Auto Union' have their very own race car and compete yearly in what is known as "The Shannons Australian Motor Racing Nationals".
Auto Union Race in "The Kerrick Sports Sedan Series" section at the Shannons Nationals.
The Kerrick Sports Sedan Series is one of the most exciting on the annual Shannons Australian Motor Racing Nationals calendar, pitting a range of ‘wild and winged’ modified sports sedans and trans-ams against each other. Part of The Nationals since its inception in 2006, the Kerrick Sports Sedans represent the fastest tin-tops in Australia and in some cases, the fastest outright cars on a number of national circuits. In 2014, the Kerrick Sports Sedan Series will contest five national circuit racing events across four states:
CARS: Full space frame bodies as bespoke Sports Sedans (Ricciardello Alfa, Baily Nissan, Hossack Audi) or Trans-Ams (Crompton Mustang), with bolt on composite panels and aerodynamic aids to assist in keeping the horsepower on the ground.
PERFORMANCE: The leading Kerrick Sports Sedans are the fastest tin-tops in Australia, and in some cases, the fastest outright cars on a number of national circuits.Typical race car statistics; 700bhp V8 Chevrolet (or Ford, or turbo, or rotary - usually mid-mounted), 6-speed sequential (often transaxle) gearbox, all with a total weight under 1000kg.
Round One – 25-27 April, Mallala Motorsport Park
Round Two – 13-15 June, Winton Motor Raceway
Round Three – 8-10 August, Queensland Raceway
Round Four – 19-21 September, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Round Five – 17-19 October, Wakefield Park Motor Raceway
For more information on the Kerrick Sports Sedan Series, please visit www.sportssedans.com.au