Nick Percat

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Nick Percat
Nick Percat 2013 Pukekohe.jpg
Nick Percat 2013 Mike Pero Pukekohe 500
Nationality Australian
Born (1988-09-14) 14 September 1988 (age 25)
Adelaide, South Australia
V8 Supercars
Years active 2011-14
Teams Walkinshaw Racing
Starts 14
Wins 1
Poles 0
Fastest laps 0
Best finish 30th in 2011
Previous series
2005–06
2005
2007–09
2009
2010-11
South Australian Formula Ford
Victorian Formula Ford
Australian Formula Ford
Australian Drivers' Champ.
Dunlop V8 Supercar Series
Championship titles
2005
2009
South Australian Formula Ford
Australian Formula Ford

Nick Percat (born 14 September 1988 in Adelaide, South Australia) is an Australian racing driver and former Bathurst 1000 champion. Percat currently races in the V8 Supercars Championship Series driving a CoatesHire backed Holden VF Commodore for Walkinshaw Racing. Percat won the Bathurst 1000 at his first attempt, co-driving for Garth Tander for the Holden Racing Team.

Percat won the 2009 Australian Formula Ford Championship in his third season in the category having dominated the season after finishing runner up the previous year to Paul Laskaseski.[1] In 2011 he returned to single seaters for a one off support race for the 2011 Indian Grand Prix driving a Van Diemen built Formula MRF for a winner takes all $50,000 prize. He took pole position and won race one but was taken out in race two by eventual winner Jordan King.[2]

On 9 October 2011, he partnered Garth Tander to win the Bathurst 1000 race for the Holden Racing Team.[3] In winning the Bathurst 1000, Percat became the first South Australian born driver to win the race.

Career results[edit]

Percat placed fourth in the 2012 Dunlop Series in a Walkinshaw Racing Holden VE Commodore
Season Series Position Car Team
2005 South Australian Formula Ford Championship 1st Swift SC94F Ford
2005 Victorian Formula Ford Championship 28th Mygale SJ97 Ford
2006 South Australian Formula Ford Championship 9th Spectrum 010b Ford
2007 Australian Formula Ford Championship 7th Spectrum 011b Ford
Van Diemen RF06 Ford
2008 Australian Formula Ford Championship 2nd Mygale SJ07A Ford Sonic Motor Racing Services
2008 Australian Drivers' Championship 8th Dallara F307 HWA-Mercedes-Benz Team BRM
2009 Australian Formula Ford Championship 1st Mygale SJ07A Ford Sonic Motor Racing Services
2010 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series 4th Holden VZ Commodore
Holden VE Commodore
Jay Motorsport
Walkinshaw Performance
2010 V8 Supercar Championship Series 63rd Holden VE Commodore Walkinshaw Racing
2011 Formula MRF 1600 - Delhi 4th Van Diemen MRF 1600 - Ford Walkinshaw Racing
2011 International V8 Supercars Championship 30th Holden VE Commodore Holden Racing Team
2011 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series 7th Holden VE Commodore Walkinshaw Performance
2012 Dunlop V8 Supercar Series 4th Holden VE Commodore Walkinshaw Performance
2012 International V8 Supercars Championship 41st Holden VE Commodore Holden Racing Team
2013 International V8 Supercars Championship 33rd Holden VF Commodore Holden Racing Team
2013 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 2nd Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 997 Team BRM
2013 V8SuperTourers Season 34th Holden VE Commodore M3 Racing
Percat placed second in the 2013 Australian Carrera Cup Championship


References[edit]

  1. ^ Stuart Innes (15 September 2009). "Nick Percat relishes perfect result". Adelaide Now. Retrieved 27 September 2009. 
  2. ^ http://www.speedcafe.com/2011/10/30/nick-percat-wins-crashes-in-india/ Speedcafe.com. Retrieved 2 Nov,2011
  3. ^ "Tander, Percat win Bathurst". sportal.com.au. 9 October 2011. Retrieved 9 October 2011. 

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Craig Lowndes
Mark Skaife
Winner of the Bathurst 1000
2011
(with Garth Tander)
Succeeded by
Jamie Whincup
Paul Dumbrell