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HOW THEY LINE UP: THE 2022 BATHURST 12 HOUR GRID

THE 2022 Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour grid is set as the Mount Panorama GT classic makes its return after a year away due to COVID.

This year’s race kicks off at 5.15am AEST and will be televised on FOX Sports, Kayo and 7mate in Australia and SKY Sports in New Zealand as well as a range of streaming locations for worldwide viewers.

There’s a field of 20 cars that arrived for practice and how they will line up for the race has been determined.

The top 10 on the grid were determined by a Shootout that had its format modified today due to teams requiring multiple laps to bring the Pirelli tyres up to temperature, not ideal for the usual one car, single lap Shootout format (the pre-heating of tyres is not permitted in the regulations for this year’s 12 Hour, unlike previous years).

The five fastest cars in the top 10 from Qualifying ran in one 15 minute session, the five slowest ran in another 15 minute session, while positions 11 onwards were determined by combining the fastest time from Qualifying 1 (driven by Am drivers) and fastest from Qualifying 2 (driven by Pro drivers).

POSNO.DRIVERSCARTIME
165Mostert/Ross/TalbotAudi R8 GT3 Evo II2m02.4930s
274van der Linde/Berthon/SchumacherAudi R8 GT3 Evo II2m02.5788s
375Gounon/Stolz/Habul/KonradMercedes-Benz AMG GT32m03.2192s
4777Feller/Shahin/WinkelhockAudi R8 GT3 Evo II2m03.3380s
5888van Gisbergen/Ibrahim/FeeneyMercedes-Benz AMG GT32m03.6381s
69Holdsworth/Cini/FioreAudi R8 GT3 Evo II2m04.0224s
74Barker/S.Grove/B.GrovePorsche 911 GT3R2m04.1710s
855D.Padayachee/Zalloua/PiresMercedes-Benz AMG GT32m04.6340s
96D’Alberto/Denyer/Wall/DeitzLamborghini Huracan GT32m04.6908s
1045Hobson/Walden/SheargoldMercedes-Benz AMG GT32m04.7550s
1119Griffith/Brown/PerkinsMercedes-Benz AMG GT34m15.9068s
1250D.Wood/G.Wood/Crampton/HarrisonKTM X-Bow GT24m16.1244s
1352Morse/Kassulke/MorallMARC II V84m18.1303s
14222Davison/Lowndes/Emery/TaylorPorsche 911 GT3 Gen II4m18.5187s
1511Constantinidis/I.Padayachee/ZerefosPorsche GT3 GT3 Gen II4m35.1478s
1624Bates/Reynolds/WatersAudi R8 GT3 Evo II5m33.7884s
1717Percat/Mawson/RosserAudi R8 GT3 Evo IINo Time
1895Taunton/Camilleri/FraserMARC II V8No Time
1991Engel/Juncadella/TseMercedes-Benz AMG GT3No Time
2047J.Koundouris/Russell/StokellAudi R8 GT3 Evo IINot Classified

Note: The originally entered #47 Audi was damaged in crash on Friday during practice with Theo Koundouris at the wheel, a replacement chassis sent up from Melbourne overnight and prepared at circuit, car to start from pit lane. Koundouris was not cleared medically to race and the team will race with three drivers. The replacement car ran in Qualifying but its times were not counted and it starts rear of the grid.

#17 Audi (accident damage), #91 Mercedes (engine being changed) and #95 MARC Car did not go on track in Qualifying.

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