The 10-year wait for a Supercars champion halted by coronavirus
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The 10-year wait for a Supercars champion halted by coronavirus

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When the Supercars season resumes James Courtney will be a Tickford Racing driver - but it's not the first time the star driver has flirted with the famous Ford squad

It's been a rollercoaster few months for 2010 Supercars champion James Courtney.

His much-publicised move to the new Team Sydney venture was subject to constant on-again, off-again rumours for months and when it did happen, it didn't last long. A week after the Adelaide 500 he walked away from the team citing that a big commitment "hadn't been honoured".

Then there was a wildcard deal in the works to run a third Erebus car, which was scuppered by the break induced by the coronavirus crisis. The final twist - at least so far - arrived last week when the smoke for a Will Davison/Courtney switch proved to have plenty of fire behind it.

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