Supercars
Supercars
26 Jun
-
28 Jun
Event finished
17 Jul
-
19 Jul
Next event in
9 days
R
Hidden Valley
07 Aug
-
09 Aug
Next event in
30 days
R
Townsville
28 Aug
-
30 Aug
Next event in
51 days
R
Sandown
18 Sep
-
20 Sep
Next event in
72 days
R
Bathurst
08 Oct
-
11 Oct
Next event in
92 days
R
Wanneroo
30 Oct
-
01 Nov
Next event in
114 days
20 Nov
-
22 Nov
Next event in
135 days
R
Sydney II
11 Dec
-
13 Dec
Next event in
156 days

Aaren Russell inks three-round LDM deal

shares
comments
Aaren Russell inks three-round LDM deal
By:
Jul 5, 2017, 10:29 PM

Aaren Russell has been drafted in as a last-minute replacement for Cameron McConville at LD Motorsport, with a three-round deal that begins a this weekend’s Townsville Supercars round.

Andre Heimgartner, Aaren Russell, Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden
Aaren Russell, Erebus Motorsport Holden
Cameron McConville, Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden
Andre Heimgartner, Aaren Russell, Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden
Aaren Russell, Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden

McConville had been set to pilot the #3 LDM Commodore for a a second round in a row after making a solo comeback to Supercars in Darwin, but elected to step aside due to his commitments running Porsche and GT squad Zagame Motorsport.

Russell has been drafted as a late replacement, sponsor Plus Fitness helping broker a deal that will see him take over the #3 entry for this weekend’s Townsville round.

Team owner Lucas Dumbrell also confirmed to Motorsport.com that reports of the deal running for three rounds, including the Bathurst 1000 and the Newcastle 500 alongside Townsville, are correct.

Russell is no stranger to the LDM squad, having contested the endurance races alongside Andre Heimgartner in the #3 in 2016 after his full-time deal with Erebus fell apart in Townsville last year.

Russell then piloted the #3 at this year’s pre-season test, but couldn’t reach an agreement for a full-time deal.

He’ll become the fourth driver to race the #3 LDM Commodore so far this year, along with Taz Douglas, Matt Brabham, and McConville.

Next article
Ford’s 1977 Bathurst triumph celebrated with new Mustang

Previous article

Ford’s 1977 Bathurst triumph celebrated with new Mustang

Next article

Livery tweak for Bright Ford

Livery tweak for Bright Ford
Load comments

About this article

Series Supercars
Drivers Aaren Russell
Teams 23Red Racing
Author Andrew van Leeuwen