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Bottom post of the previous page:

Everingham and ADP side by side for two corners but ADP has the line at the end of Mountain Straight. Exciting stuff as lapped cars in with them.

Now there is worry over fuel levels for Ojeda! 5 mins to go.

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Car in the fence....in fact two separate incidents and we have an SC.... That solves any fuel drama

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Everingham must have passed ADP for 3rd befor e the SC.... or did he pass after. He is showing 3rd ADP 4th though.

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One lap shoot out!!


thank you Masi :rofl:
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One car cleared and the other car is out of the way.... we will get a restart for one lap with a local yellow. 6 hour race and its a 1 lap shootout.

Ojeda deserves this.

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Looks like Ojeda has it

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First Simon to win a Bathurst enduro.
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Ojeda wins from Russell Everingham from ADP and Randle

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theracer120 wrote: 1 year ago First Simon to win a Bathurst enduro.
:haha: :haha: :haha:

Im very happy for him... :flag: :flag: :flag: . he deserved it after a brilliant strategy to give him the quick final stop with others on a CPS still. And that pass 2 wheels on the grass down Conrod was pretty special.

What a great finish.

UPDATE ADP finishes 3rd and 15 se penalty for Everingham for passing ADP under yellow.

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2023 BATHURST 6 HOUR RESULTS


Class winners in Bold.
Good to see the Local Legends Quinn Mustang Mach1 winning the A2 Class.... Ryan Quinn passing the Century 21 Mustang in the last 100 metres to win it by 9/100ths
Class C was also decided on the last lap and saw an extraordinary conclusion as the HSV VXR of Brock Giblin/Ben McLeod overcame a driveshaft failure in the final 30 minutes to claim victory in 15th outright after the HSV VRX of Chris Holdt/David Ling/Darren Jenkins lost the lead on the final lap.

The very late SC was the 12th of the race and a record over the previous 11.
Also the first time the race has been actually suspended with a red.

