Following a successful Wildcard entry at last year?s Bathurst 1000, Aaren Russell makes the fulltime step up with Erebus Motorsport in 2016.
Russell, a second-generation touring car driver, made his Dunlop Series debut in 2010 for family owned and run Novocastrian Motorsport.
The Newcastle-based driver raised eyebrows with top 10 finish in his rookie year, followed by a string of consistent results over the subsequent years, despite a tight budget.
Russell took on the biggest challenge of his career in 2015, pairing up with his brother Drew for the Bathurst 1000 in a Holden VF Commodore ? the pair finishing 17th on
Bathurst 1000 Stats
Debut: 2015 (with Drew Russell)
Poles: 0 (Best Qual 24th 2015 with Drew Russell)
Best Result: 17th (2015 with Drew Russell)
2015, Novocastrian Motorsport, Holden Commodore VF: 52nd
ATCC/V8 Supercars Championship Series Stats
Debut: 2015 Bathurst
Event Starts: 1
Race Starts: 1
Race Wins: 0