2019 will see the introduction of the Production Cars Australia Championship, which will be conducted over 5 rounds as a part of the Australian Motor Racing Series (AMRS).
Production Cars Australia (PCA) is a new company that has been formed by existing GT-1 Australia Category Managers, Rod Salmon and Paul Taylor, and provides an opportunity for existing Production Car owners to compete in a cost-effective national championship which caters exclusively for reasonably priced, 4- seater cars which are driven on Australian roads by everyday people.
For cars to be eligible for the Production Cars Australia Championship they must be an Australian-delivered production road car with a maximum retail price of $100,000.00 (including options) and be a genuine 4-seater road car which meets the definition of a ‘touring car’.
Supercharged / turbocharged cars will run existing boost levels up to a maximum specified by PCA (based on engine capacity) which will not include any overboost allowance.
In addition to this, the competition will include the following features:
- Each car will be subject to Balance of Performance (BoP) which will help to level the performance of each make/model within its class.
- A control tyre will be implemented for use by all competitors.
Each round will consist of 2 x 20 minute races and 1 x 60 minute race (which will include a CPS which will allow for a driver change) and the schedule will be structured to allow for 1 or 2 drivers.
For 2019, the Production Cars Australia Championship calendar will be the same as the GT-1 Australia Championship calendar.