Pos No Class Class Pos Sponsor Drivers Car Fastest Lap Fastest Lap Time Laps Race Time
1 21 X 1 Secure Wealth Advisers S.Hodges/J.Ojeda BMW M4 79 2:25.2866 112 06:02:16.2064
2 58 X 2 Go-Karts-Go W.Russell/D.Russell/A.Russell BMW M3 80 2:25.6855 112 06:02:19.0001
3 4 X 3 Property Investment Store A.Soole/A.Burgess/A.De Pasquale BMW M4 77 2:25.6595 112 06:02:20.7048
4 92 X 4 Yellow Pages Race For A Cure B.Kavich/M.Kavich/T.Randle BMW M2 Competition 78 2:25.8008 112 06:02:21.3102
5 24 X 5 Syd Fab / GWR Australia G.Walden/M.Auld/T.Everingham BMW M3 101 2:25.7138 112 06:02:34.9820
6 23 X 6 Bruce Lynton Service B.Lynton/T.Leahey/W.Davison BMW M3 105 2:26.6253 112 06:02:39.0930
7 7 A2 1 Local Legends T.Quinn/G.Denyer/R.Quinn Ford Mustang Mach 1 35 2:29.7944 112 06:02:40.3321
8 221 A2 2 Century 21 Hazelbrook C.Delfsma/R.Casha/R.Gray Ford Mustang 106 2:29.3542 112 06:02:40.4310
9 118 A1 1 D A Campbell Transport D.Campbell/C.Crick Mitsubishi Lancer EV 102 2:30.0952 112 06:02:41.4252
10 45 A1 2 RAM Motorsport M.Sheargold/D.O’Keeffe/B.Hobson Mercedes AMG 93 2:30.0449 112 06:02:42.7944
11 222 A1 3 Harding Performance C.Yucel/I.Salteri/A.Sarkis Volkswagen Golf R 106 2:34.7072 112 06:03:06.1297
12 64 A2 3 BILSTEIN C.Lillis/N.Callaghan/M.Holt Holden HSV R8 ClubSport 91 2:29.9306 111 06:02:57.1080
13 96 B1 1 Fierce Racing S.Turner/J.Cox/R.Rubis BMW 135i 52 2:31.2723 111 06:02:57.5764
14 49 A2 4 Vision Estate T.Alford/K.Alford Ford Mustang Mach 1 84 2:34.3570 111 06:03:41.1313
15 11 D 1 Lone Star 11 Racing M.Dowsett/M.Maddren/L.Bloxsom Toyota 86 78 2:39.6767 110 06:02:58.2810
16 73 B2 1 Cable Source/Sunyeh/Singo’s Meats B.Edwards/C.McKay/B.McDonald Holden SSV 6.0 93 2:37.8049 109 06:02:35.0362
17 143 B1 2 A1 Towing H.Inwood/G.Inwood/T.Colombrita Subaru WRX STi 29 2:36.5166 109 06:03:38.0691
18 57 A1 4 Hire Express E.Kreamer/S.Thompson/M.King Mitsubishi Lancer EV 7 2:33.6111 107 06:03:13.5119
19 33 A1 5 Ranger J.Bowe/A.McGill Ford Falcon GT-F 11 2:32.9576 106 06:02:47.4974
20 39 D 2 MDR Motorsport H.Clark/S.Aho Subaru BRZ TS STI 27 2:41.7743 106 06:02:59.1289
21 999 B1 3 Team Buccini Racing K.Buccini/E.Best/C.Prince BMW 135i 60 2:39.8731 106 06:03:09.6825
22 10 C 1 RM Racing Cars B.Giblin/N.McLeod Holden HSV Astra VXR 8 2:37.5680 106 06:03:10.9706
23 26 A1 6 Infinium Advisory B.Wilkinson/C.O’Brien BMW M135 47 2:35.0082 105 06:02:38.4503
24 62 D 3 Mad Macks Racing A.McMaster/D.Worrell/T.Robson BMW 125i 101 2:42.2622 105 06:02:49.0358
25 84 C 2 AC Store/CP Dental/Performax J.Hay/P.Ansell/M.Learoyd VW Scirocco 8 2:39.2794 105 06:02:55.9713
26 47 C 3 MilkLab/OnTrack J.Fitzgerald/P.Johnston/A.Zerefos BMW 130i 51 2:44.6117 105 06:02:57.2471
27 80 D 4 RX8 Cup R.Shaw/D.Cox/T.Shaw Mazda RX8 101 2:43.6528 105 06:03:03.0742
28 13 C 4 Osborne Motorsport C.Osborne/J.Robotham Renault Megane RS 26 33 2:38.2908 104 06:02:50.1828
29 75 D 5 Surfside Properties D.Leslight/H.Leslight VW Golf GTi 99 2:44.5746 104 06:02:55.2745
30 2 E 1 BELLER Motorsport A.Jackman/C.Beller/M.Taubitz Mazda 3 SP25 99 2:49.3922 104 06:03:10.6555
31 35 E 2 Road To Bathurst P.Alexander/S.Doorey/S.Fowler Mazda 3 SP25 99 2:49.5762 104 06:03:12.8782
32 78 C 5 PB Motorsport Services J.Muggleton/O.Butt/T.Derwent Holden Astra HSV VX 87 2:39.4330 103 06:02:55.0426
33 171 A1 7 Team Buccini Racing P.Buccini/M.von Rappard/B.Paine BMW 140i 93 2:34.6537 99 06:03:39.8337
34 9 A1 8 Parramatta Vehicle Services H.Morrall/T.Mecklem Mitsubishi Lancer EV 70 2:31.1230 87 06:03:11.7925
35 77 C 6 Iolar/MRPS/AED Group P.Navin/N.Halstead VW Scirocco 80 2:37.9990 85 06:02:35.5291
36 86 D 6 Heiniger Joinery/5th Gear Motorsport C.Heiniger/D.Flanagan/D.Chapman Toyota 86 GTS 54 2:48.3841 84 06:03:02.3843


