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mclaren-bathurst17aThe McLaren 650S GT3 will return to Mount Panorama circuit in Australia next month with four customer team-run entries confirmed for the 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour. The race will also mark the competitive debut outing of Ben Barnicoat who joins the McLaren GT Driver Academy for 2017.

20-year-old Ben Barnicoat joins the McLaren GT Driver Academy after impressing in single-seater racing over the past few seasons. Barnicoat is supported by the prestigious Racing Steps Foundation – a private non-profit organisation focused on developing the UK’s greatest young talent in motorsport – and was a part of the McLaren Formula 1 Young Driver Programme from 2010. Read More »

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Continuing the rich vein of form, the McLaren 650S GT3 has won a further brace of championship titles in one weekend. Customer teams Darrell Lea and Tekno Autosports claimed the CAMS Australian GT Championship and the Australian Endurance Championship respectively, marking the ninth and tenth titles won by McLaren to date during the 2016 GT season.

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McLaren Melbourne16The McLaren 650S GT3 returned to racing in Australia this weekend with the CAMS Australian GT Championship supporting the 2016 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix in Albert Park. Despite a strong field, and a tough opening race, the McLaren GT customer teams soon got to grips with the circuit and tricky conditions, securing a race win and three further podiums. Read More »

– Pole position in Pro and Pro-Am categories for the first 12 Hour GT endurance race of the year
– Victory and fastest lap for the 650S GT3 on its debut outing at Mount Panorama
– Official race lap record of 2m 01.567s set by Shane Van Gisbergen with Tekno Autosports

The 2016 Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour has been won by the McLaren 650S GT3 of customer team Tekno Autosports in one of the hardest fought battles in the history of the event. Read More »

– 650S GT3 breaks lap record on its debut outing at Mount Panorama
– Pole position in Pro and Pro-Am categories for the first 12 Hour GT endurance race of the year
– New Zealand born Van Gisbergen takes pole position to win Allan Simonsen pole position trophy

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