Jim Beam fast becoming the darling of Ford teams !!

By Chris Dobie



Beam Racing arrives in Hamilton, New Zealand this week for Round Three
of V8 Supercars as the most recent round winner of the Championship.

drought breaking victory at Eastern Creek and a two car top ten result
at the Australian Grand Prix in March see Jim Beam pairing Will Davison
and Steve Johnson with heightened expectations when they arrive at
Hamilton’s brand new street circuit, something both drivers are ready to
deal with.

stormed to his maiden race and round victory at Eastern Creek Raceway
last month on his way to becoming V8 Supercars’ newest round winner, an
ominous sign he will be a contender this season with a renewed
confidence to Dick Johnson’s team. 

with a round win comes the increased expectations from the outside, but
internally we expected to be running top five this year consistently so
that hasn’t changed at all from our perspective,” explained

Beam Racing has come on in leaps and bounds this year and we are
improving all the time, personally I love street tracks so I can’t wait
to compete at a brand new event in Hamilton.”

is also eager to hit the track at Hamilton and after a strong showing at
Clipsal’s street circuit in round one he is keen to produce some of the
same results in New Zealand this weekend. 

have had some very impressive results this year, both cars have showed
great speed and we expect some of the same results in Hamilton,”
said Johnson. 

going to be very interesting to see how teams go about taking on a new
street circuit; no one has raced at Hamilton before so we are venturing
into a bit of the unknown but I can’t wait to hit the track.”

new street circuit awaits Davison and Johnson in Hamilton, and while the
drivers will do the business out on the track, it will very much be a
team effort from Jim Beam Racing.

will walk the track with the engineers in Hamilton to get a feel for
what we think will be the best set up, it’s going to be challenging for
all teams first up this weekend,” explained Jim Beam Sporting
Director Adrian Burgess.

have a big job ahead of us to work as a team and ensure we come up with
the right formula to get another good result this weekend.

had great speed from both drivers at the street circuit in the opening
round at the Clipsal 500 so we are confident both Steve and Will can get
a result in Hamilton.”

Old name New Hero: A drought
breaking race and round victory at Eastern Creek and a top ten result at
the Australian Grand Prix will see Will Davison arrive at The Hamilton
400 with heightened expectations !




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