Nissan Motorsport’s hard off-season work has been rewarded with a solid outing in the official V8 Supercars test at Sydney Motorsport Park.
Holdsworth finished 13th and placed his #4 IRWIN Racing Mercedes-Benz AMG E63 V8 Supercar from Erebus Motorsport in 20th place in the standings in its debut season.
Jason Bright came home 2nd after a stoic drive against returned champion Jamie Whincup.
Kelly brought home his Jack Daniel’s Racing Altima in 18th place in Sydney.
Jamie Whincup clinches 5th title finishing third, while Shane Van Gisbergen rules the final race.
Caruso finished 7th, Rick and Todd Kelly were 9th and 10th respectively.
Erebus Motorsport will carry the logos of the New South Wales Rural Fire Service at this weekend.
The Sydney NRMA Motoring and Services 500 presents Nissan Motorsport with a great opportunity to end the season on a high.
Pirtek's support of the new Enduro Cup will create a championship-within-a-championship in the popular Australian racing series.
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.
Once again the V8 Supercars Australia put on quite the show and today was no different when Will Davison put the moves on Garth Tander to take the lead on lap 2 at Homebush.
Jamie Whincup helps teammate Craig Lowndes to victory at Homebush to allow him to hold second place in the points over Mark Winterbottom. Hot temperatures in Australia cause drivers to suffer heat exhaustion.
First Jamie Whincup did not make it into the top 10 chasing for the pole, and then Will Davison made unusual errors. Tim Slade is one happy pole winner in the V8 Supercars Australia season finale weekend.
Rain played a factor in the first qualifying for the Sydney 500.The track dried at the end but several top drivers will not have a shot at the pole; including Whincup!
Practice day for the Australia V8 Supercars was extremely hot; especially for the drivers on and off the track Homebush circuit.
2013 will see the new cars including Nissan and Mercedes, along with new events for the V8 Supercars.
John Maricic, V8 Supercars Correspondent