June 7, 2023


Automotive and technology


Brodie Kostecki confirms Eseries entry - Image: InSyde Media

By Dan McCarthy

Eseries ace Brodie Kostecki will return for the next year of the Supercars All Stars Eseries, when Jobe Stewart and Jarrad Filsell will compete for the crew in the Professional Series.

This 12 months the Supercars Championship will operate two Eseries championships, a single for the qualified motorists and the other for professional players.

Very last yr Kostecki secured two 2nd-put finishes and a top 10 as a Wildcard in final year’s All Stars Eseries at Bathurst, although he also manufactured an overall look in the Professional Sequence in November.

Kostecki expects the competitiveness to be a great deal more durable in 2021 as several a lot more motorists are competing on simulators.

“The competitors level is unquestionably a large amount better with the professional avid gamers vs . the Supercar drivers but I assume the opposition among the Supercar motorists will be more challenging this calendar year,” he reported.

“Last year some of the motorists either didn’t have simulators or hadn’t raced that considerably on the sim right before but now they have and they’ve enjoyed it.

“I assume you will discover that the motorists this year are likely to be people who delight in it and have picked it up as a hobby.

“I hope I can manage my All Stars success from final time all-around, definitely past year I wasn’t whole time, so it’ll be fantastic to be racing constantly.”

Kostecki and Filsell will operate the Enhance Mobile Racing livery Kostecki at this time characteristics in the Supercars Championship, even though Stewart will operate the rolling sponsorship method as seen on Will Brown’s #9 ZB Commodore.

Both Stewart and Filsell return to the team in 2021, Stewart is an Erebus Academy driver, though Filsell is a professional-gamer and will both of those be contenders for the title this 12 months in the Professional Sequence.

Filsell completed fourth in the standings past yr following scoring 5 podiums and two wins across the six-round sequence.

“I’m searching forward to the problem again this year,” Filsell mentioned.

“It’s wonderful to be pairing up with Enhance Cellular and Erebus, hopefully I’ll be jogging at the pointy finish extra commonly this yr.

“I travel about a lot with Brodie in our spare time and I’m also a coach for Virtual Racing College so that retains me occupied during the week performing information and setups for the group.”

Stewart claimed two podiums and four best 10s last 12 months, but owning not raced on keep track of because February Stewart has competed in numerous sim racing activities.

“I undoubtedly really feel additional self-confident heading into this year’s Eseries, I have been sim racing a large amount just lately and have been finding some superior benefits,” Stewart claimed.

“I’ve been using the V8SCOPS collection extra severely and actually making an attempt to use it as education for the Eseries.

“I’ve started to shut the gap to the guys who had been at the major past 12 months and I consider I have a pretty great shot of performing definitely nicely.”

Each categories start off on Wednesday August 25 with all rounds broadcast on Fox Sports and Kayo and get spot weekly throughout six rounds.

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