One of the most intriguing entries for this weekend's Bathurst 1000 comes in the shape of the third car from Triple Eight Racing.
Roland Dane's organisation, based in north Brisbane, has signed two of Europe's finest touring car exponents of the past decade, Andy Priaulx and Mattias Ekstrom, to hurl an extra Holden Commodore VF up and down the infamous New South Wales mountain alongside the full-season enduro entries of past event winners Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes, who have respectively been paired with Paul Dumbrell and Warren Luff.
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