Supercars outfit PremiAir Racing has confirmed it has parted methods with driver Garry Jacobson, efficient instantly.
Jacobson’s exit from the group was introduced simply two days after the Merlin Darwin Triple Crown. There, he raced to finishes of twenty second, 18th and twenty second. By six rounds, Jacobson is twenty fourth within the standings.
His 2022 spotlight got here at Albert Park, the place he recorded three high 10 finishes.
PremiAir Racing has but to announce a substitute driver, with the NTI Townsville 500 lower than three weeks away.
“PremiAir Racing needs to substantiate that efficient instantly, Garry Jacobson and PremiAir Racing have parted methods,” the assertion reads.
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“Jacobson’s contract has been formally ended this afternoon (21 June 2022), and PremiAir Racing is exploring its choices concerning a substitute driver for the #76 Subway PremiAir Racing Supercar.
“Bulletins concerning the brand new driver for the #76 can be made on the earliest attainable alternative.
“PremiAir Racing can be making no additional remark concerning Garry’s departure and desires him effectively for his future endeavours.”
Jacobson joined what’s now often called PremiAir Racing forward of the 2021 season.
He raced alongside Fabian Coulthard underneath the group’s earlier Group Sydney guise.
The 2016 Super2 champion remained by way of the group’s change of possession to Peter Xiberras.
Jacobson and Chris Pither fashioned PremiAir Racing’s maiden Supercars driver line-up.
The Merlin Darwin Triple Crown was Jacobson’s fiftieth Supercars spherical begin.
His first full-time season got here with Kelly Racing in 2019, earlier than he moved to Matt Stone Racing in 2020.
The Victorian made his fundamental recreation debut for Prodrive Racing Australia within the 2017 enduros.
It was with Prodrive, now often called Tickford Racing, that he additionally gained the 2016 Super2 title.
PremiAir Racing is now on the hunt for a substitute driver, with Zane Goddard and Kurt Kostecki each linked to the drive.
Goddard, a former MSR teammate of Jacobson’s, just lately examined a PremiAir Commodore.
Super2 drivers Cameron Hill and Tyler Everingham, together with Carrera Cup driver Harri Jones, additionally examined with the group.
Goddard and Kostecki are contracted to Tickford for the 2022 enduros, however haven’t been assigned to vehicles.
The 2022 season will resume in Townsville subsequent month.
This story initially appeared on Supercars.com and is reproduced with permission.