James Moffat, the driver of the #360 Norton Nissan Altima in the V8 Supercars Championship, will compete with a Nissan 370Z Nismo in the endurance event at Dubai.
Caruso, 30, has had a number of highlights during the 2013 season, including five top 10 finishes in his #36 Norton-sponsored Nissan.
Jason Bright: "It was pretty satisfying to pop out in the top ten when we had been running 24th."
Norton-backed driver James Moffat took a fine seventh place finish in today’s second race, one place ahead of Jack Daniel’s Racing team-mate Rick Kelly.
The Altima sedan is an all-new entry in the medium passenger segment of the Australian new car market.
“The PIRTEK Enduro Cup really is a Championship within a Championship and it was fantastic to win this inaugural version with Warren”
“Really exciting day for us because we had the ability to win"
After several stops to make adjustments Coulthard battled home to finish 16th.
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!
The victory also marks the first in the 11 year history of the Castrol-backed Ford Performance Racing outfit.
James Moffat and Taz Douglas were the best of the Nissan Altimas in 18th place after a trying day.
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 Top Ten Shoot-out begins tomorrow at 5pm.
Tomorrow, the Nissan Motorsport will be on track at 10.05am AEST for practice, while on Sunday, a final practice will be held at 7.25am ahead of ‘The Great Race’ at 10.30am.
The Jack Daniel’s Racing Nissan Altima’s will take to the Bathurst circuit for the first time on Thursday for practice for the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.
Jamie Whincup and Paul Dumbrell emerged victorious in the opening round of the PIRTEK Enduro Cup for V8 Supercars.
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.
In a tough race for the new V8 Supercars squad, Kelly claimed his 11th place result was “almost like a win” after a tough day at the office.