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CAR-O-LINER CONTINUES THEIR SUPPORT WITH HEIMGARTNER

  • March 27, 2018

Car-O-Liner Group will be continuing their partnership with NISSAN driver, Andre Heimgartner ahead of this year’s 2018 Supercars Championship. Car-O-Liner is a leading global manufacturer of collision repair and wheel alignment systems. The group’s brands include Car-O-Liner System, Josan, TruckCam and Car-O-Liner Academy. Car-O-Liner first supported Heimgartner in July 2017, backing the young Kiwi’s racing season in the Australian Carrera Cup Championship. The 22-year old is looking forward to having the Australian company support him in his return to Supercars. “Having continuity...

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HEIMGARTNER ENDURES CHARACTER-BUILDING WEEKEND IN MELBOURNE

  • March 25, 2018

It might be his adopted home turf, but the Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit was not the kindest to Melbourne-based Kiwi Andre Heimgartner this weekend. Despite what was an all-round challenging weekend for the 22-year-old, Heimgartner says he has plenty of positives to take away from the weekend while those watching on noted his performance under pressure, citing a number of exciting overtaking moves made under challenging conditions. “For the first race our #7 Plus Fitness Racing Nissan started from 14th and things were looking promising,” Heimgartner began. “Unfortunately, we made...

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HEIMGARTNER CROWNED NZ V8s CHAMPION

  • March 11, 2018

Andre Heimgartner has claimed the 2018 BNT V8s Championship following a strong and consistent end to what was an impressive season in the New Zealand touring car category. The final round at Hampton Downs this weekend (March 9-11) saw the 22-year-old Kiwi put in a solid performance despite suffering a lack of power in his Richards Team Motorsport Camry to claim the top honours. After taking 2nd position in Saturday’s race one, the Melbourne-based Supercars driver needed to only finish fifth in each of Sunday’s two races to secure the title. Heimgartner got that campaign off to a great...

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HEIMGARTNER IMPRESSES IN NISSAN DEBUT

  • March 4, 2018

Andre Heimgartner has impressed in his first race weekend with Nissan Motorsport in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. Heimgartner qualified 11th fastest in his first ever qualifying session with the team on Saturday, improving on that on Sunday to be in the top ten shootout with the seventh fastest lap time. “It was pretty good to be into the top ten shootout in only my second qualifying session with Nissan Motorsport, unfortunately my time was voided for a kerb strike – we would have been fifth or sixth I think if it hadn’t been for that. It is what it is though.The...

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