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BREAKTHROUGH PODIUM FOR HEIMGARTNER AT THE ISLAND

  • April 14, 2019

Andre Heimgartner has broken through for a podium finish at the WD-40 Phillip Island SuperSprint this weekend. With a third-place finish in Saturday’s race, Heimgartner secured his second Supercars podium result and his first as a solo driver (following the third place he achieved at the 2017 Gold Coast 600 as Tim Slade’s co-driver). The #7 Plus Fitness Nissan Altima driver had started on the second row of the grid for the 120km/27 lap race after qualifying fourth and while he was jumped by his Kelly Racing team boss Rick Kelly at the start, with great car speed he was able to get that...

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TOUGH TASSIE FOR HEIMGARTNER

  • April 7, 2019

It has been a tough weekend in Tasmania for Plus Fitness Racing driver Andre Heimgartner for the Tyrepower Tasmania SuperSprint. With Phillip Island’s WD-40 Phillip Island SuperSprint coming up fast next weekend (April 12-14), the 23 year old Kelly Racing pilot is hoping to quickly put the last few days behind him. “It has been a bit of a disappointing weekend, but we did what we could with what we had,” Heimgartner said. “In both sessions of qualifying things were a bit out of our hands – we couldn’t lay down a lap in the first one due to an engine misfire which was really...

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