Erebus re-signs Russell for Supercars enduros

Erebus re-signs Russell for Supercars enduros

The GM squad introduced at the moment that Russell will group up with Brodie Kostecki within the #99 entry for a 3rd consecutive enduro season.

This time he’ll make two appearances for the group because of the revival of the Sandown 500 as the normal Bathurst 1000 warm-up.

This newest deal follows two spectacular years for Russell and Kostecki which yielded third on the Bathurst 1000 in 2021 and fourth on the Nice Race final yr.

“I positively get pleasure from my time with the entire Erebus group so I’m very glad to be again once more for a 3rd yr,” stated Russell.

“To have the continuity of working with the identical driver, the identical engineering group and the identical group, it provides an additional stage of confidence and means we will get all the way down to work immediately.

“Brodie’s an unbelievable driver and he’s very proficient so for me to be there and assist him in these two massive races is nice.”

Russell additionally welcomed the return of Sandown to the enduro fold.

“The Sandown 500 is such a nostalgic race for a lot of and one which I’ve been part of personally for various years,” he added.

“It’s like a pre-run earlier than the grand last and it’s good to iron out the little fundamentals and get some apply within the lead as much as Bathurst, particularly with the introduction of Gen3.

“A part of being knowledgeable driver is with the ability to get into one thing new and determining what makes a automobile tick so you possibly can go quick in it so I’m actually trying ahead to turning my first laps within the new automobile.”

Russell’s deal completes the Erebus enduro line-up with Jack Perkins already confirmed as both Will Brown’s long-distance partner and as the spearhead for Erebus’ Super2 programme.

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