Forty cars for Toyota 86 Round 1 at Phillip Island

The Toyota 86 field at Phillip Island last year

The 2019 Toyota 86 Racing Series is set to kick off at Phillip Island this weekend with a 40-car field.

As previously reported, three-time Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 winner Garth Tander and Formula Ford series-winning wife Leanne Tander headline the field as invited drivers.

Last year’s series winner, Tim Brook, returns with #1 now on the side of his McLaren Real Estate-backed entry, while runner-up Luke King will compete in Car #2.

The round marks the debut of Paul Morris Motorsport and its new academy in Toyota 86, fielding cars for Declan Fraser and Luke van Herwaarde as well as supporting Emily Duggan’s entry on race weekends.

Sieders Racing Team is responsible for half a dozen entries, including the retro Castrol-liveried machine of David Sieders.

Its other drivers will be Aaron Borg, John Iafolla, Gerard Maggs, Jaiden Maggs, and New Zealander Peter Vodanovich.

Jake Klein and Jaylyn Robotham are both back on the grid after finishing fourth and fifth respectively in the 2018 standings.

As always, the round will be run over three races with cars on track for two practice sessions on Friday at the WD-40 Phillip Island SuperSprint.

The undercard also features Paynter Dixon Touring Car Masters, Round 1 of the Kumho Tyre Super3 Series, and Porsche Payce Carrera Cup Australia.

Entry list: Round 1, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

Num Team/Sponsor Driver
1 McLaren Real Estate Macarthur Tim Brook
2 Fastron / Pertamina Racing Luke King
3 Sieders Racing Team David Sieders
4 Sieders Racing Team Aaron Borg
6 Klein Racing Jake Klein
8 Sieders Racing Team John Iafolla
9 George Gutierrez Motorsport Cesar Mendieta
11 Brema Group Racing Zane Morse
15 That English Bloke James Wilkins
16 Hinde Transport Benjamin Grice
17 John McLaughlin
18 Lachlan Gibbons Motorsport Lachlan Gibbons
19 Plus IT George Gutierrez
20 SLO-Mango Racing Timothy Beddoe
21 Tempest Solutions / Pastro Custom AG Zach Loscialpo
27 CXC Global / Hi-Tec Oils Dylan Thomas
29 Melbourne City Toyota Jaylyn Robotham
30 Team RSG Hayden Jackson
33 Aussie Driver Search Jake Burton
37 Adrenaline Industries Racing Richard Peasey
38 Paul Morris Motorsports Luke van Herwaarde
53 Toyota New Zealand Jaden Ransley
56 Luff Motors Yass Kane Baxter-Smith
57 Brema Group Racing Alec Morse
61 Kleenduct Racing Harley Phelan
68 Sieders Racing Team Gerard Maggs
73 Kadco Offroad Revolution Racegear Kade Crawford
74 Pulse Racing / Cars For Hope Trent Grubel
76 Ciel Team Racing Andy Simpson
77 Muller Motorsport Thomas Muller
84 Surelinc Group Emily Duggan
85 Toyota Racing Australia Garth Tander
86 Toyota Racing Australia Leanne Tander
90 Jarrod Whitty Racing Jarrod Whitty
91 Peter Vodanovich Motorsport / Loanwise Peter Vodanovich
96 Sieders Racing Team Jaiden Maggs
97 Liam McAdam Motorsport Liam McAdam
98 Aussie Driver Search Jaie Robson
99 Listing Loop Off-Market Real Estate Graham Smith
777 Paul Morris Motorsports Declan Fraser

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