Camden-based racer Cameron Crick has been recently confirmed as an arrive-and-drive competitor in the upcoming ECB SuperUtes round, which is set to take place at the Vodafone Gold Coast 600 between October 19-21. Crick is set to represent Team Triton Racing in the fixture, which will mark the second time this season the young speedster has plied his trade for the team.
Crick made an impressive debut in the ECB SuperUtes series at the Ipswich Supersprint in July, posting a podium and finishing 4th overall for the round despite receiving a drive-through penalty which cost him 6 positions in Race 2. Crick was quick to express his excitement at receiving the opportunity in stating;
“I’m stoked to have been given this opportunity by Team Triton and Craig Dontas. We’ve managed to build a great partnership with the fellas and they’ve had a tremendous season on the track which I can hopefully contribute to…having never raced on the Gold Coast I’m sure this experience will help my own development and be a lot of fun at what is an awesome event in an unreal location”.
Crick will enter the round off the back of a strong showing in the Toyota 86 Racing Series at Bathurst, where the 20-year old climbed through the field to finish 4th and 2nd in the weekends races. These results placed Crick firmly in 3rd overall for the 86 Series Championship, and the young speedster saw the Gold Coast 600 as a chance to build momentum into the final Toyota 86 Series round, set to take place at the Coates Hire Newcastle 500.
“We do have a long 7-week gap between Bathurst and Newcastle (in the Toyota 86 Racing Series), so to have the chance to do some actual racing, get out on a street circuit and sort of keep me in the swing of things will be good. It means we can get out and have a crack, come home and still have a fair bit of time to get the 86 ready to rumble for Newcastle. It’s been a mega year so far, so I’m very determined to finish it on a high note both in the SuperUtes and in the 86 Series”, Crick explained.
The ECB Superutes Series action will be televised live on Fox Sports 506, at the following times:
Practice 1: 9:35am-9:55am
Practice 2: 12:10pm-12:30pm
Race 1: 12:05pm-12:25pm
Race 2: 8:40am-9:00am
Race 3: 11:00am-11:20am