Trent meets V8 royalty!
News Article from Thursday 21st July 2016
What a thrilling night for our Trent!
Last night Trent and his employer were invited to the V8 Supercar Holden race team event held on the Gold Coast.
This meant our Trent got to rub shoulders with the Holden drivers James Courtney and Garth Tander!
Garth Tander is a multiple-championship winning Australian motor racing driver. Since 1998 Tander has been a competitor in touring car racing series V8 Supercar Championship Series. He was the 2007 series champion for the HSV Dealer Team and is a three-time winner in Australia's most prestigious motor race, the Bathurst 1000. Since 2008 Tander has raced with the Holden Racing Team.
James is a top Australian racing driver who competes in the V8 Supercar Championships. He won the 2010 V8 Supercar Championship Series driving for the Dick Johnson Racing Ford team, however Courtney has driven for the Holden Racing Team since the 2011 season.
Courtney has raced and was successful in several other categories, most of which are regarded as the stepping stones to Formula One. He was World Junior Karting Champion in 1995 and World Formula A Champion in 1997. Showing Trent that karting can lead to V8 superstardom!
Mobil and East Coast Lubes exclusively invited Trent and his employer as they supply their oils and products for their workshop. They were shown over the 2 cars driven by James Courtney and Garth Tander as well as the transporters they use to transport the race cars to race meets all around Australia.
Trent got to speak with both drivers as well as have his photo taken with James. DGT are proud sponsors of Trent Harders Racing and are so pleased to see him rubbing shoulders and being inspired by the best!
Stay tuned for an exciting update on Trent's brand new kart!