Jun 14, 2015

Western Australian Rullo becomes youngest winner in V8 racing history

FOURTEEN-year-old schoolboy Alex Rullo has created Australian motorsport history in today’s second round of the Kumho Tyre Australian V8 Touring Car Series at Winton Motor Raceway.

The Perth-based teenager won today’s final race of three at Winton after finishing runner-up to 17-year-old Liam McAdam in the first two races and, in doing so, sealed overall round victory.

Rullo became the youngest winner in Australian touring car racing history given the V8 Touring Car Series consists of Commodores and Falcons that formerly competed in the V8 Supercars Championship.

He was driving a Falcon for Matthew White’s Melbourne-based MW Motorsport team that was formerly driven by current V8 Supercars Championship leader Mark Winterbottom for Ford Performance Racing in 2006 and 2007.


2015 Schedule

The 2015 V8 Touring Car Series will be contested over five rounds in three states:

Round One Sandown, VIC March 27 - 29
Round Two Winton, VIC June 12 - 14
Round Three Queensland Raceway, QLD August 7 - 9
Round Four Phillip Island, VIC September 18 - 20
Round Five Sydney Motorsport Pk, NSW November 13-15

(Note: Dates include Friday Practice)