Perkins announces Erebus co-drive exit

04 Dec
Jack Perkins won't return for a fourth season with Erebus Motorsport in 2024
  • Jack Perkins won’t return as an Erebus co-driver in 2024

  • Perkins raced with Will Brown between 2021 and 2023

  • Brown/Perkins scored best of fourth at 2023 Sandown 500 in three-year stint

Jack Perkins has announced he won’t return for a fourth season as a co-driver with Erebus Motorsport in 2024.

Perkins, 37, revealed on social media on Monday that his three-year stint with the new champions has come to an end.

The second-generation driver has raced with Will Brown for the last three enduro seasons, with their best result coming at the Penrite Oil Sandown 500.

Brown and Perkins started on pole and came home fourth in September’s Melbourne enduro. fourth at the Sandown 500 this year, as well as eighth at the Bathurst 1000.

Perkins was announced alongside Brown, as was David Russell alongside Brodie Kostecki, prior to the 2021 season.

will brown sandown pole 2023

Perkins also ran an Erebus entry in the Dunlop Series, alongside his TV commitments with the Seven Network.

“After three years my time at Erebus as a Supercars co-driver has come to an end,” Perkins wrote.


“I must thank Barry [Ryan], Betty and Daniel [Klimenko] for the opportunity to be a small part of the Erebus Motorsport team.

“I really enjoyed my time co-driving with Will and working with Brodie, Dave Russell and the rest of the team. Whilst we never grabbed a trophy together, we came very close at Sandown this year, with fourth.

“Thanks to all of the sponsors, partners, supporters and fans that I got to meet and work with along the journey.

“Again, congratulations to Erebus for a very successful season, winning both the Australian Touring Car Championship and the teams’ championship and I look forward to what the future brings for us all.”

The Kostecki and Russell partnership will continue in 2024, with Russell announced alongside the new series champion prior to the season-ending VAILO Adelaide 500.

Perkins stepped aside from his Super2 duties for Jordan Boys for Adelaide, with the 2019 Bathurst podium-finisher opting to focus on his TV role with Seven.

The 2024 endurance season comprises of the Penrite Oil Sandown 500 on September 20-22, and the Repco Bathurst 1000 on October 10-13.

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