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Andre the giant killer ready for wins

Latest Speedcafe Newscast hears from Brad Jones Racing star Andre Heimgartner on why he’s poised for victory.

25 July 2023

For all its problems, Gen3 has mixed up the order in Supercars, especially among the Chevrolet Camaro teams.

Erebus has taken the title fight to Triple Eight, while there’ve been wins for outsiders Team 18 and Matt Stone Racing, and podiums for Brad Jones Racing (BJR).

Knocking on the door of a race victory is BJR star Andre Heimgartner, who explains why he is confident of success at this weekend’s Beaurepaires Sydney SuperNight in the latest Speedcafe Newscast. Listen here:

Heimgartner’s R&J Batteries Camaro has led the Albury-based team’s competitive transition to Gen3.

Amid much speculation about a return to international events, Speedcafe Newscast also reveals Supercars’ long-term plan for more street races in regional cities – and maybe even Perth.

As well, Speedcafe national racing guru Garry O’Brien previews the mammoth support race program at SMP.

It all adds up to a value-packed weekend of racing, headlined by Saturday night’s unique Supercars clash under lights.

A different race format and expected high tyre degradation promise more uncertainty as the Repco Supercars Championship begins the deciding second half of the season.

For Formula 1 fans, Speedcafe Newscast has expert analysis of Australia’s new two-pronged attack.

The Hungarian Grand Prix saw Daniel Ricciardo return alongside standout rookie Oscar Piastri – the first time there’s been a pair of Aussies in the F1 field since 2013.

There are high hopes both will be forces at the upcoming Belgian GP at the classic Spa-Francorchamps circuit, as Speedcafe’s F1 correspondent Ian Parkes explains.

All this and more in the latest Speedcafe Newscast, starting your racing week with the big news from the big names.