Lee Holdsworth confirmed in Alfa Romeo for 2021 TCR Australia Series
Lee Holdsworth will contest the 2021 TCR Australia Series, driving a Ashley Seward Motorsport-prepared Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce in a two-car attack.
Holdsworth, 37, will join young 17-year-old rising star Jay Hanson in the Italian-built turbo-charged machines ahead of the opening round of the TCR Australia Series at Symmons Plains Raceway on 24-26 January, part of the Boost Mobile Race Tasmania events.
Holdsworth will racing the Alfa that James Allen debuted at The Bend Motorsport Park last year, while Hanson will steer the car that Dylan O’Keeffe took to fourth in the 2019 TCR Australia Series.
Holdsworth has competed full-time in the Supercars Championship for the last 15 seasons, amassing an impressive array of achievements highlighted by three race victories and 19 podium finishes.
While Holdsworth has spent the bulk of his career in Supercars, he has raced a variety of other vehicles, including production cars and GT3 cars in the Bathurst 12 Hour.
In this year’s TCR Australia Series, Holdsworth will race head-to-head with several of his previous Supercars rivals such as Jason Bargwanna (Peugeot), James Moffat (Renault), Tony D’Alberto (Honda), and and Michael Caruso (Alfa Romeo), who he shared a Bathurst 1000 podium finish in 2009.
Holdsworth and his young team-mate Jay Hanson will both make their TCR debut at the opening round at Symmons Plains Raceway, with a blockbuster race card in store that will also see the VHT S5000 Australian Drivers’ Championship, Gulf Western Oil Touring Car Masters and the National Trans Am Series take to the Launceston venue.
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