Virgin Australia Supercars Championship
Position
10
Points
1383
Penalty 0
Average Qualifying Position 11.4
Average finishing Position 11.1

biography

Date of birth
02/02/1983 (Age 36)
Place of birth
Melbourne, Victoria
Lives
Melbourne, Victoria
Status
Married, Alana, with kids Ava and Riley
Outside of Racing
Cycling, golf, motorsport
Personal Vehicle
Ford Mustang
Follow Lee Holdsworth

Lee Holdsworth enters his 14th season of Supercars in brand new surroundings, joining Tickford Racing to drive its Bottle-O Mustang.

Holdsworth arrives in what is effectively a straight swap with Mark Winterbottom, who moves to Charlie Schwerkolt's Team 18 Holden outfit.

He spent four years with Schwerkolt, initially under the Walkinshaw Racing umbrella in 2015 before going it alone, with a best championship finish of 14th.

That stint was marred by injury in 2016, when Holdsworth crashed heavily at Hidden Valley and missed three events.

Holdsworth’s career began when he was seven, racing karts and Commodore Cup before progressing to the Dunlop Super2 Series in 2004.

In that class he caught the eye of Garry Rogers, getting an enduro drive in 2005 and full-time opportunity in ’06, taking his first podium mid-year at Oran Park.

One year later at the Sydney circuit, Holdsworth claimed his maiden Supercars race win, taking a second victory with GRM at Homebush in 2010.

He moved to Stone Brothers Racing for 2012, which morphed into Erebus Motorsport and swapped Fords for Mercedes machinery the following year.

That program was a grind, but Holdsworth did take his career tally to three wins at Winton in 2014, before linking with Schwerkolt.

Season Progress

Event Race Qualifying Finish Championship
Superloop Adelaide 500 ›
Race 1 › 14 21 21
Race 2 › 14 11 17
Beaurepaires Melbourne 400 ›
Race 3 › 12 9 15
Race 4 › 12 12 13
Race 5 › 14 12 14
Race 6 › 10 9 13
Tyrepower Tasmania SuperSprint ›
Race 7 › 9 13 14
Race 8 › 14 9 13
WD-40 Phillip Island SuperSprint ›
Race 9 › 11 15 14
Race 10 › 18 14 15
PIRTEK Perth SuperNight ›
Race 11 › 12 9 13
Race 12 › 22 9 13
Truck Assist Winton SuperSprint ›
Race 13 › 14 22 14
Race 14 › 8 5 12
BetEasy Darwin Triple Crown ›
Race 15 › 7 6 11
Race 16 › 5 7 10
Watpac Townsville 400 ›
Race 17 › 7 10 10
Race 18 › 8 8 10
Century Batteries Ipswich SuperSprint ›
Race 20 › 12 14 10
Race 19 › 4 7 10

Vehicle detail

Ford Mustang
ENGINE: V8
The Bottle-O Racing Team & Supercheap Auto Racing

Established in December 2002 after UK giant Prodrive bought Glenn Seton Racing, this championship and Bathurst-winning Ford squad now operates as Tickford Racing.

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