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HEIMGARTNER FINDS P11 AFTER STRONG SPEED GOES WANTING AT WINTON

  • May 20, 2018

After a challenging Saturday, Andre Heimgartner and Nissan Motorsport finished their Sunday at the Winton SuperSprint knocking on the door of a top ten result in the #7 Plus Fitness Altima. The event started off strongly for Heimgartner, with the 22-year-old Kiwi bringing home the fourth and sixth fastest times in the two primary driver practice sessions on Friday. For the rest of the weekend however, Heimgartner explains that strong speed in the #7 went wanting with it just not coming together for the outfit, especially in qualifying. “On Saturday qualifying did not go to plan,...

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TOP EIGHT FOR HEIMGARTNER IN PERTH

  • May 6, 2018

Andre Heimgartner has brought home a season-best result of eighth position at the Perth SuperSprint today, but it is a bittersweet result for the Nissan pilot with a potential top five finish thwarted on the final lap. Heimgartner started today’s 200km race on the second row of the grid after qualifying fourth fastest. Throughout the race he impressed within the top five, including a large portion which was spent in second place. Following the final pit stops, Heimgartner was fourth on the road but tyre life soon became an issue with the 22-year-old forced to yield to Craig Lowndes...

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