Motorsport Australia vs Motorsport UK Esports Invitational – SimGrid

August 14, 2022

Motorsport Australia take on Motorsport UK in a virtual battle of the Esports’ version of the Ashes. With each governing body selecting 10 representatives each, drivers from both regions compete against each other for bragging rights.

The event will take us through two iconic Motorsport venues: Australia’s’ Mouth Panorama (Bathurst) and Brands Hatch in Kent, England.

The format of the event will begin with a 30-minute practice session, which will be followed by a qualifying session and race at Mount Panorama and another qualifying session and race at Brands Hatch.

All drivers will be behind the wheel of McLaren 720s GT3s donned in the country’s colours to help add to the international spectacle.

Team Australia:
– Andrew Laurenson
– Andrew O’Hara
– Ryan Hoolihan
– Terry Rayton
– Philippa Boquida
– Sean Maddison
– Zachary Smith
– Matthew Pignata
– Matthew Lamb
– Jeremy Walter

Team UK:
– Stuart Ross-French
– Sophie Aeronwen
– Matt Webb
– Ross McGregor
– Kieran Predagast
– Cammie Sturch
– Mike Tyler
– Dom Healy
– Harry Phillips
– Chris Hack

For more information regarding future events and initiatives, keep an eye out on the below pages –
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