Percat speaks on future

  • Virgin Australia Supercars Championship
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  • 07/12/2014
  • By V8 Supercars

Nick Percat has spoken about his future in V8 Supercars, in the wake of news licence holder James Rosenberg has not entered the category for 2015.

The REC - or Racing Entitlement Contract, as they are officially known - underpinned Percat's entry run out of Walkinshaw Racing.

It means Percat - who was on the podium at Bathurst as a primary driver this year - is in doubt for a drive in 2015.

"Entries have closed for next year and James Rosenberg and the team wasn't in a position to enter the car due to not being able to secure enough money to make sure we can do the program properly," Percat said on Channel Seven.

"At the moment it's all a bit up in the air."

However the young gun - who won the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 as a rookie co-driver with Garth Tander in 2011 - said there were still possibilities for next season.

"I've got some really good options out there," he said.

"But I can't thank James Rosenberg enough, he got me out on the grid this year and gave me the opportunity to show what I can do.

"I think the job we've done this year with the fourth car in a new team, it's put me in a really good position for years to come because people realise I can do the job, the car's coming back straight... They [the team] has done a ripper job, I can't thank them enough."

Percat currently sits 11th in the Championship and with a 96-point gap to Nissan's Michael Caruso.

The 26-year old qualified 14th for this afternoon's 250km race at the Sydney NRMA 500, with 150 points on offer in the year's final foray.

Scott McLaughlin and Percat's stablemate Tander start from the front row.

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