Shane Price

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Shane Price
Nationality Australian
V8 Supercar Record
Car number 14
Current team Brad Jones Racing
Series championships 0
Races 34
Race wins 0
Podium finishes 0
Pole positions 0
2011 Championship position 53rd (197 pts)

Shane Price, (born 26 December 1986 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) is an Australian motor racing driver who raced for two seasons in the V8 Supercar Championship Series in 2007 and 2008. He has been a front runner in several different motor racing series and is a former New Zealand Superkart champion.

The son of multiple Kart champion Drew Price and nephew to female racer Melinda Price, Price grew up around the sport. In 2006 after finishing runner up in the Victorian and Australian Formula Ford Championships, V8 Supercar team Perkins Motorsport gave him his first foray into the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series, finishing runner up again, this time to Adam Macrow.

In 2007, Larry Perkins promoted Price to the main series in the Jack Daniel's Racing VE Commodore. This was his first full season in the top V8 series in Australia. 2008 saw him continue with Jack Daniel's Racing until he was replaced by his 2006 Fujitsu V8 series team mate Jack Perkins after round 10 due after the team struggled through the season.

In 2008 he was chosen by Holden as one of the drivers for the 2008 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour in a Holden Commodore Sportswagon although a result was not forthcoming as the car struggled with brake problems. 2009 saw a return to the Fujitsu series and a debut in Superkarts. His first Superkart meeting in New Zealand saw Price take out the national championship.

Career results[edit]

Season Series Position Car Team
2001 Australian Junior Clubman Championship 1st Arrow AX6 Junior Kart Arrow Racing Team
2002 Australian Junior Clubman Championship 1st Arrow AX6 Junior Kart Arrow Racing Team
2003 Victorian Formula Ford Championship 22nd Spectrum 09 - Ford
2004 Victorian Formula Ford Championship 2nd Spectrum 09 - Ford Drew Price Racing
2004 Australian Formula Ford Championship 13th Spectrum 09 - Ford Drew Price Racing
2005 Australian Formula Ford Championship 2nd Spectrum 010b - Ford Drew Price Racing
2006 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series 2nd Holden VZ Commodore Jack Daniel's Racing
2006 V8Supercar Championship Series 36th Holden VZ Commodore Jack Daniel's Racing
2007 V8Supercar Championship Series 36th Holden VE Commodore Jack Daniel's Racing
2008 V8Supercar Championship Series 27th Holden VE Commodore Jack Daniel's Racing
2008 Australian Sports Sedan Series 13th Saab 9-3 - Chrysler Mark Nelson
2008 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series 35th Holden VZ Commodore Jay Motorsport
2009 New Zealand Superkart Championship 1st Anderson Maverick - SAFE Safe Evolutions
2009 Australian Superkart Championship 6th Anderson Maverick - SAFE Safe Evolutions
2009 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series 11th Holden VZ Commodore Jay Motorsport
2009 V8Supercar Championship Series 39th Holden VE Commodore Walkinshaw Racing
2010 V8Supercar Championship Series 60th Holden VE Commodore Tony D'Alberto Racing
2010 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series 42nd Holden VE Commodore Jay Motorsport
2011 International V8 Supercars Championship 53rd Holden VE Commodore Brad Jones Racing

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