Virgin Australia Supercars Championship
Position
10
Points
1382
Penalty 0
Average Qualifying Position 13.4
Average finishing Position 11.1

biography

Date of birth
08/01/1990 (Age 30)
Place of birth
Adelaide, South Australia
Lives
Melbourne, Victoria
Outside of Racing
Mountain bike riding and crossfit
Personal Vehicle
Holden Acadia
Engineer
Matthew Saunders/Phil Keed
Follow Scott Pye

Scott Pye begins a fresh chapter in 2020 as an integral part of Team’s 18 expansion to two cars.

Three years at Walkinshaw Andretti United took Pye to new heights, particularly a 2018 campaign in which he took his maiden race win at Albert Park and secured a career-best seventh in the championship.

Pye also twice made it to the Bathurst podium and finished his time with the Holden squad on a high last year with seven consecutive top seven results excluding the Sandown sprint.

Having matched up well against 2010 champion James Courtney at WAU, the South Australian product now partners with another former series winner in Mark Winterbottom.

Team boss Charlie Schwerkolt has described Pye as a future champion; how he stacks up against Winterbottom this year will be telling.

With veteran co-driver Dean Fiore by his side for the PIRTEK Enduro Cup, the pieces are in place for Pye to make his mark on the year ahead.

It has been a somewhat disjointed road to this point.

After returning from Europe where he had won the 2010 British Formula Ford Championship and taken a race win in British Formula 3 the following year, he lined up for Triple Eight in a blockbuster 2012 Dunlop Super2 Series field.

Runner-up to Scott McLaughlin and recipient of the Mike Kable Young Gun Award was enough to secure an immediate promotion with minnows Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport.

A surprise sixth at Bathurst paved the way for a move to Dick Johnson Racing for 2014, and he would ultimately stay there for three years.

Pye in fact took both the first podium (Pukekohe 2015) and first ARMOR ALL Pole Position (Adelaide 2016) for the Penske organisation following its buy-in to DJR.

Outside of his efforts behind the wheel, Pye runs video production company One Nine Media.

Season Progress

Event Race Qualifying Finish Championship
Superloop Adelaide 500 ›
Race 1 › 15 15 15
Race 2 › 16 NC 21
BP Ultimate Sydney SuperSprint ›
Race 7 › 8 17 22
Race 8 › 17 11 20
Race 9 › 16 12 20
Truck Assist Sydney SuperSprint ›
Race 10 › 16 12 19
Race 11 › 11 21 19
Race 12 › 11 5 18
BetEasy Darwin Triple Crown ›
Race 13 › 10 3 17
Race 14 › 11 16 17
Race 15 › 21 22 17
CoreStaff Darwin SuperSprint ›
Race 16 › 8 13 17
Race 17 › 3 3 15
Race 18 › 8 3 14
NTI Townsville SuperSprint ›
Race 19 › 15 9 13
Race 20 › 19 9 13
Race 21 › 15 6 13
Robson Civil Projects Townsville SuperSprint ›
Race 22 › 17 9 13
Race 23 › 11 6 12
Race 24 › 17 5 11
Repco SuperSprint The Bend ›
Race 25 › 17 7 11
Race 26 › 20 13 11
Race 27 › 9 6 10
OTR SuperSprint The Bend ›
Race 28 › 9 12 11
Race 29 › 12 19 10
Race 30 › 16 12 10

Vehicle detail

Holden Commodore ZB
ENGINE: V8
IRWIN Racing & DEWALT Racing

New faces, new colours and a new chassis – a revamped Team 18 tackles the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship in 2019.

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