Australian touring cars the demise of group c posted in the nostalgia forum. There are currently 14 car manufacturers who have developed tcr series cars including alfa romeo audi ford honda hyundai kia peugeot renault subaru and volkswagen.
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Eligible cars include all front wheel drive c segment hatchbacks or sedans powered by productionbased turbocharged petrol or diesel engines with a capacity of up to 2 litres.
Australian touring cars. As someone who was 8 in 1985 can those who know more about these things explain why touring cars in australia went from group c to group a. A drivers title has been awarded since 1960 and titles for teams and manufacturers are also currently awarded. We want the content of the database to be driven by you the readers.
Australia to get its own global touring car series the battle of the hot hatches moves to australias race tracks. If we go back in time it is clear that australia has a powerful car history. The australian touring car championship atcc is a touring car racing award held in australia since 1960.
The legends of bathurst are just a few weeks away from returning to action with heritage touring cars set to compete in the 2019 phillip island classic over the 8th to the 10th of march and a packed grid of historic group c group a australian touring cars is set for the event. A few decades ago it was one of a few capable to design engineer and manufacture cars. Australias most famous motor race the bathurst 1000 has contributed to the result of the.
The australian touring car championship presently known as the virgin australia supercars championship is a motor racing competition open to australias premier touring car category. The tcr regulations formulated by former world touring car championship manager marcello lotti were developed in 2014 as a cost effective touring car racing alternative. What would you like to see.
Which series would you like included. Australian touring car championship. The series itself is no longer contested but the title lives on with the winner of the virgin australia supercars championship awarded the trophy and title of australian touring car champion.
Every effort has been made to trace the origins of the images. These were australian car brands such as mini leyland chrysler nissan valiant renault that achieved a number of 450000 cars overall. If you do have a question though please get in touch.
Let us know by using the email address below. After moffats team lost the official support of ford mazda australia approached him about campaigning a vehicle for the australian touring car championships. News video highlights calendar results and live timing from the virgin australia supercars championship formerly the v8 supercars championship.
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