SRO and Australian Racing Group (ARG) have rescheduled the opening round at Phillip Island of the first-ever Fanatec GT World Challenge Australia Powered by AWS — the successor to the Australian GT Championship. The season opener was originally set to take place on 18-21 February but was called off due to a new COVID-19 lockdown in the state of Victoria. Today, the organisers announced the date has been moved to 12-14 March.
GTWC Australia shares the weekend with Shannons Motorsport Australia Championships which includes the VHT S5000 Australian Drivers Championship, Supercheap Auto TCR Australia Series and National Trans Am Series.
It is unclear whether spectators will be able to attend, with the organisers hoping for some spectators to be able to attend, in line with any government restrictions which will apply at the time.
Revised 2021 schedule
12-14 March / Phillip Island (Sprint) with Motorsport Australia
2-4 April / Bathurst 6 Hour (Sprint) with Australian Racing Group
7-9 May / OTR SuperSprint, The Bend Motorsport Park (Sprint) with Supercars
TBC / TBC (Sprint)
17-19 September / Sandown (Sprint) with Motorsport Australia
TBC / Bathurst International (Endurance) with Australian Racing Group
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