Andre Heimgartner’s costly mistake on Sunday at the OTR SuperSprint marked a missed opportunity to prove he belongs at the front of the field, says Nissan manager Scott Sinclair. The 23-year-old qualified 11th on Sunday morning, his best grid position in eight races, and his equal-fourth highest for the season. However, it all fell apart […]

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Nissan Motorsport’s general manager Scott Sinclair has been impressed by Andre Heimgartner’s recent race pace, but wants it unlocked earlier in events. Heimgartner joined the outfit this year to replace now-retired team owner Todd Kelly, and sits 18th in the points with an eighth in Perth his best race result. The 23-year-old has an average […]

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Supercars’ five-strong contingent of New Zealanders, including title rivals Scott McLaughlin and Shane van Gisbergen, have helped launch November’s ITM Auckland SuperSprint. McLaughlin, van Gisbergen, Fabian Coulthard, Andre Heimgartner and Richie Stanaway were on hand at Eden Park in Auckland on Thursday, getting kicking tips from All Blacks legend Grant Fox. The 1987 Rugby Union […]

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Andre Heimgartner blames himself for the last-lap battle with Shane van Gisbergen in which the Plus Fitness Nissan fired off the road, losing three places. Heimgartner started the final lap fifth, but took the chequered flag eighth after the run-in with his fellow Kiwi. On fresher tyres, van Gisbergen had a run on the Nissan […]

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Nissan Motorsport has signed MW Motorsport’s Dunlop Super2 Series trio and Aaren Russell as its 2018 PIRTEK Enduro Cup Supercars co-drivers. Dean Fiore alongside Michael Caruso for a fifth Enduro Cup is the only incumbent, joined by his MW team-mates Garry Jacobson and Alex Rullo, and Russell in the four-Altima line-up. Jacobson joins Rick Kelly, […]

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Andre Heimgartner has claimed the 2017/18 BNT V8s Championship at Hampton Downs this weekend, while Liam MacDonald clinched his second title in class two. Locked in a battle with his teammate Jason Bagwanna, Heimgartner had to merely finish all three races this weekend to gather enough points to win. Bargwanna backed up his win on […]

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Plus Fitness will sponsor the Altima new Nissan Motorsport recruit Andre Heimgartner races in the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. Heimgartner returns to Supercars for his third full-time season in 2018, replacing now-retired team co-owner Todd Kelly in the #7 entry. Spotlight: Will results shape Nissan’s future? His first outing with Nissan came with one-off […]

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As the BNT V8s return from rounds three and four in the South Island, the championship has seen new points leaders emerge in both classes as the racing heads to Manfeild this weekend.   Andre Heimgartner took the championship lead in class one from his teammate Jason Bargwanna following a round win at Ruapuna, while […]

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The group of 26 drivers that will contest the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship is complete. Tekno Autosport’s long-awaited confirmation that Jack Le Brocq will replace Will Davison rounds out a set of announcements that had been expected since the Coates Hire Newcastle 500 weekend last November. Led by 2017 title protagonists Shell V-Power Racing and Triple Eight, just […]

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Andre Heimgartner has continued his charge to a maiden BNT V8 title by winning round four of the championship at Teretonga this weekend. Following up his win in race one of the weekend on Saturday, he banked more valuable points with two-second placings in today’s races. Race two of the weekend was won by his […]

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