC

Porsche 944

92

source dist

Bryan Taylor

NSW

Porsche 911 Carrera

93

David Felstead

David Felstead

NSW

Porsche 930 Turbo

95

Gregory Limbert

Gregory Limbert

SA

Porsche 997 GT3

96

Mark Coupe

Mark Coupe

SA

Porsche 928 S4

99

PMF Motorsport

David Pennells

NSW

Porsche 996 GT3

121

Neville Zarafetas

Neville Zarafetas

NSW

Porsche 987 Cayman S

127

Buik Motorworks

Victor Moore

SA

Porsche 911 Carrera IROC Replica

128

Douglas Munro

Douglas Munro

QLD

Porsche 911 S

142

Reece Robinson

Reece Robinson

NSW

Porsche 986 Boxster S

146

Roger Hall

Roger Hall

QLD

Porsche 911 Carrera

152

James Phillis

James Phillis

NSW

Porsche 993 RSCS Replica

173

West Orange Motors

Robert Russell

NSW

Porsche 911 Carrera RS

213

Ross Betts

Ross Betts

NSW

Porsche 981 Boxster S

216

Stuart Pennells

Stuart Pennells

NSW

Porsche 944 S2

271

John Goddard

John Goddard

VIC

Porsche 944

551

Philip Brook

Philip Brook

QLD

Porsche 911 S

555

David Cunneen

David Cunneen

NSW

Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0

636

Philip Noble

Philip Noble

QLD

Porsche 997 GT3

720

Grant Bush

Grant Bush

NSW

Porsche 996 GT3

911

Douglas Barbour

Douglas Barbour

NSW

Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0

NSWRRC Regularity

#

Sponsor/Competitor

Drivers Name

State

Make/Model

1

Tomkin Australia / Tuscany Cheese

Steven Lacey

NSW

Holden Commodore VK

2

David Livian

David Livian

NSW

Ford Mustang

3

eacom.com.au

Aaron Hoad

NSW

Holden SS Ute

4

truckrite.com.au

Cameron McKee

VIC

Ford Falcon AU XR6

5

Puma Cars

Alastair Dow

SA

Puma Clubman

6

Autosport Engineering

Mechelle  Sahyoun

NSW

Subaru Impressa WRX Sti

7

Rodda Racing

Antony Rodda

SA

Holden Torana LJ

8

Regional Auto Supplies

Bruce Atlee

NSW

Holden Commodore VY

9

Christopher Bothams

Christopher Bothams

WA

Datsun 260Z

10

Avo Turbo World

Lyn Harris

VIC

Subaru WRX

11

Paul Doube Lawyers/Minnow Creek Wines

Paul Doube

SA

Kestrel KC4 Clubman

12

Bruce Tresidder

Bruce Tresidder

NSW

Holden Torana LX Coupe

13

Morgan McBride

Morgan McBride

ACT

Mercedes-Benz C180K

14

AAA Lawns and Property Services

Robert Shaw

NSW

Holden Torana

15

Regional Auto Supplies

Christopher Weir

NSW

Holden Commodore

16

PJM Motorsport

Anthony Munday

VIC

Holden Commodore VK

17

Phillip Walters

Philip Walters

VIC

Ford Capri Perana

18

Kingston Sign Centre/ADRacing

Alan Davies

VIC

Ford Falcon XE

19

BJ Needs & Associates

Brian Needs

NSW

Mitsubishi Evo IX

20

Craig Moody

Craig Moody

NSW

Alfa Romeo GTV6

21

Ontrac Mortgage Brokers

Vaughan Blore

VIC

Holden Commodore VZ

22

Autosport Engineering

Gregory Boyle

NSW

Nissan Skyline R32 GTR

23

RPM Penshurst

David Glanville

NSW

Toyota Levin

24

Truckrite.com/Navarene Panels/Autopro/MJR

David Shaw

VIC

Ford Falcon EB XR6

25

Autosport Engineering

Eddie Swat

NSW

Toyota Sprinter

26

Karyn Hamer

Karyn Hamer

VIC

Nissan Skyline R32 GTR

27

Dubbo East Post Office

Christopher Kingsland

NSW

BMW E36/7 M Roadster

28

Grant Herron

Grant Herron

NSW

BMW E46 M3

29

Sale Radiators & Exhaust Centre

Heath Van Ekeren

VIC

Holden Commodore VK

30

Probuilders.com.au

Alex Veryinis

NSW

Holden HSV VX Clubsport

31

Professional Finance Mortgage Brokers-Taree

Jon Taylor

NSW

JTS Clubman

32

Grime Boss Hand Wipes

Matthew Draheim

VIC

BMW 325i

33

John Crowe

John Crowe

NSW

Suzuki Swift GTI

34

John M Tiller

John M Tiller

SA

Mazda MX5 NA8

35

Kevin Hall

Kevin Hall

NSW

Subaru Impressa WRX Sti

36

AGM Engineering

Kurt Macready

NSW

Nissan Pulsar

37

David Thirlwall

David Thirlwall

VIC

Westfield S2000 FW

38

Simply Sports Cars

Martin Duursma

NSW

Lotus Exige S

39

Kym Ninnes

Kym Ninnes

SA

Fidini Clubman

40

Autopro Portland

Michael Pratt

VIC

Maserati GHiBLi

41

BoostWorx

Roland May

NSW

Puma Clubman

42

Scope Finance & Mortgage Solutions

Denis Gill

NSW

Renault Clio

43

Logicale P/L

Nigel Olsen

NSW

Ford Falcon BA XR6T

44

Jax Tyres Thornleigh/ Masters Gregory Hills

Roger Ranftl

NSW

Mitsubishi Evo 8

45

RACES

Paul Lummis

VIC

Mitsubishi Scorpion

46

Kangaroo Island Luxury Accommodation

Martin Farkas

SA

BMW M3

47

Perfectly Presented Properties/AUS 4WD

Gareth Walker

VIC

Ford RS 2000 MK1

48

Peter Kotz

Peter Kotz

NSW

Holden Torana XU1

49

William McBride

William McBride

NSW

BBB Clubman

50

Southern BM

Keith Olsen

VIC

BMW M3

51

Preston Peiris

Preston Peiris

NSW

Mazda MPS3

52

Tucketts Tyrepower Hastings

Robert Tuckett

VIC

Ford Mustang

53

JH Southcott

Anne Bainbridge

SA

Datsun 240z

54

AN Racing

Steven Parashis

NSW

Ford Falcon XT GT

55

Fineline Automotive Services

Darryl Carr

VIC

Ford Mustang GT

 

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