FAST: A computer image of the Aston Martin competing in this weekend's Bathurst 12 Hour.
FAST: A computer image of the Aston Martin competing in this weekend's Bathurst 12 Hour. SS Media

Bundy businessman backs car in Bathurst 12 Hour

A CAR involved in one of Australia's most prestigious races, on this weekend, is connected with Bundaberg.

Bundaberg's Neil McPhillips and his business Infants Friend will be sponsoring the Miedecke Stone Motorsport Aston Martin that will race this Sunday in the Bathurst 12 Hour at Mount Panorama.

Nominated for the GT3 AM class and competing for outright honours, the car will be driven by George Miedecke, Tony Bates, and current Supercars driver Ash Walsh.

McPhillips said the team had goals it wanted to achieve with the same car that finished third in 2015.

"We hope to win the class with a bit of luck,” he said.

"Overall we hope we can finish in the top 10.”

But McPhillips conceded the challenge was tough.

"The 12 Hour can be anything,” he said.

"Any car can win it and it is one of the best racing fields assembled in Australian motorsport.”

Team owner and driver Miedecke agreed but said the car would suit the track and be fast at the top of the mountain.

The Bathurst 12 Hour will start at 4.30am Bundaberg time and be shown on 7mate.



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