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SA MOTOR RACING CHAMPIONSHIP

Event 1

March 1-3

Event 2

April 19-20

Event 3

May 3-5

May 24-26

June 7-9

August 2-4

September 20-22

November 22-24

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MOTOR RACING CHAMPIONSHIP 

The Bend and the Sporting Car Club of South Australia will together usher in a new era for South Australian Circuit Racing, partnering to promote the SA Motor Racing Championships from 2024 after decades of the championship being run solely by the SCCSA.   

The groundbreaking partnership will see the SA Motor Racing Championship expand from four to eight events across The Shell V-Power Motorsport Parks International & GT circuit layouts and the iconic Mallala Motorsport Park. 

The core values of the partnership are based on raising the profile of South Australian state-level events whilst delivering competitive event entry fees, a simplified entry process and increased track time for competitors. All factors of the model enhance the aim of increasing field sizes and placing aspirational categories directly in the eyes of the next generation of Motor Racing Participants. 

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EVENT 4 - MAY 24-26

COUNTDOWN

CATEGORIES

COMPETITOR ENTRIES - CLOSED
Toyota Gazoo Racing Australia
Porsche Club SA Supersprint

TRACK INFO
South Australian Motor Racing Championship 

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International Circuit - 4.95km

24-26 May 2024
Shell V-Power Motorsport Park
Tailem Bend, SA

EVENT 5 - JUNE 7-9

COUNTDOWN

CATEGORIES

Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia
FIA Formula 4
Australian Formula Open
Porsche 944 Challenge
Radical Cup Australia
ENTRY LIST (TBA)
SCHEDULE (TBA)

TRACK INFO
South Australian Motor Racing Championship 

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International Circuit - 4.95km

7-9 June 2024
Shell V-Power Motorsport Park
Tailem Bend, SA

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EVENT 6 - AUGUST 2-4

COUNTDOWN

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TRACK INFO
South Australian Motor Racing Championship 

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Mallala Circuit - 3.38km

2-4 August 2024
Mallala Motorsport Park
Mallala, SA

EVENT 7 - SEPTEMBER 20-22

COUNTDOWN

TRACK INFO
South Australian Motor Racing Championship 

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International Circuit - 4.95km

20-22 September 2024
Shell V-Power Motorsport Park
Tailem Bend, SA

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EVENT 8 - NOVEMBER 22-24

COUNTDOWN

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TRACK INFO
South Australian Motor Racing Championship 

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GT Circuit - 7.77km

22-24 November 2024
Shell V-Power Motorsport Park
Tailem Bend, SA

A single-make series based around the popular Hyundai Excel X3, Circuit Excel is the entry point into Motorsport for many competitors. Large fields and close knit, competitive racing is a signature of the category which will feature at six events in the 2024 SA Motor Racing Championship.

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One of the most dynamic and exciting motor racing categories in the country, Sports Sedans are all about serious horsepower. Built and raced by a dedicated group of devotees chasing the ultimate in power to weight performance, Sports Sedans are some of the fastest cars tin top cars in SA and will showcase their speed at five events throughout 2024.

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Production Sports Cars

Motorsport Australia 2A, 2B and 2F Sportscars of greatly varied marques, pedigree, and state of tune; from near standard street legal, to highly modified fire breathing GT3 monsters capable of lap times approaching those of Supercars. ProdSports will compete at four 2024 SA Motor Racing Championship events including an Endurance race on 4-5 May.

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HQ Holden’s is a single-make series based on the ever-popular HQ Holden, 202, 3 speed, 4 door sedan with front disc brakes as produced by GMH between 1971 and 1974. HQ Holden Racing is the definitive entry level category for saloon car racing in Australia, providing the opportunity to enjoy close racing and develop race craft at an affordable price.

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Celebrating almost 60 years of competition, Formula Vee survives into 2024 as part of the SA Motor Racing Championship. Based on the original 1200cc or 1600cc air cooled VW engine, 4-speed gearbox and VW front and rear suspension, Vee’s will compete across four events in season 2024.

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SA Tin Tops

TROPHY CATEGORY

SA Tin Tops is open to all Motorsport Australia log booked Category 2A, 2B and 2F together with Category 3 vehicles. Featuring everything from V8 Utes to BMW E30’s, Pulsars and 944 Challenge cars, SA Tin Tops is the perfect way for competitors who own a vehicle not catered for in the SA Motor Racing Championship to race at The Bend!

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Based on a production road car with reasonable modifications to engines, brakes and suspension, Improved Production (IPRA) has proven to be a popular category for both motorsport novice and experienced competitors. IPRA races in many states throughout Australia, with South Australian competitors taking part in five events as part of the 2024 SA Motor Racing Championship.

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Prototypes are South Australia’s premier thoroughbred Sportscar racing series, featuring some of the most exotic and technologically advanced open and closed cockpit prototypes found anywhere in the world. SA Prototypes embrace diversity with a wide array of vehicle designs and concepts converging to provide exciting racing.

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Aussie Racing Cars combine the very best of established racing technology in a superbly engineered package that gives them amazing performance despite their diminutive size! The SAMRC is the first State Championship to feature Aussie Racing Cars with four events across 2024.

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Saloon Cars features Ford vs. Holden 6-cylinder family sedans making for affordable and reliable motorsport that competitors with limited mechanical knowledge can build maintain in their home garage with basic tools. A mainstay of the SA Motor Racing Championship, they feature at four events in 2024.

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TROPHY CATEGORY

MG celebrates its centenary in 2024 with the new MG Racing SA Series taking part in 5 events across the SA Motor Racing Championship. Open to all models of MG from the classics to modern variants, together with Invited British vehicles.

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Historic Sports and Open Wheel

TROPHY CATEGORY

Classic Sports and Open Wheel racing cars from yesteryear for the young at heart! A mainstay of South Australian racing for over 50 years, these rolling examples of SA motorsport history feature at four events throughout 2024.

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ImpProSA
Sprts Sedans
Prototypes
ProSportsCars
AussieRacing
HQH
Saloon Cars
FormulaVee
MG Racing
SATINTOPS
HISports

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