Cars Galore AGI Sport driver Will Brown has stormed to a spectacular second place, during an incident-filled race 1, at Round 7 of the CAMS Jayco Australian Formula 4 Championship at Homebush.
A stunning opening stint by Erebus Motorsport Penrite Racing driver Will Brown saw him gain the most spots of any driver, on the notorious 'concrete canyon’ street circuit, during Race 1 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Gold Coast 600 event at Surfers Paradise.
Starting the 300km event as co driver with Anton DePasquale, Brown made up 7 spots after beginning in 16th place against the highest rated drivers in Australian motorsport.
The drive was so impressive, at the pit stop change over point, Fox Sports commentator Neil Crompton exclaimed, "there’s two drivers out there who have had a really cracking first stint, one is Craig Lowndes and the other is Will Brown”. Supercars legend Lowndes would go on to win the race as co driver with Jamie Whincup.
Erebus Motorsport driver Will Brown has taken to the streets of Surfers Paradise in Queensland and finished 10th fastest, during the opening first practice session at the Virgin Australia Supercars endurance round on the Gold Coast.
Brown clocked the concrete wall lined circuit in a time of 1:11.4 in his Penrite Racing Commodore to sit just 00.6 of a second off the top of the time sheets. He will partner with Anton DePasquale this weekend.
Practice 3, which is open to all drivers, starts today at 1645 local time/1745 AEDT.
Erebus Motorsport driver Will Brown has topped the time sheets with a blistering 2:04.981.in the morning co-driver session on Day 2 of the Supercaheap Auto Bathurst 1000 at Mt. Panorama.
Brown was the first - and only - driver in the session to dip into the magical ‘2 minutes 4’ times around the 6.213km track.
Brown said post-session, “The car was awesome, makes it pretty easy when you’ve got a car that good”.
Erebus Motorsport driver Will Brown has gone 5th fastest in the first practice session at the 2019 Bathurst 1000 at Mt. Panorama.
Brown lit up the timing screens earlier in the session as the sessions times ramped up.
In the end, he was just pipped for 4th overall however the session was a very strong and positive ‘first out of the box’ run, with Will’s partner driver Anton De Pasquale earlier going 3rd fastest overall.
Will Brown might well have chalked up an early win at Bathurst; making the best entrance.
The Supercars co-driver and Dunlop Super2 Series regular got the unique opportunity to pilot himself and his father Shane from Toowoomba into town on Tuesday morning.
Brown, 21, only obtained his private pilot licence a month ago, giving him the necessary qualifications to make the trip.
"We flew from Toowoomba, straight down to Bathurst, did a few laps around the Mountain, a few passes over and then landed at the Bathurst airport.