Jun 15, 2014

Rookie Ruggier again impresses and local Chahda collects first podium finish

RYAN SIMPSON has extended his Kumho Tyres Australian V8 Touring Car Series winning streak to five straight rounds after claiming a pair of race victories today at Winton Motor Raceway.

Sydneysider Simpson has won the first two rounds of this year’s series in his ex-Craig Lowndes Falcon, extending his points margin over rookie Justin Ruggier to 40 points.

Ruggier, driving for Eggleston Motorsport, finished second in both of today’s races to score another podium finish in just his second weekend in the category for ex-V8 Supercars.


2014 Schedule

The 2014 V8 Touring Car Series will be contested over six rounds in four states:

Round One Mallala, SA April 25 - 27
Round Two Winton, VIC June 13 - 15
Round Three Queensland Raceway, QLD August 8 - 10
Round Four Phillip Island, VIC September 19 - 21
Round Five Wakefield Park, NSW October 17 - 19
Round Six Sydney Motorsport Pk, NSW Oct 31 - Nov 2

(Note: Dates include Friday Practice)