How much does a V8 Supercar team cost?

How much does a V8 Supercar team cost?

How much does a V8 Supercar team cost?

“The raw costs of running the car, staff, flights, accommodation, everything else that goes into it. “It varies per car, we’ve got around 25 cars running on the (V8 Supercars) field somewhere between 3 and 5 million (dollars) is the ballpark (annual cost per car).”

Who are the V8 Supercar drivers for 2021?

Repco Supercars Championship 2021 standings

Driver Team
Broc Feeney Triple Eight Race Engineering
James Golding Team 18
Russell Ingall Triple Eight Race Engineering
Jayden Ojeda Matt Stone Racing

Is Holden racing in 2021?

Team changes. In February 2020, Holden’s parent company General Motors announced it would retire the Holden name by the end of 2020. The Commodore ZB continues to be raced in 2021, albeit with no factory support.

How much does a V8 Supercar driver earn?

The big teams now have to go out and pay guys to come and do three races a year. And they’re not paying peanuts either; an insider told that at a decent team, deals start around the $60,000 mark – and in some cases go well over 100K.

Who is the tallest V8 Supercar driver?

James Courtney
Jim Beam Racing’s Steve Johnson continues his reign as V8 Supercars’ heaviest driver, clocking in at 106kg. He also remains one of the tallest in the field, alongside Shane van Gisbergen, who weigned in at 99.5kg….V8 drivers size up in battle of bulge.

1 James Courtney 78
2 Garth Tander 84.5
3 Tony D’Alberto 74.5
4 Alex Davison 88
5 Mark Winterbottom 80.4

Who is the oldest V8 Supercar Driver 2021?

At 57 years old, Russell Ingall would become the oldest driver to win the ‘Great Race’ should he and Broc Feeney triumph aboard Triple Eight’s wildcard entry.

Are Holden still in V8 Supercar?

Holden’s final season in Supercars will come with added incentive for its drivers. The 2022 Repco Supercars Championship will feature the final battle between Holden and Ford. The arrival of Gen3 in 2023 will also see the Chevrolet Camaro replace Holden.

How many cars in Bathurst 12 Hour?

The 2020 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour event featured a record breaking 40-car field including 34 Class-A entries and 11 different models, an event-high since GT3 regulations were adopted a decade ago.

What cars race in Bathurst 12 Hour?

2022 Entry List

Car # Team Driver 2
74 Audi Sport Team Valvoline Kelvin van der Linde
75 SunEnergy1 Racing Martin Konrad
91 Mercedes-AMG Team Craft-Bamboo Racing Daniel Juncadella
95 MARC Cars Australia Jake Camilleri

Who is the richest V8 Supercar driver?

Ford hero Craig Lowndes was listed as the highest-paid driver with an annual salary of $2.55 million, and popular Kiwi Greg Murphy second-highest at $2.35 million.