Turtle Wax Trans Am confirms six-round calendar for 2022
Australian Racing Group is pleased to announced the calendar for the 2022 Turtle Wax Trans Am Series.
Emerging as one of Australia’s fastest-
The Turtle Wax Trans Am Series will comprise six rounds, starting with a visit to Symmons Plains Raceway as part of the second running of Race Tasmania.
Round 2 takes the V8-powered racers to Victoria’
Queensland Raceway will act as the fifth event, while Sandown will round out the points paying rounds. Both circuits will be visited by the national level Trans Am category for the first time in 2022.
The TBA venue will be confirmed in the near future.
While the series champion will be crowned in September after the sixth round at Sandown, the American-based muscle cars will race on at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst International for the ‘Trans Am 100’ special event on November 11-13.
Series title partner, Turtle Wax, will also incentivise teams to continue lifting the standards of presentation and professionalism across the Trans Am category. At each event in 2022, teams will have the chance to win the Turtle Wax Best Presented Team Award – a prize of $500 cash and a car care product pack thanks to Turtle Wax and Selleys.
CEO, Australian Racing Group
“The Turtle Wax Trans Am Series has fast become a shining light on the Australian motorsport scene,” said Braid.
“With over 70 cars in the country now and even more on the way, this class is no longer a sleeping giant.
“This six-round calendar for 2022 gives the competitors a balanced and rounded series, with events in all three eastern seaboard states, plus Tasmania, and two races at Mount Panorama – one for series points and one at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst International.
“There is a lot to be excited in the world of Trans Am, and the 2022 calendar is just the start of an exciting future on the national racing scene.”
2022 Turtle Wax Trans Am Series
Round 1: Symmons Plains – Feb 11-13
Round 2: Phillip Island – Mar 18-20
Round 3: Mount Panorama, Bathurst – Apr 15-17
Round 4: TBA, NSW
Round 5: Queensland Raceway – Aug 5-7
Round 6: Sandown – Sept 16-18
Bathurst 100: Supercheap Auto Bathurst International – Nov 11-13