Albury-based Repco Supercars Championship team Brad Jones Racing has verified it has actually re-signed Nick Percat on a multi-year deal.
Finally year’s Adelaide 500 the team announced Percat had consented to an agreement expansion that was believed to take him with throughout of 2022.
However, rumours had actually swirled in current weeks including at the Darwin Triple Crown that the Adelaide-born driver was among those set to make a feasible button.
Brad Jones Racing has actually now transferred to re-sign the 32-year-old on a deal that will take him to ‘2022 and also past’ according to the team.
Group proprietor Brad Jones claimed he enjoys to see Percat remain, that is in the middle of his fifth season with the team.
” I am very delighted that Nick and I have agreed to extend his agreement with the group, specifically as we progress right into this amazing new phase of motorsport,” claimed Jones.
” Nick has been an essential part of our team over the last 5 years as well as we are seeing the benefits.
” I’m eagerly anticipating proceeding the success into this following era. We have a terrific connection on as well as off-track and also pursue the same objectives.
” Nick is our team leader and indicates a lot more to the team than just a chauffeur. I wish to believe he would finish his career with BJR.”.
Percat signed up with Brad Jones Racing in 2017 as well as since then has actually asserted 2 victories for the team and a more five podiums.
The 2011 Bathurst 1000 champion’s best champion surface to date remains his most recent effort where he declared 7th as the group’s leading chauffeur in 2020.
For Percat, the contract expansion was a rational step with the development of Gen3.
” I’m actually thrilled to continue my journey with Brad and the whole team at BJR,” Percat said.
” To get this extension secured very early is actually crucial as I can currently put it behind me and also concentrate on the future with the group.
” It’s a really exciting time for the sport over the following twelve month with the introduction of Gen3 and also I believe I have the right people around me to obtain excellent outcomes.
” All the individuals and women function greatly hard as well as I more than happy where I am and also feel very at home with the group– we’re a household.
” I’m stired to get this secured so I can focus on auto racing. I’m excited to get to Townsville off the rear of my podium in Darwin.
” We had excellent rate in 2015 where we got a lead and also front row lockout so I’m hoping we can continue that kind this year.