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SANDOWN CALLING FOR HEIMGARTNER

  • October 27, 2019

Following a difficult weekend at the Vodafone Gold Coast 600, Andre Heimgartner is hoping next month’s final round of the PIRTEK Enduro Cup – the Sandown 500 – will yield better results for his #7 Plus Fitness Kelly Racing Nissan Altima. The weekend on the streets of Surfers Paradise got off to a good start for the Melbourne-based Kiwi, with Heimgartner making his way into his first Gold Coast Top Ten Shootout and the second of his career to start Saturday’s race from the fourth row on the grid. Saturday’s race was initially looking like a strong outing for Heimgartner and his co-driver...

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DOUBLE-HEARTBREAK FOR HEIMGARTNER AT THE MOUNTAIN

  • October 14, 2019

After impressing at the pointy end for the majority of the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, disaster heartbreakingly struck not once, but twice for Andre Heimgartner in the closing stages of the race. The 24-year old Melbourne based Kiwi was sharing the #7 Plus Fitness Nissan Altima for Kelly Racing with Bryce Fullwood at the weekend. After fantastic performances by both drivers across the first three-quarters of the race, Heimgartner was fourth on the road and in-sight of third position. It was then on lap 146 that the first disaster struck – Heimgartner was inadvertently called to the pits...

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