Supercars delays first Gen3 Chevrolet Camaro check - Motor Informed

Supercars delays first Gen3 Chevrolet Camaro check

The class was set to run the new-generation GM racer for the very first time at Queensland Raceway tomorrow alongside homologation workforce Triple Eight.

Considerably that will have meant each Gen3 automobiles would have turned laps, following the Mustang’s debut last Wednesday.

However the behind-closed-doors Camaro check has now been postponed, the plan now to run the automobile subsequent week forward of its public unveiling in Bathurst.

“Following on from the profitable Mustang check final week, the Gen3 steering committee agreed there have been some alternate elements we needed to give attention to within the Camaro check, which require time to arrange,” mentioned a Supercars spokesperson.

“In consequence, the Camaro shakedown will probably be scheduled for subsequent week, forward of transportation to Mount Panorama for the official unveiling of each Gen3 Supercars on the Repco Bathurst 1000.”

Broc Feeney was set to drive the Camaro nonetheless his Super2 commitments in Sydney will imply T8 might want to discover another driver for the automobile.

Ford homologation squad Dick Johnson Racing used enduro driver Alex Davison for the Mustang shakedown final week.

Gen3 Ford Mustang prototype

Gen3 Ford Mustang prototype

Picture by: Supercars

Davison logged helpful mileage within the Mustang through the check which was overseen remotely by nearly all of Supercars’ technical workers which were residing in Sydney for the Sydney Motorsport Park quadruple header.

 Supercars Head of Motorsport Adrian Burgess labelled the check as a key second for the championship’s plan to introduce new Gen3 rules in 2023.

“Heat up went nicely and as soon as it was up and operating, though not at full capability, we labored by way of quite a lot of technical points utilizing the stay telemetry to give attention to key elements we needed to take a look at right this moment,” mentioned Burgess.

“There’s loads of knowledge we are able to take from right this moment’s run that we’ll now analyse and work by way of for subsequent time, however we’re very happy with how issues went and look ahead to the subsequent section of testing as soon as the automobiles are revealed at Bathurst.”



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