Virgin Australia Supercars Championship
Position
12
Points
1078
Penalty 0
Average Qualifying Position 11.9
Average finishing Position 10.6

biography

Engineer
Paul Scalzo
Origins
Adelaide, South Australia; September 14, 1988
Resides
Melbourne, Victoria
Status
Single
Outside of Racing
Training, Go karting, fitness
Personal Vehicle
Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA45
Follow Nick Percat

Nick Percat starts his second season with Brad Jones Racing hoping for a cleaner campaign than the team’s accident-riddled 2017.

Winner of the Bathurst 1000 on debut in 2011 with Garth Tander and the Holden Racing Team, Percat claimed a podium at Hidden Valley, but ended his fourth full-time campaign 19th in the points.

Signed by Walkinshaw Racing in 2007, Percat won the Australian Formula Ford Championship two years later by breaking Steven Richards’ record for most race wins.

He progressed to the Dunlop Super2 Series in 2010 and finished fourth, earning the ’11 endurance drive that etched his name in the history books, becoming the first rookie winner in 30 years.

Percat remained part of HRT’s endurance line-up while racing in Super2 until the end of 2012.

In 2013, Percat moved to the Porsche Carrera Cup and finished second, stacking up a record number of poles and fastest laps.

He also substituted for the injured James Courtney in the HRT Commodore at the season-ending Sydney 500 before receiving the full-time call-up in 2014.

Percat’s debut Supercars season included a second at Sydney Motorsport Park and third at the iconic Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.

He rounded out the year 12th and the highest-placed rookie, but it was a difficult end when Racing Entitlement Contract holder James Rosenberg elected to sell his REC leaving Percat without a drive.

Days before Christmas, he was announced at Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport for the 2015 season.

While some times were tough – Percat missed the final two rounds of 2015 due to a blood infection – he was able to give team boss and good friend Lucas Dumbrell his first ever Supercars race win in Adelaide and a podium at Bathurst in ’16.

latest News

BJR on the hunt for more straightline speed

'There's still bits and pieces in our cars that can unlock consistent top-five finishes'
12 Hours ago

Strong start for new Percat partnership

Change of race engineer for rest of 2018 for BJR driver
7 Days ago

Season Progress

Event Race Qualifying Finish Championship Position
Adelaide 500 ›
Race 1 › 9 11 11
Race 2 › 20 15 14
Coates Hire Supercars Melbourne 400 ›
Race 3 › 9 9 14
Race 4 › 5 7 13
Race 5 › 2 3 10
Race 6 › 3 2 8
Tyrepower Tasmania SuperSprint ›
Race 7 › 18 12 8
Race 8 › 17 9 8
WD-40 Phillip Island 500 ›
Race 9 › 12 26 12
Race 10 › 26 13 12
Perth SuperSprint ›
Race 11 › 18 9 12
Race 12 › 7 7 11
Winton SuperSprint ›
Race 13 › 10 18 13
Race 14 › 15 14 12
CrownBet Darwin Triple Crown ›
Race 15 › 15 9 12
Race 16 › 5 6 12

Vehicle detail

Holden Commodore ZB
ENGINE: V8
Freightliner Racing

Brad Jones Racing is the only regionally-based Virgin Australia Supercars Championship team, the family-owned outfit working out of Albury near the New South Wales and Victorian border.

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06 - 08 Jul 2018
Watpac Townsville 400
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