Davison, Moffat tight-lipped on futures

  • 23/10/2015
  • By Bruce Newton
  • Virgin Australia Supercars Championship

Will Davison has refused to comment on his driving future today as media speculation mounts that he has engineered an exit from his contract at Erebus Motorsport to take over the drive at Tekno Autosports from Shane van Gisbergen in 2016.

Meanwhile James Moffat has confirmed he will be on the grid next year, after it was announced yesterday that he would leave Nissan Motorsport at the end of this season when his contract expires.

But championship contender David Reynolds has admitted his future is less clear as the driver market continues to sort itself out.

Davison, the 2009 Bathurst 1000 winner and championship runner-up is only halfway through a four-year deal at Betty Klimenko's privateer Mercedes-Benz team that has so far has netted him just one win.

"Always tricky when these things come up, but not talking about the future and not commenting on it at this stage," Davison said on the broadcast from the Castrol Gold Coast 600, where he and brother Alex are sharing the Penrite Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG.

"I am so focused on this weekend getting a big result with my brother for the whole team and for Penrite.

"Same deal till the end of the year, just really focusing on finishing the year on a high and 2016 will be 2016.

"It's not occupying any of my brain cells at the moment, but I am confident things will be good."

Media reports are linking Moffat with a seat in a Volvo S60 V8 alongside his good friend Scott McLaughlin at Wilson Security GRM.

But Moffat wasn't prepared to provide much detail on his future today.

"It's been great (at Nissan Motorsport), obviously the last three years I've made some good memories and great friends at this team and it will be sad to move on.

"But that's the way it is so I am confident I will be on the grid next year which is the main thing.

"But at the moment it is full focus on this weekend and getting the most out of it with what we have got."

Reynolds has been linked with a series of drives in the second half of the season, including staying at his current home, Prodrive Racing Australia. But it now seems likely he will be moving on, despite currently running third in the drivers' championship.

"I can tell you my future is not set yet - I'm just hanging around to find out where I can fit into the musical chair game," the Bottle-O Ford Falcon FG X driver said.

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