Twenty-year old rookie James Golding was out cutting laps in his Dunlop Series car yesterday despite his huge lap one crash at Sunday’s Wilson Security Sandown 500.
While the team assessed the Volvo S60 at the workshop and expects to repair it, the drivers conducted a ride day at Sandown with team director Barry Rogers, son of owner Garry, saying Golding had no issues despite the big impact.
“He’s good as gold, he’s a little bit sore in the groin mainly. It was unfortunate,” Rogers said.
“I rang his dad and spoke to him and said ‘if you don’t feel like you’re right’ don’t feel as though [you have to drive].”
The team is now awaiting final sign off from Supercars’ technical team today to repair the chassis and has a spare waiting in the wings, but Rogers says the damage wasn’t quite as bad as it looked.
The #34 Volvo flew off track at high speed, smashing the front of the car with...
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