The 'lifetime deal' that broke down in double quick time
Last year, David Reynolds signed a decade-long deal with Erebus, seemingly pledging his long-term Supercars future to the team. One year on, "Decade Dave's" contract has been reduced to tatters, with an undercurrent of discontent having brewed in 2020
That David Reynolds' decade-long deal with Erebus didn't run it's full course isn't entirely surprising... but few would have tipped it would only last one of the 10 years.
The deal was full of bravado from the start. It satisfied both Reynolds' dislike of the negotiating process and Erebus owner Betty Klimenko's love of the extraordinary. At some point it was bound to cause headaches and it was likely to be form related. Neither teams nor drivers tend to truck along for a decade without a dip here and there.
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