May 5, 2015

STEVEN Devjak had never driven a Kumho Tyre Australian V8 Touring Car Series car before he rolled out onto the circuit for opening practice in the first round at Sandown in late March.

The 32-year-old from Sydney had purchased an ex-Brad Jones Racing Falcon just a fortnight prior from Simon Tabinor and then did something that got some attention – he qualified on the front row!

By the end of the weekend he had finished third in the Privateer class and is champing at the bit for the next round at Winton on June 13/14.

“Qualifying on the front row alongside Jack Perkins was the highlight of my weekend,” says Devjak.

“I’d never driven the car or driven at Sandown before the weekend. We put new tyres on in qualifying and we were on the front row! The car had a few niggles during the races but we’ve sorted them out since then.


Welcome to the Kumho Tyres V8 Touring Car Series Website

KUMHO TYRES AUSTRALIAN V8 TOURING CAR SERIES - This touring car category gives the perfect place for ex-V8 Supercars to continue their long and successful lives after they finish in the V8 Supercars Championship and Development Series.

Run to the same technical platform, the category is ideal for young drivers wanting a taste of V8s or veterans and businessmen racers with the passion for these cars, many of which are run in the same colours as carried by some of the biggest stars in V8 Supercar racing.

Every car in the field has significant history and, with a strong TV package and increasing numbers since its inception in 2008, the V8 Touring Car category is continuing to grow and gain momentum.

Jack Perkins - Round 1 Sandown Winner