DNF 90 X Kelair / DWE D.West/T.D’Alberto Holden VF GTS 103 2:28.3211 111 06:00:00.6563
DNF 25 A2 CK Motorsport C.Cowham/L.Kearns Ford Mustang GT 3 2:30.7952 108 05:51:34.0111
DNF 14 A1 Forklogic Access & Forklift Hire P.Loiacono/A.Holzl/D.Holzl Mitsubishi Lancer EV 10 2:33.3791 108 05:51:53.3169
DNF 51 C Lithostone Surfaces/LaRocca Marble C.Holdt/D.Ling/D.Jenkins Holden HSV Astra VXR 8 2:40.3654 106 06:07:01.7428
DNF 121 D Conroy Motorsport J.Walsh/A.Letcher/N.Agar Honda Integra Type R 52 2:45.8703 90 05:21:34.3882
DNF 71 A1 B.Bargwanna/J.Bargwanna Audi TTRS Plus 71 2:32.6558 87 04:53:20.4948
DNF 36 C Grand Prix Mazda Caboolture J.Camilleri/S.Nicholas Mazda 3 MPS 8 2:36.7880 86 04:52:17.9780
DNF 29 A2 Boronia Towbars P.Razum/D.Forrest Holden HSV ClubSport 7 2:34.2178 84 04:43:52.7914
DNF 27 X Sherrin Rentals G.Sherrin/I.Sherrin BMW M4 57 2:29.2513 73 04:13:10.6648
DNF 48 A2 ASAP Marketing S.Gore/K.Bensley/S.Owen Lexus RC F 57 2:33.4120 71 04:05:52.8674
DNF 42 B2 B&M Consulting/Cougar Powder Coating J.Elliot/B.Cole/M.Ferns Holden SSV 6.0 6 2:39.9579 61 03:25:53.6838
DNF 81 D RX8 Cup A.McConchie/K.Mackie/J.Parmenter Mazda RX8 36 2:44.3917 55 03:08:11.7934
DNF 40 X SpeedCafe K.Begg/D.Russell/R.Gooley BMW M4 6 2:30.5809 52 05:03:37.1380
DNF 28 B1 Spinifex Recruiting M.Chahda/M.Harris BMW 335i 18 2:33.4589 40 02:18:06.4157
DNF 95 A2 Miedecke Motor Group M.Ambrose/T.Brook Ford Mustang 3 2:29.4211 39 02:07:40.6617
DNF 31 C Osborne Motorsport J.Sinni/J.Rice Renault Megane RS 26 7 2:38.9550 39 02:14:52.4591
DNF 66 A1 Nova Employment/Full Gas Racing D.Agathos/B.Wilson Subaru WRX STi 5 2:35.1353 38 02:01:59.1642
DNF 41 A2 G.Beggs/C.Sharples Holden HSV R8 ClubSport 28 2:34.0008 38 02:03:24.4613
DNF 19 A1 Daimler Trucks Brisbane T.McLennan/R.Salmon Mercedes A45 5 2:34.3921 36 02:20:44.9322
DNF 30 A2 Gomersall Motorsport Jason Gomersall (Qld) Ford Mustang 29 2:33.9262 30 01:37:23.9917
DNF 50 C MWM Racing J.Keene/R.Luff Mini Cooper S JCW 7 2:41.2569 28 01:37:55.7212
DNF 43 C Champ Group Amar Sharma (Qld) Holden HSV Astra VXR 5 2:44.3319 21 02:10:31.1945
DNF 16 A2 Levitt Motorsports Anthony Levitt (Qld) Mercedes W204 C63 4 2:32.5680 11 37:48.2164
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Anyone who missed the 6 hour, here are 6 minutes of highlights.....


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Motorsport Australia Trophy Series Round 1 - Sydney Motorsport Park

The inaugural round of the Shannons Trophy Series at Sydney Motorsport Park.

