LIQUI-MOLY BATHURST 12 HOUR
AUSTRALIA'S INTERNATIONAL ENDURANCE RACE
06 - 08 FEBRUARY 2015

Drivers Ride Board

This section is where drivers and teams can put their details when looking for a drive in a team or a driver for the 12 Hour. This will be updated regularly.

If you wish to put your details up on this page please contact the administrator.

Drivers looking for Teams

Added 27 January
Chris van der Drift is looking for a drive in the Bathurst 12 hour. He has experience in Formula BMW, Formula Renault 2.0, World Series by Renault 3.5, GP2 Series, Superleague Formula, AutoGP World Series and most recently GT3. His CV and contact details can be viewed here.


Added 19 January
Dunlop V8 Supercar Series driver Aaren Russell is available for a drive in the Bathurst 12 Hour. For more details contact +61 402 619 528 or email Aaren_Russell@hotmail.com.


Added 19 January
Shane Smollen has completed full distance in 3 Bathurst 12 hour events including podium finish in Class B in 2013. Carrera Cup Elite podium 3 of last 4 years at Bathurst including pole and 3 race wins Oct 2014. Qualified 4th outright in Carrera Cup on wet track 2012. Budget available. For more details contact +61 412 751 190 or email shanesmollen@mcgrath.com.au.


Added 9 January
Sam Hancock, former European Le Mans Series champion (LMP2) and Aston Martin Racing factory driver (LMP1 & GTE) is in Australia throughout Jan & Feb, available for the Bathurst 12hr and extremely keen to find any competitive seat. Race winner in the WEC (LMP2), multiple winner in Carrera Cup GB, GT4 class winner in the Spa 24hr, seven Le Mans 24hr participations, multiple Dubai 24hrs and 10 years experience in the ELMS and ALMS. Sam is also is a well regarded and highly experienced driver coach, grooming no fewer than three gentleman drivers to Le Mans victories, including 2014 LMP2 winner, Simon Dolan, from scratch. Sam would be delighted to assist any gentleman co-drivers in this fashion throughout the 12hrs and does not require payment. He is available on +44 (0)7956 100 439, sam@samhancock.com. For more information visit his website: www.samhancock.com


Added 9 January
Joe Osborne is looking for a drive for the Bathurst 12 Hour. He has raced the following GT3 cars; Aston Martin V12 Vantage, Audi R8 GT3,  BMW Z4 GT3, Porsche 911 GT3R. Also many other types of modern and classic cars. Full C.V available on request. For more information and contact details, visit: joeosborne.com.


Added 24 December
Driver with Budget. Looking for a drive in Class A or Class B. Extensive experience, Formula BMW Asia, British F3 [2nd National Class], Carrera Cup Aust 2013 and 2014 [Pro Class]
Completed Bathurst 12 Hour- Porsche 997 Cup 2012, 2013. Have done a lot of racing laps at Bathurst. Budget and Crew Available. Contact Duvashen Padayachee at info@rentcorp.com.au.


Added 24 December
Driver with some Budget and Crew. Looking for a drive in any class, extensive experience in GT Cars, Have competed in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge 2009-2012, Australian GT 2014. Completed Bathurst 12 Hour - Porsche 997 Cup 2013, 2014. Have done a lot of race laps in Bathurst. Budget and Crew Available. Contact Indiran Padayachee at info@rentcorp.com.au.


Added 24 December
Direct Management Group manages a variety of drivers with varying levels of experience both in Australian and International motorsport who are currently seeking to compete in the 2015 Bathurst 12 Hour. For more information on these drivers, and to discuss opportunities further, please contact Liam Meegan – 0432 880 088 – liam@directmanagementgroup.com.au.


Added 23 December
Benny Simonsen is looking for a drive at Bathurst 12h, younger brother of Allan Simonsen. Currently racing in the British GT, been the fastest Ferrari driver this season. Also, experience from the FIA WEC GT2. For more information visit www.bennysimonsen.com.  He can be contacted at benny@bennysimonsen.com.


