It can be the closing hurrah for Holden in Supercars but the Pink Lion is roaring right after Shane van Gisbergen’s earn in Saturday’s night race in Perth.
The Red Bull Ampol Racing star’s seventh get from 10 starts in 2022 was also Holden’s 600th gain as a manufacturer across the Australian Touring Motor vehicle Championship and Supercars eras.
Van Gisbergen has history when it will come to watershed moments for Holden, getting claimed the brand’s 500th and 550th triumph.
With Commodores to be replaced by Gen-3 Chevrolet Camaros in next year’s championship, van Gisbergen was proud to make another specific second for the brand name.
“Holden’s not with us anymore but it truly is nonetheless great to signify that for the closing yr,” van Gisbergen mentioned.
“I have received the 500th, 550 and 600th now – it is a cool privilege.”
Saturday’s earn also signifies Holdens have received the previous 13 races in the championship – with Ford now heading 168 times without tasting results.
It is really a scenario which Shell V-Electricity Racing’s Anton De Pasquale is established to overcome possessing now had three pole positions this year devoid of a victory.
“You always want to transform in the race simply because that’s wherever you get points and which is what you get trophies from,” De Pasquale explained.
“Obviously we have obtained a really fantastic qual vehicle and our race car was fairly superior (on Saturday) also, just not very good enough for the big a single.”
The Perth SuperNight party – Supercars’ 1st go to to Western Australia since 2019 – wraps up on Sunday with two far more 46-lap races in the afternoon.