KW suspensions and Scuderia Autoart partner at Bathurst 12hr 2022

The legendary circuit of Mount Panorama will once again see lights out for 2022 race. The Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-hour race is the pinnacle of Australian motorsports endurance racing, with cars competing in the GT, Touring, and Pro-Am classes.

The 2019 race-winning Earl Bamber Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3 R utilized KW V5 Racing suspension technology during their remarkable victory.

Grove Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R from the race in 2020

For this year’s race, another Porsche 911 GT3R run by Grove Racing in the Pro-Am class will run the latest 4-way adjustable KW V5 Racing suspension technology in their bid for victory.

Some of the company’s most recent achievements are the wins at 2022 1000 Miles of Sebring with the Porsche GT Team and the 2021 Nürburgring 24-hour overall victory with cars running KW Competition Solid Piston racing suspension.

This long-term partnership between KW suspension and Scuderia Autoart will see once again the iconic “Chase” from Mount Panorama, one of the fastest and most challenging circuit sections in Australian motorsports, be renamed as the “KW Suspensions Chase”. Being the perfect place to show off cutting-edge racing suspension technology for cornering control when the GT3 cars approach the right-hand turn at over 280km/h.

Additionally, with several direct connections to OEM manufacturers, motorsports and aftermarket programs including Porsche, BMW and Mercedes-AMG this ultimately results in KW Suspensions being an international powerhouse. KW are the official BMW Motorsport supplier for the brand’s latest race car, the BMW M4 GT3.

KW develop and test their suspension on their 7-post vehicle dynamic test rig in Fichtenberg, Germany. This hydraulically operated testing machine allows their engineers to simulate real life road and track conditions to calibrate suspension to fit exact tracks from around the world.

Images Scuderia Autoart, KW automotive; Porsche Motorsports (Archive)

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