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David Reynolds will race an Erebus Motorsport-run Mercedes at the Bathurst 12 Hour next February along with Luke Youlden and Yasser Shahin.
The decision to form an in-house technical alliance with Tickford Racing is a sign of progress for the 23Red Racing squad rather than a failure of its single-car model, says boss Phil Munday.
Supercars CEO Sean Seamer will continue talks with both IndyCar and NASCAR during a trip to the US over the Christmas period.
Eyebrows were raised when Supercars stewards penalised Shane van Gisbergen rather than his crew for the title-deciding refuelling bungle in Newcastle. However, a cheeky tweet from Triple Eight unwittingly explains both why it happened, and how it could have so easily been avoided.
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Supercars rookie Abbie Eaton has come away impressed from her maiden Aussie test at Winton, with a need to 'hustle' the 600-plus-horsepower car the key takeaway from her time behind the wheel.
The Ford Mustang may not be the only fresh aero package on the Supercars grid next year, with Kelly Racing expected to try and push through tweaks for the Nissan Altima during official homologation testing later this week.