Dunlop Super2 Series
Penalty 0
Average Qualifying Position 9.5
Average finishing Position 13.0


Date of birth
08/04/2004 (Age 18)
Place of birth
Canberra, ACT
Canberra, ACT
Newcastle 2023
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Zach Bates will look to add a new chapter to his family's racing legacy with a move into the Dunlop Super2 Series.

Bates is the son of rally driver Rick Bates and the nephew of multiple Australian champion Neal Bates.

Cousins Harry and Lewis have also found success in rallying, but Zach has elected to pursue a four-wheel career on tarmac.

Starting in karts at age 10, Bates previously raced in Formula Ford and won the national title in 2021.

Bates carved out a brilliant Toyota 86 career, winning nine races in 2021 including eight in a row. In 2022, Bates won seven of 15 races.

In 2023, Bates will race alongside Kiwi debutant Ryan Wood for Walkinshaw Andretti United.

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Event Race Qualifying Finish
Thrifty Newcastle 500 ›
Race 1 › 12 11
Race 2 › 12 13
Bosch Power Tools Perth SuperSprint ›
Race 1 › 9 10
Race 2 › 5 18

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