MSR rolls out first Gen3 Camaro Supercar

07 Feb 2023
First Camaro hits the track at Queensland Raceway
2 mins by James Pavey

Matt Stone Racing has become the first team to shake down a Gen3 team-built Camaro Supercar.

MSR and the Shell V-Power Racing Team are testing their new cars at Queensland Raceway.

The Blanchard Racing Team is testing its #3 CoolDrive Ford at Winton Motor Raceway.

MSR posted a photo and two videos of its new in a testing livery, complete with Truck Assist logo.

The team has run under the Truck Assist Racing banner since 2022.

Cameron Hill turned the first laps in MSR’s new Camaro, which was built at the team’s Yatala base.

Hill, a 2023 rookie, will be partnered by Jack Le Brocq this season. Le Brocq is also at Queensland Raceway.

“What a special morning for me to be the first driver to drive a Camaro,” Hill said.

“It’s been really cool. The day has gone super smoothly.

“We did some install laps, the boys had a look at the car, and it’s all been perfect.

“We’ll go into our test program, tune the car up and get ahead of the other teams.”


Dick Johnson Racing also lapped its new Gen3 Mustang on Tuesday morning with Will Davison behind the wheel.

Anton De Pasquale is also on site at Queensland Raceway.

DJR revealed its 2023 livery on Monday, with the team carrying Shell V-Power naming rights for a seventh season.

Pic: Mark Horsburgh

DJR is Ford's homologation team, and was charged with developing the new car with Supercars.

Triple Eight Race Engineering and PremiAir Racing will test for the first time at Queensland Raceway on Thursday.

The Triple Eight and PremiAir Camaros were assembled at the former's Banyo based in Queensland.

More teams will test next week, with Erebus Motorsport, Team 18 and Walkinshaw Andretti United rolling out cars for the first time.

Team 18 will test on February 14 and 15 next week at Winton, and will also test on March 1.

The next two weeks of testing will be followed by the all-in test day at Sydney Motorsport Park on Wednesday February 22.

The first event of the Gen3 era is the Thrifty Newcastle 500 on March 10-12.

Tickets for the event are on sale on Supercars.com and Ticketek.com.

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