2012 News




Sydney 500, Homebush

With strong results at Homebush in previous seasons we headed into the last round looking to finish the 2012 season on a high.

Friday the crew was very busy with both cars on track for all four practice sessions.  Read More



COTF Test Phillip Island

On Thursday we tested our COTF for the 2nd time, this time at the fast flowing Phillip Island circuit, after a shakedown at Winton a few weeks back.

We ran the car all day and overall the test was very promising.

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Winton Race Report

After a scheduled round change earlier in the season we headed to Winton in North East Victoria for the penultimate round of our championship. It was also the latest time of the year that we have raced at Winton, and it was great to be there in warmer conditions.  Read more 




COTF Shakedown

We have completed our first car of the future and will be giving this a good shakedown on Monday of next week (29th October).  Read More

Update

We tested our first COFT on Monday. The test went very well, crew were pleased with performance of new car. Greg Ritter drove the 20 lap shake down and was rapt with the car.


Gold Coast 600 - Race Report


Well what can we say about our weekend! It all started well but after the start of Saturday’s race nothing went to plan.

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Heading to the Gold Coast

James Hinchcliffe and Ricky Taylor have arrived safe and sound in Australia and can’t wait to hit the track on the Gold Coast.  Read More


Bathurst 1000 - Race Report

It is always great to head to Bathurst and this year being the 50th year, everyone was looking forward to a huge event.

The crew arrived at the track on Wednesday to set up, whilst the drivers headed into town to meet the fans.  Read More




2000 Bathurst Winner Returns to Mount Panorama

In preparation for the 50 year celebrations, the crew have wiped the dust off, kicked the tyres and blown the cob webs out of our famous Bathurst winning VT Commodore, which was driven to victory by Garth Tander and Jason Bargwanna in 2000. Read More


Sandown 500 - Race Report

It was great to have the 500 return to Sandown for the first endurance event of the 2012 championship and with a successful two day test at Winton under our belts prior to the 500 we have had a very good lead into the season of endurance. Read More 





GRM Confirms 2nd Gold Coast Co-Driver

GRM has announced US Sports Car Ace, Ricky Taylor will join the Fujitsu Racing GRM Team for the Armor All Gold Coast 600.  Read More


IndyCar Ace Hinchcliffe To Race on Gold Coast

Go Daddy’s guy joins Fujitsu Racing/GRM for October international endurance event.

One of American IndyCar’s most charismatic and talented young drivers is joining the field for the Armor All Gold Coast 600 in Surfers Paradise next month.  Read More



GRM Pedal Car FOR SALE

For Sale - Pedal Car in our latest V8 Supercar livery.  Kids of all ages will enjoy!

Measuring approx 750mm long, 450mm wide & 450mm high.  Very limited offer. 

$700 including postage to anywhere in Australia. Contact les@grmotorsport.com.au View photos



Sydney Motorsport Park

The V8 Championship returned to Eastern Creek, now Sydney Motorsport Park, for Round 9 of our championship. The circuit is going through quite a lot of development with track extensions and ground and facilities upgrades. Our cars ran on the original circuit but will race on the extended version in the future if we are to return. Read More



Townsville 400 - Race Report

The weekend started early for the drivers and a number of our crew heading to Cairns for the Cummins Open day on the Tuesday prior to the event.

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Cairns Public Open Day

In the lead up to the Townsville race meeting, the Garry Rogers Motorsport boys will be in Cairns on the 3rd July for a public open day at the Cummins Workshop.  Michael Caruso and Alex Premat with some of the crew will have the team transporter and V8 Supercars on display.  More Details



Hidden Valley Raceway, NT

As always it’s great to escape the Melbourne winter and head north to Darwin, this year was the 15th year the event has been run at the Hidden Valley circuit, it seems to get better each year, with record crowds again.

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Ready for Darwin

After a successful 2 x day test at Winton this week the crew are busily preparing for the trip north.

Monday saw the whole team going through its paces.  Read More

 




Phillip Island 300

With a short one and a half hour drive down the freeway, the team arrived at Phillip Island to prepare for the weekend. This year the event was run as a sprint round format after running the first of the endurance races at the Island over the past few seasons. Read More

 



Trading Post Challenge, WA 

We always enjoy heading west with the championship and the team were especially looking forward to seeing the newly renovated pit garages and facilities at Barbagallo. The new development has really raised the bar and with the proposed circuit extension, will see Barbagallo remain as a main event on our calendar for many years to come.  Read More



Hamilton 400, New Zealand

After racing at Hamilton for the past 5 years this was the last V8 Supercar event to be held there. We must thank the whole Hamilton community and event organizers in making Hamilton such a great event over the years. Read More



2012 Endurance Co-Drivers

We are pleased to announce that Jack Perkins will be joining the team for the 2012 endurance races at Sandown and Bathurst.

As previously announced Greg Ritter has re-signed with the team for Sandown and Bathurst. 

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Tasmania Challenge, Symmons Plains

Our Tasmanian trip started a weekend earlier for a number of the crew as we headed to the Longford Speed Revival to run “The Flying Mile” at the old historic Longford circuit, just south of Launceston.  

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Australian F1 Grand Prix, Melbourne

The Grand Prix has really become a burden to the V8 Supercars series, and continues to test teams both logistically and financially, and with the officialdom that seems to go hand in hand with the F1, we really do not need the grief! 

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Clipsal 500, Adelaide

 

We have had a great start to the season with our very successful team launch and test days both at Sandown and Winton. The team was in very good shape and spirit heading to Adelaide.

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Fujitsu Racing GRM Launch & Sandown Test

After a very successful launch at our GRM headquarters on Friday night we were off to Sandown for the first official test of the year.

Our new livery really was a big hit with the fans and received a lot of positive attention from the media.  Read More



Alex Premat to join GRM

Garry Rogers Motorsport is very excited to announce that Frenchman and former Audi DTM driver, Alexandre Premat will fill the driving position at their team for 2012 and beyond.   Read More