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Feeney hails Brown dynamic as new Camaros debut

BROC Feeney and Will Brown have given glowing endorsements of Triple Eight’s new driver dynamic.

While Feeney and Brown were both involved in a pre-Bathurst 12 Hour test at The Bend earlier this month, today marked their first track outing as Supercars teammates.

That was at Queensland Raceway for the shakedown of Triple Eight’s two new Gen3 Camaros, which were dressed up in a temporary livery promoting their season launch on Saturday.

Triple Eight has the youngest primary driver roster on the grid this year – Brown having been recruited from Erebus to replace NASCAR-bound Shane van Gisbergen – and things seemed to have started well between the pair.

“It’s been good with Will, having someone different in the team is certainly an interesting dynamic,” said Feeney.

“I sent Shane a message this morning how it’s very weird having someone apart from him in the drivers’ room with me this morning.

“It’s cool, I’m really enjoying it. He’s a good kid and he’s good to have around.

“It’s crazy, there has been so much movement though, I feel like we’re nearly the most stable team and we have had a driver change. So a lot going on but we have been cracking into it.”

Will Brown. Pic: Supplied

For Brown, today marked his maiden track outing in Red Bull Ampol colours.

“It’s been really exciting to finally jump in the car. I have been down at the workshop heaps over the last three weeks and to finally get to drive it has been awesome,” he said.

“We haven’t done a lot of laps, it is a shakedown day, so just working through making sure I feel comfortable, that I’m sitting right and everything, but it has been really good.”

On the topic of his new teammate, Brown added: “It’s going well. We have been to the workshop heaps together, that relationship is going really well.

Will Brown. Pic: Supplied

“He loves to have a bit of fun which I do as well, so it is working really well and really enjoying working with the engineers and the whole team.

“It is a really good environment.”

Dick Johnson Racing is also in attendance for category engine testing purposes, while Matt Stone Racing is running a rookie test for Cameron Hill.

As is allowed under the rules, MSR recruit Nick Percat made a brief appearance in Hill’s #4 – his first laps in a Gen3 Camaro.

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