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The McLaren 650S GT3 Defends Bathurst 12 Hour Win

By   February 8, 2017

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McLaren 650S GT3

Coming into the Bathurst 12 Hours the defending Liqui-Moly team hoped that their McLaren 650S GT3 would manage a repeat victory. But as we all know endurance racing can be a cruel mistress.

The race started out with great difficulty for the #1 650S GT3 as the team quickly fell back in the second hour with engine issues. The problem cost three laps making a top finish unlikely.

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Bentley Shows Strong Performance At The Bathurst 12 Hours

By   February 9, 2016

Bentley Continental GT3

Bentley Continental GT3s at Bathurst 12 Hours

This past weekend’s Bathurst 12 Hours was a strong race for British contenders. A McLaren 650S GT3 took home the victory in the Pro class and the Bentley Continental GT3 showed its potential with a podium finish.

For Bentley it was the Number 10 Team M-Sport car that had the most success at the Mount Panorama circuit. The car managed to lead the race for over an hour before it came back in the pack to finish in third place.

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The McLaren 650S GT3 Claims Victory In The Bathurst 12 Hour Race

By   February 8, 2016

McLaren 650S GT3

McLaren GT3

The McLaren 650S GT3 came into the Bathurst 12 Hour race well setup for a victory. A McLaren sat at the pole position of both the Pro and Pro-Am classes of the competition.

Not only did a 650S manage the pole, but the Number 59 car ran a record breaking lap at the Mount Panorama circuit in qualifying. With a fast lap time the car entered by Tekno Autosports quickly became the favorite going into Sunday’s race.

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McLaren 650S GT3 Claims Record Breaking Pole Pole Position At Bathurst 12 Hours

By   February 7, 2016

McLaren 650S GT3

McLaren 650S GT3

The McLaren 650S GT3 is off to a promising start in the 2016 Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour. In qualifying Shane Van Gisbergen drove the Number 59 car fast enough to get the pole position for the endurance race. The car enters by customer team Tekno Autosports also managed the lap record at the Mount Panorama circuit.

This helped put the 650S GT3 at the front of the competitive Pro class field. The Number 59 car not only broke the lap record, but it then bested its own time to further improve the lap time.

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