This weekend’s Adelaide 500 will mark the end of Nulon Racing’s second year in the Supercars championship, with the growing team keen to end the year on a high note.
The event, which features two 250 km races, each with its own qualifying and Top Ten Shootout, will be Jimmy Golding’s fourth and Tim Slade’s 13th.
“It has been a big year, and our last event was certainly a large one also, leaving us with a fair bit to work on, but I am pleased to report that Tim’s #23 Nulon Racing Camaro is ready to go for this weekend after being on the jig at Triple Eight Race Engineering after its Gold Coast crash, and the entire team is laser-focused on ending our year on a high in Adelaide,” Nulon Racing Team Manager, Stephen Robertson, said.
“For all of us, this is an important event, but for Tim especially, it is something special being his home track, and both he and Jimmy will be doing all they can with our support to get Nulon Racing onto the podium this weekend.
“We have made a lot of progress and a lot of changes this year, and to break through for that first podium for the team would be the perfect conclusion to what has been another huge 12 months of growth.
“I am confident we have much to show this weekend, so watch this space.”
Slade’s best result at the Adelaide 500 is fourth in 2019, and he hopes to challenge for his first podium at his home track this weekend in the #23 Nulon Racing Camaro.
“I am definitely looking forward to Adelaide, it is the best event of the year,” Slade said.
“It is always a tough race and can potentially be very hot. Like most street circuits, it is quite physically and mentally demanding, but the challenge makes it more enjoyable, especially when you get a good result.
“It is the second biggest race of the year and one of the best at which to stand on the podium, which I haven’t done there yet, and I would love nothing more than to finish the year off on a positive note.”
At last year’s Adelaide 500, Golding secured a top-ten shootout appearance on Saturday and a top-ten finish on Sunday. He is hoping to improve on those results in the #31 Nulon Racing Camaro this year.
“I am feeling great about heading over to Adelaide for the final round of the 2023 Championship,” Golding said.
“As a growing team, our expectations continue to rise, so I look forward to achieving a great result to close out the season.
“Adelaide is always challenging due to the usual street circuit features of blind corners and changing surfaces.
“The new cars will take some mastering around Adelaide as well, so that’s where our focus will lie from the outset before we start making setup changes.”
Nulon Racing will be on track at the Adelaide 500 from Thursday, the 23rd of November, through to Sunday, the 26th of November. Thursday will host one practice session for the Supercars field at 3.45 pm before Friday features practice two at 12.35 pm and qualifying for Saturday’s race at 5.35 pm. On Saturday, there will be practice three at 10.15 am, the top ten shootout at 12.05 pm, and race 27 at 2.50 pm, before Sunday brings qualifying and the top ten shootout for race 28 at 10.15 am and 12.05 pm, respectively, ahead of the final race start of the year at 2.45 pm. For event information, visit www.supercars.com.au
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