Utes to Appear at Gordon Leven

V8 Utes Australia are heading to Sydney this week to compete at their final round of the Yokohama V8 Utes Racing Series at Oran Park and whilst there, will stop by Gordon Leven Tyres and More at Emu Plains.

The drivers will appear at the store on Wednesday, 3rd December from 1pm as part of a Yokohama based event.

The event will include a BBQ and free signed poster giveaways from the V8 Ute drivers.

Some of the drivers to appear include: Reigning Champion, Grant Johnson, son of a legend George Miedecke and Ford hotshot Craig Dontas.

There will also be a number of Ford and Holden V8 Race Utes on display for those wishing to get up close and personal with the cars that will appear on the circuit at Oran Park just a day later.

Craig Denyer from SPHERIX, the Category Managers of the V8 Utes, said he was happy to announce that this will be the first of many Yokohama events that are planned for the 2009 series.

“We are hoping to do more of these in conjunction with all of the rounds next year,” he said.

“It is very exciting that the drivers are supporting the local stores and gives V8 Ute fans a chance to meet their favourite driver and grab an autograph.”

NRMA Motoring & Services Grand Finale is the last V8 Supercar event to be held at Oran Park and the Yokohama V8 Ute Racing Series teams and drivers all feel privileged to be a part of such an historic event.

With anticipation of an awesome weekends racing as the Series draws to a close, make sure you get down to Gordon Leven Tyres and More at Emu Plains, Wednesday to get close to the stars and cars of the Yokohama V8 Ute Racing Series. 

Race Two of the final round will be televised on the Seven Network on Saturday, 6 December from 3.25pm and Race Three on Sunday, 7th December from 3:30pm AEDT.

Top Five Standings 2008 V8 Utes Racing Series:

 Layton Crambrook #71 Lamont Constructions Racing 632    Kim Jane #27 Kim Jane Racing 589  Grant Johnson #1 Grove Juice Racing 533  Gary Baxter #3 Sage Automation Racing 507  Ryal Harris #58 Global Trader Racing 465

Top Three Rookies of The Year Standings:

Glenn McNally #12 High Tech Motorsport  368  Ben Kavich #26 Grease Monkey Motorsport    228  Michael Bartsch # 8 WPR Racing  164

Round Eight - Oran Park Schedule

 Thursday, 4th December 10am Practice One    1:30pm Practice Two    4:35pm   Qualifying   Friday, 5th December 12:20pm Race One  Saturday, 6th December 11:25am Race Two  Sunday, 7th December 9:30am Race Three