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HEIMGARTNER CARVES HIS WAY TO PHILLIP ISLAND PODIUM

  • May 28, 2017

Heading into this afternoon’s second of two one-hour races for the weekend at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Andre Heimgartner led David Wall in the Carrera Cup Australia title standings by just one point. Courtesy of a third-place finish in this afternoon’s 60-minute stanza, the Melbourne-based Kiwi has ensured that he leaves round three with his title lead not only intact, but now extended to a 10-point buffer. In a reverse to yesterday’s driver order, Heimgartner brought home the #777 Bob Jane T-Marts Porsche while it was up to co-driver Aaron Ireland to greet the starter...

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SPEEDY START TO ROUND THREE, MORE RACING TO COME

  • May 27, 2017

Andre Heimgartner and co-driver Aaron Ireland have enjoyed a speedy start to round three of the Carrera Cup Australia championship, being held this weekend at the Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit. In a departure from the regular racing format, this weekend’s event employs a Pro-Am format across two 60-minute races, with the first held at the Victorian circuit this afternoon. Andre Heimgartner started the race in fifth place, courtesy of his Pro Qualifying topping effort and the seventh-fastest effort of Ireland in the Am Qualifying. A smooth start and a fast car saw the Melbourne-based...

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ANDRE READY FOR PRO-AM HIT-OUT THIS WEEKEND

  • May 22, 2017

Andre Heimgartner will lead the Carrera Cup Australia field to this weekend’s round three of its championship, to be held at Phillip Island across May 26-28. In a twist to usual proceedings, Heimgartner will have to share the driving duties of his series-leading #777 Bob Jane T-Marts Sonic Motorsport Porsche this weekend thanks to the unique format of the ‘Pro-Am’ event. Two one-hour races will be held across the weekend, with each 60-minute hit-out to feature two drivers per car. Heimgartner will be joined in his pursuit to extend his championship lead by close friend and Porsche...

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