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MEGA DRIVE PUNCTUATES POSITIVE WINTON FOR HEIMGARTNER

  • May 26, 2019

Andre Heimgartner turned plenty of heads on Saturday at the Truck Assist Winton SuperSprint, charging from a starting position of 21st to finish the 120km race in 8th position. The strong results continued in Sunday’s 200km race, where the 23 year old ran inside the top ten throughout before bringing his #7 Plus Fitness Racing Nissan Altima home in 11th despite battling tyre wear in the latter stages. “On Saturday I was pretty happy to come home in eighth position, we never thought that would be the outcome starting from 21st,” Heimgartner said. “In qualifying on Saturday it was just...

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HEIMGARTNER AND SAKAMOTO RACE TO 2ND IN BLANCPAIN GT ASIA CHAMPIONSHIP

  • May 12, 2019

Andre Heimgartner teamed up with Yuya Sakamoto to race the HubAuto Corsa team’s Ferrari 488 GT3 to P2 in the Blancpain GT Asia Championship in Thailand this weekend. The weekend’s event at the Chang International Circuit was round two of the six-round Blancpain GT Asia Championship and Melbourne-based Kiwi Heimgartner plans to compete in the rest of the series as part of the HubAuto Corsa team. Over two races, Heimgartner and Sakamoto brought home a fourth position and a second position, securing the team sufficient points to move from third to second on the championship ladder with...

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TOP SIX GOES WANTING IN PERTH AFTER CONTACT

  • May 5, 2019

Andre Heimgartner put in a stellar drive in the final race of the Pirtek Perth SuperNight on Saturday evening only to have a potential top six finish taken away when a passing move by another driver went wrong. Heimgartner had started the twelfth race of the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship on the third row of the grid after a strong qualifying performance that Saturday morning. After his final pit stop the 23 year old was sixth on the road and set to race to the end, however Scott Pye soon attempted an inside passing manoeuvre, bounced off the kerb and spun Heimgartner’s #7 Plus...

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