Team owner Garry Rogers has confirmed that he will take the wraps off his new-look Fujitsu-sponsored Holden Commodore – and possibly reveal the identity of his second driver for the 2012 V8 Supercars’ season – on the eve of the sole pre-season test in February.
Garry Rogers Motorsport’s livery launch will take place at an invite-only event at the team’s headquarters on February 10.
With Michael Caruso remaining on board with the team following the departure of Lee Holdsworth to Stone Brothers Racing during the off-season, the identity of the team’s new signing is a closely-kept secret.
But all could be revealed at the team launch, although Rogers has confessed he still hasn’t decided who he will pick from the drivers he is negotiating with.
The likes of Alex Davison, Daniel Gaunt, David Russell and endurance racing veteran Marcus Marshall had all been touted as possible replacements, but Rogers threw a curve-ball by running youngsters Scott McLaughlin, Tim Macrow, Cameron Waters and Paul Laskazeski in a season-ending test at Winton in December.
Of the four McLaughlin is considered one of the more favoured prospects, given both his experience in the Fujitsu V8 Development Series and his close commercial relationship with GRM’s title sponsor, which is also Fujitsu.
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