The Trophy Series was created to meet the current demand for national-level motorsport in Australia.

The first round of the all-new Motorsport Australia-sanctioned series features categories such as Mobil 1 Australian Production Cars and Monochrome GT4 Australia Series, MARC Cars Australia, TGRA Scholarship Series, Workhorse Radical Cup Australia, Improved Production and Excels.

For @Vassago the GT4 races on the bill are the races Renee Gracie will be showing her skills in. :wink: (Two races today).

Programme/Timetable in AEST


Broadcast Schedule **Subject to Change**
9:00 MARC Cars Australia - Race 2
9:35 Excels - Race 4
10:05 TGRA Scholarship Series - Race 2
10:35 Mobil 1 Australian Production Cars & Monochrome GT4 Australia - Race 2
12:00 Workhorse Radical Cup Australia - Race 2
13:00 Improved Production Nationals Under 2L Final
13:45 Improved Production Nationals Over 2L Final
14:30 TGRA Scholarship Series - Race 3
15:00 MARC Cars Australia - Race 3
15:50 Mobil 1 Australian Production Cars & Monochrome GT4 Australia - Race 3



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Just a little bit of news that I saw and thought worthy of note in relation to an iconic name in Australian Motor Sport History that is good to see back in the winners circle with a new generation . I know @Vassago takes an interest in ATCC History....

GEOGHEGAN Grandson a triple winner this weekend at SMP's T86 races

First a bit of background..... Max Geoghegan, grandson of the late five-time Australian Touring Car Champion Ian 'Pete' Geoghegan, made his race debut in the Hyundai Excel series at QIR a year ago, but put the family name back in the winners circle with a win on debut.

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Max Geoghegan leads a pack of Excels, winning on debut.

Max is a friend of T888 race winner Broc Feeney, who has been giving Max driver coaching. Max had grown up loving Motor Sport but never got into karting or anything. He decided last year to have a go in the Excel series 'for a bit of fun' knowing friends in the series. He is also friends with Nash (son of Paul) Morris.

He bought the Excel on a Wednesday, took it out to the Morris Family testing grounds at Norwell on theThursday and rocked up to practice at QIR on the Friday. On the Saturday he came 6th, but Sunday he came 3rd and followed up with a win in the 3rd race of his debut weekend. Broc Feeney and Broc's Father Paul were Max's crew and helpers, helped him set up the car, with Broc giving Max tips on what he was doing well and where he could be better. Things have got even better since that auspicious debutr for Max in the Excel....

The tips from Broc must have worked because now Max has moved on this year and has organised to race in the Toyota Gazoo Racing Australia Scholarship Series (T86) He was racing this last weekend at Sydney Motorsport Park in the inaugural Shannons Trophy Series round.

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Max Geoghegan took a Toyota Gazoo Racing Australia Scholarship Series clean sweep this last weekend..

Max won the first race of the weekend on Saturday, and and then came out and did the same in both Sunday’s races, giving him a clean sweep for the weekend :shocked: Apparently in the third race he spent much of the final lap side by side with the leader and regular competitor Lachlan Bloxsom before edging ahead on the run to the line and holding on for the win. As a result of the weekend the motorsport press was praising his weekend successes

Sounds like the guy has some talent and could well be on his way to a successful career in Motorsport. I presume he will be continuing in the Toyota series I wish him all the best. T86 seems to be a popular step on the ladder to Supercars of late.... I know Feeney, Will Brown and Declan Fraser all ran in T86 as their careers progressed.

Whether he can match the feats of his late Grandfather time will tell.... Ian 'Pete' Geoghegan won 4 straight ATCC Titles from 1966 on in big powerful Mustangs, having won his first title in 1964 driving a Cortina GT. Ian in turn had got the motorsport bug from his Father Tom, a successful Sydney car dealer who was also a competitor.

