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8 February 2022 | General

Track schedule and broadcast times revealed for AWC Race Tasmania

The track schedule and Stan Sport/Nine Network broadcast times have been released for the second-running of AWC Race Tasmania at Symmons Plains on February 11-13.

The opening event on the Australian motor racing calendar, AWC Race Tasmania plays host to the Supercheap Auto TCR Australia Series, S5000 Australian Drivers’ Championship and the Turtle Wax Trans Am Series as well as three closely contested state-based categories.

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If you can’t make it trackside, the SpeedSeries will be available to stream ad-free, live and on demand on Stan Sport, with live coverage also on the Nine Network.

Stan Sport will cover the action from 1300-1700 on both Saturday and Sunday (February 12-13), delivering all qualifying sessions and races from the Supercheap Auto TCR Australia Series, S5000 Australian Drivers Championship and the Turtle Wax Trans Am Series.

For AWC Race Tasmania, the first major national-level motorsport event for the calendar year, coverage will be simulcast on the Nine Network’s GEM channel. Saturday will feature live and free motorsport at 1500-1700, with more racing on Sunday between 1300-1500.

International race fans, including New Zealand residents, will be able to watch the coverage on Motorsport.tv.

Supercheap Auto TCR Australia enters its third season at Symmons Plains where track action begins on Friday with drivers undertaking two 30 minute practice sessions at 11:10am and 1:35pm.

Drivers will be thrown straight into the deep end on Saturday with its usual two-part knockout qualifying session encompassing an opening 15 minute segment for all entries before the top 10 entries battle it out for pole in the final 10 minute component.

Supercheap Auto TCR Australia’s opening encounter will follow at 4:25pm Saturday afternoon, closing out the day’s action.

A pair of races follow on Sunday starting at 2:25pm, before rounding out the event with its final event at 4:20pm.

After an exciting 2021 campaign, the S5000 Australian Drivers’ Championship again kicks off its season at AWC Race Tasmania where on Friday two 30 minute practice sessions occur at 11:45am and 2:10pm.

Saturday’s action begins at 1:25pm, with a 20-minute battle for pole taking place ahead of the opening race at 3:10pm.

Two races complete the opening round of the S5000 Australian Drivers’ Championship, with Sunday’s action beginning at 1:50pm for Race 2, before the final encounter at 3:40pm.

An exciting field will take part in the opening round of Turtle Wax Trans Am, with the popular muscle cars completing a pair of 20 minute practice sessions at 10:45am and 2:45pm.

The shoot out for Turtle Wax Pole Position is scheduled for 1:55pm on Saturday before Race 1 at 3:10pm.

Again, the final two races for Turtle Wax Trans Am occur on Sunday, with action beginning at 1:15pm for Race 2, while the final event for the category is at 3:05pm.

Private testing will occur on Thursday and Friday for all categories, while the on-track schedule for both days will commence at 10am.

See below for the full on-track schedule for the AWC Race Tasmania.

Friday, February 11

Start Finish Category Session
9:30am 9:50am Hyundai Excel Practice 1
9:55am 10:15am TBA Practice 1
10:20am 10:40am HQ Holdens Practice 1
10:45am 11:05am Turtle Wax Trans Am Series Practice 1
11:10am 11:40am Supercheap Auto TCR Australia Series Practice 1
11:45am 12:15pm S5000 Australian Drivers’ Championship Practice 1
12:20pm 12:40pm Hyundai Excels Practice 2
12:45pm 1:05pm TBA Practice 2
1:10pm 1:30pm HQ Holdens Practice 2
1:35pm 2:05pm Supercheap Auto TCR Australia Series Practice 2
2:10pm 2:40pm S5000 Australian Drivers’ Championship Practice 2
2:45pm 3:05pm Turtle Wax Trans Am Series Practice 2
3:10pm 3:30pm TBA Qualifying
3:40pm 4:00pm Hyundai Excel Qualifying
4:10pm 4:30pm TV Window Broadcast
4:35pm 4:55pm Ride Session

 

Saturday, February 12

Start Finish Category Session
10:00am 10:20am HQ Holdens Qualifying
10:30am 10:55am TBA Race 1
11:05am 11:30am Hyundai Excels Race 1
11:40am 12:05pm HQ Holdens Race 1
12:15pm 12:40pm TBA Race 2
1:25pm 1:45pm S5000 Australian Drivers’ Championship Qualifying
1:55pm 2:15pm Turtle Wax Trans Am Series Qualifying
2:25pm 2:40pm Supercheap Auto TCR Australia Series Qualifying – Part 1
2:45pm 2:55pm Supercheap Auto TCR Australia Series Qualifying – Part 2
3:10pm 3:35pm S5000 Australian Drivers’ Championship Race 1
3:45pm 4:10pm Turtle Wax Trans Am Series Race 1
4:25pm 4:58pm Supercheap Auto TCR Australia Series Race 1

 

Sunday, February 13

Start Finish Category Session
10:00am 10:25am Hyundai Excel Race 2
10:35am 11:00am HQ Holdens Race 2
11:10am 11:35am TBA Race 3
11:45am 12:10pm Hyundai Excel Race 3
12:20pm 12:45pm HQ Holdens Race 3
1:15pm 1:40pm Turtle Wax Trans Am Series Race 2
1:50pm 2:15pm S5000 Australian Drivers’ Championship Race 2
2:25pm 2:53pm Supercheap Auto TCR Australia Series Race 2
3:05pm 3:30pm Turtle Wax Trans Am Series Race 3
3:40pm 4:05pm S5000 Australian Drivers’ Championship Race 3
4:20pm 4:48pm Supercheap Auto TCR Australia Series Race 3