SRO Motorsports Group, a global leader in the organisation and promotion of GT racing, has announced that it has entered into a partnership with the Australian Racing Group (ARG) to jointly manage the Motorsport Australia GT Championship and the Motorsport Australia Endurance Championship from next year and beyond.
SRO will be providing the same global platform and Balance of Performance management that it uses around the world in championships such the Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli, the GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS and the Intelligent Money British GT Championship.
ARG currently presents the carsales TCR Australia Series, VHT S5000 Australian Drivers’ Championship and the National Trans Series. SRO already has considerable experience of working with Australian partners with the success of the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, traditionally the season-opener for the Intercontinental GT Challenge.
ARG CEO Matt Braid is looking forward to the opportunities that the partnership with SRO Motorsports Group will offer.
“The Australian Racing Group is thrilled to welcome the Australian GT and Endurance Championships into our suite of racing categories.
“We are pleased to be continuing our partnership with Motorsport Australia and also excited to be working closely with Stephane (Ratel) and his team at SRO Motorsports Group. The success of GT racing worldwide is testament to SRO’s amazing vision and execution, and we already have some bold plans to reinvigorate the domestic scene.”
Stephane Ratel, Founder and CEO of SRO Motorsports Group is also excited to be be partnering with ARG to promote GT racing in Australia.
“We are honoured that Motorsport Australia has given us the opportunity to bring our experience of GT racing to its shores in 2021. This will strengthen the strong ties that SRO already has to the Australian GT scene through our partnership with the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour which has been part of the Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli since its formation.
“The 2021 season promises to be very exciting indeed and we will release more news concerning our plans shortly.”