Stephen Grove is back for Round 6 of the Porsche Paynter Dixon Carrera Cup Australia. It follows his participation in the Totalenergies 24 Hours of Spa last month where he took to the iconic circuit alongside son Brenton, Grove Junior Driver Matt Payne and Adrian D'Silva.
Stephen Grove, Brenton Grove, Matthew Payne and Adrian D'Silva competing in the Spa 24 Hour
Despite a premature end to their race at the 10th hour, the team continues to enhance their reputation and came away knowing they had strong race pace competing against the best touring car drivers in the world.
Due to his participation in the 24 Hour that Stephen missed the previous round of Carrera Cup at The Bend. Steve currently sits in 6th place in the Morris Pro-Am category despite missing the round with 495 points and is looking to advance his position this weekend in what will be a special round at Steve's home race.
THE TRACK: Sandown International Raceway
Length: 3.104 km
Race Lap Record: 1.09.6704
Sandown International Raceway is situated in Springvale in Melbourne, Victoria, about 25 km south east of the city centre and has historically hosted the Australian Grand Prix on 6 occasions.
WEATHER: Top of 12 degrees over the weekend with an 80% chance of rain.
FORMAT: The practice sessions will take place on Friday 19th of August with Qualifying 1, 2 and Race 1 happening on Saturday. The final race will be held on Sunday 21st August.
FRIDAY 19 AUGUST
Practice 1 - 09:40
Practice 2 - 12:30
SATURDAY 20 AUGUST
Qualifying 1 - 10:10
Qualifying 2- 09:55
Race 1 - 02:45
SUNDAY 21 AUGUST
Race 2 - 09:20
Race 3 - 02:20
WHERE TO WATCH: Every session will be live on Fox Sports on Foxtel as well as streamed live and on demand via Kayo.