Victorian teen confirms Toyota 86 return

Monday 16th April, 2018 - 4:25pm

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Nic Carroll

Victorian teenager Nic Carroll will return to the Toyota 86 Racing Series for his second season this weekend.

Carroll debuted in the one-make category last year alongside his Formula Ford campaign, with the 18-year old finishing up 14th in the Toyota 86 standings.

More recently, the Melbourne-based driver competed in the Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour, sharing a car with fellow 86 racer Liam McAdam.

“Having the experience of the tracks and knowledge of the car leading into this year’s series gives me confidence and a sense of what to expect ahead of the first round at Phillip Island this weekend,” said Carroll.

Carroll’s eye-catching green and black liveried 86 will feature backing from Auto Approve, Wilson Security, Apex Steel, Dutton Garage and Gibson Freight.

Toyota recently announced that Jason Bargwanna will serve as a full-season mentor for the series alongside a roster of high-profile invited drivers.

The Toyota 86 Racing Series gets underway at the WD-40 Phillip Island 500 with two practice sessions on Friday.

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