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VALUABLE GAINS, PODIUMS AT SANDOWN FOR HEIMGARTNER

  • September 17, 2017

Andre Heimgartner has claimed a third podium for the weekend at Sandown Raceway today, finishing second in the 25 lap Carrera Cup ‘enduro’ earlier today. The result in the #777 Bob Jane T-Marts/Sonic Motor Racing Services Porsche saw the 22-year-old clinch third for the round, finishing 50 points ahead of championship leader David Wall. Courtesy of his results this weekend, the Melbourne-based Kiwi is now only 68 points adrift of the championship leader with two further rounds left to run in the 2017 Carrera Cup Australia season. “The last race of the weekend saw us make some improvements...

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TWO PODIUMS FOR HEIMGARTNER AT SANDOWN

  • September 16, 2017

Andre Heimgartner has snared two podium positions at Sandown Raceway today during the first two of three races to be held this weekend for round six of the Carrera Cup Australia Championship. After a tricky wet/dry qualifying session, Heimgartner stared third for the opening race this morning. A strong start saw the Melbourne-based Kiwi move into second by the first corner, where he stayed until the checkered flag. In race two, a front row start saw Heimgartner challenging for the lead in the opening corners, however catching a kerb saw the 22-year-old forced to slot into second behind team-mate...

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HEIMGARTNER READY FOR ENDURANCE CUP

  • September 11, 2017

Just weeks after he competed in Shanghai as part of the FRD LMP3 Championship, Andre Heimgartner is getting ready to head to Sandown Raceway for the first event in Porsche Carrera Cup Australia’s inaugural Endurance Cup. The Melbourne-based Kiwi is currently second in the Carrera Cup Australia championship chase with three rounds remaining, with each of the remaining rounds set to host longer races as part of the newly launched Endurance Cup concept. The highest points scorer across the three endurance rounds will be awarded the Endurance Cup. The first endurance event, held as part...

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