Driver and 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 Bathurst 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 January 18, 2017

Andre Heimgartner, current Supercars driver – quick, reliable, experienced, safe. FIA – GT rated Silver. Won Bathurst 12 Hour Class D in 2012. Raced at Bathurst 8 times, 4 times in a  Supercar, plus Carrera Cup, etc. Please visit www.andreheimgartner.com or contact Mark at mark@gartnerenterprises.co.nz or + 64 21 870 418. Andre’s Profile CV flipbook can be viewed here.

Sean Walkinshaw is looking for a drive at the 2017 Bathurst 12 hour. Raced the last two seasons in Blancpain Sprint and Endurance in the Nissan GTR GT3 and last season drove for the factory team RJN. Rated as silver. Visit seanwalkinshaw.com or seanwalkinshawracing.com for more, or contact seanwalkinshaw@yahoo.com.

Added January 16, 2017

Angus Chapel, 43, is looking for a drive in the 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour. Experienced in the Bathurst 12h, Nurburgring 24h and VLN driver, FIA-Bronze rated, easy going and mechanically sympathetic.  Available at short notice, prefer GT3 but really don’t mind. Contact anguschapel@yahoo.com.

Added January 9, 2017

Wolfgang Reip is looking for a drive in the 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour. With Chiyo Katsumasa and Florian Strauss, he won the 2015 Bathurst 12 Hour. Also won the 2015 Blancpain Endurance Championship with Nissan, and finished third in 2016 with Bentley. Experienced at Bathurst, setting the second fastest lap overal of the 2015 edition. Won the Gt Academy in 2012, and scored podiums and victories in many series as FIA WEC LMP2, Blancpain Endurance Series, FIA GT, Renault Sport Trophy. Visit Reip’s Facebook page or contact wolf_reip@hotmail.com.

Added December 12, 2016

Jon Collins is seeking a drive in the 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour. 2015 Australian Formula 3 Champion who has since started his campaign in Asia with a LMP3 program. A driver trainer with leading business The Formula Company and experience with Radical Australia and GT Cars. FIA rated Silver with experience around Bathurst in a number of different vehicles. Please visit www.joncollins.com.au or contact Jon on 0433 989 847.

Added December 7, 2016

Shane Smollen will consider a competitive Class A or B team and has a budget. Bathurst – Pole in 5 of last 6 years Carrera Cup (Challenge Class), 2016 qualifying time 2m.09s FIA bronze. Shane has fully completed 3 Bathurst 12 hours. Please contact 0412751190 or shane@smollenmotorsport.com.au for further information.

Added November 30, 2016

Steve Vanbellingen is looking for a drive in the 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour, preferably in a Class B Car. He started racing in 1986 and has competed in multiple disciplines and in all kind of cars from GT’s Touring Cars & Rally Cars. Some notable recent results: 2011 champion in touring cars championship with WTCC car; 2012 3rd overall in Supercar challenge, Winner 24h Spa Porsche 997 in Cup Classe and Gentlemen Trophy; 2013 Champion in division GT in Supercar Challenge; 2014 Champion in division GT in Supercar Challenge; 2015 3rd place in 1000 km off palanga in a BMW M3 GTR and 2016 Belgium Champion Tourisme in Belcar Champion series BMW M3 GTR. For contact details, please visit stevemotorsport.be 

Added November 17, 2016

Stephen Borness is looking for a drive in a GT3 or 991. Recent 24hr series 991 class winner. Contact Stephen on sfbcam@gmail.com or 0418 685 575 for more information.

Oliver James Webb is looking for a drive in the 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour. Recent achievements include 2014 European Le Mans Champion, 2015 Dubai 24hours Champion, 2015 World Endurance Championship and the 2016 Asian Le Mans Series team champions. Please click here or contact Oliver on info@oliwebbracing.com for more information.

Scott Andrews is looking for a drive in the Bathurst 12 Hour. 2015 US F1600 Champion. Drove the 2016 Bathurst 12 Hour with LDM matching Nick Percats time on the same rubber.  Two time Formula Ford support race winner at Bathurst. FIA Silver rated. Has some budget. Excellent referrals if required. Contact David Vervaart on 0438120921 or dvervaart@tasmanauto.com.au.

Added October 27, 2016

Macauley Jones is looking for a drive in the 2017 Bathurst 12 hour event, currently competing in the Supercars Dunlop Series as well as a co-driver in the Supercars PIRTEK Enduro Cup. Macauley has raced at Bathurst three time in the last three years – two being in the Bathurst 1000 with a best result of 10th. Please click here for more information or to contact him.

Added October 27, 2016

Eric Lux is looking for a drive in a GT3 vehicle in the 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour. He drove with United Autosport in 2014 and Dragon Speed in 2013 at the Bathurst 12 hour. Eric can bring Sponsorship and may have the ability to bring 2 more fast & funded drivers with him. Please see his Driver CV here for more information or to contact.

Added October 19, 2016

Manuel Metzger is looking for a seat in the 2017 edition of the Bathurst 12 hour in GT4 Class C cars or Porsche Cup Cars in Class B. An experienced endurance racer, winning the 24hour race at the Nürburgring with AMG in 2016. For more information or contact details, click here.

Added August 30, 2016

Tim Berryman is looking for a drive in the 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour. Fia Silver rated, experienced and fast. Resume on request. Contact Tim on his mobile: 0410 633 263 or email tsb33@hotmail.com.

 

Added August 11, 2016

James Davison is looking for a drive in GT cars. Please visit www.jamesdavisonracing.com for more information or to contact him.

Added August 10, 2016

Brett Dickie, 27, is looking for a 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour drive with budget. Will consider all classes. Bathurst experience includes a support category podium in 2016. Full racing resume available on request. Please contact Brett on 0412196897 or performance.motorsport@hotmail.com.

 

Teams looking for drivers

Added September 1, 2016

MRS GT Racing are entering 2 cars in the 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour event for the first time. Drives are available in the latest Porsche 991 (class B) and in the Nissan NISMO GT-R GT3 (class A) for drivers with serious intentions to participate in one of the best endurance races in the world.

MRS GT Racing is a professional European team with engineers of great experience in F1 and professional crew with extensive knowledge of the different brands we represent. From our foundation until today we have been able to participate in many racing series. We are proud of our successes already achieved and we are looking forward to more champagne showers as a reward for our hard work. 

Recent results include winning the Porsche Cup Class at the 2014 and 2015 12hr Abu Dhabi and pole in the Porsche Cup class at the 2016 24hr Paul Ricard, along with many GT and Carrera cup victories across europe.

For more information including required budget, please see PDF file or contact Aaron on +61 (0)401 306 868 / aaronborg4@gmail.com

Click here for more information.

Added August 24, 2016

Brookspeed International Motorsport are entering their Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport ‘MR’ in 2017. Brookspeed was founded in 1997 and is based in Southhampton in the UK. A team highlight is being the British GT Champions in 2005. Interested drivers with budget looking to join UK drivers and team, please contact: Martin Braybook on +44 (0) 2380 641 150 or +44 (0) 7776 085 557 or mb@brookspeed.com