NEW MARC GEN II V8 RACER WINS ON DEBUT AT BATHURST 12 HOUR

NEW MARC GEN II V8 RACER WINS ON DEBUT AT BATHURST 12 HOUR MARC Cars Australia has proven its second generation racecars are here to stay after winning on debut at the 2018 Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 hour; taking out the Invitational Class thanks to reigning class champions Keith Kassulke, Rod Salmon, and Will Brown. Steering ‘AC/DC’– the first car built for the MARC II V8 program – the win not only saw the trio hold on to their Class I title, but marked the fifth straight year in which the MARC Cars platform had been victorious since debuting...

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ROCK AND ROLL LIVENS UP THE MOUNTAIN AS MARC GEN II CARS GET UNIQUE IDENTITIES

  When the MARC Cars Australia first-generation racers were built back in time for the 2014 Bathurst 12 Hour, the Queensland-based team decided on identifying its race cars via an alternative to chassis numbers. “We decided to have a bit of fun and create some identities with the cars, so we named them after famous circuits that we had competed at,” said team owner and MARC creator Ryan McLeod. “We started with the A car which was Amaroo, and all this time it has been owned by Keith Kassulke until only recently. Then B was Bathurst, C was Catalunya...

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MARC CARS CELEBRATES EMOTIONAL CLASS VICTORY AT BATHURST 12 HOUR

MARC Cars Australia has raced to an emotional victory at today’s Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, after dominating the Invitational Class lead by the #91 MARC Focus V8 team of Keith Kassulke, multiple 12 Hour winner Rod Salmon, and Australian F4 champion Will Brown. Steering ‘Amaroo’ – the first car ever build in the MARC Cars program – the result not only saw Kassulke and Brown enter the winner’s circle at the famed 6.2km circuit, but it was Kassulke’s first endurance title on home soil since being injured at a Victorian race meeting 15 months ago. Having endured an extensive road...

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TAUNTON MAKES BATHURST 12 HOUR DEBUT WITH SUPERCAR YOUNG STAR

  Queenslander Geoff Taunton has been part of the MARC Cars Australia family for the last 12 months, running his #95 “Catalunya” Focus V8 in both the Kerrick National Sports Sedan Series and the Australian GT Trophy Series. But for his debut as a privateer at the Bathurst 12 Hour this weekend, he’s brought in young gun Bryce Fullwood from the Supercars Dunlop Series (where he finished 14th outright in last year’s championship) to join he and Jason Busk – a speedway racer who is also making his enduro debut. Before tomorrow’s 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour, we caught up Geoff...

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MOSTERT DELIVERS MARC CARS ITS FIRST FRONT ROW START AT THE BATHURST 12 HOUR

Former Bathurst 1000 winner Chaz Mostert has delivered a front row start for MARC Cars Australia after qualifying the #90 MARC BMW M6 GT3 in second place for tomorrow’s 2017 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour. Despite being new to GT endurance racing at Mount Panorama, Mostert held provisional pole for a short-lived few minutes in the Top-10 Shootout after clocking a 2m03.05s lap, which was also enough to secure the fastest time in the GT3 Am class for he and teammates Max Twigg and Morgan Haber. “I have been super stoked with the whole weekend so far, the BMW hasn’t...

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