Actor Eric Bana returning to Bathurst 12 enduro raceThu, 23 Jan 2014 09:01:00 EST
Eric Bana joins the field of the 2014 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour race next month, driving for the Australian FXD Workwear team. Bana's done the race twice before, coming in tenth overall in 2009 in his Love the Beast Mitsubishi Lancer RS Evo X, posting a DNF in the same car in 2010.
This year he'll be in Class B behind the wheel of a Lamborghini Gallardo GT3 prepared by Racing Incident, joined by teammates Peter Hill and Simon Middleton. The race happens during the weekend of February 7-9, you can find a press release with the announcement below. You'll want to take the time to get to know it this year, because it's been widely reported that Eric Bana will return next year to share a Porsche 911 GT3 with Mark Webber.
ERIC BANA TO RACE BATHURST 12 HOUR EVENT - MOUNT PANORAMA FEBRUARY 7-9 2014
Australian workwear brand FXD are pleased to announce they have secured Eric Bana to complete their driver line up for the 2014 Australian Bathurst 12 Hour International Endurance Race.
Eric will be driving a Racing Incident prepared GT3 Lamborghini Gallardo around the legendary 6.2 Km mountainous circuit. It will be the third time Bana has teamed up with co-driver Peter Hill for the event, the last time the team competed the Bathurst 12 Hour was 2011.
"I can't wait to get back to the circuit. The car is fantastic to drive, and the thought of competing once again with a couple of mates at this event is very exciting. I am thrilled that my calendar has allowed me to once again test myself at one of the worlds most demanding circuits. "
"We are there to have some serious fun amongst an incredible line up of International A-Level Endurance Teams and Drivers."
Australian Simon Middleton rounds out the driver line up bringing previous Bathurst and GT3 experience with him.
ABOUT FXD 'FUNCTION BY DESIGN'
FXD is innovative workwear designed and engineered for better function and a better look. With a heritage of 25 years designing and building technical, purpose-built apparel for boardsports and streetwear, FXD is 'Function By Design'.
By Jonathon Ramsey
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