TEAM MIRAGE AUSTRALIA WINS AGAIN AT DUBAI 24HR 2007
For the 2nd year in a row the Aussies have won the A1 Class in the Toyo Tyres Dubai 24hr endurance race at the F1 Dubai Autodrome.
The team was led by V8 Supercar privateer Mal Rose with all 3 Mitsubishi Cup Race cars finishing the grueling event on January 12-13 2007.
The winning class Mitsubishi was driven by Mal Rose, Peter Leemhuis & Tony Alford in the pink Donut King car with 482 laps completed (34th outright).
Third in class were newcomers to Endurance 24hr racing Paul Stubber, Ray Stubber & Ron Moller all from WA with 456 laps completed (42nd outright).
The teams 3rd car finished 4th in Class driven by Richard Gartner, Kevin Burton & Adam Wallis (Note: Kevin & Adam are Mals V8 Supercar co-drivers) with 391 laps completed (52nd outright).
The Mitsubishi Team Mirage also picked up the inaugural Toyo Tyres teams trophy for the highest placed Toyo Tyres equipped car. Mals cars were the 1st, 2nd & 6th highest cars home (Note: almost 25% of the teams ran Toyo Tyres).
The outright race winner was again the Duller Motorsport BMW Z4 Coupe with 567 laps in the 24hrs.
The event was supported from 16 different nations from all over the world.
This now make Team Mirage Australia one of the most successful 24 endurance teams with a 100% finish record!
The cars have now finished the Bathurst 24hr twice, Nurburgring 24hr 3 times, Sepang 12hr once & Dubai 24hr twice.
The team is supported by Toyo Tyres (Europe & Australia), Disc Brakes Australia, Castrol Oils, Australian CV Reconditioning, XenonOz, Blair's Tyres Narellan, Caldwell's Auto Body, The Supercar Experience & Rehydr8.
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