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HEIMGARTNER ENDS 2018 ON A CAREER-BEST HIGH

  • November 25, 2018

  Andre Heimgartner has ensured the last event of the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship was a great one, coming home with a career-best solo driver race finish on Sunday at the Coates Hire Newcastle 500. Earlier in the day, the Plus Fitness racer made it to his second-consecutive Top Ten Shootout, claiming 9th on the grid for today’s 250km race which saw him overcome a failed cool suit to carve his way through to 6th position. Sunday didn’t have exclusivity on impressive drives from the 23 year old either, with the Melbourne-based Kiwi driving from the rear of the grid...

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HEIMGARTNER CHARGES TO TOP 8 AT HOME

  • November 5, 2018

Andre Heimgartner has powered to an equal-season-best finish of 8th at his home-track of Pukekohe Raceway on Sunday after a strong showing in the #7 Plus Fitness Nissan Motorsport Altima. Heimgartner started the day with his third Top Ten Shootout appearance (his first came in 2015 and his second in March of this year), laying down a 1m 03.428s as the first shootout entrant to lay down a lap. After starting the race from the fifth row on the grid, the 23 year old Melbourne-based Kiwi moved quickly to be inside the top five by the first pit stop, re-joining in 11th position. In an intense...

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