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BLOG – HOLIDAY REFLECTIONS

  • December 14, 2016

The 2016 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship may be run and done and the holiday season almost upon us, but that doesn’t mean it is time to sit back and coast – I am hard at work talking with prospective sponsors, undertaking intensive strengthening and fitness training with my PT, and doing all I can to ensure I have a seat in the championship in 2017.While I am certainly busy, I won’t lie – there has also been a lot of reflection on 2016, and man, what a year it has been. A new team, a new car, two new engineers, new supporting partners, 15 events, many hours with Virgin Australia,...

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SYDNEY 500 HAS NO FAVOURS FOR HEIMGARTNER

  • December 4, 2016

Andre Heimgartner has felt the wrath of lady luck at the Coates Hire Sydney 500, with a plethora of issues combining to make it a character-building weekend at the office for the young Melbourne-based Kiwi. After engine issues plagued the #3 Plus Fitness Holden Commodore during Friday practice, these continued on Saturday and when combined with a longer-than planned second pit stop during the race, saw Heimgartner finish P20 after qualifying P24. Come Sunday, medical issues raised their head to add further complications, with Heimgartner experiencing problems with eczema in the eye region...

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