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Coming off a solid weekend with some pretty cool trophies (and of course champagne) in Darwin, the team is ready to hit the streets of T-Ville. The Townsville 500 marks the official halfway point of the 2023 Supercars season, with the event being round six for the year. 

The grid will again face the 250-kilometer race format, Townsville 500 being the return of longer races, the last time the Bulls tackled this kind of challenge was Newcastle back all the way back in March. A lot of hours and km’s have been clocked up since then, with the team having traveled from one side of Australia to the other.

Townsville is a happy hunting ground for the team with great results over the history of the circuit, the team has been working hard to make sure we get to continue the champagne celebrations.

Broc Feeney  – Car #88

“I’m just excited to head back to Townsville, it’s always an enjoyable place to be. We’ve had success there in the past. It’ll be good to return to a longer form race, with the majority of the rounds we’ve had so far being sprint races. It’s been a while since we’ve had to do a longer, refueling race, so I’m really looking forward to that. It’s a different challenge to the sprint format and adds a different kind of strategy element to it which I am certainly looking forward to. Darwin was a good weekend for us, we were consistent across all three races. It feels like we’ve got a good base going at the moment and we’ve started to gain a bit of consistency which was something that we may have been lacking slightly earlier in the season. We’ll keep chipping away over the weekend and hopefully continue the consistency which we experienced in Darwin.”

Shane van Gisbergen  – Car #97

“These longer races, especially this weekend in Townsville, are particularly tough. We haven’t raced in back-to-back 250-kilometer races since Newcastle, so our preparation for the long, grueling races is key. You’re constantly thinking about tyre wear and being smooth around the track, keeping those repetitions up and remaining focused the whole time. These races are just as mentally draining as they are physically, but it’s a challenge for every driver out there.”


Current Championship Standings

Driver Championship

BFeen – 3rd (1073 points)

SVG – 4th (1054 points)

Teams Championship Standings – 2nd (2127 points)