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HEIMGARTNER LEADS KELLY RACING AT MELBOURNE 400

  • March 17, 2019

Andre Heimgartner has lead the way for Kelly Racing at the weekend’s Beaurepaires Melbourne 400. The 22-year-old Melbourne-based Kiwi finished three of the four races for the weekend as the best-placed Nissan driver, bringing home a top nine result in the process. All this was despite the driver and crew for the #7 Plus Fitness Nissan Altima struggling to nail down the correct set-up across the event. “In the first race of the event on Friday we brought home 15th in what was a frustrating day with a lack of car speed, but we tuned it up that night to get better tyre life for Saturday’s...

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STRONG SEASON OPENER FOR HEIMGARTNER IN ADELAIDE

  • March 3, 2019

Andre Heimgartner has enjoyed a potential-proving season-opening Adelaide 500 event aboard the Plus Fitness Racing Nissan Altima. Across both 250km races held this weekend the Kelly Racing driver fought for top ten positions. While ultimately he would settle for a pair of 13th places when a number of things went awry, the Melbourne-based Kiwi said there was a lot of positives to take from the event. “In race one we rolled the dice with a first lap splash and dash strategy and unfortunately for us there was not one safety car all race,” he said. “As a result I was running out of fuel...

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