The upcoming Shannons Motorsport Australia Championships occasion at Morgan Park Raceway has been postponed because of the continued COVID lockdown in Melbourne.
As first reported by Speedcafe.com yesterday, the scheduled motion close to the nation Queensland city of Warwick had been positioned “in jeopardy” because of the ongoing scenario down south.
Whereas restrictions in regional Victoria are set to be eased as of 23:59 AEST tomorrow, the Victorian Authorities immediately confirmed a seven-day extension of the lockdown in Melbourne, taking it via to the top of June 10.
Motorsport Australia has reacted by pushing its go to to Morgan Park again from June 25-27 to a brand new slot of August 13-15.
In a press release, the choice was defined as a approach to make sure all opponents, followers and officers will be capable to attend.
Already bought tickets will routinely be legitimate for the brand new dates; these now unable to attend may have the chance to request a refund.
“This spherical of the Shannons Motorsport Australia Championships is one we have now been trying ahead to for a while, with a unique ‘country round’ feel expected at Morgan Park,” stated MA director of motorsport and industrial operations Michael Smith.
“We clearly are disillusioned that we will’t maintain this spherical of the Shannons Motorsport Australia Championships in June, nonetheless we’re delighted to have the ability to safe a brand new date in August to placed on an important present for opponents and followers alike.
“Motorsport Australia is working carefully with Porsche, the Australian Racing Group and all our loyal classes to work on a monitor schedule for the brand new date and can launch particulars of the total line up shortly, however we’re hopeful everybody can be part of us as initially deliberate.
“A giant thank you will need to additionally go to the Southern Downs Regional Council and the Warwick and District Automotive Membership for his or her ongoing assist of this occasion and ensuring it’s successful for Warwick and the encircling areas.”
Seven categories had been announced for the original event dates: Supercheap Auto TCR Australia, Gulf Western Oil Touring Automotive Masters, Porsche Michelin Dash Problem, Nationwide Trans Am Collection, Battery World Aussie Racing Vehicles Tremendous Collection, MRF Tyres Australian Manufacturing Automotive Collection and the Precision Nationwide Sports activities Sedans Collection.
The Motorsport Australia assertion provides: “Current classes will likely be given the choice of participating within the new dates, with the road as much as be finalised within the coming weeks”.