S5000 claims fastest ever Bathurst lap

That is the claim from the V8-powered S5000 series, which staged a series of demonstration runs in a bid to claim the record.
The series was set to race at the Bathurst International only for Motorsport Australia to pull the pin on safety grounds.
That led to the series instead focussing on a shot at the official lap record, a 1m59.291s set by Chris Mies in an unrestricted Audi GT3 …Keep reading