THE three contenders for the GT World Challenge Australia title will each have a global star helping their case this weekend in Adelaide.
EMA Motorsport had already announced Porsche Penske sensation Matt Campbell will slot in for Garnet Patterson as Yasser Shahin’s co-driver.
Shahin enters third in the standings, with Liam Talbot the Pro-Am series leader, seven points clear of fellow Audi driver Geoff Emery.
Talbot will have German ace Christopher Mies by his side in Adelaide, while Austria’s Max Hofer partners Emery.
It makes for an unusual situation where Mies and Hofer will both be out to defeat drivers they paired up with earlier in the year.
Hofer was Talbot’s co-driver at the first two rounds, and Mies partnered Emery in Perth.
Mies does have runs on the board in Adelaide, having won two of the three races there last year with Shahin.
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Emery meanwhile is looking to become the first driver to win four Australian GT titles, his previous successes having come in 2017, ’18 and ’19.
There will be a 40-minute GTWC race on each of Friday, Saturday and Sunday this week in Adelaide.
Entry list: Round 6, Adelaide, Fanatec GT World Challenge Australia powered by AWS
|Number||Class||Team/Sponsor||Driver 1||Driver 2||Car|
|1||Pro-Am||EMA Motorsport||Yasser Shahin||Matt Campbell||Porsche 911 GT3R|
|4||Invitational||MRA Roofing and Construction||Darren Currie||Geoff Taunton||MARC II Mustang|
|6||Invitational||Gap Solutions/Ult100 Oils||John Goodacre||MARC GT|
|9||Am||Hallmarc||Marc Cini||Audi R8 LMS Evo 2|
|20||Invitational||T2 Racing||Adam Hargraves||MARC GT|
|23||Am||KFC||Matt Stoupas||Paul Stokell||Audi R8 LMS Evo 2|
|34||Pro-Am||Volante Rosso Motorsport||Christos Batzios||Jayden Ojeda||Mercedes-AMG GT3|
|45||Am||GWR Australia||Michael Sheargold||Garth Walden||Mercedes-AMG GT3|
|47||Am||Tigani Motorsport||James Koundouris||Theo Koundouris||Mercedes-AMG GT3|
|55||Am||Schumacher Motorsport||Brad Schumacher||Audi R8 LMS Evo 2|
|65||Pro-Am||Shannons||Liam Talbot||Christopher Mies||Audi R8 LMS Evo 2|
|66||GT3 Trophy||Tigani Motorsport||Paul Lucchitti||Audi R8 LMS Ultra|
|75||Pro-Am||Jamec Racing||Geoff Emery||Max Hofer||Audi R8 LMS Evo 2|
|78||GT3 Trophy||Sonic/Rosche Paper/Supa Straws||Marcos Flack||Porsche 991.2 Cup|
|81||GT3 Trophy||McLennan Motorsport/EBM||Tom McLennan||Porsche 991.2 Cup|
|96||Pro-Am||Hobson Motorsport||Mike Bailey||Brett Hobson||Mercedes-AMG GT3|
|111||Invitational||Hitachi/Axles Earthmoving||Axle Donaldson||MARC II Mustang|
|181||Am||Only Fans||Renee Gracie||Audi R8 LMS Evo 2|