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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.

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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.


Shae Davies - 2013 AV8TC Champion