Days after winning the Bathurst 12H, Erebus Motorsport has unveiled the world’s first Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG V8 Supercars at a ‘purple’ carpet launch at All Phones Arena in Sydney.
IRWIN’s Head of Marketing, Tom Veale, will leave V8 Supercars at the end the 2013 season.
IRWIN Racing's V8 star Lee Holdsworth ready for Mercedes AMG on the streets of Adelaide.
Lee Holdsworth continued his impressive lead-up to the Great Race with the seventh fastest time of the session with 2:09.37 in the Irwin Tools E63 AMG.
Changes in the V8 Supercars made for an interesting first day of the Clipsal 500 on the streets of Adelaide. Besides the addition of Nissan and Mercedes to the series, a new driver appeared from the MotoGP ranks.
The team moves onto the Bathurst 1000 next month motivated by its showing of good straight-line speed and some positive results from the weekend.
Engine upgrade for V8 Supercar new kids in Perth
Lee Holdsworth: "It's a little bit disappointing as we had a really good car at the start of the session,”
All three of the Erebus Motorsport V8 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG V8 Supercars have completed every single racing lap of the weekend.
Heat was a major problem for Holdsworth, leading to blisters on his foot. Team working on a solution for Sunday.
The three Erebus Motorsport E63 AMG’s have been trialling different setups ahead of tomorrow’s qualifying session and twin 20-lap qualifying races.
The IRWIN car and equipment will now be air-freighted back to their Gold Coast base in preparation for the next round at Perth on 3-5 May.
Maro Engel takes to the Island full of confidence after establishing a new GT lap record in Macau.
Lee Holdsworth has brought the IRWIN Racing AMG E63 home 17th in the second race of the Clipsal 500.