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GRM HOLDEN SUPERCAR SHINES AT BRANDS HATCH

A HOLDEN Commodore Supercar has conquered legendary British track Brands Hatch in grand fashion.

GRM VF15, built by Garry Rogers Motorsport, won four-from-four on the weekend at Brands Hatch across the Thunder Saloons and Super Saloons categories.

The car is being campaigned this year by Englishman Alex Sidwell and his Holden Racing UK team.

Sidwell had previously driven BJR 001 – the first Car of the Future Supercar built by Brad Jones Racing – before crashing heavily in wet conditions at Silverstone last year.

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That sparked Sidwell to wheel out GRM VF15, which made its Supercars Championship debut in 2013 in the hands of Alex Premat.

The Frenchman took the car to fourth on its debut at the Adelaide 500 – a result it would never better at main game level.

The chassis was infamously involved in a bone-rattling collision with James Courtney at Phillip Island later that year.

It returned to the track for the Sydney Olympic Park season finale but would only make another six Supercars Championship race starts.

Five of those came in late 2014 with Russell Ingall and Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport, before it was used by brothers Aaren and Drew Russell for their 2015 Bathurst 1000 wildcard.

GRM VF15 last raced in Australia during the 2017 Super2 Series when Image Racing fielded Jordan Boys and Renee Gracie.

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