McElrea Racing

Cooper Murray
Leading Porsche Carrera Cup @Adelaide 500 2020

Cooper Murray

Cooper raced karts from 2010 till 2015 where his talent soon became obvious with two Australasian championship titles in cadet class. He went on to follow that up with six state championship titles and ten podiums.

He achieved many national Formula Ford podiums in 2016 and 2017 and in 2018 Cooper progressed to the Porsche Michelin GT3 Cup Challenge where he was a standout.

In mid-2019 he joined MR to take the next step in his Porsche career and took a clean sweep at Townsville in only his second race with us. He also clean-swept round 1 of the 2020 championship and had a healthy lead when COVID caused the cancellation of the 2020 championship.

Cooper is looking to continue 2021 with his winning form from 2020.

Background...

What are your top 3 Career Highlights so far?

  • 2018 Jim Richards Endurance Champion
  • Bathurst 6 Hour Winner (Class D)
  • 2018 Porsche GT3 Challenge runner up (8 race wins, 5/6 pole positions)

Have you raced in any other events or categories?

  • Gokarts 2010-2015
  • Formula Ford 2017
  • Porsche GT3 Challenge 2018

Any other personal interests you would like to share?

  • I love getting on my bike and going for rides, also love getting the golf clubs out on the weekend and playing a game of golf and in the off season I love water skiing / wakeboarding.

What are your favourite motorsport moments?

  • Winning my first ever Porsche race by over 20 seconds.

What is your all-time favourite race car?

  • Porsche 991 GT3 Cup Car.

What is your favourite race circuit?

  • Bathurst

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Cooper Murray
Formula Ford @Sandown 2017

Cooper Murray
GT3 Cup Challenge @Sandown 2018

Cooper Murray
Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge @Phillip Island 2018

Cooper Murray
Porsche Carrera Cup @Australian Grand Prix 2019

Cooper Murray
Australian GT @Phillip Island 2018

Cooper Murray
Bathurst 6HR @Bathurst 2019