Bathurst 24: Heavy rains bring havoc

Mount Panorama, Bathurst (NSW) 22-23 November 2003 Update at 11.45 PM Saturday (includes 10.45 PM update) Heavy rain hit Mount Panorama just after 11.30 tonight for the second time in the running of the Bathurst 24-Hour race at Mount ...

Mount Panorama, Bathurst (NSW) 22-23 November 2003
Update at 11.45 PM Saturday (includes 10.45 PM update)

Heavy rain hit Mount Panorama just after 11.30 tonight for the second time in the running of the Bathurst 24-Hour race at Mount Panorama.

At 11.45 pm, the race leader was the 05# Monaro of Garry Rogers Motorsport, with Greg Murphy driving. The 427# Monaro, winner last year, was second.

The Tony Quinn Porsche GT3 Cup car, leading class B, was in the pits having damage repair on the left-rear guard.

At 1146, the Safety Car was deployed with the 70# Graham Nash Porsche (Mike Newton) stranded on the track with crash damage. <pre> Outright 1. 05# Holden Brock/Murphy/Bright/Kelly 207 laps 2. 427# Holden Monaro Tander/Richards/Pretty/McConville 3. 48# Ferrari 360 Brabham/Montermini/Engelhorn/Peter 4. 54# Porsche GT3 Cup Shearman/Teulan/Fitzgerald/Morris 5. 7# Porsche GT3 Cup Denyer/Quinn/Quinn/Marshall

Class A - 427# Holden Monaro            Tander/Richards/Pretty/McConville
Class B -   7# Porsche GT3 Cup          Denyer/Quinn/Quinn/Marshall
Class D -  71# BMW M3                   Quirk/Quirk/cartwright/Jackson
Class E -  62# Holden Commodore SS      Loadsman/Luff/Luff/Russell
Class F -  23# BMW M3R                  Lynton/Lynton/Cartwright/Jackson

Next update due at: 00.45 am Sunday

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Series Road racing
Drivers Greg Murphy , Mike Newton , Garry Rogers , Tony Quinn