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APCS FIGHT IN THE NIGHT HEADLINES SHANNONS NATIONALS AT QR

Australian Production Car Series ready for Fight in the Night at Queensland Raceway - Photo: Rhys Vandersyde

Australian Production Car Series ready for Fight in the Night at Queensland Raceway – Photo: Rhys Vandersyde

The Australian Production Cars Series will head to Queensland Raceway this weekend, as part of the Shannons Nationals, for their annual Fight In The Night race.

Fresh off the back of last weekends Supercars round, Chaz Mostert and Todd Hazelwood, will again join the Australian Production Cars for the fourth round of the series.

Mostert will again team up with Nathan Morcom in their Ford Focus RS. The Winton race winners, still sit in second on the series points table, even after missing the last round at Sydney Motorsport with other racing commitments up in Townsville.

Hazelwood will also return to the series after an impressive debut at the season opening Bathurst 6 Hour earlier in the year. He’ll be back behind the wheel of the BMW 130i that he hustled around Mt Panorama over the Easter long weekend. This time partnering with Scott Turner.

They aren’t the only drivers with recent Queensland Raceway track time. Formula 4 drivers Ryan Suhle (BM Racing BMW 130i) and Tyler Everingham (Osborne Motorsport Renault Megane RS265 Trophy) will also part of the APCS field, with Suhle making his debut in the series this weekend.

V8 Touring Car series racer, Jim Pollicina returns to the series, swapping the Mitsubishi Evo he raced at the Bathurst 6 Hour for a BMW E92 M3 that he’ll share with Gerry Murphy.

Jonathan Bloxsom is also expected to return to the for his second start in the APCS, behind the wheel of the BestJet Holden HSV Clubsport, after his V8 Utes debut last weekend.

Another headline to follow will be the the return of the 2016 series champion, Beric Lynton, who will be back behind the wheel of his BMW 1M, with the assistance of Tim Leahy, for the first time since the 6 hour.

26 cars will take to Queensland Raceway on Friday for practice, before qualifying and the 300km Fight In The Night on Saturday. Before closing out Sunday’s running with their second 300km race for the weekend.

Australian Production Car Series – Round 4 – Queensland Raceway – Entry List

Car # SPONSOR COMPETITOR DRIVER 1 STAT DRIVER 2 STAT VEHICLE Class COLOUR
1 1 Bruce Lynton Prestige Automotive Beric Lynton Beric Lynton QLD Tim Leahy NSW BMW 1M A1 White
2 6 Skwirk Online Rod Salmon Rod Salmon NSW Nathan Antunes NSW Mercedes A45 A1 Blue / White
3 11 Team DPO Barry Morcom Nathan Morcom NSW Chaz Mostert NSW Ford Focus RS A1 White / Orange
4 18 Sherrin Rentals Sherrin Racing Grant Sherrin QLD Iain Sherrin QLD BMW M4 A1 Red
5 33 PRO DUCT Bob Pearson Bob Pearson NSW Rick Bates NSW Mitsubishi EVO 10 RS A1 Silver
6 66 FullGas Racing Dimitri Agathos Dimitri Agathos NSW Lachlan Gibbons NSW Subaru WRX STi A1 White
7 35 Royal Brisbane Hospital / MoComm Gerry Murphy Gerry Murphy NSW Jim Pollicina NSW BMW E92 M3 A2 White
8 44 Nolan Finishes Daniel Clift Daniel Clift QLD Wayne Clift QLD Holden VZ HSV SS A2 Red / White
9 54 Best Jet Michael James Jonathan Bloxsom QLD TBC Holden VZ HSV Clubsport LS2 A2 Blue / Orange
10 92 MotorSport Life Justin Anthony Karl Begg QLD Justin Anthony QLD BMW E92 M3 A2 White
11 757 Best Jet Michael James Michael James QLD Cameron Kerr QLD Holden VE HSV GTS A2 Blue / Orange
12 19 Sherrin Rentals Sherrin Racing Michael Sherrin QLD Stephen Champion NSW BMW 135i B1 Orange
13 48 ASAP Marketing Scott Gore Scott Gore QLD Keith Bensley NSW BMW 135i B1 White
14 111 FEDC Contractors Michael Benton Michael Benton QLD Tony Hatton QLD Ford Falcon GT B1 Green Yellow
15 76 TW Motorsport Troy Williams Troy Williams HK Jeff Nielsen NSW Holden Commodore SSV Redline B2 White
16 13 Osborne Motorsport Colin Osborne Colin Osborne NSW Hadrian Morrall NSW Renault Megane RS265 Trophy R C Red / White
17 17 Aubin Brothers Racing Blake Aubin Kyle Aubin NSW Blake Aubin NSW Renault Megane RS265 Trophy R C Chrome
18 31 Osborne Motorsport Colin Osborne Tyler Everingham NSW Michael Almond SA Renault Megane RS265 Trophy R C Red / White
19 40 Mainpoint Advisory / Pulse Capital Garry Mennel Scott Turner NSW Todd Hazelwood SA BMW 130i C Black / Silver
20 42 Naylor Racing Mitchell Naylor Mitchell Naylor QLD Leigh Naylor QLD Mazda 3MPS C White
21 52 BM Racing Christian Yates.Round Christian Yates.Round QLD Ryan Suhle QLD BMW 130i C Grey
22 25 Lauren Gray Motorsport Michael Gray Ellexandra Best VIC Michael Gray VIC Toyota Corolla D Black /Sliver
23 86 Oracle Motor Sports / The 86 Shop Michael James Michael James QLD Troy Rolley QLD Toyota GT86 D Silver
24 7 ASAP Marketing Greg Cox Ryan Epa QLD Michael Hopp NSW Suzuki Swift Sport E Black
25 8 RY.com.au Bradley Carr Bradley Carr QLD Coleby Cowham QLD Ford Falcon Saloon Car I Black / Green
26 67 Juuce / Scotts Rods Lindsay Kearns Lindsay Kearns QLD Scott Green QLD Ford Falcon Saloon Car I White Black

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