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Mies/Emery lose GT podium after penalty

Tom Howard

Saturday 5th March, 2016 - 7:42pm

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The #1 Jamec-Pem Audi has been demoted to 18th position after a post race penalty

The #1 Jamec-Pem Audi has been demoted to 18th position after a post race penalty

The #1 Jamec-Pem Audi R8 has been stripped of its second place finish in the second Australian GT heat after receiving a post race penalty.

Stewards have added 17 seconds to the car’s race time following avoidable contact when reigning champion Mies tapped leader Nathan Morcom into a spin prior to the mandatory pits stops.

After handing over the car to Geoff Emery, the R8 chased James Koundouris’ Audi R8 to the flag to finish second.

As result of the penalty, the Mies/Emery car has been demoted to 18th position with Roger Lago (Lamborghini) inheriting second, while Justin McMillan/Glen Wood (Lamborghini) have been awarded the final place on the podium.

The final Australian GT race of the Clipsal 500 weekend is scheduled for 0900 on Sunday.

Amended Result Australian GT Championship Clipsal 500 Race 2 

1 Supabarn Supermarkets  J.Koundouris/M.Marshall Audi R8 LMS 21 37:57.1884
2 JBS Australia  Roger Lago (QLD) Lamborghini R-EX 21 37:58.4707
3 Interlloy M Motorsport  J.McMillan/G.Wood Lamborghini R-EX 21 37:59.9101
4 Darrell Lea  K.Quinn/T.Quinn McLaren 650S GT3 21 38:00.3179
5 Adina Apartment Hotels  Greg Taylor (NSW) Audi R8 LMS 21 38:02.8239
6 Eggleston Motorsport  P.Hackett/D.Storey Mercedes Benz AMG GT 21 38:04.0793
7 JAMEC PEM Racing  Steven McLaughlan (VIC) Audi R8 LMS 21 38:05.8684
8 McLaren Melbourne  J.Webb/G.Denyer McLaren 650S GT3 21 38:06.0549
9 Objective Racing  Tony Walls (QLD) McLaren 650S GT3 21 38:06.5625
10 Scott Taylor Motorsport  S.Taylor/C.Baird Mercedes Benz AMG GT 21 38:06.7610
11 HBS Motorsports  Simon Ellinghham (NZ) Audi R8 Ultra 21 38:07.5771
12 AMAC Motorsport  Andrew Macpherson (NSW) Porsche 997 GT3-R 21 38:09.7323
13 Modena Engineering  Ricky Capo (VIC) BMW Z4 GT3 21 38:10.2729
14 Tekno  Nathan Morcom McLaren 650S GT3 21 38:10.3157
15 Taplin Real Estate  A.Taplin/D.Canto Lamborghini Gallardo 21 38:10.7034
16 Team ASR  Ash Samadi Mercedes Benz AMG SL 21 38:12.0096
17 M Motorsport  John Magro (QLD) Lamborghini Gallardo 21 38:12.4741
18 JAMEC PEM Racing  C.Mies/G.Emery Audi R8 LMS 21 38:14.6573
19 Koala Motorsport  B.Griguol/T.Macrow Ferrari F430 GT3 21 38:18.1227
20 SR Motorsport  S.Richards/M.Twigg BMW M6 GT3 21 38:37.3552
21 Eggleston Motorsport  Matthew Solomon Mercedes Benz AMG GT 21 38:53.3422
22 Tekno  N.Antunes/E.Barbour McLaren 650S GT3 20 38:14.6701
DNF Hogs Breath Cafe/Griffith Co  Mark Griffith (QLD) Mercedes Benz AMG GT 13 24:01.5872
DNF Veloce Motorsportn – ULX110  Keith Wong (SA) Porsche GT3 Cup Car
DNF Waltec Motorsport  Aaron Tebb (QLD) Porsche 997 GT3-R
DNF Skwirk Online Education  Rod Salmon (NSW) Audi R8 Ultra

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