Walkinshaw Andretti United team principal Bruce Stewart has actually been blown away by his personnels dedication and strength amid difficult circumstances.
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” Not lots of offices can do that however I make sure within the Supercars paddock its a common style since everyone who operates in it is committed to the cause and were concentrated on bringing our championship to the fans.
” Some individuals who werent at the last Sydney Motorsport Park event will be there at the next one, and they have got years, sometimes decades, of experience,” said Stewart.
” Like in any good group sport, when someone falls down, another person stands up.
WAU crossed the border into Albury last night before bring on towards Sydney Motorsport Park today.
When it comes to their drivers, Fullwood flew north to Sydney last night while Mostert is based upon the Gold Coast.
Veteran team supervisor Anthony McDonald will be leading personnel on the ground.
” It definitely just reveals the depth we have actually got within our organisation.”
The possibility of being on the road and far from household for an indefinite period of time– intensified by the shock immediate departure of co-team principal Mathew Nilsson last Friday– might not discourage crew members.
” So for us, the biggest part of it that blows you away is the enthusiasm of the group and the dedication to the cause to actually do that at the drop of a hat, on three hours notice.
“He has got a mountain of experience and hes been with us for a long time so were in great hands there,” Stewart included.
Regardless of the scenarios, Stewart declared it will not be a makeshift WAU crew in action at the Truck Assist Sydney SuperSprint on July 18-19.
Stewart himself will remain based in Melbourne working on “the longer term prepare for the group post-Sydney Motorsport Park”.
Adam De Borre and Terry Kerr will be on deck, continuing in their race engineer functions for Chaz Mostert and Bryce Fullwood, respectively.
” Thats when you go, wow, we have got a fantastic group here.
” As tough as it is, it gives you actually good insight into the depth of enthusiasm and commitment from your group.
” Really it was a matter of actioning the people, working out who could move and who could go with the group and attempt to put the very best team on the track,” Stewart informed Supercars.com of the Monday rush.
” The tough part clearly is there are team members who cant for health or family factors, and its ensuring that they feel as connected … which they understand that the group understands.
” Its an expression they use in football however it is relevant and so obvious to what we had the other day, and its bloody cool to see a significant variety of individuals going to step up into a gap that appeared.”
WAU was among five Victorian-based Supercars groups to make the unexpected transfer to NSW last night ahead of the state border being shut at midnight.