Oct 29, 2014

Final round of Kumho V8 Touring Car Series in Sydney this weekend

SYDNEY racer Justin Ruggier is aiming to win the 2014 Kumho Tyres Australian V8 Touring Car Series this weekend at Sydney Motorsport Park and drive his ex-V8 Supercar Commodore into the racing history books.

The Eggelston Motorsport driver races an ex-HSV Dealer Team Holden Commodore VZ that could be become the first car to win championships in all three tiers of V8 racing in this country.

Rick Kelly won the 2006 V8 Supercar Championship in the car for the Toll HSV Dealer Team and it also claimed victory in the V8 Supercar Development Series in 2007 with Tony D’Alberto and his family-owned and operated team.


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.

Justin Ruggier - Winner, Round 5 Wakefield Park