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Lee Holdsworth is entering his 11th year in the Supercars Championship, and his second with Charlie Schwerkolt’s owned and operated Preston Hire Racing Team.
2017 is the year for Holdsworth, with the team racing a Triple 8 Engineering Commodore with full technical support and engine package.
After consistently being one of the fastest top 5 drivers in series, Holdsworth now has the equipment and support to translate his speed in serious on track results.
Holdworth’s career began when he was seven, racing karts before progressing into a highly successful car racing career.
Holdsworth entered the V8 Supercar Development Series in 2004, catching the eye of V8 Supercars team owner, Garry Rogers, who signed Holdsworth for the endurance races in 2005.
A five-year career with GRM would follow and by mid-2006 Holdsworth had gained his first podium result, and in 2007 he qualified in the top-10 seven times, gaining 11 top-10 finishes. This was topped off with his first Supercars race win at Oran Park.
In 2009 and 2010, Holdsworth was one of the fastest drivers in the field, scoring his second race win in 2010 on the streets of Homebush.
Another year with GRM in 2011 garnered three more podiums, before Holdsworth was signed to join Stone Brother’s Racing for the 2012 season, who morphed into Erebus Motorsport V8 in 2013.
Holdsworth continued his strong career with the new team, achieving the team’s highest championship result, his highest race finish and qualifying results through a tough development year.
In 2014, he became the first driver to win a V8 Supercars race for Erebus Motorsport and Mercedes-Benz AMG at Winton Raceway.
After a difficult year involving a horror injury that saw him sidelined for 3 months, Holdsworth is now facing the most anticipated and potentially successful year of his career.