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Ian (Pete) finesses the Mustang into The Viaduct at Longford

Of course Ian's brother Leo had also got the racing bug....his career was more towards open wheelers, and he collected a swag of some ten titles in his career. Leo actually started in Touring cars with a black Holden, affectionately known "Old Number One" in 1956. He raced that for a few years before racing (Lotus) Sports Cars and then Open Wheelers with a couple of very successful Lotuses. (So successful that the Geoghegan's became the Lotus distributor in Australia..) .... Leo also bought and raced the ex Jim Clark Tasman Series Lotus 39 Climax. That always suffered engine issues and was converted to run a 2.5 litre Repco V8.

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"Old #1" Holden.... Leo Geoghegan Bathurst 1958

Leo always liked Bathurst so Touring cars were still a one or two off annual foray (the 6 hour and the 500mile/1000ks). Ian and Leo did drive Bathurst together, finishing second driving a Ford XR Falcon GT in 1967. Actually they took the chequered flag first, but a protest by teammate Harry Firth saw the brothers relegated to second after a re-count of the lap charts. (Unfortunately their Falcon had run out of petrol after it had passed the pits. Leo was able to drive through the back gate into the pits to be refuelled, which led the lap scorers to mistakenly credit the Ford with a lap it did not complete – although Leo always disputed this.)

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Ian and Leo Bathurst 1967

Anyway I digress, this was meant to be more about Max! If Ian was Max's Grandfather I guess Leo would be Max's Great Uncle.

Max himself is the son of Ian's second son Chris.....Chris never raced himself, but he was very much involved in his brother (and Ian's eldest son) Michael's exploits in Formula Ford in the late 1980's and early 90's. Michael was however after his career was a well known Motorsport identity. I know Michel and Paul Morris were best friends having met racing against each other in Formula Ford. Sadly Michel passed away a couple of years ago in his 50's, from natural causes.

By my reckoning that family tree makes Max a 4th generation of Racing Geoghegans.... Starting with Max, then his Uncle Michael, Grandfather Ian and brother Leo, and Max's Great Grandfather Tom Geoghegan, all involved as drivers. Max's Great Grandfather Tom Geoghegan was, after he stopped racing himself, very much the driving and guiding force behind Ian and Leo's racing careers... theirs being of course the most successful Geoghegan's in racing terms. But yeah a multi generation famous Aussie racing family.

Not sure we have other 4 generation Aussie racing families.... Dick Johnson is 3, with Dick, son Steben and now Grandson Jett Johnson racing in TA2. Seton also 3, with Barry Glen and now Aaron. Brabham of course with Jack, Gary David and Geoff, now Matthew. There are others but I am not going to list them all here.

From his debut win last year in Excels.

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Yeah, I noticed the Geoghegan name winning in the Toyota Scholarship series and I figured out he should be related to Ian Geoghegan. The only thing I wondered is his age :tongue:
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Vassago wrote: 10 months ago Yeah, I noticed the Geoghegan name winning in the Toyota Scholarship series and I figured out he should be related to Ian Geoghegan. The only thing I wondered is his age :tongue:
As I said above Ian (Pete) Geoghegan was Max's Grandfather, not Father. Max's Father Chris Geoghegan who is in his fifties, was one of Ian's two sons.

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Post by Vassago »

Everso Biggyballies wrote: 10 months ago
Vassago wrote: 10 months ago Yeah, I noticed the Geoghegan name winning in the Toyota Scholarship series and I figured out he should be related to Ian Geoghegan. The only thing I wondered is his age :tongue:
As I said above Ian (Pete) Geoghegan was Max's Grandfather, not Father. Max's Father Chris Geoghegan who is in his fifties, was one of Ian's two sons.
Yeah, I know it was the grandson. It's just that Dick Johnson's grandson is in Super2 and guess I thought he (Dick) was somewhat younger than Ian Geoghegan. But there were only six years difference between them which is much less than I thought (hence I expected Geoghegan's grandson to be in like early 30s by now).
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