Abarth Scorpions to Strike at Bathurst


PHOTO (select to view enlarged photo)

MELBOURNE – Dec 20, 2013: A specially designed livery will ensure the Abarth Motorsport team racecars stand out from the grid at the 2014 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour race.

The scheme, which was unveiled this week on the team’s 695 Assetto Corse machines in Melbourne, proudly proclaims the Abarth racing heritage.

It features bold red and yellow blocks with green, white and red lightning bolts for one of the most arresting colour combinations to ever grace an Abarth racecar.

The distinctive colours will extend to the drivers’ overalls, helmets, support vehicles and race team uniforms.

A fully liveried display Abarth display car will also make appearances at dealerships across the country leading up to the event.

Melbourne-based signwriting firm Brushes Signarts applied the dynamic scheme to the racecars, display car and support vehicles.

Abarth Motorsport will enter the Abarth 695 Assetto Corse racecars in the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour with full factory team support and the input of motorsport preparation specialist Alan Heaphy and his Performance Parts & Engineering (PPE) outfit.

Experienced motoring journalists Toby Hagon, Mike Sinclair, Josh Dowling and Paul Gover will join professional drivers Luke Youlden and Paul Stokell behind the wheel for the endurance test at one of the world’s most challenging race circuits.

Early testing sessions has confirmed the pace of the Abarths as preparations hit high gear in readiness for the race on February 9.

Home | Buyers Guides By Make | New Car Buyers Guide | Used Car Super Search | Total New Car Costs | New Car and Truck Reviews
Automotive News | TACH-TV | Media Library | Discount Auto Parts

Copyright © 1996-2014 The Auto Channel. Contact Information, Credits, and Terms of Use. These following titles and media identification are Trademarks owned by The Auto Channel, LLC and have been in continuous use since 1987 : The Auto Channel, Auto Channel and TACH all have been in continuous use world wide since 1987, in Print, TV, Radio, Home Video, Newsletters, On-line, and other interactive media; all rights are reserved and infringement will be acted upon with force.

Privacy Statement | Size Does Matter | Media Kit | Affiliates

Send your questions, comments, and suggestions to Editor-in-Chief@theautochannel.com.

Submit Company releases or Product News stories to submit@theautochannel.com.
Place copy in body of email, NO attachments please.

To report errors and other problems with this page, please use this form.

Link to this page: http://www.theautochannel.com/

*