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Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Presented by Pirelli

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Jan 24, 2017

 

North Queenslander Roland Legge has teamed with Buik Motorworks to compete in the 2017 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge.

A great deal of deliberations led to the 19-year-old's move to compete in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge, as he strives to make his mark amongst the ranks within the Porsche pyramid.

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2016 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge
1 Hamish Hardeman 488

2 Jaxon Evans 471

3 Jake Klarich 311

4 Tim Miles 286

5 Sam Shahin 264

Details

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Australia Presented by Pirelli is one of Australia's most exciting, competitive and fast-paced motor racing categories.

The philosophy for GT3 Cup Challenge is simple, 'race with your mates'.

Known for its fun, friendly, family atmosphere, the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Presented by Pirelli has an unrivalled sense of camaraderie among its drivers and teams – a large factor behind the series' success in Australia.
Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge held its first season Down Under in 2008, catering for Porsche enthusiasts looking to make the step up from club level racing.
In honour of Porsche stalwart 'Gentleman Jim', the Jim Richards Endurance Trophy will again feature three rounds of the 2017 season, adding an endurance element to the one-make series.

If you're a Porsche enthusiast looking to go racing, or an aspiring driver looking to enter the world of national level motor sport, GT3 Cup Challenge provides the perfect platform to find your motor racing feet.

Overview

CARS

Porsche race cars of different models, but predominantly Type-997 and 996 GT3 Cup Cars.

PERFORMANCE

With the fastest cars in the field lapping just a second or two per lap slower than a V8 Supercar on most circuits, these are serious racing machines. With a top speed in excess of 280km/h and renowned Porsche stopping power, exciting racing is guaranteed with these cars.

PAST CHAMPIONS

2008: Sven Burchartz
2009: Matthew Kingsley
2010: Roger Lago
2011: Roger Lago
2012: Kane Rose
2013: Richard Muscat
2014: Fraser Ross
2015: Ryan Simpson
2016: Hamish Hardeman

2017 EVENTS

Round 1: 7-9 April, Sandown Raceway (Shannons Nationals)
Round 2: 26-38 May, Phillip Island (Shannons Nationals)
Round 3: 9-11 June, Winton Motor Raceway* (Shannons Nationals)
Round 4: 7-9 July, Sydney Motorsport Park* (Shannons Nationals)
Round 5: 4-6 August, Queensland Raceway* (Shannons Nationals)
Round 6: 8-10 September, Phillip Island (Shannons Nationals)
* denotes Jim Richards Endurance Trophy rounds

www.gt3cupchallenge.com.au