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TOP 15 FOR HEIMGARTNER IN QUEENSLAND AMID LATE RACE SURGE

  • July 24, 2016

Andre Heimgartner surged from 23rd to 15th on the road in the final stint of this afternoon’s second race of the Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint, to conclude a tough weekend at Queensland Raceway on a positive note. Across the weekend set-up was an issue for the #3 Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Commodore of Heimgartner, seeing him qualify 20th and 22nd respectively, and finish Saturday’s 120km race in 20th position.  However, come Sunday’s 200km race it all came together for the 21 year old. On lap 44 of the 65 lap stanza, the Melbourne-based Kiwi would re-join in 23rd after...

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FAILED INPUT SHAFT ENDS HEIMGARTNER’S TOWNSVILLE VENTURES EARLY, AFTER 15TH YESTERDAY

  • July 10, 2016

Andre Heimgartner in action at the Castrol EDGE Townsville 400 (credit- Dirk Klynsmith Photography)  After a strong race finish of 15th yesterday, the Castrol EDGE Townsville 400 has come to a character-building end for Andre Heimgartner, with the #3 Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden Commodore forced to the side of the road with just eight laps remaining in this afternoon’s race. The 21 year old was 17th when the input shaft failed, leaving Heimgartner stranded on the exit of turn five on lap 62 of the 70 lap/200km stanza. Earlier in the weekend, the Melbourne-based Kiwi had set the 18th...

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