Lown­des gears up to lead the way

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CRAIG Lown­des to­mor­row will take the awe­some Audi R8 LMS model around Mount Panorama in the Armor All Bathurst 12-hour race. Lown­des will be pi­lot­ing the Audi race ex­pe­ri­ence Team Joest along with fel- low Aus­tralians War­ren Luff and lo­cal GT3 Se­ries R8 LMS driver, Mark Eddy. RARE sports cars span­ning six decades are head­ing from Ger­many’s Porsche Mu­seum to the 2011 Phillip Is­land Clas­sic Fes­ti­val of Motorsport from March 18-20 to cel­e­brate Porsche’s 60th an­niver­sary in Aus­tralia. The col­lec­tion in­cludes the 935/78 ‘‘Moby Dick’’ coupe that reached 366km/h at Le Mans in 1978.

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