March 7, 2012 | General

Strong entry for opening Kumho Series round

Jane will drive for Image Racing in an ex-Russell Ingall/Stone Brothers Falcon while Hunter will drive an ex-Ford Performance Racing Falcon for Fernandez Motorsport.

Last years series runner-up Scott Loadsman and former champion Chris Smerdon are back again to challenge for the crown.

Among the newcomers to the category this weekend is Morgan Haber.

The 18-year-old from Mackay in Queensland will drive a Falcon for Matthew Whites MW Motorsport after competing last year in the one-make Suzuki Swift series.

He joins fellow Mackay drivers Justin and Nathan Garioch in the field. The latter will drive for Sydney Star Racing in an ex-Garry Rogers Motorsport Commodore while the former will again drive for Fernandez Motorsport.

Making their Kumho Series debuts are Maurice Pickering (ex-Steve Ellery Racing Falcon) Shane Hunt (ex-Brad Jones Falcon AU) and Ian Yeing (ex-Kmart/Greg Murphy Commodore).

Teams can take part in private practice on Friday with first official practice on Saturday at 9.55am.

Qualifying will be held at 12.00pm with the first eight-lap race to be at 2.15pm.

The final two races will be held on Sunday at 9.45am and 11.55am respectively with live streaming coverage on and post-event television coverage on SBS Speedweek and a dedicated one-hour program covering the round on SPEED.

Entry List here

Josh Hunter