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Tuesday, 24 July 2018 10:09

De Pasquale: Erebus’ rookie on the rise

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If the name is not eye catching enough then his results thus far should be. Anton De Pasquale was perhaps a surprise rookie selection at Erebus Motorsport this season, but he is already rewarding those who’ve placed faith in him as we exmaine in SupercarXtra Magazine issue #105.

CLICK HERE for more information on issue #105.

De Pasquale has turned heads up and down pitlane in his rookie campaign. Maybe this is a surprise to some but to those who’ve supported the 22-year-old throughout his career to date, there are no surprises to see here.

While De Pasquale may be the least experienced in Supercars terms after just two seasons in the Dunlop Super2 Series, he arrived on the scene with an impressive resume and the support and encouragement of not only his team but experienced Supercars figures Mark Larkham and Paul Morris.

While most main-game aspirants ply their trade in the Dunlop Super2 Series over three or four seasons and usually tackle at least one enduro campaign before graduation to Supercars, De Pasquale has proved a quick learner by outclassing his fellow rookies in the early stages of 2018.

“Adelaide was my first start on the grid,” he says.

“Although we were five rookies I was the only one making my first start. But at the end of the day we’re still all quite equal. I still feel like I have a lot to learn and I’m still pretty fresh.”

CLICK HERE to purchase issue #105 within Australia to read the feature.

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CLICK HERE to purchase the digital edition of issue #105 to read the feature.

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Event Date
Superloop Adelaide 500 February 20-23
Melbourne 400 March 12-15
Tyrepower Tasmania Super400  April 3-5
ITM Auckland Super400 April 24-26
PIRTEK Perth SuperNight May 15-17
Truck Assist Winton Super400 June 5-7
Watpac Townsville 400 June 26-28
BetEasy Darwin Triple Crown July 17-19
Sydney SuperNight August 28-30
OTR The Bend 500 September 18-20
Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 October 8-11
Vodafone Gold Coast 600 Oct. 30-Nov. 1
Penrite Oil Sandown Super400  November 20-22
Coates Hire Newcastle 500 December 4-6
   
   

 

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1. Scott McLaughlin
3872  
2. Shane van Gisbergen
3310 -562
3. Jamie Whincup
3208 -664
4. Fabian Coulthard
3058 -814
5. Chaz Mostert
2879 -993
6. David Reynolds
2694 -1178
7. Cameron Waters
2588 -1284
8. Will Davison
2495 -1377
9. Nick Percat
2445 -1427
10. Lee Holdsworth
2428 -1444

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