Added 23 December
Aidan Wright is currently competing in the Audi R8 LMS Cup in Asia for the Audi China Team. He won the 2013 Formula Masters China Championship, and was selected to participate in the FIA Institute Young Driver Excellence Academy. He can be contacted via his website here.


Added 23 December
Rory Butcher a Scottish GT driver and have competed with the Aston Martin V12 Vantage in the 2014 British GT Championship.  Previously, he won the 2009 Formula Ford Festival and I have also secured over 20 podiums in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB, including 5 victories. He can be contacted via his website here.


Added 12 November
Jürgen Alzen is looking for a GT3 drive in the Bathurst 12 Hour. He can be contacted at his website here.


Added 6 October
Mt Panorama outright lap record holder, Simon Hodge is looking for a drive in the 2015 Bathurst 12 Hour. Please click here to view more information about Simon, his achievements in motor sport, and his contact details.


Added 6 October
Chelsea Angelo is seeking a drive in the Bathurst 12 Hour (More info). Currently competing in the Australian Formula 3 Championship. Has won 4 of the 5 class events she has competed in this year. Has finished every race. Has raced at Bathurst - achieved lap times in the 2.04s. Has tested V8 Supercars. Some budget and crew can be provided. Contact Joshua Evans on +61 438 426 529 or josh.evans@ozstaffracing.com.au.


Added 10 September

Brett Dickie is looking for a drive in 2015 12 Hour. Driven a wide Range of cars Both Closed and open wheel, some budget and crew can be provided.

For more info please contact Brett on +61 412 196 897 or performance.motorsport@hotmail.com or via www.facebook.com/brettdickieracing


Added 17 June
Lachlan McDonald is looking for a drive in any class in the 2015 Bathurst 12 hour. Sponsorship and Budget is available.

Please click here to view some of Lachlan's achievements and racing history.

For more information, visit www.lachlanmcdonaldracing.com.au, or view this promotional video.

Contact Lachlan at lachiemcdonald@gmail.com or on +61 421 044 725.

Teams looking for Drivers

Added 19 January
Last minute drive in Class B available, need minimal budget, experienced team, package tailored to suit. Contact Luke Sheahen admin@ntmoto.com.au for more details.


Added 15 August
Audi R8 LMS available for lease for the 2015 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour and beyond. Complete car, crew, arrive and drive packages available with Australia's Audi Sport agent. Interested parties with a suitable budget can contact Troy Russell on troy@melbourneperformance.com or +61 417 390 371.


Added 3 July
Motorsport Services is a team from New Zealand who has had some great successes on its numerous international events. Putting our cars and drivers on the podium has been a regular occurrence. Expressions of interest for Sepang 12h, Barcelona 24h, Hungary 12h, Thunderhill 25h, Dubai 24h, Bathurst 12h and more are currently being accepted. More information can be found here.
 
Contact Karly at Karly@motorsport-services.com or on +64 21 527 358

Personnel available to teams

Added 19 January
Henry Alfred is available a pitcrew/mechanic.  He is engaged in a support category and is available following the Formula Ford race on Saturday. He can be contacted on +61 408 954 344.


Added 23 December
Williams Race Tech (Australia) have personnel available for pit crew for the Bathurst 12hr. Currently run 6 utes in national series. Past experience as team manager for 12hr and 24hr races. 2 other crew available plenty of experience in all forms of motorsport. For details Please contact wrt@hotkey.net.au or phone Wayne +61 408 691 848.


Added 23 December
Mathew Gough is available as a mechanic for the Bathurst 12hr. Qualified Mechanic with experience in endurance fuel, tyre teams. Prep and Race day mechanical. Latest race experience include, 2014 Sepang 12 hour (Motorsport Services), 2014 Bathurst 12 hour (Motorsport Services), 2014 Australian V8 Ute Championship (Williams Race Tech), 2014 360 Sprintcar Australia Title winning car (Chad Ely Racing). He can be contacted on +61 411 966 490 or motorsportservices@outlook.com.