TCR Australia- Touring Car veteran Russell Ingall joins

TCR Australia- Touring Car veteran Russell Ingall joins

10.07.2019: Australian touring car legend Russell Ingall will get his maiden chance in TCR Australia at The Bend Motorsport Park this weekend. The former Supercars champi

Australian touring car legend Russell Ingall will get his maiden chance in TCR Australia at The Bend Motorsport Park this weekend. The former Supercars champion and two-time Bathurst 1000 winner will drive an Audi RS 3 LMS. It will mark the veteran 55 year-old’s first-ever race in a TCR car.

“I’ve spoken about TCR a lot, so it’s great to finally get to a chance to see exactly what all the hype is about,” said Ingall. “Paul Morris and I have been discussing TCR for quite some time on our online show. Morris was at the last round at Phillip Island, and he was very complimentary. He believed that it was more exciting live than on TV.

I’ve never sat in one of the cars, and I’ve never raced at The Bend, but I guess it’s no different to other new categories that I’ve been doing all through my career. I haven’t raced competitively since the end of last year, but it’s funny how quickly you get back into race mode.

I’ve been watching videos of TCR from here and overseas, and it is really some of the best racing. It’s phenomenal how good the racing looks and how close the competition is, so it’s great to be part of it.”

Fabio Ravaioli, photo Russell Ingall


10.07.2019 / MaP

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