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AAREN RUSSELL LOCKED IN FOR FULL PIRTEK ENDURO CUP

Aaren Russell back behind the wheel of the LDM Commodore - Photo: Rhys Vandersyde

Aaren Russell back behind the wheel of the LDM Commodore – Photo: Rhys Vandersyde

Aaren Russell and Plus Fitness have been locked in for all three rounds of the Pirtek Enduro Cup with Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport.

Russell, who last drove with the team in Townsville, had been confirmed to drive with Bathurst and the Supercars Championship finale in his hometown of Newcastle with the support of long term backer Plus Fitness.

That deal has now been expanded to have the Novocastrian as the primary driver of the No. 3 Commodore for all three of the endurance races, the Sandown 500, Bathurst 1000 and Gold Coast 600.

Plus Fitness livery for Aaren Russell

Plus Fitness livery for Aaren Russell

The news confirms the third driver at Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport for the Pirtek Enduro Cup, with regular driver Alex Rullo likely to team up with Alex Davison in the No. 62 Commodore. Davison had been confirmed with to join the endurance races after filling in on No. 3 during the last two Supercars rounds at Queensland Raceway and Sydney Motorsport Park.

Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport are yet to confirm their fourth driver for the Pirtek Enduro Cup, while the No. 3 car is also without a confirmed driver for ITM Auckland 400 in November.

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