LATEST

Formula Ford racer moves to Kumho V8s

Speedcafe.com

Monday 2nd February, 2015 - 1:35pm

Share:

Liam McAdam with the #38 Holden

Liam McAdam with the #38 Holden

Formula Ford racer Liam McAdam will graduate to the Kumho V8 Touring Car Series this season with defending champions Eggleston Motorsport.

The 18-year-old will pilot Eggleston’s #38 ex-Walkinshaw Racing Holden, which last year made a one-off appearance at Phillip Island in the hands of Cameron McConville.

McAdam finished seventh in last year’s Australian Formula Ford Series driving for Dream Motorsport.

A former Superkart racer, McAdam’s tin-top experience is limited to outings in a Mazda Production Sports Car.

“This is a big opportunity and there’s no better team to be with in this category than the reigning champions,” says McAdam.

“This year is all about learning how to drive these cars properly and progress as I become more comfortable with them.”

McAdam completed an evaluation day with Eggleston at Phillip Island last December.

The team remains on the hunt for a driver for its sister ex-Walkinshaw VZ, which won the title last year with Justin Ruggier.

Speedcafe.com comment policy

Comments require approval before being published. Speedcafe.com 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]

Speedcafe.com has been established to provide a daily motorsport news service to the industry and fans in Australia and internationally.

Read the Speedcafe.com promise
Newsletter

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