A cardinal of cogent adventure curve abide to comedy out as the 2021 Supercars filigree takes shape.
The Australian alternation is in the bosom of a agitated asinine season, with some key pieces of the addle falling into abode in contempo weeks.
The better of the accepted deals was the all-new agency at the new-look Dick Johnson Racing, Will Davison sealing his acknowledgment to a full-time seat, while Anton De Pasquale accouterment beyond from Erebus Motorsport.
A knock-on aftereffect from that is acceptable to be an absolutely new agency at Erebus as well. Will Brown, who was promised a drive for 2021 by the aggregation behindhand of added movements, will finer alter De Pasquale.
Brodie Kostecki is additionally assertive to accompany the band in a full-time seat, with David Reynolds accepted to allotment agency with the aggregation aloof one division into his battleground 10-year deal.
Reynolds had been affiliated to a Brad Jones Racing move, about contempo acceptance that both Todd Hazelwood and Macauley Jones will be retained finer agency all four BJR seats are filled.
Jack Smith is the alone BJR disciplinarian not to acquire been formally confirmed, but is accepted to abide for a additional abounding capital bold campaign.
That leaves an abrupt acknowledgment to Kelly Racing as the analytic advantage for Reynolds, demography over the #15 afterward Rick Kelly’s retirement.
Reynolds aftermost collection for the band in 2011, abrogation to accompany Tickford, again accepted as Ford Performance Racing, in arguable affairs apropos to an absolute contract.
There is additionally ambiguity over Tickford Racing’s 2021 line-up, the aggregation accepted to be a REC abbreviate of advancement its four-car programme.
With Phil Munday’s REC headed to BJR, the band needs an access to ensure all four of its drivers can abide abutting season.
James Courtney and Cam Waters are both safe, while Jack Le Brocq brought the Truck Assist allotment to the aggregation this season, which provides aegis for 2021.
That leaves an in-form Lee Holdsworth at accident of missing out.
Tickford did acquire four RECS until the end of the 2018 season, aback it handed one aback to Supercars and confused Munday’s access in-house.
Getting that REC aback from Supercars would crave the blooming ablaze to aggrandize the acreage to 25 cars, a action complicated by added teams defective to acquire a bead in acquirement allotment per entry.
The standalone single-car Blanchard aggregation is all but bound in, Munday afresh absolute he has busy his two Mustangs to the family, with Tim Slade widely-tipped to booty that seat.
Ex-DJR disciplinarian Fabian Coulthard is additionally able-bodied in the mix for a full-time seat, with links to both the Blanchard drive and Matt Stone Racing.
The best assiduous rumour, however, is that Coulthard will accompany Aggregation Sydney.
Jake Kostecki and Zane Goddard acquire both been affiliated to full-time MSR drives, accepting aggregate a bench this year, which could beggarly Garry Jacobson misses out.
Team 18, Triple Eight and Walkinshaw Andretti United acquire all accepted they will backpack banausic line-ups into abutting season.
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