Workforce 18 will ship Scott Pye’s Nulon Racing Holden to Walkinshaw Andretti United pursuing a mammoth crash at Wanneroo Raceway.
Pye was caught up in a scuffle with Jack Le Brocq coming out of Flip 7 in the early levels of Race 11 before today, ending with the #20 making major speak to with the right-facet wall on pit straight.
The incident sparked a red flag and ruled Pye out of the remainder of the occasion.
There continues to be doubt whether the automobile will even be all set in time for a scheduled exam working day at Winton Motor Raceway on Could 10, much less than a fortnight out from Round 5 of the Repco Supercars Championship at the very same locale.
With critical still left-rear destruction, Crew 18 will simply call on WAU to use their chassis jig in the fix process.
“We’ll get again to Melbourne on Wednesday and get it on a jig as quickly as we quite possibly can on Friday early morning and we’ll get it back again in top shape for Winton,” explained workforce owner Charlie Schwerkolt.
“We were seeking at having two motorists to help get it back more rapidly but it’s in all probability not necessary now, so we’ll get the truck residence on Wednesday and get it on the jig.
“At this stage we’re setting up to examination up coming Tuesday but we’ll see how the problems will come out on Friday and soon after the weekend.
“It’s actually vital for us to exam, our speed is missing in some parts, particularly qualifying, so we’ll drive on with our designs and keep on to assess it around this week.”
Overall, Schwerkolt explained the Perth SuperNight as “absolutely intestine-wrenching” and “one of the worst rounds for several years for us”.
A DNF in Race 11 and not starting off Race 12 has found Pye plummet to 18th in the championship, whilst the squad has also dropped seventh to Matt Stone Racing in the teams’ standings.
“It’s been a disaster in this article in Perth, we crashed in the very first race and could not make the next race,” mentioned Pye.
“It was a quite large hit. The boys will have their work arrive out for them, I truly feel terrible for them as it is a substantial mend occupation for the subsequent event.
“I come to feel for the crew, Charlie and all our associates. It is not what we want, we’ll rebuild and appear back more powerful.”
It was not accurately rosy on the other facet of the garage either, Mark Winterbottom copping two penalties throughout the working day and taking care of just 16th and 20th in the two races.
“We under-sent, I feel our race rate was acceptable but our qualifying pace was not there, so when you are a little bit off the rate in qualifying you are at the back of the pack and there’s a large amount of work to do from there,” reported Winterbottom.
“We’ll get the job done more difficult, we can’t make excuses and we’ll go again.
“The fantastic element about our activity is there is another possibility and it’s coming really quick at Winton.”