Eggleston Motorsport

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Eggleston Motorsport
Eggleston Motorsport logo.jpg
ManufacturerHolden
Mercedes-AMG
Team PrincipalBen Eggleston
Rachael Wagg
Race DriversSuper2:
38. Will Brown
54. Nathan Morcom
63. Dominic Storey
88. Paul Dumbrell
Australian GT:
24. Tony Bates
ChassisSuper2:
VF Commodore
Australian GT:
Mercedes-AMG GT3
DebutSuper2:
2006
Drivers' Championships0
Round wins2
Pole positions1
2017 position2nd (Paul Dumbrell)

Eggleston Motorsport is an Australian motor racing team which is currently competing in the Dunlop Super2 Series and the Australian GT Championship. The teams Current Super2 drivers are Will Brown, Nathan Morcom and Paul Dumbrell. Tony Bates currently races in the Australia GT for the Team.

EMS was born out of Eggleston Motorsport & Service centre. The motorsport division is now the primary driver for the operation. EMS has been a key competitor in the Dunlop Series since 2006 and together with Cameron McConville, were round winners in the Development Series at Winton in 2010.

Team co-owner Rachael Wagg said in December 2014 that the team was interested in a wildcard V8 Supercar entry or even an endurance campaign, though was not currently considering stepping into the main series in the near future.[1]

In 2014 the team won the Dunlop Series with Paul Dumbrell and the third-tier V8 Supercars series, the Kuhmo V8 Touring Car Series with Justin Ruggier.[2]

The team prepared and ran two Aston Martin DBRS9s in the Australian GT Championship to several podium positions in 2012, as well as running various Porsches at track days. The joint venture with Marque Management in 2013 has added another Holden V8 Supercar to the stable and the team is now running a two-car team in the 2013 Dunlop Series.

Cameron McConville steered Eggleston’s existing ex-Walkinshaw Racing Commodore VE in selected rounds in 2011.[3]

Head of the 2014 season the team purchased a number of ex-Triple Eight Race Engineering cars and debuted an ex-Holden Racing Team Commodore at Phillip Island in the Kuhmo V8 Touring Car Series, the second car driven by Cameron McConville.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Developing winners". Velocity Magazine. 3 December 2014. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Developing winners". Velocity Magazine. 3 December 2014. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  3. ^ http://www.speedcafe.com/2013/02/12/eggleston-to-enter-two-car-dunlop-series-team/

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