Preston Hire Racing

Team 18


Dandenong, VIC
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Charlie Schwerkolt's single-car Holden outfit upgrades to the new ZB Commodore this year, for its third season as a standalone operation with Lee Holdsworth.

After time within the Ford Performance Racing and Walkinshaw Racing umbrellas, Schwerkolt’s Team 18 went it alone in 2016.

Its first campaign with a Triple Eight-built Commodore was interrupted by injuries Holdsworth sustained in a crash at Hidden Valley, which wrote off its original chassis.

Holdsworth missed three events in 2016, before claiming eight top 10 finishes last season - including fourth and sixth in the Newcastle finale - on his way to 16th in the standings.


Jason Bright

Preston Hire Racing

Lee Holdsworth

Preston Hire Racing

Team Cars

Holden Commodore ZB
Lee Holdsworth
Key Members
Team Owner
Charlie Schwerkolt
Team Manager
Jeff Grech
Engineer Car #18
Stuart McDonald

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