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 ABOUT YOUR GT SPRINT

 

THE GT SPRINT and GT TEAM SPRINT ARE HELD AT THE BEND MOTORSPORT PARK ON THE CORNER OF THE DUKES AND MALLEE HIGHWAY NEAR THE TOWNSHIP OF TAILEM BEND, SOUTH AUSTRALIA. IF YOU ARE TRAVELLING FROM INTERSTATE WE RECOMMEND YOU STAY AT THE VENUE, VARIOUS OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE HERE.

RUN UNDER A AASA EVENT PERMIT, THE SPORTING SIDE OF THE EVENT IS DELIVERED BY MEMBERS OF THE SAME TEAM THAT DELIVERS THE VICTORIA PARK SPRINT ELEMENT OF THE ADELAIDE MOTORSPORT FESTIVAL  

THE EVENT IS OWNED AND PROMOTED BY ADELAIDE MOTORSPORT FESTIVAL EVENT DIRECTOR TIM POSSINGHAM WITH THE MISSION BEING TO DELIVER ACCESS TO THE LONGEST RACE TRACK IN THE COUNTRY FOR THOSE WITH CARS OF ANY TYPE AND LICENCING OF ANY LEVEL.  THIS TRACK ALSO HAPPENS TO BE THE SECOND LONGEST PERMANENT RACE TRACK IN THE WORLD TODAY.

THE ADDITION OF THE GT TEAM SPRINT BRINGS A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO BAND TOGETHER WITH RACING MATES TO FORM A 3 CAR TEAM AND TACKLE THE GT CIRCUIT FOR 3 HOURS WITH A TWILIGHT TIMETABLE THAT DELIVERS A LEMANS FEEL AS THE SUN GOES DOWN AND THE WINNING TEAMS ARE CROWNED.

THE EVENT IS DESIGNED TO  EMBRACE DIVERSITY AMONGST THE FIELD OF CARS AND DRIVERS OF ALL LEVELS.

THE INFORMATION BELOW IS AN AT-A-GLANCE OVERVIEW OF SOME OF THE KEY POINTS ATTACHED TO THE EVENT. IT IS MOST IMPORTANT YOU READ THE SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS PRIOR TO APPLYING TO ENTER.
 

  • GT SPRINT 9am to 4pm - CARS TAKE TO THE TRACK IN GROUPS OF UP TO 32 CARS.  THERE WILL BE 4 SESSIONS PER GROUP IN THE TRADITIONAL GT SPRINT EVENT. CARS WILL UNDERTAKE 2 SESSIONS ON THE INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT AND 2 ON THE GT CIRCUIT. COST $795 PER CAR. GARAGING AND TRANSPONDER AT EXTRA COSTS IF REQUIRED

  • GT TEAM SPRINT - 5pm - 8pm TEAMS OF 3 CARS  EACH HAVE ONE PIT LANE GARAGE AND A SINGLE TIMING TRANSPONDER. 32 CARS ( 1 FROM EACH TEAM) START THE EVENT THAT IS IN-EFFECT A 3 HOUR SESSION ON TRACK. COST $620 PER DRIVER/CAR ($1860 PER TEAM)

  • CARS ARE TIMED AND RESULTS PUBLISHED AT WWW.SPEEDHIVE.COM 

  • READ THE SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS FOR MORE INFORMATION. EVENT OVERVIEW AND FURTHER REGS SHALL BE SUPPLIED EARLY JANUARY.

INTERNATIONAL  CIRCUIT                                                            GT CIRCUIT
4.95 Km                                                                                         7.77Km 

  •  AN ALBUM OF PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE DAY, INCLUDING A SELECTION OF IMAGES OF YOUR CAR ON THE TRACK, CAN BE ORDERED WHEN BOOKING FOR $99. OUR PHOTOGRAPHERS WILL SHOOT FROM A VARIETY OF LOCATIONS AROUND THE TRACK NOT ACCESSIBLE TO THE PUBLIC. THE ALBUM ALSO INCLUDES IMAGES CAPTURING THE ATMOSPHERE OF THE EVENT, WITH 10 PHOTOGRAPHS IN TOTAL. YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS WILL BE DELIVERED AS HIGH-RESOLUTION FILES SUITABLE FOR PRINTING.

  • ENTRANTS ARE PLACED INTO ONE OF THE FOLLOWING GROUPS: REGISTERED & UNREGISTERED (RACE) CARS
     

  • THE EVENT IS RUN IN A SUPER SPRINT FORMAT MEANING THERE ARE 24 & UP TO 36 CARS (DEPENDING ON TRACK) IN A GROUP ON THE TRACK AT ANY ONE TIME RACING AGAINST THE CLOCK. THIS MAY SOUND LIKE A LOT BUT PLEASE REMEMBER THAT WHEN RUNNING ON THE GT CIRCUIT THIS EQUATES TO ONLY 4 CARS EVERY KILOMETRE OF TRACK.
     

  • AASA CLUB RACE LICENCE OR CAMS LEVEL 2S (LEVEL 2 SPEED) LICENCING IS A MINIMUM REQUIREMENT ALONG WITH CURRENT CAMS AFFILIATED CLUB MEMBERSHIP.  IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THESE THINGS YOU MAY CONSIDER OBTAINING A AASA CLUB RACE OR CAMS LEVEL 2 LICENCE
     

  • CARS WILL BE REQUIRED TO HAVE 1KG FIRE EXTINGUISHER, BATTERY TRIANGLE AND MEET GENERAL SAFETY REQUIREMENTS 
     

  • CARS MUST COMPLY WITH AASA SPEED EVENTS REGULATIONS 
     

  • ALL DRIVERS  MUST WEAR APPAREL THAT IS COMPLIANT WITH AASA APPENDIX 4 APPAREL REQUIREMENTS 
     

  • SCRUTINEERING TIMES ARE TBA VIA BULLETIN.
     

  • TIMING WILL BE DONE WITH MYLAPS TIMERS. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A TRANSPONDER ONE CAN BE HIRED FOR $50 WHEN YOU FILL OUT YOUR ENTRY FORM AND IT WILL BE SUPPLIED ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT. GT TEAM SPRINT ENTRANTS SHALL RECEIVE A TRANSPONDER AND 3 HOLDERS INCLUDED IN THE ENTRY COST
     

  • NO PASSENGERS ARE ALLOWED IN COMPETING CARS, ZERO ALCOHOL BLOOD READING APPLIES TO DRIVERS
     

  • AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED FOR THE TOP 3 RESULTS IN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES: ROAD REGISTERED GROUP, UNREGISTERED GROUP FOR BOTH THE GT SPRINT AND THE GT TEAM SPRINT
     

  • SPECTATORS WILL BE CHARGED $20 ENTRY FOR 16 AND OVER AND UNDER 16 FREE. THIS INCLUDES ACCESS TO THE LEVEL 4 VIEWING DECK ON THE TOP OF THE PIT BUILDING. OTHER RECOMMENDED VIEWING OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE THE GRANDSTAND AT TURN ONE, AND THE FINAL TWO CORNERS LEADING ONTO THE MAIN STRAIGHT. THERE IS ALSO A PARK AND VIEW AREA ACROSS FROM THE TURN ONE GRANDSTAND WHERE YOU CAN WATCH FROM YOUR CAR.