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Coca-Cola Commodore for third-gen racer

RISING star Cameron McLeod will adorn the iconic Coca-Cola colours for his Super2 graduation.

McLeod wowed many with the pace he displayed last year in Super3, often outperforming drivers in the Dunlop Series’ higher class.

A Sandown double DNF hurt his title hopes though, with Erebus Motorsport prodigy Jobe Stewart capitalising to soar to the crown.

But McLeod made his mark – evidenced by winning the Mike Kable Young Gun Award – and a 2024 promotion was inevitable, eventually secured with the support of PremiAir Racing.

McLeod’s family team will run the PremiAir-owned ZB Commodore at race meetings, starting with this weekend’s Bathurst season-opener, but the car will be prepared by Peter Xiberras’ Supercars squad.

PremiAir will also allocate mechanic Zach Davis to assist with the #92.

Pic: Supplied

McLeod, the grandson of 1987 Bathurst 1000 winner Peter, tested earlier this month at Queensland Raceway in a plain white livery but is set to formally unveil his striking red-and-white Coke Holden tomorrow.

It’s the soft drink giant’s latest Supercars sponsorship, having also recently jumped onboard Thomas Randle’s #55 main game Mustang.

Coke had been the naming rights backer of both Erebus Camaros last year but parted ways with the championship-winning organisation amid the ongoing Brodie Kostecki standoff.

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McLeod is one of five 2023 Super3 drivers stepping up to Super2 this year, along with Stewart (Erebus), Jett Johnson (AIM Motorsport), Mason Kelly (Kelly Racing) and Rylan Gray (Tickford Autosport).

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