Maro Engel takes to the Island full of confidence after establishing a new GT lap record in Macau.
IRWIN’s Head of Marketing, Tom Veale, will leave V8 Supercars at the end the 2013 season.
In the fastest ever 1000km classic - just three cars failed to finish and only twice was the Safety Car called onto the track; one being for an incident with a kangaroo!
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.
Lee Holdsworth: "It's a little bit disappointing as we had a really good car at the start of the session,”
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.
The three Erebus Motorsport E63 AMG’s have been trialling different setups ahead of tomorrow’s qualifying session and twin 20-lap qualifying races.
All three of the Erebus Motorsport V8 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG V8 Supercars have completed every single racing lap of the weekend.
Lee Holdsworth was left nowhere to go as cars were sent spinning across the track right in the path of the IRWIN Racing E63.
HOT HOT HOT in temperatures around 34°C, Lee Holdsworth had to make his way through the field in each of the races at Circuit of The Americas.
Engine upgrade for V8 Supercar new kids in Perth
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.
Lee Holdsworth has brought the IRWIN Racing AMG E63 home 17th in the second race of the Clipsal 500.
Heat was a major problem for Holdsworth, leading to blisters on his foot. Team working on a solution for Sunday.