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SBR's final driver confirmed


Shane van Gisbergen’s kiwi roommate, Daniel Gaunt has been confirmed as SBR’s final driver in their 2009 enduro season line-up

Currently contesting in the Fujistu V8 Supercar Series under the McElrea Racing entry, Gaunt is the second co-driver confirmed beside fellow Kiwi John McIntyre for this year’s L&H Phillip Island 500 and Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 endurance events.
Twenty-four year old Gaunt got his first taste of V8 Supercars last year when he made his debut for Team Kiwi Racing driving the black Falcon in the final two events of the season, Symmons Plains and Oran Park. Daniel currently races a SBR BF chassis in the Fujistu V8 Supercar Series and recently scored his first podium result, finishing 3rd overall at this year’s Sandown event.

The two-time New Zealand Grand Prix Trophy winner is thrilled to be confirmed as the fourth driver in SBR’s 2009 campaign.

“I grew up watching Bathurst so it’s pretty exciting to think that now I am actually going to be competing in it myself and racing against some of my childhood heroes!
“Shane [van Gisbergen] and I spend a lot of time racing each other on the simulator at home, now it’s the real deal and we will actually get to race against one another."


D.O.B: 27/02/1985
Birthplace: Auckland, NZ
Resides: Gold Coast, QLD
Height: 172cms
Weight: 67kgs


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