Driving for Team Kiwi Racing, van Gisbergen finished the first race in 20th position before improving to 13th for race 2 but then dropped down to 23rd in race 3. “They all have to have the roll cage built to a certain specification, they have to buy all the things like brakes and exhaust from the same place, so everyone has the same equipment. His Twitter page has 25.6k followers. At Tailem Bend, van Gisbergen dominated the inaugural race at The Bend Motorsport Park, taking a near lights-to-flag win in Race 22, Nissan pair Rick Kelly and Michael Caruso finished a lonely second and third. He began his professional career in 2004, as an amateur racer. He’s subsequently been picked up by Triple Eight to partner Shane van Gisbergen in the endurance races, and says the transition from full-time to part-time has been relatively smooth. The detail about his family life, his parents are not public. The team was dissolved after the 2015 season, and for the 2016 season, van Gisbergen moved to McLaren's new Garage 59 team. All vehicles are equipped with GPS systems. In 2004, he won the Rookie of the Year Award from the New Zealand Formula First group. [6] He went on to set the fastest ever race lap on the way to securing victory alongside Álvaro Parente and Jonathon Webb. In 2016, van Gisbergen moved to the successful Triple Eight Race Engineering team, alongside two of the most successful drivers in series history; Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes. ... Garth Tander, Shane van Gisbergen, Red Bull Racing, Bathurst 1000, Mount Panorama, Great Race, co-driver. 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For Garth, beating the rising stars of the sport will be important, but not as important as earning bragging rights in the family. One of New Zealand's most established and reputable Registered Motor Vehicle Dealers specializing in NZ new vehicles to the trade only. The Ford FG Falcon of van Gisbergen at the 2010 Clipsal 500 Adelaide. GM Holden and van Gisbergen’s team Triple Eight Race Engineering say they’ve reached an amicable agreement to end their contract which was due to expire at the end of next year. Main News Photos Videos. After a Safety Car ignited a thrilling final stint battle between Scott McLaughlin and the three Triple Eight Holdens. “It’s been an adjustment, but I’ve been busier this year than ever before” Tander told Wide World of Sports. Latest German made technology for the ultimate wash result providing a complete Combi wash in providing either a TouchFree wash or a SoftCloth wash or both in the same wash package for the complete wash result. “This year was always going to be my last year anyway, so my mind was already processing the fact that my full-time career was coming to an end, it just happened 12 months earlier than we expected.”. |  Print   Bathurst 1000 winner Shane van Gisbergen will head home to New Zealand after claiming his maiden win at Mount Panorama. [5], Through his McLaren and Tekno Autosports connections, he drove one of Tekno's factory-supported McLaren 650S GT3s at the 2016 Bathurst 12 Hour. Shane van Gisbergen leads the Bathurst 1000 in his Holden Commodore. Shane van Gisbergen 1989-05-09 (age 31) Team AIM Vasser Sullivan. The company's strong people-focused culture was established and defined by its founding visionary: Leslie Joseph "LJ" Hooker. Get Alerts. At Adelaide, he started his title defence with a commanding double-victory, and remained in contention during the campaign but he finished 4th in the championship. A win in the 2005/06 New Zealand Formula Ford Championship was accompanied by another Rookie of the Year title and was followed by a second-place finish in the 2006/07 Toyota Racing Series. At Pukekohe, van Gisbergen becomes the first New Zealander to lift the trophy, named in honour of Jason Richards, who died of cancer in 2011 and he admitted the occasion got the better of him after crossing the finish line. View more. Our haulage fleet consists of 20 truck and trailers, hook bins and articulated barrel bins, ranging in size from four wheelers to eight wheelers. Main News Photos Videos. I haven’t had a chance since January to sit down and be bored. Shane van Gisbergen (right) and co-driver Garth Tander won the Bathurst 1000. Get Alerts. Shane Van Gisbergen is a professional racer who competes in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship.

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