Virgin Australia Supercars Championship
Position
21
Points
1369
Penalty 0
Average Qualifying Position 18.1
Average finishing Position 17.6

biography

Engineer
Dilan Talabani
Origins
Palmerston North, NZ
Resides
Sydney, NSW
Status
Single
Outside of Racing
Classic Cars, Fitness, Cycling
Personal Vehicle
Ice Break promo ute,1967 XR Fairmont Station Wagon
Follow Chris Pither

Former V8 Ute Series Champion Chris Pither has elevated to the main game in 2016, racing in the Prodrive stable for Super Black Racing. 

Pither campaigned the Dunlop Series last year and caught the eye of the Kiwi team, which subbed him into the FG X for the Phillip Island and Sydney rounds.

The Sydney-based Kiwi first cut his teeth in Formula First and Formula Ford in his native New Zealand, before competing in HQ Holdens and the Toyota Racing Series. He came to the attention of Aussie racing fans in the V8 Ute Series before moving into the Dunlop Series in a Kanga Loaders Falcon, finishing 11th in the series on debut in 2006.

Later that year, the New Zealander made his V8 Supercars Championship debut with Team Kiwi in Bahrain, before a part-season in the Dunlop Series in 2007 and his Bathurst 1000 debut as co-driver to Fabian Coulthard and Team Sirromet Wines.

2008 saw Pither make four V8 Supercar Championship round starts for Team Kiwi, before moving back into V8 Utes, taking out the championship in 2011 with the Ice Break Racing team.

He returned to V8 Supercars for the first time in five years in 2013, joining David Wall for the enduros as well as contesting the Dunlop Series. From there, Pither was announced as co-driver for Dale Wood, continuing on in the third BJR car for the PIRTEK Enduro Cup in 2014.

His 2014 Dunlop Series campaign was his most successful to date, taking out his first race and round win at Townsville while finishing runner-up to Paul Dumbrell in the first ever Dunlop Series mini-enduro at Bathurst.

latest News

Hino Engineer Preview: ITM Auckland SuperSprint

Super Black engineer Dilan Talabani explains the strategy for racing at team’s spiritual home
03/11/2016

Race the clock

Ice Break’s Pit Stop Challenge adds to Gold Coast atmosphere at the foreshore this evening
21/10/2016

Season Progress

Event Race Qualifying Finish Championship Position
2016 Clipsal 500 Adelaide ›
Race 1 › 22 18 18
Race 2 › 23 25 25
2016 Tyrepower Tasmania SuperSprint ›
Race 4 › 15 17 25
Race 5 › 20 26 25
2016 WD-40 Phillip Island SuperSprint ›
Race 6 › 23 19 26
Race 7 › 19 24 26
2016 Perth SuperSprint ›
Race 8 › 8 8 26
Race 9 › 4 14 24
2016 Woodstock Winton SuperSprint ›
Race 10 › 19 18 23
Race 11 › 15 18 24
2016 CrownBet Darwin Triple Crown ›
Race 12 › 19 14 24
Race 13 › 24 11 23
2016 Castrol EDGE Townsville 400 ›
Race 14 › 22 20 22
Race 15 › 22 22 21
2016 Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint ›
Race 16 › 1 11 21
Race 17 › 9 8 20
2016 Red Rooster Sydney SuperSprint ›
Race 18 › 17 14 20
Race 19 › 16 13 20
2016 Wilson Security Sandown 500 ›
Race 20 › 24 17 20
2016 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 ›
Race 21 › 12 12 18
2016 Castrol Gold Coast 600 ›
Race 22 › 17 10 19
2016 ITM Auckland SuperSprint ›
Race 24 › 24 24 17
Race 25 › 24 24 18
Race 26 › 22 23 19
Race 27 › 22 22 19
2016 Coates Hire Sydney 500 ›
Race 28 › 20 26 19
Race 29 › 26 18 19

Vehicle detail

Ford Falcon FG X
ENGINE: PRA-developed, 5.0-litre V8 Ford with SVO cylinder iron block and aluminium heads. Category control MoTeC engine management control system
Super Black Racing

Super Black Racing has extended its technical partnership with Prodrive Racing Australia to again run as a satellite operation in 2016, after completing its maiden season in the Championship in 2015.

Next Event
Clipsal 500 Adelaide
In Progress
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Practice 1
Format
SuperStreet
Mixed Tyres
single driver
Championship
Track Length
3.220km
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