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GOLD COAST RAINS ON HEIMGARTNER’S PARADE

  • October 21, 2018

Torrential rain and a decision to cancel today’s final race of the Gold Coast 660 has seen a potential race victory go wanting for Andre Heimgartner and his co-driver Aaren Russell this afternoon. Heimgartner started the race in dry conditions while thunder clouds threatened overhead, making a number of moves through the field before Nissan Motorsport made a strategic early pit stop for the #7 Plus Fitness Nissan Altima. That decision would see them third on the road and the first pairing in the lead group to have had both drivers at the wheel by the time the first race suspension was called...

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HEIMGARTNER RUES LOST OPPORTUNITY AT THE MOUNTAIN

  • October 7, 2018

Andre Heimgartner and his co-driver Aaren Russell have been left pondering what could have been after pit lane troubles saw them unable to capitalise on the speed of their #7 Castrol Nissan Altima in the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. Heimgartner qualified 13th for the big race at Mount Panorama, with the 22-year-old pleased to have a speedy car underneath him. However, as the second Nissan on the road, Heimgartner and Russell were forced to double-stack a number of times across the day. This lost time was then further compounded by other issues encountered during one of their pit stops. Despite...

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