Apr 14, 2014

Justin Ruggier to jump from iRacing online to real-life V8 Touring Car racing

MELBOURNE-BASED Eggleston Motorsport has confirmed Sydney-based driver Justin Ruggier as part of its 2014 Kumho Tyres Australian V8 Touring Car Series program.

Ruggier will drive a well-known ex-HSV Dealer Team Commodore VZ in the series for ex-V8 Supercars, which begins next weekend at Mallala in South Australia.

His new car was used by Rick Kelly to win the 2006 V8 Supercar Championship and also finished runner-up at that year’s Sandown 500 and Bathurst 1000 with brother Todd co-driving.


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)