Steven Johnson is ready to make a shock return to the Gulf Western Oil Touring Automobile Masters grid on the forthcoming Sandown SpeedSeries occasion.
The son of five-time Australian Touring Automobile Championship winner Dick Johnson will race a Ford Mustang as a part of a 21-car subject at Melbourne’s iconic Sandown circuit on September 16-18.
Johnson contested the opening spherical of the sequence at Sydney Motorsport Park however opted to overlook the next two rounds to focus the staff’s funds on his son’s Trans Am marketing campaign.
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Cameron Mason was in line to race the Russell Hancock-owned Ford Mustang at Sandown, however has opted to concentrate on spending time together with his household.
It would mark the primary time since 2019 that Johnson has raced a Ford Mustang ‘Trans Am’, just like the automotive he gained his three Touring Automobile Masters titles in.
Johnson is not the one returnee with Adam Bressington to race a Chevrolet Camaro.
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Bressington takes over the Whiteline Racing-run entry which had been pushed by Michael Almond, who’s recovering from a shoulder damage.
A pair of Ford XB Falcon hardtops shall be pushed by Keith Kassulke and Gary Finemore.
Sandown marks the fourth spherical of the Touring Automobile Masters season, which has largely been dominated by the Holden Torana pair pushed by John Bowe and Ryan Hansford.
What’s not but know is whether or not Cameron Tiley will return together with his Valiant Pacer.
The automotive took a large hit at the newest spherical in Townsville. It is anticipated a choice shall be made as late as potential.
Touring Automobile Masters will soak up 4 races throughout the weekend at Sandown, all of which shall be broadcast reside and ad-free on Stan Sport.
The opening race of the weekend can even be broadcast reside on 9Gem.
The Supercheap Auto TCR Australia Collection will headline proceedings on the forthcoming SpeedSeries occasion.
The touring automotive sequence shall be supported by Turtle Wax Trans Am, Fanatec GT World Problem Australia Powered by AWS, Australian Manufacturing Automobiles, and Porsche Michelin Dash Problem Australia.
TOURING CAR MASTERS ENTRY LIST: Danny Buzadzic (#3 Holden Torana A9X), Ryan Hansford (#6 Holden Torana A9X), Jim Pollicina (#7 Holden Torana A9X), Peter Burnitt (#12 Holden Torana A9X), Andrew Fisher (#15 Holden Torana SL/R 5000), John Bowe (#18 Holden Torana SL/R 5000), Jamie Tilley (#29 Ford Mustang Coupe), Steven Johnson (#33 Ford Mustang Trans Am), Damien Gambold (#37 Ford Falcon XD), Leo Tobin (#46 Ford Mustang), Gary Finemore (#48 Ford Falcon XB), Keith Kassulke (#52 Ford Falcon XB), Dave Hender (#53 Ford Falcon XY GT HO), Cameron Tiley (#69 Chevrolet Camaro SS), Warren Trewin (#77 Holden Monaro HQ), George Miedecke (#85 Chevrolet Camaro RS), Tony Karanfilovski (#88 Ford Mustang Trans Am), Adam Bressington (#95 Chevrolet Camaro SS), Ben Dunn (#99 Chevrolet Monza)
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