It is a return that even Murphy himself did not see coming, however the New Zealand racing legend can be making his Bathurst 1000 return alongside Richie Stanaway later this 12 months.
Only in the near past, Erebus Motorsport revealed the particular livery that Murphy and Stanaway’s Commodore can be carrying, and it features a particular New Zealand theme.
To distinction this one, Erebus’ different Commodore has been given a Kangaroo-themed livery in the identical model, placing the 2 sides of the Tasman up towards one another.
“At Enhance Cell we’ve got at all times been concerning the followers, the leisure and supporting drivers and groups in a sport that we love,” mentioned Peter Adderton, Enhance Cell Founder.
“There are a lot of nice tales concerning the ongoing battle between Australian and New Zealand drivers and to see who comes out on high at Bathurst is one in all them.”
“We’ve had some enjoyable with the liveries on each #51 and #99 and it’s nice to see them come to life.”
That includes a big Kiwi wrapped round both facet, the Enhance livery is unashamedly New Zealand, and it even options just a few native sponsors together with Buteline Plumbing System, Stadium Finance, and extra.
“Like most motorsport followers, I can’t wait to see Murph and Richie take again the mountain in December,” mentioned Enhance Cell founder Peter Adderton.
“The followers needed this and it’s nice that Enhance Cell and Erebus might make it occur. […] Richie is quick and has the expertise to be a full-time driver and we’d wish to see him get that probability; all of us make errors and Richie’s learnt that the laborious means.
“Murph has his personal story to inform and has an enormous quantity of expertise on the mountain. We’ve all seen his ardour and dedication and he’ll compete as laborious as any on the day.”
“Bathurst is clearly the most important occasion on our calendar and to work alongside Enhance and put this wildcard collectively has been wonderful,” added Erebus Motorsport CEO Barry Ryan.
“We’ve constructed an excellent automobile and terrific crew, together with Murph and Richie who’re each unbelievable abilities, so we’re wanting ahead to that Sunday in December.
“It’s been a tough 12 months for everybody however concluding the season with Bathurst can be nice for the followers who I do know are wanting ahead to seeing Murph and Richie again on monitor.”