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2016 V8 Supercars Social Media Guide


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The new V8 Supercar season begins today so it’s time for  my updated 2016 social media list for the Season.

Below you will find the Facebook pages, Websites, Twitter, Youtube and Instagram  accounts for all the drivers and teams in this year’s championship. All the links can be clicked on and will take you straight to the appropriate page.

Feel free to pass this post on to your friends that may be also interested PHOTOS Courtsey of Team’s PR

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Ken Blocks reveals GYMKHANA Eight Livery and release date


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 Its almost here, just a week to go until the next installment of Ken Block’s Gymkhana releases.
Next Monday the 29th of February at 9PM PST (4pm next Tuesday 1st March Australian time) Ken Block with release the video on the Ford Performance You Tube channel.
Block is back in his Ford Fiesta ST, with a new look livery that reacts to light differently depending on the angle, see more in the video below. Block now has support from Toyo tires, he previously worked with Pirelli.
More photos and the launch video after the jump

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BMW Australia and Steve Richards join forces as BMW Team SRM


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Steven Richards, 4 time Bathurst winner and the 2014 Carrera Cup Champion, is beginning a new challenge for 2016 .

As well as competing in his Laser Racing  Porsche Carrera Cup in the Carrera Cup Championship, Richards will team up with BMW Australia to bring the new twin turbo V8 M6 to Australian race tracks.

Richards will be competing in all rounds of the CAMS Australian GT Championship in  brand new BMW M6 GT3.

Richards is excited for the year ahead; “I’ve had a few new race cars in my time, but this one takes the cake. “We’re really lucky to have this program up and running with BMW Group Australia, and to be involved in the Australian GT Championship with something that is so new. I’m really looking forward to sinking my teeth into it.


Check out the video of the team checking out the car for the first time.


Photos courtsey of BMW Australia

You can follow the team and BMW on their social media accounts below

SRM BMW Team

Twitter https://twitter.com/srm_team_bmw

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SRMTeamBMW/

BMW

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BMWGroup
Twitter: http://twitter.com/BMWGroup
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/BMWGroupview
Google+: http://googleplus.bmwgroup.com

Full Press Release below

BMW Team SRM will compete in every round of both the 2016 CAMS Australian GT Championship and the 2016 CAMS Australian Endurance Championship.

With the first brand new BMW M6 GT3 now landed in Australia, BMW Team SRM and BMW Group Australia have elected to expand the 2016 program to include all six rounds of the CAMS Australian GT Championship.

That means the stunning M6 GT3 will make its competitive debut at next month’s Clipsal 500.

The ‘sprint’ calendar also includes rounds at the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, Barbagallo Raceway in Western Australia, Phillip Island, Townsville, and Highlands Park in New Zealand.

BMW Team SRM will also compete in all four rounds of the CAMS Australian Endurance Championship, which features two 101-lap races in Australia (Phillip Island and Sydney Motorsport Park) and two in New Zealand (Hampton Downs and Highlands Park).

“I think we all got pretty excited when we found out we were allocated a car for January, and that moved the goal posts for us,” said BMW Team SRM owner and driver Steve Richards.

“It gave us the opportunity to work towards a full program for 2016, and it was an opportunity we didn’t want to miss. So we all put our heads together and made it happen.

“The extra races will be hugely beneficial when it comes to learning the idiosyncrasies of the new car, as well as how to best utilise the fantastic technical support we will have from Germany.

“The earlier we sink our teeth into the program, the better off we’ll be when it comes to those endurance races later in the year.”

BMW Team SRM and BMW Group Australia are also delighted to confirm that the M6 GT3 will run number 100 for the 2016 season, in celebration of the BMW Group’s 100-year anniversary.

“The arrival of the new M6 GT3 is a very big part of the centennial celebrations, and we have been able to confirm the number of the car with the Australian GT Championship organisers,” said Marc Werner, CEO of BMW Group Australia.

“This is the icing on the cake for us.

“I am proud to announce that the official number designation of the BMW Team SRM M6 GT3 will be vehicle number 100. We believe this is a perfect fit for BMW, emphasising our performance heritage and the motorsport DNA that is inherent in our brand.”

CAMS Australian GT Championship
Round 1 – Clipsal 500 – March 3-6
Round 2 – Australian Grand Prix – March 17-20
Round 3 – Perth Super Sprint – May 6-8
Round 4 – Phillip Island – May 27-28
Round 5 – Townsville 400 – July 8-10
Round 6 – Highlands Park – November 11-12

CAMS Australian Endurance Championship
Round 1 – Phillip Island 101 – May 29
Round 2 – Sydney Motorsport Park – August 26-28
Round 3 – Hampton Downs – October 28-30
Round 4 – Highlands Park 101 – November 13

Favourite Photos from the year 2015


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2015 has again been another busy year for my photography, and as it comes to the end of the year, well today is actually New Years Eve , there is no better time to look back on some of my favourite photos of the year.

Below you will find 15 of my favourite photos from 2015 and a little about each photo shoot. Enjoy… and Happy New Year

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Patrick Dempsey to produce two Motorsport shows for the screen


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Now that actor Patrick Dempsey has finished his time on TV show Grey’s Anatomy, spoiler alert he was recently killed off, he can now spend more time racing.

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Entourage Movie Opens today in Australia


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Entourage the movie opens around Australia today

When we last saw the team Hollywood A-listers they were heading off to see Vince get married and Ari had retired.

But now Ari is back in the movie business, so how did this come about?

Read more after the jump

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