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Second Overall for Heimgartner at Taupo

  • December 4, 2017

Andre Heimgartner claimed second overall at round two of the BNT V8s in Taupo (New Zealand) at the weekend. Heimgartner – who last week announced he will drive with Nissan Motorsport in the 2018 Supercars season - finished just five points behind his Richards Team Motorsport teammate Jason Bargwanna for a good result on what was a very hot weekend in the car. Claiming pole position on Saturday morning, the Melbourne-based Kiwi went on to win the opening race of the weekend in dominant fashion where he was followed home to the line by Bargwanna and another Australian driver, Jack Smith. “The...

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HEIMGARTNER JOINS NISSAN MOTORSPORT

  • December 1, 2017

Nissan Motorsport is pleased to announce the signing of Andre Heimgartner to the team for the 2018 Supercars Championship. The 22-year old will race alongside Rick Kelly, Michael Caruso and Simona De Silvestro at the Braeside-based squad. “I’m delighted to reveal that I’ll be joining Nissan Motorsport next year,” said Heimgartner. “The team and the facility are both world class. Rick and Michael both have heaps of experience in Supercars, plus Simona has raced Indycar and Formula E, so I hope to learn a lot.” Heimgartner had previously campaigned in the Supercars Championship...

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