Max Wilson Returns To V8 Supercar

Former Champ Car driver and Williams F1 tester Max Wilson makes his return to V8 Supercar at this weekend's Clipsal Adelaide 500, driving the #45 Holden Commodore run by Longhurst Racing

Max Wilson Returns To V8 Supercar

The team was formed by dual Bathurst 1000 winner Tony Longhurst from the Adelaide-based Team Dynamik operation. Longhurst himself drove the car at V8 Supercar's pre-season races at Albert Park two weeks ago.

An elated Wilson said: "I am very excited with the offer from Tony, we first met at Briggs Motorsport back in my introductory year to the V8's in 2002 and we have remained friends ever since."

Tony Longhurst was equally optimistic, stating: "It's great to have Max on board for this race, he has shown he has the speed when required and he certainly qualifies very well, we just need to convert his efforts into a podium finish on the day."

Wilson left international open wheeler racing behind in 2002 to join the Australian V8 Supercar series. He has spent the last three seasons racing for Ford teams until he was sacked by British-owned Triple 8 Racing at the end of last season.

Wilson said: "I really don't have any problem with changing makes as a professional driver."

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