Triple Eight will acknowledgment to the Bathurst 12 Hour in 2019 to with a GT3 Mercedes for its accepted Supercars drivers Craig Lowndes, Jamie Whincup and Shane van Gisbergen.
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The aggregation appropriate the agency will be “arguably the best appalling leash anytime apparent at the mountain”.
Between them, the three drivers accept 15 wins and 29 podiums beyond the Bathurst 1000 and 12 Hour.
The #888 admission beneath the Aggregation Vodafone banderole in abutting February’s Intercontinental GT Challenge opener will be a collective accomplishment amid Triple Eight and the Scott Taylor Motorsport aggregation that ran Tony D’Alberto and Max Twigg to this year’s Australian GT Endurance title.
Triple Eight’s alone antecedent attack into the Bathurst 12 Hour was in 2017 in affiliation with Maranello Motorsport, aback Lowndes, Whincup and Tony Vilander won.
“It’s array of like the old rat backpack aback calm again, although we’ve got Shane on board,” said Lowndes.
“The car has lots of memories of aback we had Vodafone on the supercar [from 2007-12, pictured below], but it’s abundant to see the old colours back, abundant memories for that era.
Triple Eight to Bathurst 12H with Supercars trio
“It’s activity to be nice, acutely the three of us are actual able-bodied accordant and we apperceive the ambit actual well. To accept all three of us in one car is actual strong.
“I’ll charge to get my arch about the car, but I’m abiding that’ll appear appealing quickly.”
Lowndes is backward from full-time antagonism at the end of the 2018 Supercars season.
Van Gisbergen has the best GT acquaintance of the trio, accepting been allotment of the 2016 Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup title-winning line-up.
“It’s amazing to aggregation up with these guys,” he said of administration a car with Whincup and Lowndes.
“Working alongside them in the chase aggregation has been awesome, but accepting to drive with them will be a appealing appropriate moment for me.”
Van Gisbergen goes into the Supercars appellation decider in Newcastle abutting weekend 14 credibility abaft baton Scott McLaughlin.
“We’ve got a fair bit of Supercars activity to get through afore we can absolutely anticipate about the 12 Hour, but it’s absolutely acceptable to accept aggregate bound abroad for it for abutting year,” Van Gisbergen added.
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