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Ford Bathurst parity changes rejected

FORD’S bid for an upgraded aero package at the Repco Bathurst 1000 has been rejected, V8 Sleuth understands.

It’s been a tense few days at Mount Panorama as uncertainty has swirled around whether or not upgrades will be approved – and what the fallout might be whichever way the decision would go.

That culminated in a series of separate meetings yesterday between Supercars and representatives from Ford and Chevrolet teams.

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Ford teams had brought parts to add to their cars but have now officially got the red light, ahead of Practice 1 today at 1:20pm AEDT.

A sticking point is believed to have been the process relating to making aero changes without a mandatory parity review being triggered, and the need for the majority of (if not all) parties to agree.

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