27 October 2022 | General

Elly Morrow to join 88Racing for Tasman Series

SUPER2 Series competitor Elly Morrow will leap into single-seater competition at the Boost Mobile Gold Coast 500 after being confirmed at 88 Racing for the upcoming S5000 Tasman Series.

Morrow will drive the #88 ACMFinance S5000 entry starting this weekend and will be the first female driver to race in the category since its inception.

Morrow graduated from karting to the Super3 and now Super2 series’ with Brad Jones Racing and currently sits 13th in the standings with one round remaining.

“I’m super grateful for the opportunity Albert and the team at 88 Racing have given me to contest the S5000 Tasman Series this weekend,” Morrow said.

“It will be my first time in the car at the Gold Coast, so I’m keen to learn as much as possible and see what we can achieve together.”

88 Racing team owner Albert Callegher said he was proud to be opening opportunities for more young talent to tackle Australia’s top open-wheel category.

“Being the fastest cars in Australian circuit racing, the ACMFinance & 88 Racing team are excited to have a female driver on board to showcase what talented female drivers can bring to the world of motorsport in Australia,” he said.

“We are passionate about giving young drivers the chance to race in open-wheel racing and when the opportunity came for Elly to drive, we were thrilled.

“I hope she inspires other young female Australian drivers to race in our category.”

Action commences this Friday with practice, ahead of qualifying and three races across Saturday and Sunday.

Click here for the full track schedule.

Practice, qualifying and all three races will be broadcast live on Fox Sports 506 and Kayo Sports this weekend.