Schedule set for massive Phillip Island Shannons SpeedSeries round
The schedule for the third Shannons SpeedSeries event of 2023 has been confirmed with a wide mix of racing to entertain fans at Phillip Island next month. See the full schedule here. Competitors from the star-studded Fanatec GT World Challenge Australia series powered by AWS will battle it out for starting grid positions on the Saturday morning, before taking the track once again later in the day where they will battle in their first of two 60-minute races. The National Trans Am Series will enjoy three races along with the Supercheap Auto TCR Australia Series – giving fans plenty of opportunity to experience wheel-to-wheel Touring Car racing.Six categories will feature across the weekend, with three days of full racing action. Starting off with Australian Production Cars at 9:20am AEST on the Friday and culminating with the Supercheap Auto TCR Australia series at 4:45pm on Sunday, there will be plenty of action for fans to enjoy live at the track or via the Stan Sport and Nine Network broadcast. Joining the Supercheap Auto TCR Australia and the Australian Production Cars throughout the event will be the popular categories such as the S5000 Australian Drivers Championship, Fanatec GT World Challenge Australia powered by AWS, National Trans Am Series and the Kumho V8 Touring car Series.
Open-wheel racing fans will be delighted that the S5000 Australian Drivers Championship will be back in action for the first time since February with its busy schedule spanning across all three days.Starting off with practice on the opening day, qualifying session takes place on Saturday morning ahead of the three scheduled races on Saturday afternoon and Sunday. The Australian Production Cars have the most races throughout the event with four 30-minute races making up their schedule. Another regular feature of this year’s Shannons SpeedSeries, the Kumho V8 Touring Car Series, will also be on show for three races across the final two days for their first round of 2023.
Tickets for the event are still available from motorsporttickets.com.au. For those who are unable to make the trip to Phillip Island, Stan Sport will provide live and uninterrupted coverage from most of Saturday and Sunday’s action, while 9Gem will also broadcast three hours of Saturday afternoon’s racing. For more information on the Shannons SpeedSeries’ visit to Phillip Island head to SpeedSeries.com.au. The third round of the 2023 Shannons SpeedSeries will take place at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit on 12-14 May.