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In 2022 it planned to launch its "Gen3" chassis, which manufacturers and engineers will have to work with in order to comply with the race category's regulations. “It's a fact of life that people have been turning up to watch the races in other brands. Watch the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship on KAYO. Supercars had expected to have Holden or GM as an operational factory beyond the 2021 season with Holden and Triple Eight Racing’s program in place until the end of 2021.
“But it is what it is. Red Bull Holden Racing Team boss Roland Dane will meet with General Motors officials this week, as planning begins for the squad’s post-Holden future. "They replaced the Commodore with a front-wheel drive vehicle [the ZB Commodore built offshore] and it sort of staggered on, but of course it was totally rejected by the car-buying public," Mr Drewer said. Let. Supercars had expected to have Holden or GM as an operational factory beyond the 2021 season with Holden and Triple Eight Racing’s program in place until the end of 2021. Holden provides factory backing to the Red Bull Holden Racing Team featuring former champions Jamie Whincup and Shane van Gisbergen.
“The homologation from Supercars will be valid for several more years, as it always is,” he said. The V8 Supercars have dominated Australian motorsport for much of the last two decades, drawing from the popularity of two made-in-Australia V8 rivals in Holden and Ford. A further seven Supercars teams are set to run Holden Commodores in the 2020 championship.
Holden will retain a factory presence on the Supercars grid until at least the end of the 2021 season after renewing its deal with powerhouse Triple Eight.
The team has also secured primary sponsor Red Bull for the same time period despite a difficult 2019 season where Ford rival DJR Team Penske has dominated on the track. But there’s also a range of other types of racing Holdens including Astras, Vectras, Utes and much, much more.
“Unfortunately, and one of the issues is, that many of the people that have been barracking for the Holden brand over the last 10 years or so haven't actually been buying the product, for whatever reason. He said the appeal of the Supercars was the fact it was Australian cars pitted against other Australians cars, and now that element had gone, he believed "it will die down completely". The Supercar series will recommence on June 27-28 at Sydney Motorsport Park and will run for a further 10 rounds into February 2021. TCR racing category to nip at the heels of transitioning V8 series. “The decisions that affect the car industry on a wider basis are not made in Australia. “I don't want to speculate on what we're doing next season at the moment,” he said. Although not speculating on specifics, Dane said he will analyse the Gen3 plan – parts of which could be brought forward to 2021 - with Supercars in the coming weeks. Meet the car that Craig Lowndes & Jamie Whincup drive for Red Bull Holden to win V8 Supercars races. Holden, which comprises about two thirds of the field in the Supercars Championship, announced in late 2019 that it would retire the Commodore nameplate. One of those, ex-factory team Walkinshaw Andretti United, expressed their sadness at Monday’s decision. “We will begin discussions with the organisers of Supercars and Red Bull Holden Racing Team,” the post said. The US corporation that owns the Holden name has announced the brand will disappear at the end of the year. Asked if he thinks Supercars will lose fan appeal without the Holden versus Ford rivalry, Dane added: “Not if we, collectively, as the category, do our homework properly. Red Bull drivers Jamie Whincup and Shane Van Gisbergen head into this weekend's Townsville 400 well behind DJR pair Scott McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard. Triple Eight has been Holden's sole factory team since 2017 when it ended a 26-year partnership with Walkinshaw Racing. Here's what you need to know, 'Finally in black and white': Black Summer recommendations spark calls for climate action, 'There's no shame in surviving': Grace Tame named Tasmanian Australian of the Year, With just six words, a female leader gave her male colleagues a swift lesson in gender politics, Man fights to stop American bulldog being put down after it mauled face of Tinder date, Rescuers searching villages covered by landslides after deadly typhoon in Vietnam, Sweden hits record for new COVID-19 cases amid warning that herd immunity is not 'ethically justifiable'. In fact, there’s nearly 900 photos in this book and 80,000 words of beautifully crafted content, including comprehensive captions to explain the significance and background of the contents of each image. Fans have wanted the Camaro to enter Supercars ever since the Mustang debuted last season, but it will be run by General Motors after the Holden brand was retired earlier this year. "Being at the Superloop this year [Adelaide 500], I noticed that it had died down compared to other years," he said. To our friends at Holden, thank you for keeping us on our toes and inspiring us to keep aiming higher. A factory-backed Holden team will remain on the Supercars grid until at least the end of the 2021 championship. “We are aware of our commitment (with Red Bull Holden Racing Team Racing) and we will work through with Red Bull Holden Racing Team the implications of this decision.”. We are saddened by Holden’s closure announcement. As the end of local automotive manufacturing looms, Holden and Ford fans question the passions that have driven their half-century long rivalry. Some fans believe Holden's demise spells the end of Australian motorsport as we know it. Triple Eight Race Engineering designed moulded steering wheel with HP 3D printed electronics module. Holden and its partner supplier, Triple Eight Race Engineering, this week announced they had reached agreement to bring forward the end of its contract with the Red Bull Holden Racing Team, one year early — to the end of this season. “Our thoughts today are with the incredible men and women who make up the Holden workforce, the dealers, customers, and all Holden fans who have all been impacted by today’s news,” read a statement from WAU. “The ongoing situation is that I'm meeting with GM this week and we'll discuss what happens. Don't have an account? #Holden https://t.co/s6vEgWTcaL.
Holden released a statement saying it will work with stakeholders about what this will mean for its participation in the sport. View the video of their 2020 dream livery reveal
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