Australian Motor Racing Series releases schedule

The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport, representatives from the new Australian Motor Racing Series and Event Promoters today finalised the calendar for 2005. The Australian Motor Race Series will be a 10 event program and will feature ...

The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport, representatives from the new Australian Motor Racing Series and Event Promoters today finalised the calendar for 2005.

The Australian Motor Race Series will be a 10 event program and will feature various CAMS Australian Championships and National Series including:

* Australian Formula 3 Championship (Australian Driver's Championship for the CAMS Gold Star)

* Australian Production Car Championship

* Australian GT Championship

* Australian Formula 4000 Championship

* Australian Super Kart Championship

* Touring Car Challenge Series

* Tranzam Sports Sedans Series

* Saloon Car Series

* Commodore Cup Series

Mr Graeme Emerton, Chairman of the Australian Motor Race Commission, was delighted with the outcome of negotiations.

"The Australia Motor Race Commission, along with members of the CAMS Administration, has gone through an extensive and inclusive process with all parties to come up with what we believe is an exciting and effective motor racing series.

"The entire process of establishing this motor race series has taken longer than we expected but the Australian Motor Race Commission felt it was important to give all parties a solid foundation to ensure the on going development of each of the categories involved."

Mr Rod Dale, Director of the Australian Motor Race Series said, "While the negotiation process was a hard and long road, we are happy with the destination.

"It was our objective to have a competitively priced national series for all categories involved. We also wanted to give event promoters a viable option to host an alternative national event. We are confident that the Australian Motor Racing Series will grow each year."

<pre> The 2005 Australian Motor Race Series schedule is as follows: 27-Feb-05 RD 1 Wakefield Park 17-Apr-05 RD 2 Mallala 01-May-05 RD 3 Winton Motor Raceway 22-May-05 RD 4 Phillip Island 03-Jul-05 RD 5 Queensland Raceway 24-Jul-05 RD 6 Eastern Creek Raceway 21-Aug-05 RD 7 Phillip Island 18-Sep-05 RD 8 Oran Park 13-Nov-05 RD 9 Wakefield Park 04-Dec-05 RD 10 Eastern Creek Raceway

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