GMSV and Chevrolet Racing Take To the Streets of Melbourne as Part of Australian Grand Prix

GMSV – The Australian F1 Grand Prix is back and set to return to the streets of Melbourne as part of an action packed motorsport weekend from April 7-10.

C8_Grand Prix weekend In the lead up to the feature race on the Sunday afternoon, the team at GMSV will be staging a large activation with some key new models.

“The whole city is buzzing with excitement to have its treasured race weekend back and GM Specialty Vehicles are thrilled to be a part of all the action this year,” said GMSV General Manager Marketing, Customer Experience and Communications, Jodie Lennon.

“GMSV is all about handpicking some of the very best of what GM has to offer and bringing it to motoring enthusiasts in Australia and New Zealand.  What better place than the Grand Prix to show off our latest and greatest products.”

The recently launched Chevrolet Silverado Heavy Duty will command a majority share of the GMSV display in Champions Gateway, due in no small part to its large and imposing presence.

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In keeping with the performance theme of the weekend, a special draw card will be the all-new, right-hand drive C8 Corvette Stingray.

“The response to C8 has been absolutely phenomenal, it’s such a dramatic car to look at, let alone drive, and we’re looking forward to introducing fans of all ages to this iconic vehicle,” said Miss Lennon.

The Supercars also make a return to the Albert Park street circuit, with drivers and teams competing for Championship points as part of the Melbourne round.

A particular highlight for many race goers, and their ears, will be the Victorian debut of the all-new Gen3 Camaro ZL1 Supercar.

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“The Gen3 Camaro Supercar will be on the track at various stages in the weekend’s programme.  It will be looking resplendent in its new black livery and will also create a cacophony of noise thanks to its Chevrolet Racing 5.7 litre LTR V8 engine,” said Chris Payne, General Manager Chevrolet Racing.

“It arrives in Melbourne fresh from testing and a visit to Tasmania as part of the most recent round.  It’s a real treat to have it here for race fans to see and hear.

“We’re looking forward to an exciting new era for motorsport under the Chevrolet Racing banner and eagerly await the arrival of the Gen3 Camaro ZL1 Supercar on the grid at the start of the 2023 season.”

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Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.