Webb borrows Morris Commodore for AGP

Friday 9th March, 2012 - 10:55am


Paul Morris in his Commodore VE at Queensland Raceway

Paul Morris in his Commodore VE at Queensland Raceway

Jonathon Webb will compete at Albert Park’s non-championship V8 support races in Paul Morris Motorsport’s ageing Commodore VE.

After suffering huge damage to his regular car in an accident with Greg Murphy in Sunday morning’s qualifying at the Clipsal 500, Paul Morris has graciously lent Tekno Autosports his Commodore, codenamed ‘Kulwicki’ – the car that has been Morris’s Development Series car over the past three years.

The car is likely to be raced in exactly the same colours and livery as it was used by Morris in the final round of the Development Series in Sydney last year.

Webb passed on his thanks to Morris for the short-notice lease of the car.

“Firstly, I want to say big thanks from us to Paul Morris for letting us lend the car,” Webb told

“From our team’s point of view, it’s disappointing that we won’t be in there in our car, but there was no chance of that. The car is being repaired.”

CLICK HERE for’s story on Webb’s car.

Webb said that he applied to V8 Supercars to miss the non-championship round, but would risk copping a hefty six-figure fine.

“There were no other options. We spoke to V8 Supercars about getting some level of dispensation, but they said “be there or be fined.” Paul has allowed us to use his car, so we’ll be there,” he said.

Webb says that his aim with be to simply finish the non-points races, without damage, in the car that he has never driven.

“The hardest thing is that the car didn’t get delivered to our shop until last night. I’m heading in there in the next hour to see if I can fit in it,” Webb said.

“We’re not expecting a lot. We don’t really know what we’re working with. We’ll go over it, make sure nothing is going to fall off it and turn up on Thursday and see what we’ve got.” comment policy

Comments require approval before being published. reserves the right to deny any post that is abusive or offtopic.

Users are encouraged to flag/report comments which should be removed.

Some comments may require approval before being published which can take up to 48 hours.

For support, please contact [email protected]

Comments are closed. has been established to provide a daily motorsport news service to the industry and fans in Australia and internationally.

Read the promise

Subscribe to our daily newsletter, the best way to get your news first, fast, and free!